Overall: 2.2 / 5 based on 5 reviews
1 of 5 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
It exploded -
By: Flattened from Mount Shasta , CA
After only a few years, I sat in my chair and it collapsed ! We have carefully stored our chairs in the winter so this was a complete surprise when it exploded. We paid extra for Orvis quality and ended up with a shock. Thankfully I wasn't physically hurt.
By: Hollysmom from Long Island , NY
I would not recommend this chair. As previous reviews said, it is small and not very comfortable. I would have sent it back except for the trouble of disassembly and shipping hassle. We love not having to paint but not a good choice.
Very Unhappy -
My elderly father ordered and received this chair in a large box. I dropped by to help him put it out on the back patio and was disappointed it took a lot of effort to get the parts to fold correctly as in getting the (back to slant backwards). But it was not an easy "fold out and secure peg" as mentioned by the sales staff. It took a great deal of wrestling and it never did sit properly. Worst was the painted nuts and bolts which would not screw together at all. If they had been left unpainted, there would have been hope. In any event, it is being returned as inappropriately low seating for an infirm barely mobile octagenarian
Very Pleased -
By: jj1031 from East Aurora, NY
We purchased these chairs last year when they first became available through the Orvis catalog. I was initially interested because they are not made of wood, but of recycled plastic bottles which we found appealing for environmental reasons. The fact that no painting was involved was also a plus. We were not surprised that assembly was required, and found the chairs were very easy and quick to put together. Unlike the other reviewer, I do not find the chairs "kiddie chairs". They are comfortable for all sizes of adults, and are perfect by our fire pit! In fact, I'm ordering 2 more for my lake house in the Adirondacks!
Before ordering I inquired if chairs were assembled, I was told they were. However there is some assembly and it was difficult to aline screws with holes and fit washers and nuts. Also the chairs(I purchased 2) are very short, look like like kiddie chairs. We also sold our old wooden Adirondacks chairs(4) to buy these. The old ones looked nicer, we will keep these, no painting I guess. I was going to order 2 more but now I won't.
Response from: Orvis Customer Service Team
Posted: 5/21/2010 12:58:20 PM
Orvis Customer Service contacted this customer and apologized for the issues with the assembly of the chairs, offering a full refund or an exchange. We appreciate our customer's feedback and are currently reviewing the concerns raised by our customer. Our goal is to make sure these popular chairs are absolutely right. You can always shop with confidence at Orvis—everything we sell is backed by our unconditional 100% satisfaction guarantee.