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Dave Baker, a life long rower, High School crew
coach, Registered Professional Engineer (MA), and two‐time lumbar surgery survivor initially developed the Shox‐Box as a way for him to train through the winter on a rowing machine.

The Shox-Box was manufactured in Massachusetts and sold by Blackstone Automation from 2009 thru 2014. On December 12, 2014, Shox-Box manufacturing operations were discontinued and the Blackstone Automation business was closed.​

Email Address: sales@shoxbox.biz

Note: The Blackstone Automation business is closed and we are no longer selling the Shox-Box products.  



We are entertaining

offers for the Shox-Box patent, which includes integrating the Shox-Box technology into a

rowing machine.

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