I appreciate the feedback. I guess at the end of the day I'm just going to get under the bar and try it for a while and see what I think. If it doesn't work for me, can't hurt to just revert back to a Rippetoe style press, that I've more or less done forever anyway.
"Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best." —Henry Van Dyke