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Concept2 Model D Indoor Rowing Machine with PM5

Last Updated: February 20, 2020 (Refresh Now)
9.8
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Total Reviews
998
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Review Analysis - 964 recent, verified reviews

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Ease of Use
 230
easy to use, put together, easy to put, assembly, move
+100%
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" ...  Easy to assemble .  ...  "
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" ...  PM5 combined with phone application and online logbook makes tracking workouts very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a high quality product that is easy to assemble and disassemble.  ...  "
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" ...  The set-up easy but the provided visual instructions can be confusing  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to set up and works amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  The display is accurate and has such an easy interface.  ...  "
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For Running
 219
workout, cardio, rowing, home gym, great workout
+99%
-1%
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" ...  Be mindful that there is a proper technique that must be practiced when rowing so it’s worth utilizing the provided training materials that come with the machine.  ...  "
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" ...  Same rower as the one I use at the gym.  ...  "
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" ...  It is clearly built to last and it provides a great workout.  ...  "
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" ...  Guess this just adds a calf workout!  ...  "
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" ...  The workouts have been effective, the seat moves smoothly and the resistance isn't too loud.  ...  "
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" ...  For me, the major difficulty in sticking to a workout schedule is actually going to the gym everyday. ... Once I'm in the gym the workout is enjoyable ... walk to the gym  ...  "
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" ...  They have these at my Crossfit gym where probably a 150 people use it every day and I finally bought one myself.  ...  "
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" ...  I ultimately bartered that machine for a gym membership, and I wound up using the machine at the gym.  ...  "
Setup
 151
assembly, minutes, setup, instructions, assemble
+100%
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" ...  Setting it up initially is fairly easy with only a few components that needed to be assembled(took ~10 minutes).  ...  "
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" ...  The assembly was so easy, I finished it by myself in less than 30 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Assembly was incredibly easy and straight forward, maintenance is well documented, and use has been nothing short of a pleasure.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble .  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Assembly was simple enough and the tool to screw in 8 bolts total was included.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to assemble.  ...  "
Build Quality
 125
legs, seat, rower, pieces, assembly
+96%
-4%
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" ...  It comes in two large pieces and requires some simple assembly to attach the legs.  ...  "
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" ...  they will not be as comfortable and durable.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a very well constructed machine and build to last.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems extremely durable which I expected as I know this is a popular machine for many public gyms.  ...  "
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" ...  All and all great buy and easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Don’t mind researching, this is the most reliable rower out there, easy to assemble, great quality, love it!!  ...  "
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" ...  All excellent, except you will want something for a softer seat.  ...  "
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" ...  With the proper form, I feel that my wind has certainly improved, my legs are very tired, and my arms seem to get a decent workout as well. ... The legs are definitely the body parts that get the best workout. ... I'm careful with it, but it also feels very sturdy.  ...  "
Price
 84
worth the money, worth every penny, worth, definitely worth, rower
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Definitely worth every cent!  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome and great bang for buck!  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the cost 100% nuff said  ...  "
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" ...  Machine was just as we would expect at its price point.  ...  "
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" ...  Well with the cost  ...  "
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" ...  As a former personal trainer for years I used this price of equipment everyday with my clients and for myself. ... Its well worth every penny.  ...  "
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" ...  This rower is unbeatable for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Only a few months in but so far it’s definitely worth the price!  ...  "
Product Reliability
 71
years, rower, years ago, ago, machine
+96%
-4%
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" ...  And will update in a few months.  ...  "
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" ...  I received it 5 days ago and started using it 2 days ago.  ...  "
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" ...  Should last a lifetime if cared for.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had it now only a couple of weeks so I can't speak to longevity, but if it's anything like the ones in the gym, and I have no reason to think otherwise, this will be a fixture in our house for a long time to come.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using for a few months now and could not be happier with this purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Best rower on the market, will last many years  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using this rowing machine for 3 months and it has worked flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Cheaper rowers all seemed to have quality/durability/longevity issues.  ...  "
