I have had my chair since May 2014 (5 months). The seat is now "moving to the ground" of it's own accord and I do not know how to stop this. I have tried numerous times to Lock it in place, but it still happens. Can you please help me with this? Thank you
Boss Heavy-duty Big and Tall Desk Chair
Create a comfortable work space with this stylish big and tall office chair. The chair features a sturdy steel frame, a five-inch padded seat for added comfort, and contoured cushions with built-in lumbar support to improve your posture.
- Desk chair has a 5-inch padded seat for comfort
- Office furniture has contoured cushions to improve posture with built-in lumbar support
- Chair offers pneumatic seat height adjustment with adjustable tilt tension and tilt-lock
- Sturdy steel frame with padded armrests
- 27-inch brushed metal five star base
- Durable commercial-grade black micro fabric
- 3-inch heavy-duty dual wheel casters
- Weight capacity is 350 pounds
- Seat Size: 24 inches wide x 21 inches deep
- Back Size: 26 inches wide x 28.5 inches high
- Seat height: 19.5 inches - 22.5 inches adjustable height
- Overall Dimensions: 30.5 inches wide x 27 inches deep x 43 inches - 46 inches adjustable height
Please note: orders of 4 or more chairs will ship with a freight carrier, and are not traceable via UPS. Please allow 10 days before contacting O.co regarding any freight carrier shipping concerns.
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|Materials||Commercial Office Grade|
|Chair Back Height||High Back|
|Product Features||Adjustable Height Lumbar Support|
|Weight Capacity||Over 250 lbs.|
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I did my research all over the Internet on office chairs before I bought this one and after reading the 81 reviews. I ordered the Boss 990 from OVERSTOCK. I ordered it on a Sunday and it arrived on Tuesday morning. The reviews indicated it was difficult to assemble and took 2 people to do it. Two people would work but I was able to do it slowly by myself . The short story how I did it goes like this: Take your time then take your time. Read the directions then read the directions again. Look at the pictures and look at the chair. All the bolts are on the bottom of the seat. DO NOT TAKE ALL OF THEM OUT AT ONCE. Remove them as needed for each part as you go along and don't tighten them down all the way until the whole chair is assembled. Added feature, each bolt comes with LOCK TIGHT already on it. Believe me, if I can put it together so can you. I am 67 years old, 6 feet and weigh in at 325 lbs and every joint in my body hurts at various times and degrees. This chair is wonderful. The seat is larger than my petite buttocks and is ever so comfortable. The lumbar feature hits the small of my back perfect for support. It reclines just right so I don't flip over backwards and the cushioned arms are the right height and comfortable. I probably won't fall asleep in it but that is what my recliner is for. I really like this chair. Bottom line, this is a big beefy office chair for a big beefy person and feels like it will stand up for many years to come.Read More
Over $100 less than other sites and a great heavy duty chair. Are you tired of breaking chairs and buying new ones every year. This is the best I've had in over 30 years in the office.Read More
It was easy to put together. It is the perfect chair for a 6'3"+ 300lbs person. If your small and weigh only say less than 200lbs the set can be stiff and may be uncomfortable because like it says it is made for Big and Tall people. I love mine!Read More
I would have given this chair 4 or possibly 5 stars had it been much easier to assemble as suggested by previous reviews. I am diabetic with foot and leg problems and find lifting quite difficult. This is a heavy, albeit well made chair. I barely managed to assemble it alone but definitely could have used some help. An extra pair of hands is needed to hold parts in place for a proper alignment so that screws are inserted properly. As a result, some screws did not tighten all the way in and I don't think some would have tightened correctly even if they were aligned. I found it very difficult to align the arm assembly without another pair of hands. Also, I absolutely could not insert the back "hex" bolt. It would not catch in the threads. This does not seem to affect the feel and operation of the chair -- so far -- but I think the bolt could have been longer or some other design for insertion is necessary. All this being said, the chair does seem very sturdy, ample enough for a large person (300 lb.+) and so far very comfortable. I do not think it's easy for one person to assemble however.Read More
