REI FLEXLITE Air Chair NEW Color: Muted Sage. The Flexlite Air is the smallest, lightest, newest addition to the REI camping chair range. I weigh 157 lbs, and it was not being misused when it broke. Make an offer to the item and pick up locally. @jamesdmarco. The REI Flexlite Air Chair features an ultra-lightweight collapsible frame, with a removable, canvas-like material that straps into the frame in seconds. $99.95. The Flexlite Air and the Helinox Zero Chair are both great options and only add 16oz. Good video. Pick up locally. This is an expensive chair to be an unreliable throwaway. This simple hack will keep you from sinking into the ground. Gear Hack: REI Flexlite Chair. Prices could be less… Mar 10, 2019 at 3:19 am #3582675. The truth, though, is that the two chairs are virtually complete equals in the comfort department. I have not carried the extra weight of a chair until now, opting for available logs, boulders, ground, and bear can (when carried) as a seat. Avg. On the lower end, holding up to 250 pounds, is the Flexlite Air. These are a couple of options I have used over the years. It folds up to 5” x 16” and unfolds to 19” x 22” x 22”. $79.95. The purpose of this article is to review the Helinox Chair Zero to the REI Flexlite Air Chair and see if there are any meaningful differences. Not so with the Air, which is a fully-fledged beer-chugging camp chair. PROS: Comfortable, back support off the floor, lightweight, streamlined ; CONS: Expensive, a little heavy/bulky, requires a moment or 2 to place up/pack off; BOTTOM LINE: The REI Flexlite Air Chair is quite like Helinox’s Chair Zero, which we favor because of its minor rise in … Learn more about the REI Co-Op Flexlite Air Chair REI Flexlite Air Chair. That brings us to the deciding factors: cost and weight. Share. 6’4 230lbs here. As lighter and more packable chair designs supersede previous models on a near yearly basis, the latest and lightest chair to hit the market in the lightweight, somewhat contradictory to say ultralight chair market is the Flexlite Air from REI. REI Co-op. REI Flexlite Air Chair. Mar 25, 2017 #1 A. AustinL911 Senior Member. View on REI. New (never used) Brand new, no lowballs. It really boils down to whether you feel the benefits outweigh the additional weight. Other options such as the Flexlite ‘Low’ offer low weight, but usually for a trade-off such as being lower to the ground. The REI Co-Op Flexlite Chair also comes in a rather well made case with a draw string on the top to tighten the case up. Chair weight capacity: 250 lbs. to your load. 1 of 2 Go to page. ENO Lounger DL Camping Chair Eligible for Free Shipping. Locale: Finger Lakes. Its comfort and durability put it not far behind our two favorite camping chairs of similar size, the Helinox Chair One and Chair Zero.Made almost entirely of fine mesh, this chair is breathable yet sturdy, and weighs less than all the other contenders in this review, save the extremely light Chair Zero. The REI Co-op Flexlite Air has truly earned its spot among the best backpacking camp chairs on the market. Joined May 24, 2016 Messages 277. The REI Flexlite is a good portable camping chair. Orange, CA Map is approximate to keep the seller's location private. However, the REI design is a little different and has the bottom support pole positioned 90 degrees different than the Helinox. REI Flexlite Air Chair. The aim of this text is to assessment the Helinox Chair Zero to the REI Flexlite Air Chair and see if there are any significant variations.The Helinox. Next Last. Flexlite Air Chair (141) 141 reviews with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars. Flexlite Print Camp Boss Chair (24) 24 reviews with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars. I sat on both of them at REI and thought the Flex-Lite was a bit more comfortable. REI Flexlite chairs have a range of weight capacity. My chair broke. I was given the oversea distributor's info, but no one replied. Free Shipping by Amazon . And it’s good finally to see a competition between ultra light chairs, I was waiting for that. Helinox. REI wouldn't help with the part or repair. If you're nowhere close to 250 pounds, the weight capacity is a number to ignore. The REI Co-Op Flexlite Air is 1.7 oz (48 g) lighter and $20 cheaper. Home › Forums › Gear Forums › Gear (General) › REI Flexlite Air Chair. Orange, CA. The Flexlite Air Chair weighs a very modest 12 ounces and packs down to a small footprint of 5 inches by 16 inches. Learn more about local pickup. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Forums are supported by our merchant partners . 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