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Old 09-22-2016, 12:46 PM   #21
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X2 on the Strongback chairs. Very comfortable and support my back. They have two different sizes.

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Old 09-22-2016, 12:55 PM   #22
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Up Front: These chairs weight 20# each are they comfy.

We keep these at camp - if we need to go someplace and BYOC we grab the cheepo bag chairs

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Old 09-22-2016, 01:00 PM   #23
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Love the PICO chairs, comfortable, easy to transport and store.
Folds down to size of a laptop bag.
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Old 09-22-2016, 01:07 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by Bob Vaughn View Post
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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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.
x2 on both posts. Sometimes I will use a little step stool with a folded towel as a foot rest.
Great choice for "Living within my means" and camping for one...

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Old 09-22-2016, 01:07 PM   #25
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Trying to get up out of the bag chairs ended about 2 years ago when we purchased 2 directors chairs with the fold down side tables. I can now push down on the arms and get my butt up and going. Would also suggest that you get one with the full back, not the half back, especially important if small kids want to sit in one and fall through the back. Purchased at Kmart for around $40.
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Old 09-22-2016, 01:09 PM   #26
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Just like many here, over the years we have had many different types of Chairs. Still have the directors chairs, those are nice with the fold down side table.

We have the oversized bag chairs that we carry in the TT storage compartment as well. They too are very comfy....... but, recently we took the plunge and bought the Zero Gravity Chairs and love them immensely. They do come in different widths, and weight limits, so have to be careful to get ones that are comfortable for your size.

Perfect for relaxing, lounging, napping, campfire gazing, sipping a cool one, napping, oh I said that twice....

I do agree that they are a bit heavier and bulky, so we just lay them on our dinette when it is folded down and they travel very well there.

A bit more pricier, but a great investment comfort wise.
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Old 09-22-2016, 01:35 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by ependydad View Post
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.

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.
The thing about this particular Coleman chair is the cupholder accommodates a stemmed wine glass. That was a deal-maker for us.
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Old 09-22-2016, 01:44 PM   #28
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We have the Browning camp chairs without trays and really like them for sturdiness, comfort and solid support. Many times we gather at a fellow camper's site and have drinks and snacks. Saw this same chair with a telescoping tray, so ordered two. Very sturdy and solid on uneven ground and no problems with the trays not locking into position. They collapse to about 6" width, so storage is a breeze.
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Old 09-22-2016, 02:03 PM   #29
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DW likes her director's chair but I like my Gander Mountain zero gravity chair. Just the thing for a book, a beer, a nap or a campfire.

It's Bella the Camping Kitty's favourite outside chair too...

... but she's okay with sharing.

This is my second one. I made a lot of repairs to the first, until it finally gave up in spectacular fashion. The second one seems to be better made.

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Old 09-22-2016, 02:10 PM   #30
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Whatever chair you get try for one with screening in the seat.
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