Titan T-3 Series HD Power Rack
|Titan T-3 HD|
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|280 lbs||1,000 lbs||2x J-hook,|
2x Safety bar,
|1 year limited
If you’re looking for a heavy-duty power rack, there are many models out there. But one that should definitely be on your list is the Titan T-3 HD. Although it doesn’t come with too many attachments, this particular rack does offer a high weight capacity and an extremely sturdy frame, being also suitable for commercial use.
Technical Details and Specifications
- Assembled dimensions: 36L x 53W x 90H inches (91.4L x 134.6W x 228.6H cm)
- Assembled weight: 280 lbs (127 kg)
- Weight capacity: 1000 lbs (453.5 kg)
- Possible exercises: 30+
- Warranty: 1 year limited (repair, replace or refund)
Since it’s a heavy-duty power rack, the T-3 Series HD model from Titan Fitness definitely has an extremely sturdy frame. It’s made of 2″ x 3″ steel tubes, 11ga (3.25mm), every piece being quite heavy and solid. It can definitely handle the specified 1,000 lbs (453.5 kg) of weight, and even more, users have reported to have loaded it with even more weight.
It doesn’t have an extremely large footprint, but it measures more than 7′ in height, the top of the frame reaching 90″ (228.6 cm), so it requires to be placed in a room with at least an 8′ ceiling. At full assembly, the rack takes 36″D x 53″W (91.4 x 134.6 cm) of floor space on the outside, while its inside dimensions are 30″D x 42″W (76 x 107 cm). In other words it’s spacious enough for just about any user and power bench.
As it weighs more than 280 lbs (127 kg), the rack itself is quite stable. The upright bars are finished with steel plate bases, with holes for fixing it to the floor. But even without bolting it to the floor, it should be able handle loads up to 3-400 lbs (136 – 181.4 kg), without any problem.
The frame features a wide number of adjustment holes, 2″ (5 cm) increments for squats, and 1″ (2.5 cm) increments for exercises that involve a bench. This offers quite a bit of versatility over other models.
One last aspect regarding the frame of this power cage regards its finish. It’s not powder coated, but does feature a pretty durable, corrosion resistant black paint.
First of all, this Titan Fitness power rack integrates two pull-up bars, one 2″ thick, the other 1″ thick. They’re all durable enough to support weights up to 450 lbs (204 kg). The maximum height at which they can be attached to the frame is approx 89″ (226 cm), thus even taller users should be able to perform pullups without any hindrance.
The rack includes a set of 2 J-hooks and 2 spotter bars. The J-hooks are padded with thick rubber sheets, in order to provide a softer catch. The spotter bars are made of 1″ solid steel. Both J-hooks and spotter bars are extremely easy to adjust.
A set of 4 weight plate supports are supplied with the T-3 power rack, which can be attached to the frame in various positions. In other words, in case you won’t bolt the frame to the floor, you can place them near the bases and load them with plates to maximize the rack’s stability. These storage supports are 2″ thick, thus they can only be loaded with Olympic plates. They’re also 13″ (33 cm) long and can support a load of up to 200 lbs (90.7 kg) each.
Last but not least, a set of 4 L-pins is also included with the Titan T-3 Series HD power rack. In case you’re wondering, these offer support for resistance bands, to use along with a barbell for squats.
Unfortunately there’s no lat pulldown station accessory available yet for this power cage, but it appears that Titan Fitness has one in development. The only important accessories that are not included with it, and you can order additionally are a set of dip bars and a set of spotter arms.
The dip bars feature 1″ steel handles, without any cushioning or backrest attachment. They’re 16″ (40.6 cm) long, and 19″ (48 cm) apart at the tips when attached to the frame of the rack. They’re steel made, rated for 500 lbs (226.7 kg) of user weight.
The spotter arms feature a length of 24″ (61 cm). They’re made of 7ga steel, and rated for 800 lbs (362.8 kg).
- Wide grip pull-ups
- Muscle pull-ups
- Behind head pull-ups
- Around the world pull-ups
- One arm pull-ups
- Weighted pull-ups
- Close grip chin-ups
- Wide grip chin-ups
- One hand chin-ups
- Weighted chin-ups
- Hanging knee raises
- Hanging leg raises
- Chest presses
- Single arm chest presses
- Wide grip chest presses
- Close grip chest presses
- Military presses
- Stand-up leg curls
- Calf raises
- Single-leg squats
- Wide squats
- Twisting squats
- … and more
Assembly and Maintenance
First of all, the Titan-3 Series HD power rack is shipped in two rectangle boxes, of approx. 84″ (214 cm) long. The assembly is far from being difficult, as there aren’t too many complicated parts to put together. Also, there are only bolts of two sizes and it’s easy to determine their location. On top of that, a step-by-step assembly manual is also included. Overall, the assembly shouldn’t take more than 30-40 min.
Maintenance requires the periodic check of the rack’s bolts and joints, to make sure they still hold tight in place, in order to prevent any potential accidents, or failure of the equipment.
- Extremely sturdy frame, made of 11ga steel, rated for loads up to 1,000 lbs. Differently put, it’s a commercial grade item of fitness equipment;
- Two pull-up bars, 1″ and 2″ thick, rated for more than 450 lbs;
- Rubber-padded J-hooks for a smooth catch;
- Solid steel safety bars;
- Consistent amount of adjustment positions for the hooks, safety bars and pull-up bars;
- Four weight plate supports included;
- L-pins for resistance straps included;
- Dip bars and spotter arms available (but not included);
- Over 30 possible exercises;
- Easy to assemble;
- Little maintenance required.
- Weight plate supports can only take Olympic weight plates;
- Frame taller than 7′, which makes it impossible to use in a room with this ceiling height.
The Titan Fitness T-3 HD power rack is a commercial grade model, with a weight capacity of 1,000 lbs, and support pegs for Olympic plates. It offers a bit more than a basic model, as it integrates two pull-up bars, and L-pins for resistance bands, with dip bars and spotter arms as available options. It’s an extremely stable rack, and due to its overall weight it doesn’t necessarily have to be bolted to the floor. It’s spacious enough inside, providing a safe setting for users of all sizes. It supports the full range of exercises that can be performed by using a power cage of this type. Finally, considering that it weighs 280 lbs and costs less than $450, you’ll be paying less than $1.6 for a pound of steel, which is not bad at all. Therefore, we can safely say that this particular power rack offers excellent value for the money, aspect also reflected by the numerous 5-star ratings.