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Thanks! Just warned my son. He bought a set at the end of last year, and they look just like the ones in the picture.

Dangerous model numbers are: 56371, 61196 and 61197, both 3 and 6-ton stands, made between 2013 and 2019! 454,000 jack stands being recalled!

I know when I use my jack stands at home (for my sedan cars, anyway), because they're already too tall even fully retracted, I never need to raise those supports up. I always use them with the supports resting directly on the base. I've always been very skeptical of the ratchet teeth on those things. Just looks unsafe to me. Should really have some kind of fail-safe protection ... either a pin, or something inside the base underneath the vertical support, so if it falls it won't fall all the way down.

Here are two models with double-locking mechanism (probably should tell my son to get these instead):

https://www.amazon.com/Pro-LifT-T-6906D-Double-Jack-Stands/dp/B074R17GL4

https://www.amazon.com/Torin-Big-Steel-Jack-Stands/dp/B00026Z3DQ/ref=pd_sbs_263_2/130-0150167-2686076?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00026Z3DQ&pd_rd_r=d881cd7c-a421-4a47-a4cd-91919854eb09&pd_rd_w=FKk0k&pd_rd_wg=YBYWY&pf_rd_p=12b8d3e2-e203-4b23-a8bc-68a7d2806477&pf_rd_r=G7FE4WGHW9X6FEPF3CZ1&psc=1&refRID=G7FE4WGHW9X6FEPF3CZ1

... the thing I don't like about some of these jackstands, though, is the lack of depth in the "cradle" (half-moon) top part that actually contacts the vehicle. You need something that can accept that "pinch weld" piece of straight metal pointing down from the vehicle bottom ... otherwise you're supporting the weight of the vehicle on that narrow piece of metal instead of the broader frame. The "head" of a scissor jack actually accomplishes this part quite well with it's "slot" in the contact piece:

https://www.amazon.com/LEAD-BRAND-Scissor-Capacity-Strength/dp/B07CZGTXYH/ref=zg_bs_15708081_4?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=84VGTY2YFNN9XJFD403S

... also wish I could take the "head" piece of a scissor jack and attach it to a "cap-shaped" metal plate that would fit over the cradle of my aluminum floor jack so that I could cleanly lift at the pinch-weld jacking point using my floor jack (but with a scissor-jack head on it). I've been using 1 or 2 blocks of 2x6 wood for years, but I hate this solution. And I don't like the "hockey puck" solution, either. There's also that (3'?) long, straight C-shaped square metal tube solution rbarrios says works well ... lifting up an entire side of the vehicle ... but you're not jacking at the assigned jacking points that way ... which might be a problem on some vehicles? Also don't see it listed on toolsusa.com, eastwood, or mrtool anymore. I wonder if some variants of this tool were causing damage and ended up getting discontinued? UPDATE: Just called toolsusa.com and they don't carry it anymore (nor does their "sister" company, Eagle Equipment).

https://www.equinoxforum.net/10-general-tech-section/5112-tool-jacking-up-half-vehicle-same-time.html Rbarrios: Might want to update this thread?
 

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When I had my Verano I invested in Jack Point Jack Stands. They are excellent, however now having the Terrain the only way I can use them is during my tire rotations. Remove one wheel, lower onto the stand then proceed to do the rest of the rotations ending with the first position where the jack stand is. I wish Jack Point made SUV stands because I would happily drop the money on them.
 
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