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Thread: Harbor Freight Recalls Pittburgh 3 and 6-Ton Jackstands

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    Stay safe and have a backup system in place

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    what exactly was I thinking getting jack stands from Harbor Freight??? Glad to still be here to talk about it.

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    Replacement Harbor Freight jack stand reportedly fails on first use.

    https://www.yahoo.com/autos/replacem...180000215.html
    2005 IR / black / 6MT
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    Quote Originally Posted by fredo View Post
    Replacement Harbor Freight jack stand reportedly fails on first use.

    https://www.yahoo.com/autos/replacem...180000215.html
    Thanks Fredo for sharing.... slight flaw in the article though: "A stand rated for three tons should support 3,000 pounds" Huh??? Clearly the author is no math major.....
    - Pete


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    I see your point. 1 ton = 2,000 pounds.
    2005 IR / black / 6MT
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    right... those 1,000 lb tons are for lightweights
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