39 of 40 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Unbeatable for the price
Bought this dumbell bench on Amazon and it turned up as a flat pack only a few days later. It took me about 30 mins to assemble. The bench itself is excellent for the price and is ideal for the fairly light dumbell and barbell weights that I want to use in conjunction with it.
This bench is not as solid and sturdy as say the type you would use in a typical gym...
Published on 8 Oct 2008 by Ian Kidd
48 of 48 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Great value, adequate bench
It's not hugely sturdy (i do heavy bench singles and lockouts with a rack but don't fancy doing anything over 120kg with this) and doesn't decline very well, neither does it go completely flat (with any decent level of support). It's a lot of hassle altering the angle of the bench but that comes with the territory of a home bench this price.
For £40-odd this...
Published on 23 Dec 2008 by J. R. Mahoney
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent bench,
This review is from: York DB4 Dumbbell Bench (Sports)Giving testament to the strength of this product I purchased this 3-4 years ago and it's still good as new. Sturdy metal frame. I can't fault it anywhere. Perfect for bench pressing at home (if bought in conjunction with a weight rack/stand) - BE WARNED: Some of the benches that come welded to a weight stand pitch the barbell handles right where your grip position is, making it impossible to comfortably raise and deploy the bar - Total design failures. With an independent bench and weight stand you organise the barbell being supported at the ends, giving you complete freedom to use the bar. I bought this with squat stands; the squat stands work perfectly as a weight rack and obviously are good for squatting as well.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great bench,
This review is from: York DB4 Dumbbell Bench (Sports)Great bench at great price.
It's a great addition to a home gym. I haven't yet tried to get close to 200kgs but so it seems very strong.
10 different positions are great to work all your group muscles and abs.
i Recommend it to everyone who can't afford a gym membership.
3.0 out of 5 stars Good,
This review is from: York DB4 Dumbbell Bench (Sports)It is okey, but doenst worth the price. it is not perfectly designed and very hard to change the position.
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice bench,
This review is from: York DB4 Dumbbell Bench (Sports)Slightly creaky but feels solid enough for me and my 20kg dumbbells. As stated by previous buyers, the position changing process is a pain, but you get what you pay for. Overally, a brilliant product for the price and definitely worth the money.
4.0 out of 5 stars Great value, but buy better if you can afford it,
This review is from: York DB4 Dumbbell Bench (Sports)Arrived well packed, instructions good and took about 30 mins to assemble on my own. Well made, although the front floor bracket isn't very big so it doesn't offer great support. However, for the price, £48 delivered, it is great value for money if you are just starting out, I would certainly prefer something sturdier though but you definately get what you pay for.
All in all, if you want a cheap bench with adjustable support, this is great. If you are serious about lifting, spend £90 and get the next one up.
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect!,
This review is from: York DB4 Dumbbell Bench (Sports)This arrived promptly, in secure packaging. Assembling it took a little effort, but there were no problems and everything fitted together smoothly to create a sturdy bench. Adjusting the angle of the bench is very simple, which makes it easy to use for a variety of exercises. The foam rolls and the bench padding are both comfortable, however the gap between the seat and back is exposed metal which is a little uncomfortable in some positions - this is easily remedied by laying a towel on the gap. Overall I think this product is excellent value for money and I would recommend it to anyone.
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Bench,
This review is from: York DB4 Dumbbell Bench (Sports)Bought for my husband fir birthday. Good value for money. Looks and feels solid, easy in use, he is happy with the bench
4.0 out of 5 stars Great for the money,
This review is from: York DB4 Dumbbell Bench (Sports)Hi everyone and welcome to my first product review. I though i would review this product because i would like to notice one specific thing about the bench. It is quite small. Meaning that tall people (i am 1,73) will have an issue. Also the gap between the seat and the back rest when the bench is flat is big... that causes the back to fall in there and it... rather hurts. I have solved that issue using a small hand towel there. Works like a charm!!!
Essentially though... it is perfect for me and the money i paid. It is steady but changing the back rest position is a little tedious but again... a great deal for the money!!!
Thank you for reading!!!!
4.0 out of 5 stars Well worth it,
This review is from: York DB4 Dumbbell Bench (Sports)Well worth the money. Practical, well built and reliable (I am 6ft 2 and 15 stone). Its fairly easy to build up.
there is one problem I find with this (hence the missing star), when changing the position of the bench it is very awkward and stiff to do - only problem and fairly easy to get over.
overall very happy and would recommend.
4.0 out of 5 stars Dumbbell Bench,
This review is from: York DB4 Dumbbell Bench (Sports)i have found this bench to be ideal for me as i am just starting out with weights. The bench seems well made and is easy to assemble when it arrives, took me less than twenty mins. The only reason i have marked this bench down is because of the seat adjuster, it uses a bolt and hand wheel the bolt has to be lined up through four holes and all the time you are trying to line them up the seat is trying to drop downward so you need about four sets of hands to hold everything.
Summary; if you want a good starter bench this is ideal but just beware it is not easy to adjust...
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