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Bowflex
TreadClimber
®
Assembly Guide and
Owner's Manual
TC1000 • TC3000 • TC5000
®
Special Edition Includes:
Dr. Ellington Darden's Six Week Fat
Loss-Body Leanness Program:
"Fast Fat Loss Now!"

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    Bowflex TreadClimber ® Assembly Guide and Owner’s Manual TC1000 • TC3000 • TC5000 ® Special Edition Includes: Dr. Ellington Darden’s Six Week Fat Loss-Body Leanness Program: “Fast Fat Loss Now!”...

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    TreadClimber® exercise machine, could result in serious injury or death. if while using the bowflex® TreadClimber® exercise...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TC1000 Features ....39 Setting English or Metric Measurement Units (TC3000 and TC5000 only) ..40 Walking Belts Adjustment ... . . 41 Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ®...

  • Page 4: Treadclimber ® Features

    TreadClimber Features ® Workout Level Setting Dials Console Belt Guides (Rear View) Hydraulic Resistance Cylinders Transport Handles, Incoming Power Plug, and Main Power Switch Locking Lever Treadle Side Foot Support Platforms Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

  • Page 5: Treadclimber ® Specifications

    TreadClimber machine, ready to exercise. For example, the power cord is plugged into ® the incoming power plug at the back of the base. The dimensions and general specifications for the Bowflex follows: Physical Dimensions Length...

  • Page 6: Important Safety Precautions

    READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE MACHINE failure to follow these precautions can cause damage to the bowflex® TreadClimber® exercise machine and serious injury to users and bystanders and can also compromise the effectiveness of your exercise program.

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    10. K eep your hands on the support handlebars and stand as close to the front of the machine as is comfortable in order to remain in balance on the treadles. 11. N ever convert from or into treadmill mode while the belts are in motion or the machine is powered up. Turn off power, unplug cord from wall outlet, line up the treadles, and then lock or release the treadle locking lever. 12. N ever adjust the Hydraulic Cylinder Workout Settings while belts are in motion. Step completely off of the TreadClimber® machine, stop the belts, and turn the power off prior to adjusting. 13. M aximum user weight for the Bowflex® TreadClimber® exercise machine is 300 pounds (136 kg). For your safety, do not use or allow others to use the Bowflex® TreadClimber® exercise machine if they weigh in excess of 300 pounds (136 kg). 14. M ake certain that observers stand clear of the Bowflex® TreadClimber® exercise machine when it is in use. Extra care must be taken when disabled persons or pets are nearby. 15. N ever allow children to use the Bowflex® TreadClimber® exercise machine unsupervised. To do so could result in injury. Before children are allowed to use the equipment, their mental and physical development should be taken into account through consultation with their doctor, who must approve any exercise program before a child attempts it. Children should be controlled and instructed on the correct use of the equipment. 16. This equipment is under no circumstances suitable as a children’s toy. 17. F or safety and security, when the TreadClimber® machine is not in use, always lock the treadles and remove the Safety Key. 18. L ocate the TreadClimber® machine on a clean, hard, level surface, free from debris, or other objects that may hamper your ability to move freely. Always use a rubber mat beneath the TreadClimber® machine to ground it, to prevent static electricity discharge and to protect your flooring. 19. Do not use your TreadClimber® machine outdoors, on dirt floors, or in any damp or wet location. 20. Keep the surface of the TreadClimber® machine dry and free from dust or moisture. 21. Use only parts, attachments or accessories that are provided with the TreadClimber® machine. 22. A lways connect the power cord to a circuit capable of handling 10 amperes with no other loads. Keep all cords away from heated surfaces.

  • Page 8: Emergency Stop Procedures

    WHICH COULD CAUSE SOMEBODY USING THE MACHINE TO LOSE BALANCE OR FALL. This feature is meant to prevent serious harm and, used properly, is an excellent way to protect your safety during your workout. Safety Key with Clip Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

  • Page 9: Care Of Your Treadclimber ® Machine

    ® uniT. The Bowflex ® a professional-quality machine mat designed specifically to fit under your Bowflex TreadClimber stability. In addition to protecting your floors from scratches and perspiration, the machine mat reduces your TreadClimber dust and debris. And it gives your workout area a clean, finished look.