Comfort
 70
workout, rower, hip, muscles, knees
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Footrest: They are comfortable, and adjustable for foot length and size.  ...  "
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" ...  I am now 20+lbs lighter and that’s after adding a significant amount of muscle.  ...  "
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" ...  Not too loud for people in apartments as long as you put it on those foam pads.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth and can be adjusted to fit light or heavy workout.  ...  "
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" ...  This Model D moves very smoothly there is no fear of you falling off, your butt fits comfortably on the seat, there's plenty of room.  ...  "
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" ...  This brings the gym to me with over 80 % of your muscles worked at one time.  ...  "
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" ...  HANDLE: The hand grip actually was a little too firm for me. ... I used to crew (long ago) and I don't remember my hands aching like this.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had mine over a year now and is still in minty new shape.  ...  "
Fit
 53
pieces, together, screws, legs, 8 screws
+92%
-8%
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" ...  You can also do Bluetooth on your phone or tablet, but you’ll need a mount. ... It’s very easy to put together, and fold to store. ... Adding the clips would make mounting and dismounting easier.  ...  "
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" ...  Regarding the machine itself, the handle is very comfortable, the seat slides flawlessly and the flywheel and damper make adjustments a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  The rowing action is very smooth and it was easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Operation: the seat moves really smooth, as does the chain and fan. ... but then again, its basically two pieces. ... The holder for the phone works great, but to adapt to all phones, it has a bit of compression for my phone . ... Clean the rail the seat rides on .  ...  "
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" ...  It was super easy to assemble and I love how it breaks into two pieces for storage.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a gym quality product, I believe the price fit.  ...  "
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" ...  The videos online demonstrating the best technique and emphasizing using the hip joints rather than the back were very helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to put together, fits easily in a corner of the garage.  ...  "
Storage
 48
storage, lot of space, easy to assemble, comes apart, put together
+100%
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" ...  It was super easy to assemble and I love how it breaks into two pieces for storage.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a long piece of equipment, but it comes apart in two sections for easy storage.  ...  "
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" ...  You need enough storage room to stand behind it, and then rotate the wheels before moving it, angling the machine just right to travel.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to flip up vertically for extra space when not using.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble and breaks into two parts for storage.  ...  "
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" ...  (2): treadmill takes a lot of space ... that one takes slightly less space (it's shorter) and some people might prefer its flexibility.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought my first one 20 years ago and would still have it if space wasn't an issue.  ...  "
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" ...  according to the manufacturer’s guidlines you need to dissembler to two parts for storage, but it feels safe enough to stand it without taking it apart . ... wich is great if you have limited space like I do.  ...  "
Overall performance
 46
solid, operation, quiet, smooth and quiet, machine
+100%
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" ...  great rower, smooth and quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a very well made rowing machine-- solid and works well.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth operation  ...  "
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" ...  You can get up to full speed in no time.  ...  "
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" ...  So far it runs very smoothly and I like how I have some additional options for the computer but generally I can just sit down and start rowing without having to fuss for a simple manual start.  ...  "
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" ...  Quality build, smooth row, bla bla bla read all the other reviews about those things.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very smooth and quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  Pulling on the rower is very smooth!  ...  "
Capacity
 42
living room, workout, whole family, upstairs, rower
+100%
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" ...  It's small enough and light enough to move around and out of the way for other exercises in our home gym room.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit was neatly packaged and easily moved to an upstairs room in two large pieces.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for basement gyms with minimal vertical space and doesn’t take up much room.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought the gray one because it fits in with all the gray in my house.  ...  "
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" ...  It was heavy enough that I required help getting it downstairs into my "workout" room.  ...  "
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" ...  It consists of two pieces I carried easily upstairs into my workout room.  ...  "
