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TITAN 41 fold rack vs Rogue W4 [Article, Video]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM

TITAN 41 fold rack vs Rogue W4 [Article, Video]

This is a comparison between the TITAN 41 fold rack and the Rogue W4. Follow the links for more details.

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Overview and review W4 Garage Gym 

 

The Rogue W4 garage gym rack comes in at $550 and is one of the low-range options for under $1000 from Rogue. Learn more in this review which was originally published in the Article "Which Rack to buy from Rogue for under $1000".

 

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Overview of the W4

 
The W4 Garage gym was one of the first garage Gym options which Rogue added to their portfolio. You basically get two 108'' uprights with the needed cross member to build a rack against your garage wall. 
 
The W4 Garage Gym comes in black and has to be bolted to the floor and wall. Metal studs or drywall are not recommended for this setup. 
 

Pros of the W4

 
The low price is great and it comes with everything to easily install it against a wall.
 

Cons of the W4

 
You will not be able to park your car in your garage anymore as this installation is fixed. 
 

Alternatives to the W4

 
Alternatives to the W4 are the 
 
The RML 3W and R3 W are two options from Rogue which take the W4 idea to the next level. With these setups, you will still be able to park your car inside the garage.
 

Overview and review of the 41' Fold back

The TITAN 41 fold back will put you back about $340 - $390. TITAN is well known for their very good prices compared to their competition and will get you started on your home gym. This review was originally posted in “which Titan rack to buy for under $500

Overview of the 41 fold back rack 

 
The 41 fold back rack from TITAN uses their 3x3 steel tubes to form a rack which can be folded against the wall to make room for a car or keep the exercising area free from obstructions for classes. A great option when space and different use cases for different times of the day are paramount. The features and specifications of the 41 fold back are: 
 
41 fold back rack 
  • 3" x 3" steel tubes with 2" diameter bars. 
  • Foldable to conserve space  
  • Powder coated, durable finish  
  • 4 J-hooks included  
  • Laser cut for precise fit  
  • Material: Steel  
  • Height: 91"    
  • Depth: 41.5"  
  • Width: 51"  
  • Weight: 230 LB 
 
A solid solution for your home gym or on early room professional gym. 
 

Pros of the 41 fold back rack 

 
As with the TITAN portfolio, in general, it is the price. Apart from that, you get 3x3 tubes which is the most amount of metal in a tube you can get from TITAN. 
 

Cons of the 41 fold back rack 

 
You will find it hard to use attachments with this rack if you still want to be able to fold it to the wall easily. It will also not give you a place to store your plates. Apart from this, you might experience some minor quality issues with your delivery as TITAN has been often reported to have shortfalls on quality management and consistency. But you save a lot of money and still can get strong securely. 
 

Alternatives to the 41 fold back rack 

 
 
The T3 uses the same folding concept but with 2x3 steel tubes instead of 3x3.
 
The X2 is one of the cheapest series in the TITAN line up. With its 2x2 steel tubes, it uses the least material to build a rack. If you want to downsize on all ends to fit a bench and rack into $500 budget comfortably, this is for you. 
 

Summary for the 41 fold rack 

 
This is a sturdy rack which can be used by dads he need to compromise with moms for a garage gym. 
 

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