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Alternatives to buying a repair stand?

I'd like to buy a repair stand, but I can never seem to convince myself to drop the $100 minimum it seems I'd need to spend. Has anybody had any success building a stand themselves, or is it worth it ...
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What brands of repair stands are sturdy?

I'm considering getting a repair stand, used if I can find one. Aside from the obvious (Park Tool stands), which ones are well-made? I'd like to try and snag a good one on an eBay auction if I can for ...
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Bottom bracket repair stand experience

Does anyone have direct experience with the ParkTool Team Race Stand or other brands/models of bottom bracket repair stands? If so, do you like it and why? A good answer for me will include the ...
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Never used a repair stand before. Wondering how much they can handle

So, I've started to look into buying a bicycle repair stand. I've never used one before, and I was just wondering if people keep their bikes clamped while really torquing down on a bolt, and trying ...
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“Footprint” of the Park Tool PCS 9 stand

I am trying to workout whether the park tool PCS 9 workstand would fit in my bath tub (it's the only place I can clean my bike). To do so I need to know how big the footprint of the stand is. Could ...
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Repairing older Cycleops Mag trainer

I have an older cycleops Mag trainer which has started to make a clicking noise when the tire is engaged. Is it possible to repair this?