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" ...  It's been a great addition to our home gym.  ...  "
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" ...  High quality machine, I’m 6’3” and my whole family can use this machine!  ...  "
Apps
 37
workouts, apps, ergdata app, concept 2, rowing
+100%
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" ...  A plus is the useful monitor and integration with many third-party applications.  ...  "
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" ...  I have downloaded some third party apps on my iPhone as well as purchased the phone mount.  ...  "
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" ...  It is sturdy, easy to maneuver and has several apps that integrate with it if you want to mix up your workouts.  ...  "
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" ...  Really like the software and ability interface with my phone and store workouts.  ...  "
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" ...  It has the PM5 computer which is Bluetooth capable, so I downloaded “LiveRowing” app from the iTunes Store.  ...  "
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" ...  This, coupled with the ErgData App and you’re in business.  ...  "
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" ...  Tracking apps available for smart phones as well as online brackets that are custom to ages and weights and gender.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything just works well all the way to setting up the wireless communication to our iPhones on the apps.  ...  "
Delivery
 36
arrived, delivered, rower, days, morning
+100%
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" ...  Came in a perfect packing and delivered on time .  ...  "
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" ...  15 minutes tops after opening the box.  ...  "
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" ...  item was shipped and described as promised Product is great  ...  "
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" ...  Package arrived on time without any damages at all.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived quickly and I have owned it for about a week now.  ...  "
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" ...  My new one came.  ...  "
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" ...  The rower was packaged very well and I received it without any issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived in 2 days and assembled it in 10 minutes!  ...  "
Sound Quality
 34
quiet, fan, rower, smooth, volume
+82%
-18%
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" ...  The second one was perfect and didn't make any weird noises.  ...  "
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" ...  Used it last night and very quiet - no need to turn tv volume up.  ...  "
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" ...  it's quiet! ... I can watch TV without having to raise the sound level much above normal room levels while rowing.  ...  "
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" ...  I can watch TV or listen to music without having to crank the volume over the sound of the rower.  ...  "
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" ...  The machine is very smooth and the noise level is pretty minimal.  ...  "
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" ...  It makes less noise comparing to my previous rower (Pro-form) and it doesn't bother me.  ...  "
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" ...  Time passes quickly, especially with music  ...  "
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" ...  The ConceptD is smooth and quiet.  ...  "
Marketplace
 34
shipping, described, prime, works, thank
+100%
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" ...  Amazon has a good deal with it's time payment plan.  ...  "
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" ...  There was free shipping so that was nice.  ...  "
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" ...  See the picture for details  ...  "
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" ...  Kudos for a quality product!  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery from Amazon was prompt and the unit was brand new.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  Works wonderfully and as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as advertised.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 31
app, pm5, workouts, workout, via bluetooth
+97%
-3%
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" ...  The computer is nice, though basic.  ...  "
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" ...  I picked a Garmin, and make sure you get ANT+, so you can Bluetooth to your phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a problem though with the monitor. ... Problem solved and my phone connects to this one instantly.  ...  "
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" ...  If you have an Iphone or android you can connect via bluetooth and log all your data on ErgData from the appstore, and post through social media via Strava without having to do anything. ... PM5 also connects easily with a Polar heartrade monitor or smartwatch.  ...  "
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" ...  The PM5 is really versatile and easily links to my iPhone via Bluetooth to use various available free apps.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the wireless/Bluetooth PM5 monitor to connect to the app/website to track my sessions.  ...  "
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" ...  Connect to your phone and compete with other people.  ...  "
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" ...  It connects to my phone and allows me to track the workouts.  ...  "
Size
 28
carry, folds, easily, weight, fold
+89%
-11%
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" ...  I’m 6’6 230lbs and this has been perfect for my height/size.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the overall ability to fold it up.  ...  "
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" ...  Solid machine, built to last, but pretty portable.  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight and easy to store or transport.  ...  "
