Best Rogue Squat Rack For Garage Gym

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This quick guide will show you the best Rogue Fitness Squat Rack for your garage gym, or small space where you want your gym equipment.

I’ve had the budget squat rack, SML-1, for 3 years and have loved it.

That being said, I recently purchased the Rogue RM3 (which is on its way) due to all of the attachments and accessories that are available for it.

The SML-1 doesn’t allow for these attachments which is why I am selling it.

Along with this, I researched everything you need to know about the other options for squat racks with small footprints for your garage gym below:

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SML-1 70" Squat Stand

RML-3 Power Rack

RML-3W Power Rack

RM-3W Power Rack

RML-3FULL Power Rack

Attachments Available?

Wall-Mount?

Safety Bar/Straps Included?

Westside Hole Spacing?

Best For:

Those on a budget and don't want all the bells and whistles now or in the future.

Those who want the best power rack, with Monster Attachments available, safety-bar included, and with the smallest footprint.

Those who want a budget, retractable, wall-mounted power rack with Monster-Lite Attachments Available.

Those who want to spend a bit more money on a retractable, wall-mounted power rack with Monster Attachments available.

Those who want a full power rack, with the safety straps included, and that is retractable, wall-mounted, and has Monster-Lite Attachments Available.

Final Score:

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Where to Buy

Best Budget Rogue Squat Rack

Rogue SML-1 70″ Squat Stand

Pros

  • Small footprint (49″ x 48″)
  • Built like a tank
  • Don’t need to bolt to the ground
  • Has Westside hole spacing
  • Have had it for 3 years and still holds up
  • Great for those not looking for all the bells and whistles

Cons

  • Only 1 color option (black)
  • No attachments (other than the spotter arms)
  • That means no:
    • Pull-up bar
    • No Dips bars
    • No band Pegs
    • No Anything…
  • If you eventually want to add stuff and upgrade, this isn’t for you

Rogue SML-1, 70″ Squat Stand

Great for those on a budget and don’t want all the bells and whistles now or in the future.

Best Overall Rogue Squat Rack For Garage Gym

Rogue RM-3 Power Rack

Pros

  • Smaller footprint then SML-1 (36″ x 49″)
  • Comes with spotter arms and a pull-up bar included
  • Monster Attachments (pretty much endless options for attachments)
    • Different types of pull up bars available
    • Dip bars
    • Band pegs
    • Lat pull-down
    • Hangers
    • Plate storage pins
    • Landmine attachment
    • And a lot more…

Cons

  • May need to buy mini feet if you plan on bolting to the ground (another $100)
  • Does not have westside hold spacing
  • Expensive
  • That’s it

Rogue RM3 Power Rack

Great for those who want the best power rack, with Monster Attachments available, safety-bar included, and with the smallest footprint.

Best For Those Who Want a Budget, Wall-Mounted Rogue Rack

Rogue RML-3W Fold Back Wall-Mounted Rack

Pros

  • The obvious one – Folds on the wall for optimal space saving
  • Have options for rack depth (21.5″ or 41.5″)
  • Has Westside hole spacing
  • Because it’s a Monster-Lite rack, “MOST” Monster-Lite accessories will work on it

Cons

  • You can use (buy) spotter arms but Rogue recommends hiring a contractor to see if the wall can take the stress first.
  • If you want a custom color, rogue is happy to sell it to you for an extra $100

Rogue RML-3W Fold back wAll-Mounted Rack

Great for those who want a budget, retractable, wall-mounted power rack with Monster-Lite Attachments Available.

Best For Those Who Want a Mid-Range, Wall-Mounted Rogue Rack

Rogue RM3-W Fold Back Wall-Mounted Rack

Pros

  • Has the keyholes on all sides of the uprights (need this for Monster Attachments)
  • Monster Attachments Available (endless options for accessories for the rack)
  • Options for different J-Cups

Cons

  • You can use (buy) spotter arms but Rogue recommends hiring a contractor to see if the wall can take the stress first.
  • More expensive because it’s a “Monster” rack and not a Monster Lite rack.

Rogue RM3-W Fold Back Wall- Mounted Rack

Great for those who want to spend a bit more money on a retractable, wall-mounted power rack with Monster Attachments available.

Best of All the Above

Rogue RML-3Full Power Rack

Pros

  • Space efficiency (wall-foldable)
  • Full-on power-rack which means it comes with the spotter arms so you can squat inside of the cage.
  • Westside spacing
  • Since it’s a Monster-lite rack, you can use the monster lite accessories on it.

Cons

  • Not a Monster Rack (it’s a Monster-Lite Rack) meaning that there are no keyholes on the outsides of the uprights for Monster Rack Accessories
  • Expensive

Rogue RML-3FULL Power Rack

Great for those who want a full power rack, with the safety straps included, and that is retractable, wall-mounted, and has Monster-Lite Attachments Available.

Recap of the Best Rogue Squat Racks For Your Home Gym

    FEATURES

SML-1 70" Squat Stand

RML-3 Power Rack

RML-3W Power Rack

RM-3W Power Rack

RML-3FULL Power Rack

Attachments Available?

Wall-Mount?

Safety Bar/Straps Included?

Westside Hole Spacing?

Best For:

Those on a budget and don't want all the bells and whistles now or in the future.

Those who want the best power rack, with Monster Attachments available, safety-bar included, and with the smallest footprint.

Those who want a budget, retractable, wall-mounted power rack with Monster-Lite Attachments Available.

Those who want to spend a bit more money on a retractable, wall-mounted power rack with Monster Attachments available.

Those who want a full power rack, with the safety straps included, and that is retractable, wall-mounted, and has Monster-Lite Attachments Available.

Final Score:

80%
90%
85%
82%
93%

Where to Buy

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