Any recommendatios for a foldable camp chair

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El-Dracho

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Apologies for the late reply. Yes, I'd consider them "upright", as well as comfortable. We've used them for a while now - every day for 145 days' camping. They're as if new ("just out of the box"). We're using them at the moment (a month in the "Coffee Country").
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I'm a huge fan of my Frontrunner Expander chair. It's a bit pricey but it folds down to a 1/16th of it's open size making it a great option when you already have a bunch of other stuff to pack for your trip.
Hi Brett,
Thanks. I was looking at that one and it seems to be quite solid and with a good seating position. Have heard some people who had broken parts at these chairs. What is your experience with that?
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Hi,

I have couple of the expander chairs. On mine I noticed just the other day that both have broken parts. There are two metal brackets inside the piping that the frame rests on when folded out. Three out of four on my two chairs are broken. I don’t see how they can be easily replaced. The chairs are about four years old and have seen quite a lot of use. We love the chairs though - even though they are heavy with steel piping they are very comfortable.

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It might be too big and/or too cumbersome for most folks, plus it's out of stock, but I'd like to mention it anyways:


I've had two of these for 10 years, used quite a lot, with the leg extensions they are great on a normal table, without, they are nice lounge style chairs. Much, much more comfortable than ANY other folding chair I've seen or used. I even take them on motorcycle trips, even though they pack rather large and heavy. It's just plain worth it.
 

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It might be too big and/or too cumbersome for most folks, plus it's out of stock, but I'd like to mention it anyways:


I've had two of these for 10 years, used quite a lot, with the leg extensions they are great on a normal table, without, they are nice lounge style chairs. Much, much more comfortable than ANY other folding chair I've seen or used. I even take them on motorcycle trips, even though they pack rather large and heavy. It's just plain worth it.
+1 on the Kermit chairs. The optional bags are a must if using the extensions and cup holders. Great chairs, very comfortable, and they fold down into a handy size for storage.
 

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I love our Frotnrunner chairs. We spent 10+ years going thru multiple different camp chairs, and settled on these about 4 years ago. Since then they've been everywhere with us, been beaten around a ton, and still perform perfectly. They are not the lightest chair out there, but they compress up very compact and I find them very comfortable. If they walked away today, I'd order new ones tomorrow.
Same here, we would buy it again - instantly!

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The frontrunner chairs impressed me when I came across them in the wild.

Then I tried to get some and found them impossible to get at the moment.

Thankfully I found that GCI Outdoors sells the same design minus the larger pocket on the side. Got mine through Academy.

Table height chairs change the game!
 
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I like sitting in my Kermit chair, I like the small storage and seeming durability(mine is 6yo). What I don't like is the 2 bag storage for the necessary leg extenders and the precise method of roll-up to refit in the bag. Jeez, peoples just a skosh more room! +2 from me. And it fits on my motorcycle!
 

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this is my favourite reading chair

zero gravity recliner

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and this one for a regular chair

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Another vote for Front Runner chairs. Pretty close to dining chair height and super sturdy, especially for how compact it folds down. I carry 3 in one of my drawers and it only takes up about a third of the drawer space. Yes, a bit pricey, but worth it in my opinion.
 

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