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Old 09-22-2016, 11:03 AM   #11
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I'll be the dissenting vote for those Kijaro chairs. My in-laws have them and so do friends and I just don't find them to be very comfortable. I've tried 2 different ones of them. They're a world better than the cheap folding chairs, but still aren't my cup of tea.

I've wanted to try a Strongback Chair for a while, but have a super hard time justifying the $100 price tag. https://www.strongbackchair.com/

Our most recent chairs are the Comfortsmart Chairs from Coleman:
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I like these better than any other chair. The downside is that they don't fold down very small.

My true favorite is a campchair that Sams Club sold 15-20 years ago. They were sturdy and well made. Unfortunately, I can't find them anywhere any more. If I did, I'm betting I'd buy enough to fill a basement and would just swap them out every 10 years.
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Old 09-22-2016, 11:06 AM   #12
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I'll be the dissenting vote for those Kijaro chairs. My in-laws have them and so do friends and I just don't find them to be very comfortable. I've tried 2 different ones of them. They're a world better than the cheap folding chairs, but still aren't my cup of tea.

I've wanted to try a Strongback Chair for a while, but have a super hard time justifying the $100 price tag. https://www.strongbackchair.com/

Our most recent chairs are the Comfortsmart Chairs from Coleman:
Coleman - comfortable camping chair - coleman camp



I like these better than any other chair. The downside is that they don't fold down very small.

My true favorite is a campchair that Sams Club sold 15-20 years ago. They were sturdy and well made. Unfortunately, I can't find them anywhere any more. If I did, I'm betting I'd buy enough to fill a basement and would just swap them out every 10 years.
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Old 09-22-2016, 11:19 AM   #13
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Kijaro. Easy in and out with no sag. We have several and they come in a variety of colors.


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Old 09-22-2016, 11:26 AM   #14
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I like the directors type chair with the straight back and folding side table as I find it more comfortable (purchased at COSTCO). DW prefers the folding bag chair with a side pocket and drink holder (local hardware store). I think you have to actually sit in them to see what is best for you.


I'm the oddball in that I also like sitting at a picnic table, leaning slightly forward with my elbows on the table.
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Old 09-22-2016, 11:44 AM   #15
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x2 on having to sit in a chair to see how comfortable it is for you.


Being a short girl I have found many of the camping chairs can be a tad too tall to get out of easily. About 7 years ago I brought a Coleman oversized chair that is comfortable.


I'm not crazy about the zero gravity chairs either but have found some of the higher price ones ($125 +) to be more comfortable & easier to use.
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Old 09-22-2016, 11:59 AM   #16
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This is the one I have. Bass Pro Shops Big Outdoorsman XL Fold-Up Chair | Bass Pro Shops: The Best Hunting, Fishing, Camping & Outdoor Gear

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Old 09-22-2016, 12:05 PM   #17
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Not for sure if you can still find them (maybe down south or east) but we found some very comfortable folding rocking chairs at Tractor Supply. They were having their end of season sell a month or so ago.
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Old 09-22-2016, 12:26 PM   #18
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Talking Getting out of most chairs

The thing I find wrong with most chairs is being able to get out of them....I tried some at camping supply stores and a lot of them I had to have help getting out of. Most had a support that was just behind the knees that cut off the circulation to the lower part of the legs. I like to nap in a chair and most do not make that possible....It is a real crap shoot.....another BIG problem is storing them. Some are just way too heavy and take a lot of space to store....We have some chairs that we have had for probably 20 + 25 years......
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Old 09-22-2016, 12:28 PM   #19
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I've wanted to try a Strongback Chair for a while, but have a super hard time justifying the $100 price tag. https://www.strongbackchair.com/
We have a couple of the StrongBack chairs. Very comfortable and very sturdy. We've had them for 3 years now and we really abuse them. Still holding up well. However, we used them on the beach once and the sand caused them to not collapse very easily. Still great chairs. I think they have new and improved versions since I bought ours.
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Old 09-22-2016, 12:45 PM   #20
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I'm looking for new chairs as well, really need something I can put my feet up too. Old joints can't take the fold up bag chairs for too long.
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