Gaming Chair

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  1. Draadnor

    Draadnor Well-Known Member

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    Recently my old gaming chair had lost its lustre, and the padding in the seat, so went looking for a replacement. After checking out a few chair review websites I settled on the Secretlabs Titan chair. Delivery was within a few working days (from Sydney to the Gold Coast). The packaging of the chair was exceptional and the instructions large and reasonably clear (had to look at the pictures a couple of times to determine which way around to mount some objects). Pretty simple to put together although it helps a lot to have someone assist with putting the back seat rest on to the base.

    Initial impressions when first sitting on it is that the seat is firm (reviews say that it moulds a bit to you after a few weeks) and when leaning back it never feels as though you are going to tip over. The back seat rest can also tilt back by itself til it is almost horizontal (handy if you want to look at the ceiling). It comes with adjustable lumbar support and you can lock the seat to stop it tilting. The finish on the PU Leather and stitching is spot on. I'm expecting it to last quite a bit longer than my sons chair (another brand) that the leather started peeling away on. It does have some branding on it which I'm not super keen on.

    It is certainly not the cheapest chair out there but so far it comes with a solid recommendation from me.

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    Beavis Well Torn Member and Previously Retired Captain

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    My son has just bought the exact same chair and put it together last night,I was sceptical about the price but it a very nicely made chair.
    I sat in and it did feel quite firm,the main feature my son bought it for (besides the quality) was the lumber adjustment as he gets a sore back while gaming.
     
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    IcePEC Getting Started

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    Awesome chair.

    I purchased a midrange ZQRacing Alien series XL chair last year. Within a week it became a cat scratching pole for my wife's cat! But still love the chair. We recently brought a cheaper gaming chair for one of our kids and based on the comfort and build would always recommend going for a midrange or better chair every time.
     
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    Draadnor Well-Known Member

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    An update: I've sat in the chair just about everyday and usually for hours at a time since getting it. Recently I noticed that it was going down very, very slowly and one of the arm rests had split along the inside edge. I contacted Secretlab and after a bit of to and fro they sent me out a new piston and complete arm rest (a neat thing is that I'd put the arm rests on the wrong sides and they still sent me the right one that I needed). Also it was WAY harder to remove the piston than shown in the disassembly video they recommended I look at.
     
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    Shrubbo Captain of a Sparkly Dot, Longboat, and a goat! Staff Member Moderator -= BRONZE =-

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    This is what I posted in comment on a facebook post. It wasn't to get the the extended warranty, I don't give a **** about that and not even registered to do so. I actually really like these chairs and highly recommend them. You get what you pay for.

     

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