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Old 11-19-2012, 10:01 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Tony216 View Post
Here's a quick study in economics.

You can buy front and rear stands from Company X for $150. You eventually realize that Pit Bull stands are better and pay $360 for the Pit Bull stands.

For whatever reason, you decide you don't need stands anymore (quit riding, bought a Harley, etc.). You sell your stands. You get a quick $250 for your Pit Bull stands. Meanwhile, no one wants your stands from Company X, and you get to deal with people on Craigslist offering to trade you a used muffler off their 96 civic.

Or you can just buy Pit Bulls right from the beginning.

In the end (assuming no failures with your Company X stands), which ones cost you more?

This is my choice on stands:

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Old 11-19-2012, 10:08 AM   #32 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by edonthenet View Post
Got my Lockhart Phillips stands today. Wow, gotta say they are awesome. More like furniture then a tool. Light and VERY solid and much cheaper then the Pitbulls. No way the bike can get off these without my permission. I got the slider version and I'm still up in the air if I'm going to put any on so for now a grade 8 cap screw works to lift the back end. Finally I can get my chain lubed the way I like and get those wheels sparkling
Pics are cellphone crappy weather quality.

Rear looks great. I don't know about the front stand? Just the way it goes into the forks that worries me. But that may be just me.

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Old 02-06-2014, 08:12 PM   #33 (permalink)
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I'm looking to buy a front pitbull stand. What the correct pin size that i need?

In the begining of this thread people said the #2 but if i go to pitbulls size chart they say to get the #34 pin?
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:04 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Backnine951 View Post
Anyone heard of Powerstands?
I've for a set front and rear. The front goes under the fork and I don't use it in the S1000rr because it has slipped off twice. I use the Powerstands at the track for my Gixxer for the tire warmers and they've been dependable for the last five years. However, as I said, not my choice as a front stand for the BMW.
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