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ericksrt4

So I have the harbor freight aluminum special and they worked with my r&g rear spool sliders until one of the sliders broke. I replaced them with TST wommet tech spool sliders but my stand is now too narrow to work with them. Any good options that won't break the bank? 

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markstertt

The best I've ever bought is the Pitbull reverse handle rear paddock stand, not the cheapest but after almost dropping the bike with my cheapie 'rear facing handle' stand I bit the bullet...so much easier to use with the forward facing handle in my right hand and the clutch side handlebar in the left. It's also adjustable for width and height and can be used with spool adapters or under swing arm brackets.  I'm not sure where I bought it or for how much but I'll see if I can find that info. This stand will outlast me for sure.

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DewMan

An economical set of paddock stands can be found HERE. They have optional models with head lift /triple tree attachment available or as an option to the one listed I got a headstand lift accessory to use with the one I already have.

 

I use these and they're more than sturdy enough I've found.

 

Good luck in finding what works for you.

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markstertt

Yes, that is a good recommendation, well built and good price and work fine on the -07.

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rider

I have a Harbor Freight rear stand and it's ok for light maintenance on a tight budget.  Just don' t rely too much on it.

I've also got the same stands (Venom) as DewMan, but I have the triple tree version of the front also.  I really like them and use them quite a bit.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00AV8HN42?psc=1

  (You'll also have to buy the extra pin set for the FZ 07,  but I think it's still way cheaper to buy a complete set of Venom stands than it is for any 1 Pitbull stand.)

I also have the Pitbull forward handle rear stand that Markstertt has and it's awesome but expensive.

https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/pit-bull-spooled-forward-handle-rear-stand

You can't beat Pitbull in my experience, but for the price, Venom is very good.   Not quite as rock solid as Pitbull, but I am not a bit worried about their stability.  Venom is good enough unless you're doing a lot of maintenance on a lot of bikes.

 

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r1limited

Whatever works and fits your budget

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rfranzel

I have heard some good things about the Trackside Paddock Stands. There were a few comments that the handle position made it a little awkward to operate, but I spoke to a fellow today who actually uses them and says they're great. Revzilla and Cycle Gear both have them on sale for $60 each - front and back stands. (50% off)

 

I plan to get them soon unless someone in the family offers to get it for me for a Christmas/Chanukah gift.

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ericksrt4

Ended up going with the trackside rear on Cyber Monday for $50. It's basically a chinese knock off of a pitbull. It does the job well enough and for $50 I can't complain. Whenever I get the discretionary funds I'll go big and get woodcraft or pitbull but the trackside should hold me over for awhile. 

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