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    Wd-40 the bowflex TreadClimber ® ® machine, as this could seriously impact performance.

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    TreadClimber physical injury to you, and could damage or destroy the TreadClimber Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ® ®...

  • Page 12: Assembly Guide

    You may find the use of a utility knife or scissors beneficial during the unpacking and assembly process. Select Your Workout area Select where you are going to put your Bowflex TreadClimber exercise machine carefully. The ® best place for your TreadClimber hard, level surface.

  • Page 13: Treadclimber ® Parts Reference Guide

    Descr: Left Side Plastic Frame Cover Qty: 1 Descr: Right Side Plastic Frame Cover Qty: 1 Descr: Right Side Plastic Drive Cover Qty: 1 Descr: Left Side Plastic Drive Cover Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ® Qty: 1 Descr: Rear Cover...

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    TreadClimber ® BOx 1 also contains: Qty: 1 Descr: OWNER’S MANUAL BAG contains the following: • The Bowflex TreadClimber ® • (1) Drive Belt • Power Cord • (2) Treadle Decals •...

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    ® Box 2 contains the TreadClimber Cylinder Stud Qty: 1 Descr: TreadClimber Treadle Assembly ® Box 3 contains the TreadClimber Qty: 1 Descr: TreadClimber Base Assembly ® Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ® treadles. ® base. ®...

  • Page 16: Hardware And Tool List

    Descr: 5/32” Hex Key Qty: 1 Descr: Safety Key with Clip (Models TC3000 & TC5000 only.) Qty: 16 Descr: #10 Phillips Head Screw Qty: 12 Descr: 5/16” Flat Washer SAE Qty: 2 Descr: 5/16” Acorn Nut Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

  • Page 17: Assembling Your Treadclimber Machine

    1-4 Using the 9/16" open end wrench, tighten the (4) 3/8" x 1-1/4" hex bolts on the rear roller casting to bring the casting and base snugly together (see Figure 1-5). Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ® Figure 1-1 Figure 1-2 ®...

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    Speed pickup wire from base. Speed pickup wire from left rear roller casting. Figure 2-1 Figure 2-2 Figure 3-1 Figure 3-2 Figure 3-3 Bowflex TreadClimber ® Owner’s Manual ®...

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    ‘click’ to lock the treadles. NOTE: Locking lever must be all the way to the top of the front plate. If not fully engaged the treadles may unlock during workout. Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

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    7-2 Insert the cosmetic plugs (2 per side) into the holes on the top, inside and outside of the left upright support (see Figure 7-2). 7-3 Repeat this process on the right side. Figure 6-1 Figure 6-2 Figure 6-3 Figure 7-1 Figure 7-2 Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

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    8-4 Pull out the wire connector at the bottom of the right upright support. Firmly connect the electrical cable at the bottom of the right upright support to the cable on the right side of the base upright bracket (see Figure 8-3). Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

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    NOTE: Tighten the front (2) screws first (1 per upright) and then the (4) side screws (two per outward side of upright). Tightening in this order will result in a tighter fit. Figure 9-1 Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

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    Step 11: INSPECTING ASSEMBLY 11-1 Remove the protective plastic film from the console face. Inspect all attachments you have made thus far and tighten all bolts securely before proceeding to Step 12. Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ® Figure 10-1...

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    13-1 Using the provided #2 Phillips screwdriver, mount the rear cover to the back of frame (see Figure 13-1) using (4) #10 Phillips head screws (2 per side—see Figure 13-2). Figure 12-1 Figure 12-2 Figure 13-1 Figure 13-2 Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

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    Side Foot Support Platforms when you mount them. You may need to adjust the position of the platforms if the belts rub against the Side Foot Support Platforms. Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ® Figure 14-1 Figure 15-1...

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    Base & Treadle Assembly from Step 15. HARDWARE: • Two (2) Treadle Decals • Two (2) Drive Cover Decals 16-1 There are four places on the Bowflex TreadClimber exercise machine where you ® will need to affix the enclosed TreadClimber Decals (see Figure 16-1 and Illustration 16- A).

