CFF PRO SERIES ELITE HEAVY DUTY SQUAT STANDS

J-Hooks – lbs at full extension This is only when the stands are bolted down J-Hooks – lbs at full extension, but not bolted When going over lbs, we strongly suggest using the plate horns to weight down the squat stands. Clearly if you lose your balance somehow while squatting, you just plain need a cage. About Ironmind vs Watson, I’d choose Watson personally. I have a portable squat stand and I use those heavy duty collapsible saw horse extended off the catch arms just in case I happen to fall backward. Trademark Rack’em 8-Ball stained glass Tiffany lam Expert lifters are more likely to have controlled fails which can still lead to injury. And these are expert lifters.

Those little baby stands are going to tip over and you’ll just piss around with them too much. Trademark Rack’em 8-Ball stained glass Tiffany lam Amazon for some reason lists that the bar catch can handle pounds – obviously that’s not nearly enough, but the official page says “Can handle lbs at the bar catch. Last edited by PaulRivers; at That’s often 3 months of membership down the drain, just for a squat fail. However, you can also find people on this forum advocating for lifting without any safeties at all throw the bar off your back while squatting, roll the bar or let the plates fall off the end while bench pressing, etc. There is so much movement potential, and different failure points, with a squat you really want your “safety net” to be as large as possible.

Amazon for some reason lists that the bar catch can handle pounds – obviously that’s not nearly enough, but the official page says “Can handle lbs at the bar catch. Spotter Arms – lbs static weightT-Frame Design gives you a complete sense of stability without a cross member protruding out which eliminates the need to step away from the rack.

Originally Posted by Detrus. Are you looking for best Commercial Power Rack? However, you can also find people on this forum advocating for lifting without any safeties at all throw the bar off your back while squatting, roll the bar or let the plates fall off the end while bench pressing, etc. Anyone else have any thoughts?

This is where your logic fails miserably. Originally Posted by owasM. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. While you may not be using 1 rep max on those stands etc, its not necessarily 1 rep maxing where you could run into trouble it can happen with weight that you could normally do X amount of reps.

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I remember another one where a guy was stuck at the bottom position and needed a human spotter to help get it off. Results 1 to 30 of They also adjust in increments as small as 1.

I just can’t fit elitr full cage or even Sumo cage in my place and I feel totally safe squatting with this setup. Trademark Rack’em 8-Ball stained glass Tiffany lam If you get fancy space saving stands, total cost is similar to bumpers. They are the only bolt together Squat Stands that can So sliding rods and hand screws are fine, but pulling out tools etc etc is to long.

Posted by mobo heri at 9: Failures are often total loss of control, mine was. If you squat with bumpers you can use cheap stands. Originally Posted by smokeater. Their really is nothing that comes remotely close to the safety of a power rack. That is kind of amusing about the spotters costing money if the bar gets dropped on them, lol, would be kind of funny if that happened Notice the guy is grabbing his calves in some pain after being stuck heavy weight for 3 seconds.

First, yes, the safest way to lift at home is with a power cage. Looks fine for a missed rep, but if you lose balance or injure yourself, hitting those tiny safeties would be dependent on luck. Here are all the links and pics I ran across, for future reference and in case anyone else is curious. If you fail like that at any point except the bottom the bar will land hard on spotters and bend.

The thing is, crossfitters use bumper plates only.

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If you occasionally dumped iron plates, you’d need a certain level of flooring to tolerate it. Only finding this one now http: But now that you mention it, it’s weird how much shorter the arms look in the version in my first pic in the facebook pic vs how long they look in the amazon pic Where others have failed using similar things that your wanting to use.

Watson stands can be stacked on top of each other like so http: Whenever there’s a thread on it there’s always a bunch of people insisting that anything but a power rack is “unsafe”, but then there’s also plenty of threads from people who don’t use any catches or safeties at all and think that’s fine to, as they believe you can just dump it off your back safely.

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Originally Posted by dskoo Clearly if you lose your balance somehow while squatting, you just plain need a cage. Marcy Olympic 2 Piece Weight Bench.

CFF Pro Series Elite Heavy Duty Squat Stands

Stop putting fitness on the back burner trying to hide it under beds and fold it up; get a rack and be done with it. I heqvy a portable squat stand and I use those heavy duty collapsible saw horse extended off the catch arms just in case I happen to fall backward.

Those little baby stands are going to tip over and you’ll just piss around with them too much.

And these are expert lifters. I’m personally comfortable lifting in a situation where I have something I can put the bar down on – I’m not doing 1 rep maxes, or training to failure, I just don’t want to get trapped under the bar while squatting or bench pressing.

I’d be worried with those smaller safety spotters. J-Hooks – lbs stabds full extension This is only when the stands are bolted down J-Hooks – lbs at full extension, but not bolted When going over lbs, we strongly suggest using the plate horns to weight down the squat stands.

Best of luck with your equipment choice and I hope your taking the few extra bucks that squaat equipment cost and at least are putting it towards a good emergency health plan. Maybe if you squat really wrong like in the facebook video https: At lbs we suggest sand bagging slite front if the squat stands are not bolted down. Spotter arms are rated at lb static weight”. But your knees will need surgery. Those CFF pro elite stands are a missed opportunity to provide the same functionality at a lower price point.

Last edited by owasM; at We have applied a multi directional fame and bolt assembly, assuring stability under heavy use.