Best chair I ever sat in - $144. Serta Hensley

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I had a Serta Jennings but it didn't go high enough and the Lumbar was next to nothing I curbed it just to get rid of it. Someone picked it up at night I'm using a Serta Icomfort I5000 luckily it broke it to where I don't have to sit upright all the time it was pretty annoying at first. I think the spring in front got some play to it. I own a gaming chair but I only use it for gaming because it's a Killer Bee chair that does a number on you if your not use to it.
 

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I've had an issue with the way I sit in the chair.. I remember 1 review on amazon about someone mentioning it and not understanding what she ment at the time.

Anyways.. you butt sinks far into the seat. And because of that and the way the front of the seat is angled up(chair is like C shapped) it puts pressure on the bottom of my thighs. Cuts off the blood circulation to my legs. I wanted to get a foot rest for it to counter it but over the year plus I never bothered as I have not used the pc that much with other projects.

Still would like to get some foot rest it's just that their is so many options it becomes overwhelming. Needs to be adjustable as I'm not sure exactly what height would be best.

Anyways.. I'm 6'4" tall and around 270lbs.

Also dont really care for the thin arm rest padding but sure I could add some padding to it if needed.
 

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I'm waiting for this thing to go back on sale. I went to Office Depot tonight and its $450.. I like it but not that much. There was another Serta chair there as well that felt great on the seat padding but the back was too low for me.
 

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I'm waiting for this thing to go back on sale. I went to Office Depot tonight and its $450.. I like it but not that much. There was another Serta chair there as well that felt great on the seat padding but the back was too low for me.
Black Fridays it usually goes on sale for ~$250. Still the best chair I've ever sat in. Feels 90% like new (I purchased mine on BF 2016). No seat flattening to speak off like a normal seat cushion that flattens out after a year or two. I’m 280-285lbs, 6’3”

For comparison I bought a $300 Lazy Boy leather office chair on sale for $200 at the same time from Costco and I was going to return the lesser liked chair. We ended up keeping both and the Lazy Boy went into the spare bedroom for the occasional guest or party. I’ve sat in that Lazy Boy easily less than <1% of the time I’ve sat in the Serta Hensley, and nobody sits in the Lazy Boy daily like the Serta. The Lazy boys cushioning feels much flatter than new (or in comparison to the Serta) by this time.

My only complaint with the Serta Hensley is the arm rest material is bonded leather and has started to crack and peel on the side.
 
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Out of all the chairs I tried there plus others I have tried over the years, that was at the top. The other that was close but didn't have a high enough back was the Serta icomfort the seat cushioning itself was perfect. I'm not overly "big" height wise I'm 6' 260lbs but I like the high back that I can put my head on and the seat cushioning didn't feel immediately flattened by my weight
 

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Yep, owned one, it barely lasted a year before the padding wore out and now I sit on an extra pad to help it till I get a better chair.
Serta Hensley? With the Serta bed springs? How much do you weigh?
 

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Serta Hensley? With the Serta bed springs? How much do you weigh?
Weight around 220 lb. I sit in that chair for many hours a day too. Seems every chair I have purchased from Office Depot or similar are all cheaply built and won't last very long.
 

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Weight around 220 lb. I sit in that chair for many hours a day too. Seems every chair I have purchased from Office Depot or similar are all cheaply built and won't last very long.
Serta Hensley? Or some other model.

it has a 10year warranty. Contact serta?
 

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Weight around 220 lb. I sit in that chair for many hours a day too. Seems every chair I have purchased from Office Depot or similar are all cheaply built and won't last very long.
dunno i'm on year 3 with mine and the seat padding is fine.. only thing i'm having issues with is the pleather on the arms is falling apart and flaking off around the edges.
 

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I cannot speak to the armrests since I never put them on mine but the Jennings I bought on late Oct 2017 is still like brand new and I have used it for hours a day every day since I bought it here at my shop.
 

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dunno i'm on year 3 with mine and the seat padding is fine.. only thing i'm having issues with is the pleather on the arms is falling apart and flaking off around the edges.
Mine is not flaking yet.. 2 years old guessing. Though I never liked the thin padding on the arms and will have no problem figuring out how to recover them and using twice as much padding. ;)
 

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So I bought a Lazy Boy chair from Costco within a couple days of my purchase of the Serta Hensley chair. I had planned to take back whichever chair I didn't prefer, but ended up keeping both, simply because both chairs were so much better than the cheapo $80 office chair we had.

The Lazy Boy was the same price ish, and it's been in a guest bedroom nearly its whole life since BF 2016, without much use at all.

Because of Covid 19 I have been working from home for a month and a half. I adopted the Lazy Boy chair as my work from home chair simply because I'm too lazy to move my more comfortable Serta Hensley chair back and forth from my gaming desk to my WFH desk a couple rooms over.

In just over 1 month of working from home I've flattened the cushion on the Lazy Boy to the point it's not very comfortable with my 280lb 6'3" body. By contrast, sitting in my PC gaming chair, the Serta Hensley, nearly every day for a couple hours at least, and easily 8 hours on weekends, the Serta chair's bedspring based seat cushion still feels almost as good as new these years later.

Still super impressed with my Serta Hensley chair. I will buy another one when it fails.

Lazy Boy ~ 1.5 months of regular use
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Serta Hensley ~ regular use since Black Friday 2016.
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F**K this thread always pops and makes me want this deal and what I missed out on lol.
 

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Still happy with mine too.

I'm an IT guy so it gets used constantly.
Only issue was having to put Loctite on the bolts for the arm rests as they would loosen up over time.

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I just bought another one this time for home. I paid $250 out the door at Office Depot and don’t regret it at all. My work chair is still going strong since my last post.
 
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and then, there is me who looks through the thread and just being extremely jealous.
I definitely wasn't prepared for all this isolation thing and working remotely in particular. Now, I have to seat on the kitchen stool and pray to merlin for my back to be ok -____-
although, i miss our nice office chairs (
 

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and then, there is me who looks through the thread and just being extremely jealous.
I definitely wasn't prepared for all this isolation thing and working remotely in particular. Now, I have to seat on the kitchen stool and pray to merlin for my back to be ok -____-
although, i miss our nice office chairs (
You know they still sell chairs, right?
 
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You know they still sell chairs, right?
lol indeed
but I'm trying my best to go through all this without spending extra money (which I have 0$)
so many people I know are without their jobs already, and I'd rather think about paying rent, not a chair ;(

(but definitely will get a nice one afterward lol)
 
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