  • Page 27: Calibration Process (tc3000 And Tc5000 Only)

    19-5 At this point you should see the numbers start to decrease on the console. 19-6 While continuing to hold down the POWER and SLOWER buttons, remove and re-insert the Safety Key. Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ® Figure 19-1 Main Power Switch “On”...

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    NOT INTERRUPT CALIBRATION. 19-10 When calibration has completed “CAL” “PASS” will show in the TIME display. 19-11 Remove and re-insert the Safety Key to clear the displays. When the Bowflex TreadClimber ® machine has completed calibration, you may begin your workout.

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    Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

  • Page 30: Treadclimber ® Satisfaction Guarantee

    1. Call a TreadClimber Return Authorization Number. Return Authorization will be granted if: a. You purchased your Bowflex Nautilus, Inc.; and b. You are calling within 30 days of the delivery date of your merchandise.

  • Page 31: Treadclimber ® Warranty Information

    What Does This Warranty Cover? Nautilus, Inc. warrants to the original purchaser of the Bowflex that the TreadClimber machine is free from defects in materials and workmanship, when used for ® the purpose intended, under normal conditions, provided it receives proper care and maintenance as set forth herein.

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    CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL TYPE DAMAGES SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. How to Get Service Return the defective part at your expense to the address given you by a Bowflex Representative at 1-800-NAUTILUS (1-800-628-8458). Always include an explanation of the problem with service shipments.

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    Thanks for filling out this questionnaire. Your answers are important to us. Please check here not to obtain information on new and interesting opportunities from other exciting companies. ® 2005. Nautilus, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Bowflex and TreadClimber are registered trademarks of Nautilus, Inc. ®...

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    • Damage due to normal wear and tear. What We Will Do During your Warranty Coverage Period, Nautilus, Inc. will repair any TreadClimber machine that proves to be defective in BOWFLEX TREADCLIMBER ® 16400 S.E. Nautilus Drive Vancouver, WA 98683 materials or workmanship.

  • Page 35: Getting Started

    Before You Start 1. Make sure you have calibrated your machine (TC3000 or TC5000 only) as outlined in Step 19 of the Assembly Guide before using your Bowflex 2. Determine your workout mode (treadmill, stair-stepper or TreadClimber NOTE: If you are working out in treadmill mode, you must lock the treadles by following the locking procedure in the Locking the Treadles section in this manual.

  • Page 36: Select Your Workout Level

    Bowflex® TreadClimber® exercise machine, could result in serious injury or death. If while using the Bowflex® TreadClimber® exercise machine you have any pain or tightness in your chest, an irregular heart beat, shortness of breath, feel faint, light- headed or dizzy or have any pain or discomfort, STOP and consult your physician immediately.

  • Page 37: Adjusting Workout Level Settings

    Workout level settings without stopping the bowflex completely off the machine! failure to do so could result in injury. Adjusting Workout Level Settings If you wish to change your Workout Level Settings during a workout, you must get off the machine before changing the settings.

  • Page 38: Pausing Or Stopping

    3. You may restart your workout by pushing the START/STOP button again. If you do not push START/STOP again to resume your workout within 5 minutes, your Bowflex TreadClimber exercise machine will automatically power off the console. Workout information ®...

  • Page 39: Tc5000 Features

    2. Press the FASTER button to start the belts at 0.7 MPH (1.1 KPH), or start stepping for a stair- stepper workout. 3. Once the belts have started, you may step onto the treadles at any time. 4. Press FASTER again to increase belt speed (for treadmill and TreadClimber Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ®...

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    If no signal appears or you need further information, please call a TreadClimber at 1-800-NAUTILUS (1-800-628-8458). TC5000 to ® watches. To promote contact it should ® Using the Bowflex TreadClimber ® 3. Lift the transmitter off your chest and moisten the two grooved electrode areas on the back.

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    Using the graph below as a guideline, raise and lower the intensity of your workout to keep within the suggested target heart rate for your age. NOTE: As with all exercises and fitness regimens, always use your best judgment when increasing intensity or endurance. Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ®...

