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Old 30-05-2019, 10:20 PM   #721
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it is an OEM chair (can find exact from taobao) but pricing wise SecretLab never mark up that much. Should be decent? Go test, they should have them readily available for testing.
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Old 31-05-2019, 12:49 AM   #722
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So I was extremely lucky and managed to snag a used HM Aeron classic. Should be the older model because the arm height adjustment knobs are wheels which you turn to unlock the height stopper and not levers which you can lift on the newer Classic models. This model also came with only the lumbar pad and not the PostureFit.

I'm 172 and sitting on a size B.

For some reason, I've been having lower back pains after sitting on this chair. When I recline, I also feel a slight pulling sensation on my knee caps, probably caused by the pressure that the chair exerts on my thighs.

Am I doing something wrong? The chair simply does not feel like the panacea to all backaches that its been marketed to be.

Would appreciate any adjustment tips or tips on how to maximise the chair because I really want to like it. hahaha
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Old 31-05-2019, 09:13 AM   #723
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The Aeron is not for reclining. You are meant to sit with weight on the thighs and feet as well, not just the buttocks.

If you have back pains, you are sitting with a curved spine and on the front of the chair when your buttocks should be at the back of the chair.

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Old 31-05-2019, 09:57 AM   #724
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My Ikea Marcus office chair reached its life span after many years. Initially, I was just looking for an ordinary mesh chair and almost pull the trigger on a UMD High End Fully Ergonomic Full Mesh Chair Modern Executive Chair ( A8 & A9 ) (3 Years Warranty/Free Installation) $299.00 on Lazada. Then I thought that I should do some research.

After I read through this thread and other related threads on Herman Miller, I decided to hunt for a used HM Aeron Classic with fully loaded options.

Took me 3 days of hunting but I managed to find a 2015 Herman Miller Aeron fully loaded at a decent price of $730. It looks almost brand new too! Imagine after using for another 7-8 years, I may still be able to sell at $400 thereabouts. Can't beat this value.

Also added Engineered Now Mesh Fully Adjustable Headrest at $240. I must say this chair is the most comfortable that I have ever sat on. The quality, comfort and flexibility is just damn shiok. Never pay so much for a chair but I am very pleased with this purchase (gave myself a pat on the back).



Nice I also prefer mesh chair

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Old 31-05-2019, 12:35 PM   #725
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thanks for this! will give it a shot. Separately, I'm quite intrigued by the forward tilt feature that seems to be quite useful for working on a computer. But I'm not sure if I've activated it successfully on my chair. My tilt limiter lever sometimes also does not move up all the way. Anyway, how do I know whether my chair is in forward tilt mode? Have taken a photo but unfortunately am unable to link it for some reason hmm.
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Old 31-05-2019, 12:56 PM   #726
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My Ikea Marcus office chair reached its life span after many years. Initially, I was just looking for an ordinary mesh chair and almost pull the trigger on a UMD High End Fully Ergonomic Full Mesh Chair Modern Executive Chair ( A8 & A9 ) (3 Years Warranty/Free Installation) $299.00 on Lazada. Then I thought that I should do some research.

After I read through this thread and other related threads on Herman Miller, I decided to hunt for a used HM Aeron Classic with fully loaded options.

Took me 3 days of hunting but I managed to find a 2015 Herman Miller Aeron fully loaded at a decent price of $730. It looks almost brand new too! Imagine after using for another 7-8 years, I may still be able to sell at $400 thereabouts. Can't beat this value.

Also added Engineered Now Mesh Fully Adjustable Headrest at $240. I must say this chair is the most comfortable that I have ever sat on. The quality, comfort and flexibility is just damn shiok. Never pay so much for a chair but I am very pleased with this purchase (gave myself a pat on the back).



Good decision, your back will thank you down the road

Iím using the same and I can say itís top 5 purchases of my lifetime
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Old 31-05-2019, 03:36 PM   #727
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thanks for this! will give it a shot. Separately, I'm quite intrigued by the forward tilt feature that seems to be quite useful for working on a computer. But I'm not sure if I've activated it successfully on my chair. My tilt limiter lever sometimes also does not move up all the way. Anyway, how do I know whether my chair is in forward tilt mode? Have taken a photo but unfortunately am unable to link it for some reason hmm.
IIRC you should be sitting on the chair when doing this adjustment.
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Old 06-06-2019, 09:57 PM   #728
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Did you buy from carousell?

My Ikea Marcus office chair reached its life span after many years. Initially, I was just looking for an ordinary mesh chair and almost pull the trigger on a UMD High End Fully Ergonomic Full Mesh Chair Modern Executive Chair ( A8 & A9 ) (3 Years Warranty/Free Installation) $299.00 on Lazada. Then I thought that I should do some research.

After I read through this thread and other related threads on Herman Miller, I decided to hunt for a used HM Aeron Classic with fully loaded options.

Took me 3 days of hunting but I managed to find a 2015 Herman Miller Aeron fully loaded at a decent price of $730. It looks almost brand new too! Imagine after using for another 7-8 years, I may still be able to sell at $400 thereabouts. Can't beat this value.

Also added Engineered Now Mesh Fully Adjustable Headrest at $240. I must say this chair is the most comfortable that I have ever sat on. The quality, comfort and flexibility is just damn shiok. Never pay so much for a chair but I am very pleased with this purchase (gave myself a pat on the back).



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Old 11-06-2019, 01:45 PM   #729
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Just hoot cosm highback. For the sake of my back got to pay a premium price.
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Old 11-06-2019, 03:14 PM   #730
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Anyone got recommendation on mesh chair w/o the rollers; rollers are floor scratcher and table banger. And where to buy?
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Old 26-06-2019, 01:35 AM   #731
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May I know who carries Steelcase locally?

Would like to try out Gesture & Leap if they have it here

Any idea their price?
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Anyone got recommendation on mesh chair w/o the rollers; rollers are floor scratcher and table banger. And where to buy?
Herman Miller has castors which do not scratch the floor. Have to replace every few years if you are not using on a carpet as the soft plastic ring will disintegrate.
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Old 17-07-2019, 11:10 AM   #733
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Bought 4 of those used Aeron chairs 3 months ago. They looked like new and I thought I got a good deal.

Got one gas cylinder had a loud thud then stopped working. Don't know what happened.
Another one the tilt limiter cannot lock the angle anymore


Bought a new chair instead, then notice that the mesh for my old chairs are comparatively a little saggy. Really gimme headache.
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Old 17-07-2019, 10:35 PM   #734
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Bought 4 of those used Aeron chairs 3 months ago. They looked like new and I thought I got a good deal.

Got one gas cylinder had a loud thud then stopped working. Don't know what happened.
Another one the tilt limiter cannot lock the angle anymore


Bought a new chair instead, then notice that the mesh for my old chairs are comparatively a little saggy. Really gimme headache.

yeah usually those used one from company liquidation. Banks for example have plenty of these chairs. so the chairs are extensively used 5 6 days a week 8 hours average work days so yeah the wear and tear will certainly be there.
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Bought 4 of those used Aeron chairs 3 months ago. They looked like new and I thought I got a good deal.

Got one gas cylinder had a loud thud then stopped working. Don't know what happened.
Another one the tilt limiter cannot lock the angle anymore


Bought a new chair instead, then notice that the mesh for my old chairs are comparatively a little saggy. Really gimme headache.
you got it from who?

can share so we can avoid?
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