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" ...  They also advertise that it folds up but it is not like your traditional way of thinking of folding up.  ...  "
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" ...  High quality rower, simple design, compact.  ...  "
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" ...  You do need a fair bit of space ( gym room or something decent size ).  ...  "
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" ...  It takes up very little space.  ...  "
Heartrate
 24
heart rate monitor, monitor, workouts, heart, rower
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Recommend getting a Garmin heart rate monitor and seat pad to round out the experience.  ...  "
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" ...  I've yet to get a heart-rate monitor and with all the information on the monitor, I'm not sure I need one.  ...  "
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" ...  I can't imagine needing it to do something it can't, except maybe sync to more brands/types of heart rate monitors.  ...  "
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" ...  The apple watch adds the heart rate data to the entry for the rowing workouts (in the Activity app) which is nice to see.  ...  "
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" ...  This model also allows you to connect a wireless heart rate monitor, which I have not done.  ...  "
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" ...  I got a Polar heart monitor that connects to the rower.  ...  "
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" ...  * heart rate monitor & phone have to be relinked for every session ... Heart Rate/Phone: both sync with only a few button clicks. ... You can do both at one time if you have ANT+ on the heart rate monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  I must say that I enjoy the different workout options on the digital monitor and I'll continue to figure it out more and more.  ...  "
Weight Tracking
 23
full body workout, great full body, body workout, body, rowing
+100%
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" ...  A great full-body workout.  ...  "
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" ...  It is an amazing full body workout!  ...  "
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" ...  In 30 minutes, you get both great upper lower body workout.  ...  "
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" ...  The log and all the data returned through the app is pretty cool and easy to track your progress with.  ...  "
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" ...  (3): bike only exercises lower body  ...  "
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" ...  Good cardio workout for the upper body.  ...  "
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" ...  The Concept2 website has a ton of videos and articles on how to use the rower properly, different rowing routines depending on fitness or weight loss goals, and videos on proper rowing technique and how to fix most common technique problems. ... However, I have been trying all kinds of exercises to lose weight and improve my fitness.  ...  "
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" ...  I am of normal weight I just want to tone up and be heart healthy.  ...  "
Design
 23
looks, feels, design, black, sleek
+100%
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" ...  It meet my needs of getting back into shape.  ...  "
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" ...  The quality of it is perfect to keep me in shape!  ...  "
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" ...  Great for someone who is looking to ease back into shape.  ...  "
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" ...  My device still looks and performs like it's brand new.  ...  "
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" ...  Very simple design (not a lot of components that can fail) and well made.  ...  "
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" ...  The Gold Standard for a reason, excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth sleek design these are what they are cracked up to be.  ...  "
Software Platform
 22
apps, workouts, ergdata app, concept 2, rowpro
+91%
-9%
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" ...  This, coupled with the ErgData App and you’re in business.  ...  "
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" ...  Not to mention connecting my android phone to the app properly.  ...  "
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" ...  The PM5 monitor is great and the iPhone app syncs and works well.  ...  "
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" ...  The built in programs are excellent and connecting your phone to the ErgData app is a must.  ...  "
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" ...  The PM5 is really versatile and easily links to my iPhone via Bluetooth to use various available free apps.  ...  "
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" ...  You can also download their app ErgData to automatically sync your workouts.  ...  "
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" ...  The workout app that it links to is a pay to play but it’s well built.  ...  "
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" ...  The log and all the data returned through the app is pretty cool and easy to track your progress with.  ...  "
Shave Quality
 16
operation, smooth and easy, extremely, easy to use, easy
+100%
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" ...  It runs extremely smooth due to the flywheel being so finely balanced and tuned.  ...  "
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" ...  So smooth and my husband has used it every day since getting it.  ...  "
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" ...  (3) Very smooth, no vibration, operation.  ...  "
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" ...  Very smooth operation  ...  "
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" ...  Pulling on the rower is very smooth!  ...  "
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" ...  If you've never rowed before it takes a little to get to form down then it's like smooth sailing.  ...  "
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" ...  It works great and is very smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  VERY smooth operation.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 16
