H2O Fitness Seattle Wooden Rower WRX-1000 Water Rowing Machine

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The Seattle Wooden Rower has been designed and engineered to set new standards for form & function in the Fitness Industry. It is ideal for any space and application, including healthcare facilities, health clubs & home use. We start with hand selected kiln-dried European beech wood. All of the wood we use is the same premium grade quality used by high-end furniture manufacturers. The Seattle Wooden Rower employs an innovative Hydro-Power Drive system that mimics the dynamics of actual rowing, with a polycarbonate water tank and an internal paddle system sitting at your feet. Just like with real rowing, the water acts as the main resistance system. The workout is incredibly smooth and relaxing, with an on-the-water experience that feels and sounds just like the real thing.

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 82.5 x 20 x 23 inches ; 100 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 104 pounds
  • Shipping: This item can only be shipped to the 48 contiguous states. We regret it cannot be shipped to APO/FPO, Hawaii, Alaska, or Puerto Rico.
  • Origin:  Taiwan
  • Shipping Advisory:: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
  • ASIN: B003Y99DO8
  • Item model number: WRX-1000

Customer Reviews

Rowless in Seattle

 August 10, 2010
By GoSooners
Don’t let the title of this review throw you off, it is a pun. Seriously though I am very happy with the purchase of the Seattle Wooden Rower. I shopped around for a water-based rower and choose the Seattle Wooden Rower because of price point and aesthetics. The beech wood goes extremely well in my front room and I consider it part of my furniture collection. I have been rowing on a semi regular basis and find the workout enjoyable and challenging. Basically you set the tempo and push yourself as hard as you want. Rating the whole process with 5 stars being the best; Ease of ordering 5 stars, shipping and delivery 4 stars, set up and instructions 4 ½ (easy), quality of components and material 5 stars, Happiness 5 stars. On a side note I was glad to see that this company was Eco Friendly and that they were a member of the Carbon Fund.

Great workout

 April 4, 2011
By G. Keefe "Go Devils"
I have been using this rower since Jan 2011. I have used other rowers in the past, and I thought it was time to go to a rower that had the feel and sound of actually rowing. That has been achieved with the Seattle Wooden Rower. I am not completed satisfied with the product, but for a price of under $800., when the competition is closer to $1200., I feel that I did well. First, the assembly is not as easy as others have described. The “furniture” bolts that are now standard on every u-assemble piece of furniture out there is the main fastener for this product. They are not easy to put in (especially if you have male hands) and some are in very tough places where a tight fit is hard to achieve using a miter wrench. I had to have my daughter put some of them in. Maybe some of the bolts need to be factory-installed. And the belt that attaches to the handles, and runs down the front of the machine, through a pulley, doesn’t necessarily give you the impression that it is going to stay in place for years. Again, mainly because the assembly of the front bolts is awkward and the bolts are very hard to tighten. And even after giving it my best, the front of the rower moves when you are working out – pulling with the belt. Just saying, that a solid, long-lasting piece of equipment should be more sturdy than an office desk which doesn’t have to flex, but is using the same bolts. All this said, the rower has performed well, and no exercise I’ve found can compete with rowing for a total-body workouts. Maybe my Nordic Track, also made of wood, but it gets its use as crosstraining. The Nordic Track has been in use with us since 1991, so the rower has some ground to make up to top that one. I would recommend this product, it gives a great workout, it folds up and out of the way, if you have a space problem, and it is probably a 1/3 less than competing water-tank models. The one thing it lacks is that solid feel, and easy assembly. But as in all things, you get what you pay for, right ?

Pleasantly Surprised……..

 September 7, 2010
By JamesSanMateo
I have owned several rowing machines in the past and I think I finally found the right one. I recently purchased the Seattle Wooden Rower to compliment my home gym. Basically I was getting tired of my treadmill and elliptical. Historically speaking I am accustom to purchasing exercise equipment on the internet and either receiving something that is very confusing to assemble or broken. I was pleasantly surprised that the instructions included with the Seattle Wooden Rower were complete and easy to understand. It also showed up in excellent condition and required minimal assembly. This rower has been nothing but a pleasure to use and I highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in rowing or if you are ready to upgrade from an older rowing machine. As of today, I can give the Seattle Wooden Rower 5 Stars.

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