  • Page 42: Tc3000 Features

    • DISTANCE – The total distance you have traveled in Miles (to one decimal point, e.g. 3.4 Miles) for this workout. • RESET – This button resets all values in the Displays to zero after you have Paused or Stopped your workout. Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ®...

  • Page 43: Setting English Or Metric Measurement Units

    Setting English or Metric Measurement Units (TC3000 and TC5000) You can configure the TC5000 and TC3000 Consoles to display in Miles or Kilometers: 1. Turn the Main Power Switch on the Bowflex 2. Remove the Safety Key. 3. Press and hold the START/STOP button.

  • Page 44: Walking Belts Adjustment

    Exploded View Adjustment Adjustment Bolts Bolts Walking Belt Alignment NOTE: Belts should not be so tight that you cannot get your hand snugly under them when machine is turned off and unplugged. Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

  • Page 45: Determining Your Fitness Level

    Determining Your Fitness Level Endurance is an important way to determine your fitness level. Before you begin exercising on your Bowflex TreadClimber exercise machine, you will want to benchmark your current endurance level, ® ® based on how well you feel after you take these quick tests on your TreadClimber tests, you’ll need to use your TreadClimber...

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    If at any time you wish to raise your endurance, you should retest your Perceived Exertion Level. If you follow our workout program, you should see a marked improvement in your endurance after just a few workouts on your Bowflex TreadClimber ®...

  • Page 47: Treadmill Workout

    Treadmill Workout Treadles Each Bowflex TreadClimber treadle is a separate treadmill with its own belt, however both treadles are ® ® driven by the same axle and motor. This assures that each belt travels at the same speed. Further, the treadles are interconnected, which provides a balanced relationship between the left and right sides during the workout to give the most cushioned effect to your joints.

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    Safety Keyhole. To avoid injury, do not stand on the treadles while starting or stopping the walking belts. 3. Input your weight. For first time use, follow the weight-input instructions for Starting a Bowflex TreadClimber Workout on Page 47.

  • Page 49: Stair-stepper Workout

    1. Push POWER to turn on the Console (the console will NOT power up if the Safety Key is not properly inserted into the Safety Keyhole). 2. Input your weight. For first time use, follow the weight-input instructions for Starting a Bowflex TreadClimber Workout on Page 47.

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    Bowflex TreadClimber Workout ® ® A TreadClimber workout combines stair-stepping with moving belts and gently supported resistance, ® providing you a workout that burns calories faster than almost any cardiovascular exercise machine you have ever experienced. While you may use your TreadClimber...

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    NOTE: Belts may take two to three seconds to start. 7. Once the belts have started, you may step onto the treadles at any time. NOTE: If you are new to the Bowflex workout at a slower speed, gradually increasing belt speed as your endurance and fitness levels increase.

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    Based on your Perceived Exertion Level (see the Determining Your Fitness Level section at the beginning of the Workout Instructions section of this manual), follow the Preliminary Workout guidelines to ease yourself into a weekly Bowflex TreadClimber regimen. This regimen may include varying stair-stepper, ®...

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    TreadClimber ® benefits. Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ® Intermediate Level Week 1 • 3 x per week, perform a...

  • Page 54: Fast Fat Loss Now

    Fast Fat Loss Now! The Bowflex ® TreadClimber ® Body Leanness Program By Dr. Ellington Darden Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

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    The following dietary program was created for use with the Bowflex by Dr. Ellington Darden. Please consult your physician or health care professional before beginning any fitness or dietary program. Introduction The TreadClimber Body Leanness Program ® This program is scientifically designed for maximum fat loss over six weeks.

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    If you have any doubts about the recommendations, play it safe and check with your physician or health care professional. Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

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    Sunday. Week 2 is a repeat of Week 1. The following is the eating plan for the next six weeks (calories for each food are in parentheses), with a Shopping List on Page 51. Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

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    1 large banana (8 3/4 inches long) (100) 1 apple (3-inch diameter) (100) 1/2 cantaloupe (5-inch diameter) (94) 5 dried prunes (100) 1 ounce (2 small 1/2 ounce boxes) raisins (82) 1 cup light, nonfat, flavored yogurt (100) Bowflex TreadClimber ® Owner’s Manual ®...

