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Old 12-05-2007, 02:14 PM   #41
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Re: Review of New Squat Stands

I just came across these the other day and wasn't sure if they'd be worth the money. There's no doubt that I'm going to order them now!

Thanks for the review!
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:35 AM   #42
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Re: Review of New Squat Stands

I just ordered a pair of these over the weekend. They have raised the price a bit. They are now $114.99 and $39.99 for shipping.

I sent them a note and they did adjust the shipping price so I only paid the $140.

I'll let you know what I think of them once I get them set up.
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:46 AM   #43
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Re: Review of New Squat Stands

I Picked up a pair of York squat stands for $40.00 on craigslist, couldn't be happier. I'll look into these when I'm ready to add a couple more pairs. Thanks
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:00 PM   #44
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Re: Review of New Squat Stands

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My only concern with them is putting a heavily loaded bar on the adjustable racks on the lower portion. These are only supported by a thin piece of flat stock and I could see that being a weak point. I'll snap an image of it an upload in a bit.

I put mine together the other night, which was pretty simple.

However, be aware that the lower rack is too low for racking at the top of a bench press, if you do such things. Might work as a safety spot if you have a pretty low bench. Should work nicely for floor presses or floor wipers, though.
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Old 01-15-2008, 05:10 PM   #45
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Re: Review of New Squat Stands

I, too, have a pair of these stands. After a couple of weeks of use I'm very pleased with them - especially for the price.

I do have one very minor beef, though. The designer should have lined the holes in the posts up a little better so that I can leave the stands at my preferred height and the hooks (?) for benching at my preferred height at the same time. The way things work now is I have to change the height of the stands in order to get the bench hooks (what are these called?) to the right place every time. Then I've got to move everything again to get the stand back to the height that I prefer. A minor nuisance, but a nuisance none-the-less.

Once I've done with Starting Strength I probably won't bench much anyway, so it won't be an issue at that point.

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Old 01-23-2008, 09:47 AM   #46
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Re: Review of New Squat Stands

I got my stands put together a few days ago. They're pretty nice. I cut up some small pieces of rubber flooring square material I had left over and duct taped them to the bar holder at the top to protect the rack and the bar. I have not tried benching with it yet.

I'm pretty happy with it. Good price and seems pretty steady and solid.
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Old 02-03-2008, 10:29 PM   #47
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Re: Review of New Squat Stands

Hey, I've been trying to find these. Are these the same things if reviewed (w/f safe)

http://cgi.ebay.com/XS-Strength-Squa...QQcmdZViewItem

If so, any comments on the statement of a 250lb max load?? If not, has anyone else ordered these?
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Old 02-11-2008, 02:46 AM   #48
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Re: Review of New Squat Stands

Just wanted any additional reviews of people who have used these squatting 500+ or any larger amounts of weight??
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Old 06-10-2008, 10:27 PM   #49
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Re: Review of New Squat Stands

Anyone have any updated opinions of these squat stands?

I'm currently debating between these and the powerline, though the fact that these are more portable might be kind of nice, provided that they are of equivelent quality.
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Old 08-09-2008, 04:41 PM   #50
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Re: Review of New Squat Stands

I just ordered one!
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