screen, monitor, pm5, variety, panel
+100%
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" ...  With today technology, the display pixel could be finer for clarity.  ...  "
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" ...  The display is great.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the variety of exercises built into the programmable screen and there is always the option to create your own.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is easy to see and has so many cool programs to use to keep the workout fresh.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the monitor  ...  "
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" ...  Easy assembly, light weight, looks great they even throw in batteries for the display (nice touch).  ...  "
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" ...  I like the display.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple and easy to use screen, showing time, splits and distance.  ...  "
Pedometer
 13
rowing, rower, concept 2, calories, workout
+100%
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" ...  Been using it consistently to improve my fitness level.  ...  "
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" ...  However I decided I need a way in my home to maintain cardio fitness.  ...  "
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" ...  Quite literally within minutes of receiving your Concept 2 rower you can be on it and working towards your fitness goals!  ...  "
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" ...  It syncs with other platforms as well, including Strava.  ...  "
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" ...  I am seriously thinking about throwing my treadmill away.  ...  "
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" ...  The Concept 2 website has a great tutorial for rowing and using the PM5 and has a workout of the day section that tells you the button sequence for programming the workout.  ...  "
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" ...  I had an exercise bike that I never used.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't have the room for a treadmill, a stationary bicycle did not appeal to me, and I do some bodyweight exercises already.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 12
connect, workouts, via bluetooth, track, pm5
+92%
-8%
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" ...  But with familiarity, that has gotten easier (and bluetooth headphones help also).  ...  "
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" ...  If you have an Iphone or android you can connect via bluetooth and log all your data on ErgData from the appstore, and post through social media via Strava without having to do anything.  ...  "
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" ...  It has the PM5 computer which is Bluetooth capable, so I downloaded “LiveRowing” app from the iTunes Store.  ...  "
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" ...  works with bluetooth so it links to apple health.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the wireless/Bluetooth PM5 monitor to connect to the app/website to track my sessions.  ...  "
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" ...  I haven’t tried the Bluetooth hookup yet, but the screen is their standard/intuitive to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Happy with the sturdiness, ease of use, it's size and the Bluetooth options.  ...  "
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" ...  Last but not least, keeping track of workouts and syncing it with my phone using Bluetooth is a great option so I don't have to write things down all the time anymore.  ...  "
For Fun
 11
workout, fun to use, way, using, something
+100%
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" ...  A good workout that quickly becomes fun and something you actually WANT to do.  ...  "
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" ...  First off, the unit is solid, and "fun" to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the exercises and the darts game inside the monitor is fun.  ...  "
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" ...  Quiet and fun.  ...  "
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" ...  As an added bonus, my spouse has started using it too, so we have a fun couples competition and way of holding each other accountable to stay healthy.  ...  "
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" ...  It definitely is a fun way to completely destroy yourself (in a good way).  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted something fun to do that I could do in the comfort of my own home and whenever I wanted. ... It's fun to use and I find myself using it almost daily. ... Did I mention it's fun?  ...  "
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" ...  There is a lot to learn about the PM5 monitor which is half the fun.  ...  "
Volume
 11
volume, tv, hear, fan, watch tv
+64%
-36%
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" ...  I can stream tv on the computer and can hear the audio at a very reasonable volume.  ...  "
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" ...  I can watch TV or listen to music without having to crank the volume over the sound of the rower.  ...  "
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" ...  You do need a fair bit of space ( gym room or something decent size ).  ...  "
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" ...  Used it last night and very quiet - no need to turn tv volume up.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to assemble (I'm not that strong and only a 5'2 woman) and it is not that loud.  ...  "
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" ...  Rower glides smoothly and not as loud as you would think.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup is quick, and it isn't too loud.  ...  "
Cleaning
 11
dust, rail, vacuum, carpet, seat
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Added bonus is that this machine is incredibly stable and does not leave marks on the carpet.  ...  "
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" ...  You will also need oil to keep the chain moving well.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to move around and easy to stand up to vacuum under.  ...  "
