Benches (mostly for dumbbells and flags)

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Re: Benches (mostly for dumbbells and flags)

Postby Arkann » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:24 am

speedy wrote:Everything arrived Friday so I am all set.


How long did it take you to assemble? I'd appreciate if you can share the pic..




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Re: Benches (mostly for dumbbells and flags)

Postby speedy » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:56 am

I tried to embed the image into the thread but not having any luck and no interest at this time to utilize a picture hosting site.

So here are the links if you want to see the final result of the setup I did this past Sunday and Monday.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lglt68qn7lo8z ... 1.jpg?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/sdb4i4lrpo6ud ... 1.jpg?dl=0
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Re: Benches (mostly for dumbbells and flags)

Postby Arkann » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:02 am

speedy wrote:I tried to embed the image into the thread but not having any luck and no interest at this time to utilize a picture hosting site.

So here are the links if you want to see the final result of the setup I did this past Sunday and Monday.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lglt68qn7lo8z ... 1.jpg?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/sdb4i4lrpo6ud ... 1.jpg?dl=0


Thank you. Looks good! How long/difficult was the assembly?

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Re: Benches (mostly for dumbbells and flags)

Postby speedy » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:03 am

Arkann wrote:
speedy wrote:Everything arrived Friday so I am all set.


How long did it take you to assemble? I'd appreciate if you can share the pic..


2hrs tops. But I didn't full tighten any of the bolts for I learn from last time, position it FIRST at it's permanet location then tighten. Why? Because the level of the ground can vary from spot to spot, and you want the unit to self adjust to it's location otherwise you will most likely get a wobble.

BTW I learned the hard-way not to do body-rows away from the machine unless I have it anchored some how. The entire thing almost landed on me and the TV this morning. Instead re-positioned myself to do the rows with me in the unit itself and also found doing the dips outside unit is also a bad idea.

The bench came fully assembled and that thing is solid and heavy. Good thing it has a handle and wheels otherwise you would need a dolly or a second person to move it around.
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Re: Benches (mostly for dumbbells and flags)

Postby speedy » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:06 am

Arkann wrote:
speedy wrote:I tried to embed the image into the thread but not having any luck and no interest at this time to utilize a picture hosting site.

So here are the links if you want to see the final result of the setup I did this past Sunday and Monday.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lglt68qn7lo8z ... 1.jpg?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/sdb4i4lrpo6ud ... 1.jpg?dl=0


Thank you. Looks good! How long/difficult was the assembly?


Difficult? Please it was a cinch. The funny thing was I thought they forgot the instructions so I just used commonsense and referenced the pictures on the web to put it together till I need more bolts and found them with the instructions.

But this time, when it came to tighten I didn't bother with the ratchet wrench, instead I used an impact drill and all bolts tightened in about 60-seconds.
Hardcase wrote:...I no longer care about being on this site so i'm not bothered by final suggestions and any of that nonsense. ...I won't be back posting here again.

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Re: Benches (mostly for dumbbells and flags)

Postby speedy » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:09 am

I also went with the tallest unit and even at 6'2 I need a step ladder.
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Re: Benches (mostly for dumbbells and flags)

Postby Arkann » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:10 am

speedy wrote:
Arkann wrote:
speedy wrote:I tried to embed the image into the thread but not having any luck and no interest at this time to utilize a picture hosting site.

So here are the links if you want to see the final result of the setup I did this past Sunday and Monday.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lglt68qn7lo8z ... 1.jpg?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/sdb4i4lrpo6ud ... 1.jpg?dl=0


Thank you. Looks good! How long/difficult was the assembly?


Difficult? Please it was a cinch. The funny thing was I thought they forgot the instructions so I just used commonsense and referenced the pictures on the web to put it together till I need more bolts and found them with the instructions.

But this time, when it came to tighten I didn't bother with the ratchet wrench, instead I used an impact drill and all bolts tightened in about 60-seconds.


Awesome! Thanks and happy training!


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