Having used black aluminium bankwear for some time now, it took some convincing to give stainless another try again. After being shown the P1 stainless range, though, I knew I had to give a set a try.

First impressions were its awesome build quality. As you would expect from Solar every join is seamless. I got hold of the three rod adjustable bars to give a test.

Fine adjustments to the width are done with a collar that is easy to use yet still remains solid once adjusted to the required length. Lining up your alarms couldn’t be easier too, with the neat collars allowing you to get them perfectly straight with ease.

I like how the P1 includes touches of carbon to its aesthetics; it’s a different look and sets it off from others on the market. I also like the Travel-lite banksticks. With a ground driver point it certainly makes getting the buzz bars in tough ground much easier.

Once all set up they look really nice. I am sure that they will be popular with stainless lovers up and down the UK.

Price: Buzz Bars £49.99; Banksticks £20.99


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