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Old 03-05-2013, 05:21 PM
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Only get one with arms if they are adjustable and you can lower them. I personally like arms for support since I had hand surgery many years ago. It helps with the position of my hands. I hope he will let you help pick out the one that works best for you.
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Old 03-05-2013, 05:44 PM
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Definitely go with him to try it out. Only you can determine if it fits you properly.
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Old 03-05-2013, 05:56 PM
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It depends on the height of your table. I have one with arms, but I don't really use them while sewing. Also, having arms on it means that you have to turn all the way out to get up (say, to press your seams). If I had a choice, I'd get one without arms. The wheels, though, and the cushi-ness of office chairs, makes sewing so much more comfortable. Make sure you get one where the seat rotates independently of the wheel base (I've only seen a couple of chairs that don't have that, but better to make sure!). Happy birthday!
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Old 03-05-2013, 05:59 PM
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if you have a chance, check out a bungee chair - made with bungee cords on seat and back - really comfortable - I have two and love them both....but to answer your question, no arms, as most others have said.
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:20 PM
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without, I agree arms would get in the way
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:29 PM
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No arms, definitely. I just bought a Koala chair and I love it. Adjusts every which way and it's really comfortable. Slides around with no problem. If it's in your budget, it's worth a look...
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:41 PM
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No, don't bother with the arms, you won't need them. Mine have no arms and they work great. I bought mine from thrift stores.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:49 PM
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NO ARMS! Though most of the good quality office chairs come with arms. I chose to assemble my chair so I just didn't install the arms or if the chair comes assembled, make sure you can easily remove the arms. Hope you have a happy birthday!
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Old 03-05-2013, 09:47 PM
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Don't buy it from Walmart!! Get a good quality chair...sturdy, that won't fall apart.
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Old 03-06-2013, 04:54 AM
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No arms and adjustable height, with wheels and good back support. Right now I have an antique dinning room chair on wheels but it doesn't have the height adjustment. I have a good office chair but it has arms, and is pretty big for my small room. I have a chair mat on my carpet to make it easy to move around. I'd go to a office supply store or maybe a few and sit and try them out. Happy Birthday
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