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    Шведская стенка - what is it called in English?

    What is it called in English (not the girl but the thing behind her ), I only need that ladderlike thing, in Russia it is often made of wood? I don't know if "monkey bars" is the correct translation. I want to find a seller of such equipment in Australia.

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    Sorry, can't think of the name right now.

    Uh, maybe ladder?
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwatts59


    Sorry, can't think of the name right now.

    Uh, maybe ladder?
    No, sorry, in fact, gaps between horizontal bars can be much smaller and space between vertical boards much wider, the Russian name means "Swedish wall", it can take up the whole wall. I am surprised it's not common in the West, if I don't find it, I'll have to build myself for my my baby son I'd prefer to know what it's called.
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    Maybe you should ask this question in the Scandinavian lounge.

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    Don't know why it's called Swedish. I checked a number of sites, seems like a few people are in the same boat, looking for the wall bars used for training.

    Long ago it was available here, in Canadian Ikea:

    http://www.sissel-online.com/models/908_wbu-25.php

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    What is it called and who makes them?

    Any more suggestions about the translation?
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    I scanned the far reaches of the internet and I could not find the name for those bars. However, I think that you can probably call it a "fitness ladder" or an "excercise ladder".
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwatts59
    I scanned the far reaches of the internet and I could not find the name for those bars. However, I think that you can probably call it a "fitness ladder" or an "excercise ladder".
    Thanks Kwatts59. Could you do me a favour please? If you were to search on the local web (ebay, local stores), would you call it a "fitness ladder" or an "exercise ladder". The name doesn't matter I just want to be understood. I really have difficulty describing when I call a shop, saying that I am after that thing.
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    I found a picture of that piece of equipment, and it was called a "Power Tower".

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    Quote Originally Posted by saibot
    I found a picture of that piece of equipment, and it was called a "Power Tower".
    Does it look like this one?

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    Is this what is called "Ribbstolar" in Sweden?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zhenya
    Is this what is called "Ribbstolar" in Sweden?
    No idea.
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    I found this by browsing for "Fitness+ladder". It seems to be part of a professional gym.



    -here's it's info-

    Vertical Climbing Ladder
    Contact Us for Pricing and Availability
    Increase their agility with this climbing ladder. Includes 4” (102mm) square x 11 gauge (3mm) Allied Flo-Coat® galvanized steel tube posts, aluminum post caps, and 1.315” (33mm) O.D. x 12 gauge (3mm) Allied Flo-Coat® galvanized steel tube bars.

    This may not be exactly what you're looking for, but if it'll do, then you can access their webpage *here*
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    Thanks very much!

    I didn't see an Australian rep on their web page. I am in Melbourne. I wonder what's the price of having it here - the equipment looks good. I'll get in touch with them.
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    They are called either gym bars or gym ladders, or fitness ladder, or fitness bars, or wall bars, I don't think there is a specific term...


    we have a name for it in Norwegian, it is called ribvegg = wall ribs, but no swedish involvement in the name, luckily...
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    Why do people spend so much money on excercise equipment?

    I do push-ups, sit ups and go jogging in the park.
    Какая разница, умереть богатым или бедным?

    Какой толк от богатства если ты не счастлив.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwatts59
    Why do people spend so much money on excercise equipment?

    I do push-ups, sit ups and go jogging in the park.
    I think you are satified with what you have and what you do. That's the answer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kwatts59
    Why do people spend so much money on excercise equipment?

    I do push-ups, sit ups and go jogging in the park.
    Because equipment adds fun to the exercise and I need this one for my kids as I said before.
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    Люди доверяют машинам, больше, чем они делают их собственное тело. Я полагаю, что эта причина - почему есть много машин, проданных каждый год.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dillen
    Люди доверяют машинам, больше, чем они делают их собственное тело. Я полагаю, что эта причина - почему есть много машин, проданных каждый год.
    Да, Диллен, это одна из проблем современной цивилизации. Людям легче поверить во что-то другое, чем в собственные силы, когда приходит время действовать.
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