7 Best Jack Stands | December 2016
When it's time for heavy lifting, it's time for a great jack stand. They're ideal not just for lifting cars, but are great for leveling RVs, holding boat trailers, and moving heavy farm equipment, too. We've rated these by price, ease of use, and load capacity. Skip to the best jack stand on Amazon.
The Wilmar W41022 3 Ton jack stands are bright yellow, which will help draw the attention of passing motorists, and keep you safer should you need to use them at night on a roadway. They are great quality given their price.
- durable enamel finish
- easy ratchet lifting
- max lift height of 17.25"
|Rating||3.8 / 5.0|
The Powerzone 380036 3 Ton Steel jack stands have a unique V-shaped top that will help keep heavy loads from shifting while being supported, even if the load in question doesn't have dedicated areas intended for lifting.
- lift range between 11" and 16.5"
- ratchet style locking bar
- well reviewed by owners
|Rating||3.9 / 5.0|
The Torin T43004 3 Ton Aluminum jack stands are smaller and more compact than other models, meaning they can be easily stored when not in use. Of course, that also means a slightly lower maximum lift height.
- secure locking bearing
- 5 height adjustments
- flanged top for solid support
|Rating||4.3 / 5.0|
As the name suggests, the Torin T41202 12 Ton jack stands can support an astonishing 12 tons, meaning they can support even massive vehicles. These stands meet ANSI standards, and are perfectly adequate for professional-grade use.
- deep tooth design for extra safety
- multi-position ductile ratchet bar
- ideal for diy oil changes
|Rating||4.1 / 5.0|
The Camco 44561 Olympian Aluminum jack stand costs half that of some comparable options, yet still supports as much weight. This is a great choice for making the minute adjustments needed to stabilize a parked RV or trailer.
- lighter than steel jacks
- intuitive easy to use design
- good idea to lubricate threads
|Rating||4.5 / 5.0|
A set of Hein-Werner HW93506 Blue/Yellow jack stands are strong enough to support almost any car or pickup, and have an astonishingly good top lift height of nearly 26 inches. Their lowest height is just over 16 inches.
- load capacity of 6000 lbs. each
- chip resistant finish
- smooth ratchet action
|Rating||4.5 / 5.0|
The Torin TR6501 48" Farm Jack can support a staggering 7,000 pounds, and can lift loads as high as 48 inches off the ground. Use it for boat trailers, car repairs, RV leveling and so much more. It can even help pull fence posts.
- minimum 6" lift height
- lifts trucks and heavy farm equipment
- weighs less than 35 lbs.
|Rating||4.7 / 5.0|