Marcy NS-6070RW Water Resistance Rower Review

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The NS-6070RW rower is one of the new models discharged by MarcyPro in the second piece of 2019. It’s a water obstruction rower comparable regarding highlights to the Sunny SF-RW5713 or the MaxKare Water Rower that we’ve just assessed here. It comes up short on the high puts together, yet then again, it offers a more prominent weight limit. It’s very a strong machine, incredible for any home exercise center arrangement.

Key Features and Specifications

  • Amassed measurements: 78.75L x 22W x 42.25H inches (200L x 56W x 107H cm)
  • Bolstered weight: 300 lbs (136 kg)
  • Edge: Steel
  • Footstools: Fixed, with flexible ties
  • Opposition type: Water
  • Exercise meter: Total time, 500m time, separation, SPM, all out strokes, calories, pulse, race program, recuperation
  • Guarantee: 2 years restricted

Frame construction

In spite of the fact that it is anything but a business grade machine, the Marcy NS-6070RW highlights an entirely durable edge, made of steel tubing. Its sliding rail is appraised for a weight limit of 300 lbs (136 kg), more than for other comparable models. The entire edge includes a consumption safe, dark paint finish, with the “MarcyPro” logo painted white/dim.

The completely amassed machine is genuinely huge, particularly the long way. It is approx. 78.75″ (200 cm) long, and 22″ (56 cm) wide, so it may not fit also well in a little room. Additionally, MarcyPro prescribes leaving a freedom of in any event two feet all around the unit for straightforward entry and safe utilization.

The unit’s sliding rail is approx. 40″ (101 cm), while the seat travel length is approx. 36″ (91 cm). This being stated, the unit ought to suit clients up to 6’2″ (188 cm) with no issue, permitting a total leg expansion and a right paddling movement.

As we’ve referenced over, the Marcy NS-6070RW comes up short on the raised front and back bases that are trademark to a few other comparative rowers. Hence, its seat is nearer to the floor (at approx. 12″ – 30 cm). Likewise, its sliding rail is somewhat disposed forward which prompts a quicker recuperation movement an a touch of additional trouble for the leg push stage.

The careful load of this rower isn’t determined, however as a general thought, it gauges in excess of 80 lbs (36 kg), without water in the tank. Hence, the vehicle of the boxed unit may require two individuals, yet the get together should be possible by just a single individual. Likewise, when the unit is completely amassed, it can undoubtedly be moved; its front base highlights a lot of transport wheels.

The machine’s edge doesn’t overlap; be that as it may, it tends to be put away vertically, laying on the front haggles additional stabilizer appended to the highest point of the front casing segment. When put away vertically and with the comfort arm collapsed, the unit’s base becomes approx. 20″ x 22″ (51 x 56 cm). Additionally, on the off chance that you’re pondering, the water can stay in the tank when the unit is put away vertically.

One final angle to make reference to here respects the machine’s back and front base stabilizers. Its back base is furnished with two flexible levelers, while the front base lays on two enormous rubber treated cushions, like the ones on the WaterRower Oxbridge.

Seat and different parts

The Marcy NS-6070RW water opposition rower is furnished with a seat intended for ideal solace. Its top is made of high-thickness froth; it is firm however not incredibly hard. It is additionally molded so as to limited irritation, give a superior situating to the client, and keep sliding in reverse from it.

The seat base is steel-made. As we’ve referenced over, the entire seat get together and the sliding rail are evaluated for a client weight limit of 300 lbs (136 kg). It coordinates three arrangements of wheels, two set over the rail, the other under the rail to give additional dependability. The wheels are intended to limit clamor, including an external elastic shell, and inner fixed metal rollers for a smooth seat movement. Additionally, every one of the wheels are disguised by the side boards of the seat to amplify wellbeing.

This Marcy rower is outfitted with two non-flexible stools, made of thick, strong ABS material. They are enormous enough to oblige athletic shoes everything being equal. They likewise have customizable ties and impact point watches for improved foot strength.

The machine’s stools don’t rotate on their pivot. Their metallic base is straightforwardly welded to the fundamental casing. They are put at an ideal edge of approx. 50°, intended to give firm support to the leg push stage.

The pulling handle includes an ergonomic structure. It is somewhat bended towards the client to give a progressively characteristic situating to the hands and lessen the weight on the wrists during paddling. Its is urethane-shrouded for an improved hold and joined to a scraped area safe nylon tie. The pulling handle doesn’t incorporate any heartbeat sensors; in any case, the support can screen beat rate.

Water tank and obstruction framework

The Marcy water rower machine NS-6070RW is furnished with a tough polycarbonate water tank. Its precise limit isn’t determined, however it is like the tanks of different rowers in this element run, so it ought to be between 3-4 gallons (11-15 liters).

