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post #1 of 10
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At the moment I'm stuck between this:

Zuo Modern Unico Office Chair (White)

424

and

nGear CX9210A Executive Office Chair Black MESH With Head Rest

300

 
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post #2 of 10
Vote for the black nGear chair smile.gif good luck with your chair, i wish i can get one for my self hehe thumb.gif
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post #4 of 10
The nGear looks like the Staples Edge Task Chair and True Seating Designs Mesh Managers Chair, I think it's just the Staples one under a different brand.

http://www.staples.com/Staples-Edge-Ergonomic-Mesh-Task-Chair-with-Headrest/product_810295

http://www.staples.com/True-Seating-Designs-Mesh-Managers-Chair-with-Headrest-Black-and-Chrome/product-nr_796648
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The nGear looks like the Staples Edge Task Chair and True Seating Designs Mesh Managers Chair, I think it's just the Staples one under a different brand.
http://www.staples.com/Staples-Edge-Ergonomic-Mesh-Task-Chair-with-Headrest/product_810295
http://www.staples.com/True-Seating-Designs-Mesh-Managers-Chair-with-Headrest-Black-and-Chrome/product-nr_796648

False, the nGear has rims on the wheels as shown in Linus's video tongue.gif
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post #6 of 10
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I love both equally and I wish I could get both.

I like the Zuo Modern for it's unique stand out look and I like the nGear for it's ergonomics, functionality and........the price. The price on the nGear is very tempting. I'm reading the reviews on NCIX and some users have said this chair used to cost $300. eek.gif

I'm going to go with the nGear. If you guys want me to take better pics or do a unboxing when I get it leave a message.
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The nGear looks like the Staples Edge Task Chair and True Seating Designs Mesh Managers Chair, I think it's just the Staples one under a different brand.
http://www.staples.com/Staples-Edge-Ergonomic-Mesh-Task-Chair-with-Headrest/product_810295
http://www.staples.com/True-Seating-Designs-Mesh-Managers-Chair-with-Headrest-Black-and-Chrome/product-nr_796648

Hmm you're right, they look identical, but NCIX sells it at almost half the price.
 
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post #7 of 10
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Just got the chair today. To put it simply, the chair is horrible.

The construction and build feels sturdy but the materials is cheap, probably the cheapest materials nGear could find.

The cloth mesh headrest and armrest is not comfortable at all, not to mention a magnet for dirt, debris and odor over time. The seat cushion is the same material as the head and armrest and the filling inside is stiff. Seriously the seat cushion will not yield to your bottom, it's that hard.

The headrest is a click or 2 too short, I'm 5"11½ and when I'm sitting upright the headrest is touching my shoulders even when set to the highest position. I believe anyone 5"9 and above need not apply.

Lumbar support even when extended to the maximum does not provide much support. In fact extending the lumbar support too far and the lumbar cushion falls right out, screw is too short.

Overall the seat is fine for people who are under 5"9.

The so called cloth mesh or breathable cloth is cheap, sucks up dirt, debris and odor and hard to clean if you're like me who sometimes eats at their desk.

Guess I'm sticking to leatherette from now on.
 
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post #9 of 10
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I am considered fat for my height. 185lbs.
 
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MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Sony 54.6" XBR HX929 Logitech MK550 Seasonic X650 GOLD Lian Li PC-B25FWB 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech MK550 Ikea Leather mouse pad Onboard 
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i7 2600K (4.6GHz) ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe MSI R6970 Lightning 8GB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1600MHz 
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Samsung P2570 CM Storm Trigger Seasonic X750 GOLD Lian Li PC-P80NB 
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The chair doesn't go with your hoodie.
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