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Old 10-06-2020, 09:41 PM   #2341
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Was going to get the HM Aeron but contemplated till now. After reading everyone's comments, am considering the Haworth Fern instead. Thanks all for sharing!

From my email correspondences with Haworth, warranty is as such for the Fern:

12 years: Chair frame, moving mechanisms
10 years: Arm cap, casters
2 years: Mesh back, seat foam
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Old 10-06-2020, 09:42 PM   #2342
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I've emailed both Steelcase and Haworth Singapore to find out more about showroom reopening. Haworth was very responsive and replied multiple emails with relevant information while Steelcase has not replied at all. This worries me about warranty claims in the future - if they can't even be bothered to entertain prospective customers that they can earn money from, how will they treat warranty claims that don't contribute to their bottom line? This sucks because I was actually leaning towards getting a Leap after watching a few video reviews. What worries me about the Fern is build quality as I saw a few pages back about the plastic construction of the Zody that spoils easily.
12 yr warranty no scared.. Yep I also quote impressed with Haworth sales rep response.. Chairworkers email oso no respond.. Zzz
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Old 10-06-2020, 09:43 PM   #2343
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Was going to get the HM Aeron but contemplated till now. After reading everyone's comments, am considering the Haworth Fern instead. Thanks all for sharing!

From my email correspondences with Haworth, warranty is as such for the Fern:

12 years: Chair frame, moving mechanisms
10 years: Arm cap, casters
2 years: Mesh back, seat foam
Great choice Fern is overall a better and cheaper chair than Aeron, you will not be disappointed
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Old 10-06-2020, 09:54 PM   #2344
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Boss, u try before secretlab office chair?
How does it compare with zody?
My friend has the OEM version of that garbage, it's not very comfortable, the chair feels cheap, overall I would not even bother when a Haworth Soji is almost the same price and feels higher quality.
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Old 10-06-2020, 09:55 PM   #2345
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Was going to get the HM Aeron but contemplated till now. After reading everyone's comments, am considering the Haworth Fern instead. Thanks all for sharing!

From my email correspondences with Haworth, warranty is as such for the Fern:

12 years: Chair frame, moving mechanisms
10 years: Arm cap, casters
2 years: Mesh back, seat foam
Sounds about right to me, the mesh and seat foam you don't change often one, will last quite long. The parts that will spoil usually is the arm cap and the castors, both which I have changed once in the 11 years I have owned the Zody.
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My friend has the OEM version of that garbage, it's not very comfortable, the chair feels cheap, overall I would not even bother when a Haworth Soji is almost the same price and feels higher quality.
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Old 10-06-2020, 09:56 PM   #2347
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joking.. Maybe BB sit on the chair and the back flabs press the lumbar support down?.. Seems like the gear teeth a bit loose hence the parts don't bite or hold onto each other properly?
I emailed UI whether they gonna have s7 v2 since their website mention they are are constantly updating the design.. And whether they can include 4d arms and lbar depth adjuster.. Hehe
Sent them an email with videos. Not sure it's normal, I am not a very difficult consumer but the made in Malaysia Merryfair chair in my office feels sturdier.
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Old 10-06-2020, 10:00 PM   #2348
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thinking of getting a zody/soji ~
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Old 10-06-2020, 10:54 PM   #2349
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just placed my order on Haworth Fern without trying (cross finger), 8 weeks count down begins
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Old 10-06-2020, 11:06 PM   #2350
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Thanks for the assurance! I'm looking forward to their showroom opening to try and if nothing goes wrong will place an order then. Pity about the waiting time, but I intend to get the 4d armrests and the headrest so the discount model not suitable for me anyway

It doesn't spoil that easily lah. If you normal home use, it's quite sturdy. Only some parts are plastic, but they're not bad quality plastic. My 11 year old Zody speaks for itself. For the Leap v2 just take note that the back is not mesh, it's a bit warm to sit on.
Customer service matters alot to me - one of the reasons I don't like buying online. Some friends say I'm too old fashioned

12 yr warranty no scared.. Yep I also quote impressed with Haworth sales rep response.. Chairworkers email oso no respond.. Zzz
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Old 10-06-2020, 11:22 PM   #2351
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amortize over 2yrs, less then $1 per day, its no brainer....
Some more buy direct from manufacturer, no parallel import warranty worries...

Sure fast hand, fast leg grab first
Cannot liddat say. wad if u spend $1 everyday to get irritated by the side tilt and flimsy parts?? hope phase 2 can go their warehouse to test and oso got sum official launch promo
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Old 10-06-2020, 11:24 PM   #2352
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Thanks for the assurance! I'm looking forward to their showroom opening to try and if nothing goes wrong will place an order then. Pity about the waiting time, but I intend to get the 4d armrests and the headrest so the discount model not suitable for me anyway



Customer service matters alot to me - one of the reasons I don't like buying online. Some friends say I'm too old fashioned
Hehe.. Maybe we can go tog.. I may get the headrest / 4d arm w colour option..
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Old 10-06-2020, 11:26 PM   #2353
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just placed my order on Haworth Fern without trying (cross finger), 8 weeks count down begins
can sic which spec u got? Assuming not the promo one right?
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Old 10-06-2020, 11:36 PM   #2354
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interested in getting a zody or maybe soji, anyone got contact with haworth can pm? TIA.
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Old 10-06-2020, 11:55 PM   #2355
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have we got a winner yet ?
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