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Peripherals A question about chairs.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Bloody_Pete, 14 May 2019.

  1. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    Hi All

    I'm thinking about getting a new chair, as the one I have is garbage! I really dislike the racing style ones which have flooded the market! Does anyone know where to get a decent mesh office chair? One that allows parts of you to breathe and not make your rear go numb!

    Many thanks!
     
  2. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Second hand Herman Miller type?

    Though ultimately, short of finding an example and ploning your ass down in it, can't really comment on what you will or won;t find comfortable...
     
  3. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    Oh yes, I've tried those before and they're fantastic! I was wondering if there were any decent ones at lower price points though.
     
  4. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Hence 'second hand'... though even some of the second hand examples aren't cheap.

    That said, don;t IKEA do passable knock offs of some of the Herman Millers?
     
  5. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    You're thinking of the Ikea Markus chairs.
     
  6. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    Only problem I have w/ chairs is finding one designed to take my weight (substantial, put it that way), given I spend ~12hrs a day in it. :(
     
  7. Jeff Hine

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    This one any good? OK, only a random "search result", but...
     
  8. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    Impossible to know without buying one I think!
     
  9. law99

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    A decent gaming chair improves FPS, science, and fact.
     
  10. Jeff Hine

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    Some o' them buggahs cost more than a PC...!! :eek:
     
  11. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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  12. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    On the topic of expensive chairs I once broke one of these [scroll to the bottom for a price].
     
  13. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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  14. Jeff Hine

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    FIVE f***in' GRAND...?! OK; I looked again & realised I scrolled too far... :eek:

    That'd fall apart as soon as my 'seat' got within 10'/3m of it...
     
  15. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Are you dead set on a mesh chair? The energi-24 is the only chair I've been able to get truly comfortable on in multiple positions (upright, slightly and mega reclined).
     
  16. GeorgeStorm

    GeorgeStorm Aggressive PC Builder

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    Considering it's something you interact with 100% of the time you're using your PC, makes sense to spend money on one.
    Same with monitor, keyboard, mouse etc, all have a huge affect on your user experience, often more than a new gpu etc.
     
  17. David

    David RIP Tel

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    Try 2nd-Hnd on Ebay - they refurb and sell Herman Miller, Steelcase and Humanscale chairs for decent prices. I got my Steelcase Leap V2 from them three years ago - still perfect.
     
  18. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Yup had two chairs from them and have been mostly happy apart from the Embody which arrived dusty AF. It even had dust bunnies on the back so I had to vacuum it all off then clean it using wipes.

    Amazing chair though and very comfy.
     
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  20. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Herman Miller size C.
     

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