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    Men add: 2 slices whole wheat bread (140) 2 teaspoons Promise Ultra Vegetable Oil Spread ® (24) 1/2 cup skim milk (45) Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ® Lasagna with Meat Sauce, Lean Cuisine 1/2 cup skim milk (45) Non-caloric beverage Men add: 2 slices whole—wheat bread (140)

  • Page 60

    Glazed Chicken Dinner, Lean ® Cuisine Lasagna with Meat Sauce, Lean Cuisine ® Lunch Express Broccoli & Cheddar Cheese over Potato, Weight Watchers Macaroni and Cheese, ® Healthy Choice Grilled Turkey Breast. ® Bowflex TreadClimber ® ® ® ® ® Owner’s Manual ®...

  • Page 61: Faq

    A. Yes, but you won’t get the 123 calories or more thermogenic effect from warming the cold water to core body temperature. Try a more gradual drinking of the cold water. You may have been consuming it too quickly. Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

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    Drink at least 1 gallon of cold water each day. You should realize by now the benefits of consuming plenty of water each day. Make your water bottle a permanent part of your lifestyle. Bowflex TreadClimber ® Owner’s Manual ®...

  • Page 63: Repairs/maintenance

    Contact them at: 1-800-NAUTILUS (1-800-628-8458). Ordering Replacement Parts Call a Bowflex ® TreadClimber ® Representative at 1-800-NAUTILUS (1-800-628-8458) to order replacement parts and get assistance with your specific replacement or service requirements. Refer to the TreadClimber® Parts Reference Guide, and Hardware and Tool List in the Assembly Guide section of this manual, or the Parts exploded views in the Repairs/Maintenance section of this manual when ordering parts.

  • Page 64: Tc5000/tc3000 Diagnostics

    – always call a bowflex 1-800-nauTilus (1-800-628-8458) and allow them to guide you through the diagnostic process. To avoid electrical shock or burn, disconnect power cord and wait five minutes before servicing this machine!

  • Page 65: Parts

    Parts Ordering Replacement Parts Call a Bowflex TreadClimber Representative at 1-800-NAUTILUS (1-800-628-8458) to order ® ® replacement parts and get assistance with your specific replacement or service requirements. TC1000 Console Assembly (not illustrated) Electronics Tether Housing Assembly Upright Junction Covers...

  • Page 66

    Right Drive Inner Roller Bracket Bracket Bearing Shaft Spacer Bearing M. Pivot Bushing Washer kit* Drive Base Center *Middle Pivot Bushing/Washer kit: (4) TC Igus® Bearing (8) TC Igus® Washer (4) TC Treadle Pivot Bushing Bowflex TreadClimber Owner’s Manual ® ®...

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    Parts...

  • Page 68: Important Contact Numbers

    Tel: +49-2204-610-27 Fax: +49-2204-628-90 • ITALY OFFICE Nautilus Italy s.r.l. Tel: +39-031-51-10-86 Fax: +39-031-34-24-97 • UNITED KINGDOM OFFICE Nautilus UK Ltd. Tel: +44-1908-267-345 Fax: +44-1908-267-346 • CHINA OFFICE Nautilus Representative Office Tel: +86-21-523-707-00 Fax: +86-21-523-707-09 Bowflex TreadClimber ® Owner’s Manual ®...

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    ©2006. Nautilus, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Nautilus, Inc., World Headquarters, 16400 S.E. Nautilus Drive, Vancouver, Washington, USA 98683. TreadClimber, Bowflex, and the Bowflex Logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Nautilus, Inc. All marks not listed above are either registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective companies.

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  • rick Aug 06, 2017 06:52:
    need magnetic switch for console which allow unit to turn on.
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    can the bowflex 3000 be broken down for transport?
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    What cylinders do I need for tc1000
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    ORDERED A TC10 AND RECEIVED 2 BOTTOMS HALVES..GO​OD GOING!