The chair is easy to put together. It looks good and the fabric wipes clean easily. However, it is the most uncomfortable chair I have ever sat in. It is like sitting in a hard kitchen chair. I am going to have to go out and buy a seat cushion for it.Read More
I had high hopes for this chair after reading some of the reviews for it. I'm a bigger guy so I'm always on the lookout for a chair that is going to be comfortable for me, especially since I work from home and am on the computer in my chair most of the day. Comfort wise, I'd say it's about average. However, putting it together was a very poor experience. There where misaligned holes making it practically impossible to screw in some areas. The wheels on it are stuck in place so it doesn't roll at all. Just over all the only thing that really was working ok was the seat cushion! Also note (I missed it when I bought it) the back is no very high at all on this. I'm a shorter person at only 5'9" and the back barely came up to my shoulders.Read More
I just ordered my 2nd one of these chairs from Overstock and paid 1/2 of what I paid when I bought my 1st one 6 years ago. Yes, 6 years ago. I am 6' and 350 lbs. and have medical issues. So I sit at a computer desk all day and night, and virtually have lived in this chair daily for 6 years, as I bought my first one in June 2008. After years of inferior chairs, constantly breaking, I discovered the Boss 990 and ordered it. As others have mentioned, the assembly might be hard for some but not me as I am a retired mechanic. Anyway, the chair was unbelievably comfortable the first time I sat in it. Compared to all previous chairs, it was a Godsend. I am sure I gave my chair much more use and abuse than the average person would, and so after 6 years some of the caster wheels finally gave out, and the padding on the edges of the arms has been banged into my desk and also got chewed by my dog when she was a puppy so I decided to order a new chair. Considering how well built and how long and how much I use this chair I can recommend without reservation, this chair to anyone who is large and needs a "comfortable" chair that is built like a tank and will last for years.Read More
Bought this chair for another individual in the company, but they decided to go with a different chair instead. I took it initially to return, but put it at my desk to test drive. Great seat, full and comfortable. Very good price and shipment was quick. I am pleased that I decided to take this chair for a spin, with no more thoughts of returning it.Read More
Finally an office chair for us big guys!!! I have had my chair for over 3 years and it is still like new. Only drawback is that it doesn't fit through the average door frame, so assemble it in the room you plan to use it.Read More
I read this might be difficult to assemble, it is a heavy chair. I enlisted my mid-twenties daughter who had no problem assembling it in an hour and a half. The hold up was that the screws in the back were in so tight that we had to bring out the electric drill to loosen them to assemble the chair. Overall assembly was not as difficult as expected. I have not been able to use the hydraulic chair lift to adjust the seat level, don't know if it is broken or not. Luckily the chair as assembled is about the right height for me (5'8"), don't know if I could adjust it higher. .if it would move, I would like it a little higher but again, for the price and expense of disassembling it and returning it, I will make do. Chair is nice looking and overall comfortable.Read More
Questions & Answers
Hello debsparrott, thank you for your inquiry; you will be contacted by Customer Care.
is there a warrenty on this chair incase it breaks?
I did not purchse the warrenty. We have this chair for 5-6 months now. It's a very solid chair. "...in case it breaks?" I doubt that it will break; however, it depends on what you are going to do with or on this chair. For normal usage & with smart set up, there is no way that this chair will break.
Do the arms adjust OUT as well as up and down?
No, the arms do not adjust out as well as up and down.
How difficult is it to assemble? I'm physically limited and can only do so much.
I think it would be most helpful for you to read some of the reviews. Number 3 on the link I am sending you, the gentleman also had limitations and found it difficult. Everyone else said very easy. Number 3 said he could have used help. http://www.overstock.com/Office-Supplies/Boss-Heavy-duty-Big-and-Tall-Desk-Chair/2201963/customer-reviews.html
Can you remove the arms on this chair?
Yes, you can remove the arms.
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