Ever seen the Joe Dope US Army Training Films ? I specifically remember watching Joe Dope crib a Deuce with a stack of boards. Not nice and neat in a square. In a tall stack 1 wide and maybe 6 high under the middle of the axle. And off camera you could hear him scream. The front of the...
Northern Tool has what they call "22 Ton Jackstands".
They also seem to have several other heavier duty pieces as well.
In my humble opinon:
Whatever IDIOT started describing a set of two stands at its combined weight should be taken out back and shot.
Agreed. Maybe I didn't say it quite right.
I had thoughts of a piece of plywood (not OSB, real plywood) that would crush to conform.
Maybe and maybe not.
It just bothers be a lot when that "ear" on the jackstand is supporting the weight.
If that ear popped off, it wouldn't be pretty.
So just fishing for ideas here, but I wonder if a piece of wood between the stand (steel) and the axle (steel) would be a way to "better support" the truck? Somehow it just feels like more than those two little "ears" need to be supporting that vehicle...
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