Reviewed by up the river from Ohio on Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Ok--so I read all the reviews of this chair, and I did some thinking, and looking around at all the fold up chairs I could find. The main gripe seems to be that this is a heavy chair. But, it does hold 300 pounds... so, wouldn't you want it to be 'heavy'? I'm a pretty small woman, 5' and around 1...
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Reviewed by HikeBikeSkiMom from Glenwood Springs, CO on Saturday, December 06, 2014
This is a great chair that feels like it will be there for you! My husband and I are normal-sized people in our 60s so this chair doesn't need to support 300 pounds--although it feels like it could. It feels trustworthy and substantial, the arms are stable enough to use for support when sitting down or standing. It folds nicely and carries easily. It is everything we wanted in a camp chair.
Reviewed by HikeBikeSkiMom from Glenwood Springs, CO on Sunday, November 23, 2014
This chairs feels trustworthy and stable. Its higher seat height makes it much easier to get into and out of than the standard lower height. This feels like the kind of chair that will provide many comfortable evenings by the campfire.
Reviewed by bookishmom from Georgia on Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The chair was a little shorter than I thought it would be. But it is sturdy, and basically a substantial soccer chair. I think it will be good for camping and for my husband when he goes to the kids' games. He's bigger and taller, and the flimsy chairs commonly sold barely hold him.
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The frame doesn't touch the seat of the chair. The seat is more like a sling supported at
The edges, not in the middle. It's the most comfortable of this type of chair we've used.
Answered on 12/7/2014 8:09:09 PM by HikeBikeSkiMom from Glenwood Springs, CO
Facing the setup chair, there is a vertical X facing you under the seat,
connecting the arms and the legs, with a corresponding X in the rear
of the chair. There are no supports that come in contact with any of
the seat, or back. It's kind of a sloop design, that when the chair is set up
you sitting in it provides the tautness of the material. I have a bad back (two
surgeries lower back), and was satisfied with mine. It doesn't give you
perfect posture as you naturally slump a little. But, I sit in mine to relax.
Hope this is helpful for you. I ordered a second one, after the first for
my late teen son (no complaints).
Answered on 12/7/2014 9:29:52 PM by yetijoe from Nebraska
I forgot to add that it does have bars on the very
sides of the seat, but these do not come in contact
with my body - they just tighten up the material for
When you sit down in it.
Answered on 12/7/2014 9:34:30 PM by yetijoe from Nebraska
It does not cross over, but the fabric is taught/does not sag. These are extremely comfortable.
Answered on 12/7/2014 9:55:10 PM by bobcatpilot from Ohio
Mine is packed away, but to my recollection, the frame members are along the edges of the seating fabric, not under it. Or put another way, at 215# I don't "bottom out" against any crossing frame.
I liked the first one so much, I ordered a second.
Answered on 12/8/2014 6:33:56 AM by OCULUS from Rensselaer, NY
The seat height for the Front/Back is: 20â€/16â€. The weight capacity of this chair is 300 lbs.
Answered on 11/15/2010 12:00:00 AM by Customer Care from Sierra Trading Post
You should like this chair. My husband is over 6' & is comfortable for him. The chair seat is higher than the "other" folding, bag chairs. It is okay for me (5'5"), thought closer would be better--so for you, probably just right. Easy to get in and out of. Don't "sink" in it, but fit comfortably. Has a life-time warranty, according to the paper that comes with it...
Answered on 3/14/2011 12:00:00 AM by six string vibes from Texas
I would say this chair is either the same height as others or just a bit taller. The advantage would be it's certainly easy to get in and out of
Answered on 4/17/2011 12:00:00 AM by Henry from Long Island, NY
I am 6'3 and 250lbs and I find that the chairs are taller than other chairs. The chair is sturdy enough that if you need to stand up that you can use the arm rests to do it. You are still lower to the ground versus standard residential furniture.
Answered on 7/29/2011 12:00:00 AM by Bermanator from Lacey, WA