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September

“Chop Cut Rebuild” Host Loves BendPak

Dan Woods, producer and host of the show Chop Cut Rebuild on SpeedTV, recently had some nice words to say about us to a potential BendPak customer. Excerpt below: When it comes to products used on our show, we try to be very selective in how we source suppliers. When viewers see us using tools […]

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Another BendPak Spotted in TV Ad

We’ve been spotted! Another sharp-eyed television connoisseur reported BendPak two-post lifts in the background of General Electric’s “Hey, Got a Wrench?” commercial. So we rooted around on their website and found not only the ad, but also a “making-of” style documentary in which the “Pak” of the BendPak logo is clearly seen on one of the blue lift posts. I guess that means we can officially add “jet engine” to the long list of BendPak two-post lifting applications.

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The Great ALI Certification Debate

Two days ago, a user named Piper on the GarageJournal forum started a poll about a topic very near and dear to our hearts here at BendPak–ALI Certification. The poll asked fellow members:
“All things considered, if you were going to buy a lift, would you buy certified, uncertified, or don’t care?”

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Ranger RL-8500 Brake Lathe Camera Phone Pictorial

Late yesterday, our quality control specialist was kind enough to give some of us a brief demonstration of the new Ranger RL-8500 Combination Brake Lathe. We rushed on the scene with our trusty, fancy, extremely high-resolution camera phone, to capture all the magnificent detail! 😉

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US Auto Industry Breakdown

What a difference three years make. The good bloggers over at Mint.com have put together a comprehensive snapshot of the US auto industry from 2006 until now, tracking and comparing the fall and rise of GM, Ford and Chrysler.

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