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Re: Need a new office chair.

Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:14 am

No matter which chair you buy, just make sure it supports the back by having a curve accordingly to human back. I'm getting backache and my neck hurts because of my office chair. The ladies in my office has the same problem, they keep asking when if ever we would have chairs that are separate for women and men. Have anyone know anything about these?
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Re: Need a new office chair.

Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:48 am

Chairs with chest support?
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Re: Need a new office chair.

Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:38 pm

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Thanks. I'll take a look at HON chairs. I take it that they are pricey?

Yep. Real office chairs at real office prices, but they last forever.


Only like 7 months late to this.

My biggest problem with chairs is the seal or whatever on the cylinders leak and they don't stay up right. Ned, seeing as you and I match similar physiques, you say the HONs don't have this issue?
 
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Re: Need a new office chair.

Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:19 pm

dashbarron wrote:
My biggest problem with chairs is the seal or whatever on the cylinders leak and they don't stay up right. Ned, seeing as you and I match similar physiques, you say the HONs don't have this issue?

Every chair finally succumbs to my gravitational field, but the HON lasted longer than any other (that was in my price range).
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Re: Need a new office chair.

Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:55 pm

If you are going to spend the money on a HON chair then you might as well buy something good.

You don’t want a padded bottom. You want mesh. Buy a remastered Aeron.
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Re: Need a new office chair.

Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:43 am

End User wrote:
If you are going to spend the money on a HON chair then you might as well buy something good.

You don’t want a padded bottom. You want mesh. Buy a remastered Aeron.


It's weird.

I started with those plush "executive" chairs with lots of padding and they all took a big beating by year 3. I finally stepped up to a higher grade mesh chair and it has definitely lasted longer, maybe year 5 now? It's hard to tell, but it feels more supportive but less comfortable, if that makes sense? The plushness of the cheapos feel great, but much like a hooker deep down it feels kind of vapid and void.

Keeping these in mind when it's time to upgrade. Computer first, then chair :)

And thanks Ned.
 
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Re: Need a new office chair.

Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:38 am

The nice thing about mesh is that it breathes. Long gaming sessions during the summer (even with air conditioning) are brutal in a chair that does not breathe. I go a step further and have a fan direct air towards the back of my chair - like a cooled seat in a car.
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Re: Need a new office chair.

Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:59 am

End User wrote:
The nice thing about mesh is that it breathes. Long gaming sessions during the summer (even with air conditioning) are brutal in a chair that does not breathe. I go a step further and have a fan direct air towards the back of my chair - like a cooled seat in a car.

No matter how good your chair is, you should be getting up and walking around periodically (or using the "stand" feature of your desk, if you have it). Sitting in the same spot for hours on end is really bad for you.

That said, I've thought about getting a fan to circulate air around my seat and legs at work. The room I'm in has a bunch of people who like to keep the room way too warm. I already have one of these on my desk and it helps a lot, but only with my upper body.
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Re: Need a new office chair.

Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:09 am

just brew it! wrote:
No matter how good your chair is, you should be getting up and walking around periodically (or using the "stand" feature of your desk, if you have it). Sitting in the same spot for hours on end is really bad for you.

That goes without saying.
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Re: Need a new office chair.

Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:11 am

just brew it! wrote:
That said, I've thought about getting a fan to circulate air around my seat and legs at work.

I use a Dyson tower fan.
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