Make evenings by the campfire and ballpark seats on the green more comfortable with the Lafuma FGX XL Chair.
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Not sure if I got the same chairs as the rest of the reviewers but it looks the same. Ordered two and took them out last weekend for the first time. Sat in one twice before the back snapped off. The other is obviously bent after two days of sparse use. Was not leaning back in the chairs and I am not overweight. The best use for these is keeping the trash can from blowing away while they sit in it. Complete junk if you want a chair with a back on it.
What is seat height in the center?
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Simple, comfortable and sturdy. I love the colors and we take them everywhere we can when climbing and car camping. Don't foresee these breaking anytime soon.
Great camp chair. Packs down flat and fairly small. Super comfortable and it feels really solid, which is reassuring. The steel frame, metal hinge points and an overall lack of plastic parts also rocks. Haven't had it long enough to comment on the durability. It didn't blow away, or over, in a desert dust storm. I may have to get a second one.
Years and years ago we found Lafuma camp chairs in blue canvas. They were very light to carry and gave great lower back support. We were the envy of soccer parents at avery game. They lasted for years until we retired and had to choose what to move. Because some of the screws were catching clothes on our larger bottoms now, we left them in the garage when we sold the house. But THEN we found these online! They are the same design but bigger in the seat and of a material which will last even longer than canvas. There are no potential screw-head catching opportunities for our clothing, and although a bit heavier, therefore, they are perfect for our retirement. We got the color because we could find the chairs in a crowd and they glow a bit at night. We tried them out after carrying them in our trunk for 12 hours to Chicago T-ball practice and must report these chairs are every bit as good and better as the older, narrower, canvas design. So glad you are carrying them and that they came so very quickly from your store!!
How do I purchase this chair?
You can't, it's out of stock. That means the manufacturer has discontinued it and either didn't replace it with a new model or Backcountry doesn't carry the new one yet. There's a link up top to look at similar items.
It is back in stock now! Add it to your cart in the color you want, then proceed to checkout and follow the steps.
super comfortable chair! Those who are past 50 should not have any problems getting out of this chair Would be nice if 1) had bottle holders in the arms 2) would support up to 320 pounds (my husband)
I got the chair for using at dog trials (sheep herding, rally, and the like) and for ham radio events. It stays in the back of my Element.
I bought this chair because I've been using one just like it for the past 2 years. When I find a product I really like, I get another one just in case they stop making them in the future. My first Lafuma director's chair lasted me 18 years, so I had no doubt about the quality. I take this chair on rafting trips. It's comfortable, dries fast, and it's strong. I'm a big guy, and it fits me perfectly.