I thought going cheaper would be OK-- I now think it was a mistake.
As many others have mentioned in their review, there aren't enough screws to complete assembly. The screw/nut packaging lists the number of pieces that are needed before the shrink-wrap is applied and I imagine the person who fills this portion of the process simply adds the number that is printed on the packaging--the problem is the packaging number for part #25 is wrong as you will soon find out when you go to assemble. There may be other parts missing--I stopped assembly at that point and am deciding on what to do with a device I find lacking.
I also think it's misleading to say that there are 'multiple hand positions' for the pullup portion of this device. Moving your hands on the fixed handles either in or out shouldn't be considered 'multi-position.' You might get the idea as I did from the photos, where the pullup handles meet the larger, support arms, that the handles might pivot in and out--they do not. They should!--it would have been a really nice feature and would sell a lot more product.
In putting together this device, I find that the dip-bars are too far apart--for me @ 6'2".--and in my opinion, will put unnecessary strain on the outside of the arms.
I've owned a dip station before--sold when moved. The main thing that sold me on this one was the folding up of the dip arms. I would look for this feature on other models.
Another 'annoyance' is that the instruction(s) are one one page while the corresponding illustration is on the next page (on which lists the next steps to be followed.) Put them on the same page!
If I still had all the packaging, I might have considered returning. I will make it work though I wish I had bought something else.
As an added bonus the FedEx driver shoved this very heavy box off their truck and left it at the end of our sidewalk, next to the driveway. So thanks for that FedEx.
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