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" ...  It took about 30 minutes to unpack, setup, and clean up (packaging/box).  ...  "
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" ...  Along with proper dieting/eating clean, you will see results, I can guarantee you that.  ...  "
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" ...  Have a vacuum cleaner handy to clean up the loose styrofoam.  ...  "
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" ...  I erg daily and it is easy to set up, clean, and disassemble.  ...  "
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" ...  I give a quick wipe down of the rail at the end of every workout and that's pretty much it for maintenance.  ...  "
Gaming
 10
fun, fish game, rower, little, kids
+100%
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" ...  The front panel comes with all kinds of settings and "Games" - it's great!  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome rower, best out there - check out Cross Fit games  ...  "
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" ...  Fun games built-in.  ...  "
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" ...  Fish game is freaking awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  I've done a couple of the pre-programmed workouts and a couple of the games. ... The games are .  ...  "
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" ...  One thing that may be a little silly, but is fun for me, is the games that are ingrained in the software.  ...  "
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" ...  The games on it provide a great tabata-like workout (the Fish Game!)  ...  "
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" ...  It has games so my kids enjoy it as well.  ...  "
Product As Described
 10
works, exactly, advertised, product, picture
+100%
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" ...  Product is everything as advertised .  ...  "
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" ...  works as described  ...  "
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" ...  the picture looks gray and charcoal.  ...  "
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" ...  Works wonderfully and as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It's as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It is exactly as described.  ...  "
Video Playback
 9
youtube, watching, form, youtube video, row
+100%
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" ...  There are good YouTube exercise videos to follow along with.  ...  "
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" ...  There are some great YouTube videos that you can follow along to (DarkHorseRowing) that will help you get the movement down and guide you along the way.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s nice to just row when you would just be watching TV.  ...  "
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" ...  Or just simply get on and enjoy a nice row while watching TV.  ...  "
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" ...  The YouTube video really helped.  ...  "
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" ...  Suggest using a you tube training video on how to row properly to start out right.  ...  "
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" ...  Many cool workout and instructional videos on YouTube.  ...  "
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" ...  The videos were very helpful and I felt it was improving my body quickly and virtually painlessly when used in accordance with the videos.  ...  "
Weight
 9
light, easily, around, model
+89%
-11%
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" ...  I'm over the weight limit for all the cheap rowers.  ...  "
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" ...  I chose this model mainly because of weight: this one is 57LB while the "Dynamic model" is 92LB.  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight and easy to store or transport.  ...  "
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" ...  I now recommend this to anyone who asks (and some who don't ask) about how I'm losing weight.  ...  "
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" ...  So far so good, smooth, sturdy, holds my weight very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Can easily support my weight and says it’s rated for 500 lbs (and I believe it!)!  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight and can be moved around easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Finally got around to buying this for home because I gained weight and found this machine to be what I like!  ...  "
Packing
 7
packaging, well, packing, packaged, came
+100%
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" ...  Packaging was decent and in good shape on arrival.  ...  "
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" ...  Nothing was missing and the packaging was impressive.  ...  "
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" ...  It was very strongly and carefully packed.  ...  "
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" ...  Great packaging that protects the rower.  ...  "
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" ...  The rower was packaged very well and I received it without any issue.  ...  "
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" ...  This rower came packaged very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Came in a perfect packing and delivered on time .  ...  "
Features
 7
feature, used, workout, always
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The tech aspect is probably its best feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Has all the features needed for my daily workout  ...  "
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" ...  All the features are as described from the many reviews I read before ordering it.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Competition modes keep you motivated. ... This is a great feature.  ...  "
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" ...  I will have to play with the additional features later.  ...  "
For Kids
 6
even, enjoy, using, son, grandson
+100%
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" ...  It has games so my kids enjoy it as well.  ...  "
