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Helinox Chair One
« on: September 24, 2015, 02:48:00 pm »
Just spotted this.

Is this the one that folk have bought and rave about?   

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Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2015, 02:49:36 pm »
Yes, but you'd be better off getting one of the cheap clones, seeing as they're almost identical.
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Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2015, 02:50:13 pm »
But, can the cheap clones stand my bulk?

Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2015, 02:55:05 pm »
Blimey.  Just found them even cheaper.   Didn't these chairs used to cost about £90?

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« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2015, 03:01:02 pm »
All the clone ones which are about £30 state a limit which is a bit close for me but would easily accommodate mllePB.   Guess that I'll have to have the expensive one then.   :D

Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2015, 03:27:47 pm »
The main problem with them is the legs sinking into the grass when it's on the soft side, and the feet being left behind when you pull them out. Either rely on noticing and retrieving the lost feet, of think about taking some castor cups.

Yes, they used to be around £85-£90.

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Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2015, 04:14:43 pm »
The clones, or some of them at least, avoid that problem by resting on horizontal bars rather than legs.
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Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2015, 05:54:55 pm »
They now do a swivel Helinox but is a tad spendy.
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Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2015, 09:12:30 am »
Is that for the out-of-the-office moments? :D
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Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2015, 01:03:11 pm »
They now do a swivel Helinox but is a tad spendy.
Bigger packing (42x14x14 vs 35x10x12cm), heavier (1250 vs 850g), not as strong (120 vs 145kg).
I think I'll give it a miss.

I notice that Helinox are now offering ball feet for soft ground, that apparently go on over the existing feet (OOS/NYA, $30)

Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2015, 11:09:01 am »
Still looking just in case anybkdy has one gathering dust ...

Re: Helinox Chair One - replacement feet!
« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2019, 06:53:41 pm »
This has been a long and fruitless search as the originals seem to be completely unavailable, but ...

these fit perfectly. 

Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2019, 07:28:57 pm »
I have one of those on one of mine. I use a trekology sand/mud ground sheet that stops them sinking, but it doesn't seem to be available now. Helinox make their own one, but it's more expensive.
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Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2019, 08:07:20 pm »
We have two Chair Ones and each now has a genuine Helinox groundsheet.  Mine lost a foot which started my search but also prompted buying the 'groundsheets'.  I have replaced the full set of feet on mine so I have three original Helinox feet in used condition up for grabs.  I have two further packs of feet: one for mllePB's chair and one for future spares.

I also have a number of reject 'feet' which have all been larger than advertised and one set are absolutely massive.

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Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2019, 11:48:02 pm »
Yes please. Will DM you.

Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #15 on: October 10, 2019, 09:23:07 am »
YHPM.

A yard is now in the post.

Best wishes,

PB.

Re: Helinox Chair One
« Reply #16 on: October 10, 2019, 08:41:46 pm »
 ;D
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