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I need a good computer chair in the 100-175$ region I don't like leather chairs. The kind of chair I'm looking for has a good cushion for my bottom and has tilt so I can lean back without having to adjust it with levers. Also some cushion on the arm rest so my arm doesn't hurt after a hour or 2 of sitting down. My weight isn't a problem I'm under 170lbs an example of a chair http://www.amazon.com/Flash-Furniture-GO-ST-6-BK-GG-Mid-Back-Computer/dp/B0049FVB2I/ref=sr_1_4?s=office-products&ie=UTF8&qid=1394105303&sr=1-4&keywords=fabric

Problem with that chair is the arm rest because it has no cushion on it.


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http://www.officedepot.com/a/products/857562/Realspace-Calusa-Mesh-Mid-Back-Chair/

maybe something like that will do for you.

http://www.bizchair.com/go-wy-55-gg.html?utm_source=google.com&utm_medium=Comparison&utm_campaign=Google%20Shopping
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First chair is noted not sure about the second.
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post #4 of 14
Hey,
doesn't really fit into the price-range but I wanted to throw it in nonetheless. Had the same thoughts like you and it was really worth it.
It is nerdy but you should check out: http://www.needforseatusa.com/

I ordered one about 2 month ago, what can I say...

http://static.fjcdn.com/pictures/it_70db2b_2502396.jpg

These things are also pretty good.
http://www.amazon.com/Elbow-Friend-Midnight-Black/dp/B00AFYT36I/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1394108168&sr=8-4&keywords=office+chair+arm+pad+covers
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NO! To the first chair I have owned it for about 6 months. The backrest is not sturdy, a lot of play developed in it after about 2 months. There is nothing I can do to fix it, the internals are messed up.

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post #6 of 14
Do you weigh a lot? Chairs have weight ratings. I have found that you generally want a chair to have about 125% to 150% weight rating, Even a chair rated for your weight can break if you flop into it. Generally it is the piston that will go. The bright side is they are not too expensive to replace.

P.S. yes yes I am in fact gigantically fat. Leave it alone.
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I'm roughly 135lbs
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post #8 of 14
you can use anything then. Ikea has some nice cheap chairs with unusually low weight limits. Like 235lb or something. Office depot also sells some comfort rest chairs with memory foam in them which I liked alot but also didn't dare sit in for more than a few seconds.
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you can use anything then. Ikea has some nice cheap chairs with unusually low weight limits. Like 235lb or something. Office depot also sells some comfort rest chairs with memory foam in them which I liked alot but also didn't dare sit in for more than a few seconds.

Yeah...Office Depot hates it when I fall asleep in their chairs too.
post #10 of 14
The best chair imho is the Ikea Marcus. I have the non leather version and it is great. Has full controls just like more expensive chairs where there are multiple settings for the tilt instead of just one like most chairs from your big box office stores. I would highly recommend if there is an Ikea near you. It unfortunately doesn't have padded arms but I made my own padding for the arms with black towels. Doesn't look too bad and works out well. I can take some pictures if you would like.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/20178865/
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