Reviewed by tim from olympia, wa on Sunday, October 24, 2010
This is a great stand. Well engineered. The comment below about the poor instructions is difficult to understand. The instructions just has pictures but you can put it together without even looking. It is obvious how it comes together if you see a picture. It is heavy because it must be in orde...
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Reviewed by dogmother diane from NC on Friday, July 10, 2015
This is advertised as a swing stand. After putting it together (by the way, there are no instructions, just a picture, and it did not come with a chain as shown on the STP web site) I attached an ABO swing chair, sat in it and found it to be very comfortable. But when I tried to swing the front of the base of the stand came off the ground, and had a strong male friend not been there, I think it would have toppled backward. I am underweight, so too much heft was not the problem. This stand will support you to sit, but not to swing. I packed it all up and sent it back.
Reviewed by charlie e from Iowa on Monday, May 11, 2015
We ordered the swing stands to hold our "sky chairs". They looked good and sturdy when put together, but when you went to sit in the chair, they tipped over and smacked you in the head. We tried lowering the the swing to change the center of gravity. Still got smacked. We sent them both back.
I just hang the footrest from the same spring I hang the chair (the instructions talk about an O ring, but the O ring is separate, not attached as pictured and I don't know how the heck to use it, but hanging the rope directly on the spring works fine...and so does hanging the footrest their.
Answered on 10/2/2010 12:00:00 AM by tmf from buffalo ny
The footrest hangs from the top ring (the same ring the ropes for the chair are tied to) by a separate rope. You can use the footrest by adjusting the height to your desired place by shortening or lengthening the rope (using the knot at the ring). When not in use, the footrest is easily swung around in back of the chair.
Answered on 9/8/2011 12:00:00 AM by fanger from Norman, OK