The tank coordinates a 16-sharp edge impeller made of rock solid ABS material. This is the essential opposition producing component of the unit. The impeller is associated with a pulley framework and a bungee line joined to the base of the front base casing which makes potential its switch turn.

The machine’s opposition framework is straightforward. As you pull the handle with the tie, the impeller turns inside the tank loaded up with water which adds protection from paddling movement. The tank doesn’t have a modification opposition framework like the FDF Cambridge Challenge AR rower, yet you can even now change the general water obstruction by including or expelling water physically from the tank. There are 6 particular water levels set apart on the tank.

Similarly as some other water obstruction rower, the Marcy NS-6070RW machine conveys a powerful reaction during paddling. As it were, the opposition relies upon the speed of the impeller. Distinctively put, on the off chance that you pull the handle quicker, the impeller will turn quicker and create more opposition. This prompts a sensation like the paddling of a genuine pontoon.

To wrap things up, the rower creates a touch of commotion during utilization. Be that as it may, the commotion level is low and the sound is a long way from being irritating, which might be the situation with certain air obstruction rowers.

Exercise meter

This Marcy rowing machine is equipped with a mid-range exercise meter. It is battery-powered and requires two AA batteries. It features an LCD display with multiple windows to show all the metrics at once, so you don’t have to continuously select the ones you want to view. It tracks time, time/500m, distance, strokes per minute (SPM), total strokes, calories, and pulse. The distance value is shown in meters (cannot be changed to miles or yards), while for the pulse reading you will need a 5.3 kHz HR chest strap (not included); the machine does not have any integrated pulse sensors, so the meter unit can only read your pulse through a wireless strap.

The exercise meter does not have Bluetooth or any other online capabilities. It also isn’t compatible with any fitness apps. However, it has two workout programs to keep you motivated. The first program is Manual. This has two workout modes. For the first mode, you can select goal settings for time, distance, strokes, calories, or pulse. It’s important to mention, though, that you can only select a goal value for one of the aforementioned functions. So, if for example, you set a goal value for time, you won’t be able to set a goal for distance, strokes, etc. The second workout mode is basically free mode. You simply press Start, begin rowing and the monitor will track all your workout metrics.

The second program is Race. As its name suggests, this program creates a racing training setting in which you will have to compete against the computer. It displays the user and the CPU as two boat icons on the center display, and when the program is initiated, the two icons begin to move. The program has 15 difficulty levels; the first level has a default timer of 8 minutes, while the 15th level has a default timer of 1 minute. The distance can be adjusted for each level. The race begins when you hit start, and ends whenever you or the PC reach the distance goal that was set for the race.

The meter unit also has a Recover function. This requires the use of an HR chest strap. It measures the heart rate cooldown at the end of the workout and based on the result, it will give you a fitness rating between F1 (excellent) and F6 (poor).

Two other notable functions of the rower’s meter unit are the Alarm and Sleep Mode. The Alarm can be set to notify you that you must begin your training. The Sleep Mode is initiated after 4 minutes of inactivity on the machine. During sleep mode, the unit displays the current date, room temperature, and clock.

Assembly and Maintenance

The rower’s water tank and all the other drive and resistance elements come pre-assembled, attached to the front frame section. Therefore, you only need to attach the seat to the sliding rail, connect the rail to the front main part of the rower, close it with the rear stabilizer, attach the console, and add water inside the tank. This shouldn’t take more than 30 minutes. All the necessary tools are included and the manual provides very clear assembly instruction.

For maintenance, it is recommended to keep the unit’s rail clean to prevent any damage to the seat rollers. The box does not include chlorine pills for water treatment, and the manual specified that the water shouldn’t be treated with bleach or pool chlorine pills. So, regular water change may be a good call. And finally, it is recommended to periodically check for loose bolts and parts, and re-tighten them if necessary.

Pros

  • Sturdy frame – can support users up to 300 lbs (136 kg);
  • Aesthetic design;
  • Space-saving unit – can be stored vertically;
  • Transport wheels on the front base;
  • Adjustable stabilizers on the rear base;
  • Ergonomic, contoured designed seat;
  • Ergonomic, curved handle to minimize stress on the wrists;
  • Durable footrests with heel guards and adjustable straps;
  • Water resistance system, providing the most natural rowing feel that you can get;
  • Exercise meter with a multi-window LCD display that tracks time, 500m/time, pulse, distance, strokes per minute, total strokes, calories;
  • Two workout programs – Manual and Race;
  • Recovery function;
  • Smooth and quiet operation;
  • Little maintenance required;
  • Easy to assemble.

Cons

  • No chlorine pills for water treatment;
  • The fitness meter does not have backlight;
  • Chest strap or armband transmitter for pulse reading is not included.
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