Homemade Strength Training Equipment
I've recently made a pulling sled made out of 5/8" diamond plate (which sells for $185 online, before significant shipping charges, and they're made with a lower-quality material) and a 25-150 LBS adjustable sand bag ($140, before shipping). Both pieces are polished in appearance and are bomb-proof. It turns out I can make these for a fraction of the cost that they're being sold for online. I'm also having a power rack, a more elaborate push/pull sled (google the 'prowler'), and some flat benches made. Initially, I just wanted to use these personally but I'm thinking about manufacturing these and selling them, locally at first and then who knows...Once I get the word out and people start ordering I can order my materials in bulk and save even more on them.
I've never thought of starting a business before but I think I might be onto something here.
Any business owners here? Any tips or advice for someone thinking about making the plunge? I have no idea how to begin.
Last edited by Jokaman70; 04-27-2010 at 01:19 PM.
I began this Primal journey on December 30th, 2009 and in that time I've lost over 125 LBS.