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Jack Point Jack Stands

No affiliation with company. I just wanted to write and say how much I love these stands. It really takes the thinking out of where to jack the car up from. I had more conflicting answers on where to and not to jack the car up from. Super easy now. Also, the construction is top notch, no weld seams, just a large chunk of whatever they are built from. The fear of the car falling on me is nil (I still put blocks under the car for safety) and leaving on the stands for an extended period is not a problem. It use to bother me. More a me problem but I just didn't like leaving the car on stands.

Oh, customer service was top notch as well. Any questions I had, they answered pronto.

Anyhow, thought I should write since we typically only here about bad vendors.

David

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No affiliation with company. ......

Anyhow, thought I should write since we typically only here about bad vendors.

David
and what Company might that be ??? never mind : Jack Stands

maybe a picture ?
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I guess they saved a lot of money on the marketing department staff on trying to come up with a product name.

A link to them, or a picture would be nice.
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I think the name is Jack Point.

http://www.jackpointjackstands.com/

The height is actually pretty good. With the car at an angle, I had zero problem getting under the car and moving around. Now would (or could) I use to lower a motor, no but for brakes, oil changes and suspension stuff, I think they would work fine. I've only used in the front as a disclaimer.

Would a lift be better, yes but a bit overkill for most of us.

If regular jack stands are your thing, great. I just never really felt that safe with them. As mentioned, a ME problem. For me these just take a lot of the worry out of the equation.

As mentioned, zero connection to them. Just really liked the product and service.
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Okay, those are pretty cool. I can immediately see how these are both easier to use and safer.
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Interesting design.
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When you lower one end of a vehicle, it comes swinging down in an arc. How is that supposed to register the round puck into the base? Do you scoot the stand along until the plate lands in the circular base? They didn't show if the bases stack and how much room all of the stuff takes up, load capacity, etc.
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Interesting design.
Very nice but I'm really in need for our growing Land Rover collection (the daughter has pointed out that she's been left out) and I don't think this will help. Been considering 6 ton jack stands.

For the Porsche or similar it looks like the deal. When my kid had an Audi A4 I found the pinch welds had been bent a little from previous lifts by a PO and it was really hard to find a suitable place to place a jack stand.
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Very nice but I'm really in need for our growing Land Rover collection (the daughter has pointed out that she's been left out) and I don't think this will help. Been considering 6 ton jack stands.

For the Porsche or similar it looks like the deal. When my kid had an Audi A4 I found the pinch welds had been bent a little from previous lifts by a PO and it was really hard to find a suitable place to place a jack stand.
Agreed, certain vehicles won't benefit because these won't be tall enough. But, low vehicles and/or vehicles with stiff suspension will probably be OK.

Otherwise, standard jack stands are the way to go, preferably, something big and beefy and sturdy. I've always been a proponent of over-buying on jack stands. If I've got a 2 ton vehicle, then a 3-6 ton jack stand should be great.
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Agreed, certain vehicles won't benefit because these won't be tall enough. But, low vehicles and/or vehicles with stiff suspension will probably be OK.

Otherwise, standard jack stands are the way to go, preferably, something big and beefy and sturdy. I've always been a proponent of over-buying on jack stands. If I've got a 2 ton vehicle, then a 3-6 ton jack stand should be great.
unless you bought them at harbor freight...
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unless you bought them at harbor freight...
Yeah, nothing that protects my life is coming from Harbor Freight.

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