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Title: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: Joel5.0 on January 21, 2015, 11:43:46 am


http://www.youtube.com/v/cXCvq6DNJi0?version=3&hl=en_US


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: eckertd on January 21, 2015, 12:58:44 pm
Very interesting, indeed. No pricing info on MyLiftstand (http://myliftstand.com/)

But...

http://www.svtperformance.com/forums/showthread.php?924704-My-Lift-Stand-Cool!/page2 (http://)

Post #28 : $260/pr (as of 3/29/2013)



Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: 289nate on January 21, 2015, 01:23:31 pm
I really like that idea!


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: 289nate on January 21, 2015, 01:26:53 pm
Eckertd, your link doesn't work for me.


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: gtvert90 on January 21, 2015, 06:36:07 pm
I just sent the guy an email to get the price and where to get them


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: CDW6212R on January 21, 2015, 10:01:09 pm
Cool idea, if those internal safety locks work unfailingly.

Push the idea there, and here, and ask about a group buy. The price is always an issue, but like anything, make and effort to create an incentive, and who knows. I'm interested.


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: eckertd on January 22, 2015, 09:21:00 am
Eckertd, your link doesn't work for me.

http://www.svtperformance.com/forums/showthread.php?924704-My-Lift-Stand-Cool

Give this a shot. I think the exclamation point in the subject line which becomes part of the URL throws some browsers off. I clicked on this one in "preview post" and it worked for me. You'll have to go to Page 2, Post #28


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: gtvert90 on January 22, 2015, 09:40:11 am
Quote
Hi,
 
I am currently out of stock until mid-February. The price for a pair (2 stands) is $265.00, shipping is not included. A zip code is needed to quote the shipping. If youre interested in placing an order, send me your billing/shipping information. I will then email a paypal invoice that is payable with most any major credit card, or you may send a check by mail. The order will be shipped after payment is received.
 
 
∙  Lift Stands are made of 12ga. steel and have a black durable powder coat finish.
∙  A lift stand dimensions are 12wd. x 18lg. x 8"high. The extended height is 14 inches.
∙  The inside section of the top tire pan is 11"x11"x 1.5" deep.
∙  The locking pins are spring loaded, and made with .375 inch stainless steel.
∙  One stand weighs 35 lbs. with a maximum load rating of 2000 lbs.
∙  Four stands will support an 8,000 lbs. vehicle.
∙  Any floor jack that is less than 12 inches wide can be used.
∙  Warranty is 1 year on product to be free from physical defects in material and workmanship.
 
 
  Bill Gibbs                                                                               
  myliftstand.com
  708-715-5159
 
 
From: Phil Roehrborn []
Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 5:36 PM
To: bill@myliftstand.com


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: 289nate on January 22, 2015, 10:02:18 am
Sounds like this guy needs to go on that Shark Tank show before Harbor Freight comes up with the China version.


Title: Re:
Post by: gtvert90 on January 22, 2015, 10:10:43 am
They are sweet but 530+shipping for a set of 4 jack stands is rough.  Not to mention there limited use.  No brake,  suspension work.  I was thinking you could at least use it for transmission swaps but you couldn't rotate the drive shaft to get the bolts out.  You'll have trouble putting a cat back in with the suspension loaded.  Considering that they seem more of a novelty unless I'm missing something.


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: CDW6212R on January 22, 2015, 12:49:43 pm
Sounds like this guy needs to go on that Shark Tank show before Harbor Freight comes up with the China version.

Yes, unfortunately that is very likely. China does not honor patents or ideas of any kind, over there intellectual theft is normal.


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: 85_GT on January 22, 2015, 12:51:32 pm
He needs to hit a price point of around 200 for a set of 4...


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: mighty mouse on January 22, 2015, 01:09:02 pm
Price is ridiculous.

Too many steps involved to make it really something I would pay top dollar for.

In order for him to be out of stock. ..He either only made one prototype or practically gave the other sets away to get his name out there.


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: gtvert90 on January 22, 2015, 06:24:53 pm
Price is ridiculous.

Too many steps involved to make it really something I would pay top dollar for.

In order for him to be out of stock. ..He either only made one prototype or practically gave the other sets away to get his name out there.

Its not necessarily the steps. ( the way he did it was ridiculous no reason you can't do front and back on most vehicles not tire by tire) but your still limited as to what you can do while its on the stands. I feel like in the case when I use jackstands they couldn't be used 75% of the time.  I could see them good for someone to do subframe connectors, but if your a shop doing that many of them you should invest in a 4 post lift.


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: OX1 on January 22, 2015, 06:30:58 pm
Price is ridiculous.


Agree..........

Almost gets you a used lift

http://westernmass.craigslist.org/tls/4851946731.html
http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/tls/4847988153.html


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: CDW6212R on January 22, 2015, 07:59:09 pm
Price is ridiculous.

Too many steps involved to make it really something I would pay top dollar for.

In order for him to be out of stock. ..He either only made one prototype or practically gave the other sets away to get his name out there.

Its not necessarily the steps. ( the way he did it was ridiculous no reason you can't do front and back on most vehicles not tire by tire) but your still limited as to what you can do while its on the stands. I feel like in the case when I use jackstands they couldn't be used 75% of the time.  I could see them good for someone to do subframe connectors, but if your a shop doing that many of them you should invest in a 4 post lift.


That makes me think, it would be a much better idea to have one similar, to lift a car front one center point. If the top pad size was made, sized to be able to lift at a smaller area, you could lift one end to do more tasks. The stand would have to be able to support more than 2000lbs though, which is where me first question was aimed, how strong are those locks that automatically allow it to go up.


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: 289nate on January 22, 2015, 09:31:43 pm
He needs to hit a price point of around 200 for a set of 4...

I agree.  And I would buy a full set of four at that price and would use them.  One of my brother-in-laws moved to Oregon and took his four post lift with him.  :bang


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: juiced coupe on January 22, 2015, 09:43:53 pm
He needs to hit a price point of around 200 for a set of 4...

I don't see that happening, not something designed for that kind of weight. A economy version with pins instead of the auto-locking feature might save a little.

I'd probably be willing to pay more like $400 a set, shipped. $600 a set (shipped) is still a bit much. But I can think of a few times where they would have been worth it.


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: 85_GT on January 22, 2015, 10:07:47 pm
That's not that much weight. WAY back in high school mechanical design class, they tested a plain stamp steel jack stand.  Kind with 3 height holes and slide in pin.  Rated 1 1/2 tons.  IIRC, it wasn't until at least 10,000 pounds before it started giving.  And the failure was the thru hole in the out tube started stretching downward.

He's got 4 pins.. please... lol


Title: Re: Has anybody used these jack stands?
Post by: juiced coupe on January 22, 2015, 10:18:28 pm
That's not that much weight. WAY back in high school mechanical design class, they tested a plain stamp steel jack stand.  Kind with 3 height holes and slide in pin.  Rated 1 1/2 tons.  IIRC, it wasn't until at least 10,000 pounds before it started giving.  And the failure was the thru hole in the out tube started stretching downward.

He's got 4 pins.. please... lol

That was just vertical force. When things start getting shaken and slammed around the vehicle, load capacity goes down fast.

Regardless of their design, I'm not sure that I'd trust them with with my 6000# truck on them. Its already trashed a couple lighter duty jacks and jack stands.