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Old 08-05-2010, 09:23 AM   #11
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Re: Squat rack/stand

I personally have the Iron Mind Vulcan stands.

http://ironmind-store.com/Vulcan-Rac...ductinfo/1217/

I also suspect that the Rogue stands are pretty nice.

http://www.roguefitness.com/store/rogue_s1.php

For a little less money, something like this would be pretty good:

http://www.bwproducts.com/fitness/eq.../racks/r04.htm
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Old 08-05-2010, 09:24 AM   #12
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It says on the site that the max load for those is 250 lbs. I'd be careful if you are squatting a lot with them.
+1 I wouldn't go anywhere near those with a significant load.
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Old 08-05-2010, 12:55 PM   #13
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Re: Squat rack/stand

I've purchased both the IronMind and the Bradshaw Welding squat racks. They're nearly identical and I've been quite satisfied with both. I'm a loyal IronMind customer but the price is so much better at Bradshaw it's hard to ignore.
You can see them in action here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N43b22zlEIo
I'm tall so I set them up high and they're still plenty stable.
Here's the link for Bradshaw stands:
http://www.bwproducts.com/fitness/eq.../racks/r04.htm

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Old 08-05-2010, 01:49 PM   #14
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Re: Squat rack/stand

I would steer clear of racks made with 14 Gauge steel if you plan on anything other than light garage work.

The BW racks seem pretty simple and solid, should also note that they don't have any moving parts, springs or threads.

I like the connected racks but many Olifting folks like the Indies better. Coach Burgener said he liked our S-1 racks better than any other he has seen. There is an obvious budget to keep in mind so I can see why the York may fit the bill for many!

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Old 08-05-2010, 02:29 PM   #15
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Re: Squat rack/stand

I have both the BW Rack and the rack from dynamic eleiko.

http://www.dynamic-eleiko.com/products/squatrack.html (WFS)

Both are solid and would not hesitate to get either one. Like Bill, I prefer the connected racks a lot better. I don't have to worry about my feet catching one of the feet for the individual stands when I have a loaded barbell on my back
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Old 08-05-2010, 04:17 PM   #16
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Re: Squat rack/stand

I have the Wright Rack (WFS) and it's been great. The uppers were a little difficult to get into the lowers at first, but a little sandpaper and a lot of WD-40 I've got a great adjustable rack for $200. It holds plates which is a bonus too but honestly bumpers don't fit as well as I would have liked. All in all though, hard to beat it for the price and I paid $0 in shipping b/c I picked it up when I drove to the store and got all my Wright Rubber bumpers.
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Old 08-07-2010, 05:33 AM   #17
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Re: Squat rack/stand

I just saw these the other day.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT (WFS)
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Old 01-15-2011, 06:05 AM   #18
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Re: Squat rack/stand

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It says on the site that the max load for those is 250 lbs. I'd be careful if you are squatting a lot with them.
I would just like to mention your right. Last night I went for a PR of 270 and bent them.


wast of money??? yes. warned yes.

damn it


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Old 01-15-2011, 04:20 PM   #19
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Re: Squat rack/stand

I say search craigslist, I bought mine for $150, it looks almost exactly like this one:

http://p0.flyerland.ca/images/produc...0916_image.jpg

I've squatted 365 on it with no signs of bending or damage to the rack so I'm sure its got a high rating.

Another plus side it also holds bumpers quite well.
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Old 01-15-2011, 04:41 PM   #20
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Jesup Gym - I've had 550 plus on them with no issues...
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