Flimsy parts, good products for the right market
The frame is study enough, but I find those barholders leave a lot to be desired. The specs say they hold 300lbs, but I'd be scared to try it. A couple times now when I've gone to take the bar off the back side, I've pulled one of the holders off with the bar, leaving me with over 200lbs on my back and no where good to put it. Luckily, the first time I had a spotter and the second time I didn't have too much weight, so I walked around to the front and used those holders.
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3 stars instead of 2 because it fits olympic and standard bars and weights and it would be great for anyone not planning on going over 300lbs. This can be a great option if you want to stay thrifty with standard weights, bars, and this bench. If you decide to buy this I recommend wrapping the bar holders in foam and tape. If I could go back, I would have picked up the other marcy bench instead.