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" ...  My grandson uses it daily for his crewing training.  ...  "
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" ...  handles my 6’3” 220lb grandson with ease .  ...  "
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" ...  Even my kids who are 5 and 8 enjoy using it.  ...  "
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" ...  I can do my excercise without waking up my toddler.  ...  "
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" ...  Both my son and I enjoy using it.  ...  "
Drivers
 6
included, screw, bolts, assemble, 8
+100%
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" ...  Basically everything is included, and a real torx driver, and not a cheap tool .  ...  "
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" ...  Very quiet, 8 bolts is the set up, comes with torks driver for the bolts, does what you expect.  ...  "
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" ...  Screw driver and bolts are included.  ...  "
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" ...  The machine was very easy to assemble with an included screw driver.  ...  "
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" ...  and they even provide you with the proper Torx screw driver to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  8 bolts and included high quality tork driver made assembly a snap—it took me 10 minutes to unpack (very well packaged), and to assemble.  ...  "
Water Usage
 5
water rower, maintenance, machines, actually, water rowers
+100%
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" ...  And all the talk about water rowers? ... My gym has a good quality water rower  ...  "
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" ...  That's where this rower shines above a water rower or even other similar machines.  ...  "
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" ...  I looked for water rowers but they had the additional hassle of algae tablets, and buzzfeed showed this machine with lots of positive ratings, so I decided to go with it.  ...  "
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" ...  I went with this over the water rower because it seems to have less maintenance needs and was actually cheaper.  ...  "
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" ...  Actually is quite effective in simulating being on the water.  ...  "
Speed
 5
took, less, 5, 30
+100%
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" ...  Ready in minutes  ...  "
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" ...  Takes like 5 minutes!  ...  "
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" ...  Took less than 30 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this every day now for 30 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I can row for 10k meters in 40-45 minutes.  ...  "
Network
 5
strength, house, rower, gym, feet
+100%
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" ...  It is commercial grade and industrial strength.  ...  "
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" ...  I still use both, each one in a different house.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent tool for building strength and stamina  ...  "
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" ...  Blocks from our house.  ...  "
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" ...  You will need an area 4 feet by 9 feet to stage the rower for use (it seems bigger in my apartment than it does in the gym!)  ...  "
Water Resistance
 5
sweat, water rowers, water, minutes, maintenance
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  And all the talk about water rowers? ... My gym has a good quality water rower  ...  "
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" ...  That's where this rower shines above a water rower or even other similar machines.  ...  "
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" ...  I went with this over the water rower because it seems to have less maintenance needs and was actually cheaper.  ...  "
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" ...  That’s enough to work up a good sweat.  ...  "
User Manual
 4
use, love
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I have already done a 20 min manual row and so far really love it.  ...  "
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" ...  I also have both osteo and psoriatic arthritis and, albeit starting slowly like they say in the manual I can use this for a pretty good workout without any knee pain.  ...  "
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" ...  Assembly was simple (I watched a video, which for me is preferable to reading the manual).  ...  "
As Gift
 4
+100%
comment
" ...  I got it for him for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  I think I have already picked my birthday gift.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my wife for Christmas because shes always wanted one.  ...  "
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" ...  Received mine as a Christmas present from my hubby and I love it!  ...  "
For Travel
 3
gym, home, carry
+100%
comment
" ...  When I got home after my trip I ordered my own Concept D machine to have at home.  ...  "
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" ...  carry the gym bag back  ...  "
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" ...  Ever since we've ordered this as a Christmas gift to ourselves, we've used it so much that we ended up canceling our gym membership!  ...  "
Memory
 3
flash, drive, usb, store, space
+100%
comment
" ...  Easily separates for convenient storage.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a dedicated space so I don't need to store it, but there's a couple nice storage accessories (Rogue and other companies) to store it along a wall if space is an issue.  ...  "
Call quality
 3
answer, volume, phone, one, headphones
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I used one just like it at the gym but wanted one at home because now I live too far from the gym to talk myself into driving there.  ...  "
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" ...  i will answer  ...  "
Battery Life
 3
hours, every
+100%
comment
" ...  It's a life changer.  ...  "

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