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  # 954870 19-Dec-2013 14:28
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Would you think this chair (http://nztech.co/1bQUpOE) would be better than the earlier one from Warehouse Stationery because it has mesh back and it looks like it is designed to help your back a bit?




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  # 954886 19-Dec-2013 14:53
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Work has a bunch of fancy Formway "life" chairs which are great.

I've got a second hand Formway Key chair that's still in good nick -- a previous owner reupholstered it (or it's just lasted really well) and you can still get parts for them. They're relatively cheap 2nd hand (~$100), and comfortable.  Mine's 13 years old.

 
 
 
 


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  # 954893 19-Dec-2013 15:04

deadlyllama: Work has a bunch of fancy Formway "life" chairs which are great.

I've got a second hand Formway Key chair that's still in good nick -- a previous owner reupholstered it (or it's just lasted really well) and you can still get parts for them. They're relatively cheap 2nd hand (~$100), and comfortable.  Mine's 13 years old.


I can second the Formway Life chair. I used to work for a company that had them and they are so good that I got one for myself and havent had any back issues since.

If you spend a lot of time sitting its well worth it. I think the price is about $900.



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  # 954942 19-Dec-2013 16:12
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In all seriousness i would not buy a warehouse stationary one unless its sold on behalf of a company you can check out, to have a good chair you need good fabric, a mesh backing is good but can lack weight strength and if you are heavy like me (140kgs) then it collapses easy,

What are you doing in this chair? whats your weight and price range?

Give me these and i may be able to point you to the right direction

I'm guessing if you are spending more than 6 hours easy in this i would recommend a woolen upholstery as it breaths like mesh where vinyl can be more of a pain in the heat as it will not breath




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  # 954945 19-Dec-2013 16:18
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Lyderies: In all seriousness i would not buy a warehouse stationary one unless its sold on behalf of a company you can check out, to have a good chair you need good fabric, a mesh backing is good but can lack weight strength and if you are heavy like me (140kgs) then it collapses easy,

What are you doing in this chair? whats your weight and price range?

Give me these and i may be able to point you to the right direction

I'm guessing if you are spending more than 6 hours easy in this i would recommend a woolen upholstery as it breaths like mesh where vinyl can be more of a pain in the heat as it will not breath


Hi thanks for that. What will I be doing in this chair? Ugh... Umm... Some... Ugh.. :P

No, in all seriousness will be using it to sit in front of a computer; basically in front of a desk.

Weight is 80kg

Preferred price range: $200-300 hopefully with a bit of extra haggling. Prefer max $200 though.

Thanks.




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  # 954961 19-Dec-2013 16:21
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How long will you be sitting in the chair for? Is it at home or work? or both?

Do you prefer comfort over look?




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  # 954982 19-Dec-2013 16:47
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Well it is more of a "on / off" sitting - I.e no more than an hour per sitting. And it is for home and work.

I do prefer it to be equally as comfortable and equally as good looking.




 
 
 
 


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  # 954983 19-Dec-2013 16:49
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Last question, what area of nz do you live?




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  # 954984 19-Dec-2013 16:53
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I rate the Haworth Zody chair. It's fantastic and not too expensive.



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  # 954990 19-Dec-2013 17:06
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Lyderies: Last question, what area of nz do you live?


In Auckland. Thanks.






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  # 954995 19-Dec-2013 17:22
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gehenna: I rate the Haworth Zody chair. It's fantastic and not too expensive.


Is this the chair you'retalking about? If so iit's pretty expensive! :) - http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004UBUCL2




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  # 954996 19-Dec-2013 17:24
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I would recommend these companys;

http://www.buroseating.co.nz/Default.aspx?tabid=90

http://www.systemscommercial.com/products/view/1967

http://www.directoffice.co.nz/index.cfm/PageID/94/ViewPage/Task+seating - I would go with a Buro or EOS as i know the two companies and they are both very very good quality

As for the fabric side it will most likely be polypropylene, however this is usually better than your PVC or leather as it is cheap and helps with breathing also usually has a 5 year warranty on it as it does have 50,000+ rubs, if you want a wool then i would say you would be adding another $100 on with just a nicer looks and feel to it, wool will breath more than a poly would but has the same amount of rubs so not much difference on wear and tear...

By the sounds of it i would go with a high quality basic chair that looks good





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  # 955007 19-Dec-2013 18:10
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berrys:
timmmay: How much do those Herman Miller chairs cost?


$1500 for the Mirra. Yes, very expensive, but with my back and sitting all day (and recently all night) at my desk, its worth it to me. I image the Aeron would be around $2k.


Worth every penny. 10 year warranty, fully replaceable parts etc and mine still looks and works like new almost 15 years later on the other side of the planet from which it was bought!I think it cost me about GBP700 at the time, with the optional leather arms.





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  # 955031 19-Dec-2013 19:12
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sonyxperiageek:
gehenna: I rate the Haworth Zody chair. It's fantastic and not too expensive.


Is this the chair you'retalking about? If so iit's pretty expensive! :) - http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004UBUCL2


Yep but compared to a Herman Miller?



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  # 955053 19-Dec-2013 19:48
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Oh well if you compare it to the Herman Miller chairs then of course!




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