Recall date: April 12, 2011
Recall number: 11-193

Recall Summary

"The weld between the bracket and the pin that holds the barbell bracket in place on a weightlifting rack can break, causing the weights to fall, and posing an injury hazard to consumers."

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

"About 5,500"

This recall involves Rogue Fitness J-Cup brackets used to hold barbells on weightlifting racks. The black metal brackets are used with the Rogue Fitness SPX Squat Press Stand, R-3 Racks, R-4 Racks and Infinity Rigs.


The firm has received three reports of the weld between the bracket and the pin breaking, including one report of a consumer who received a sprained wrist.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled barbell brackets and contact Coulter to receive free replacement brackets.

Sold Exclusively At:

Rogue Fitness's website, from March 2009 through December 2010 for about $40. They were also sold as part of weightlifting racks and stands for between $350 and $3,400.

Columbus Machine Works Inc., of Columbus, Ohio

Coulter Ventures LLC dba Rogue Fitness, of Columbus, Ohio

Manufactured In:
United States