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Forum topic by RetiredCoastie posted 02-15-2011 07:15 PM 3957 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RetiredCoastie

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02-15-2011 07:15 PM

I’ve been looking for a good adjustable shop stool but all of the ones I’ve seen range from $60.00 to $120.00 and they weren’t very sturdy. I found this stool at Costco here in the Portland Vancouver area for $39.00. It’s very sturdy and has hydraulic seat height adjustment. It’s very well made. The only issue I had with it was two of the legs didn’t make contact with the floor and would teater back and forth slightly, so to fix this I removed the two rubber cups from the shorter legs and dropped in a 1” fender washed in each cup, slid the cups back on and now it sits perfectly flat. It’s a great stool for a good price.

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#1 posted 02-15-2011 07:30 PM

I have a Craftsman adjustable shop stool and the hydraulic cylinder gave out in short order. I have two Office Max/Depot desk chairs with adjustable hydraulic cylinders that also went belly up within a year or so. I don’t seem to have much luck with this type of height adjustment.

I sure miss the old center-screw type adjustable stools, that’s for sure.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#2 posted 02-15-2011 07:34 PM

Luckily for me if mine does go out it won’t matter since the lowest seat height is perfect for me since I’m vertically challenged, (5’6”).

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#3 posted 02-15-2011 09:08 PM

That’s pretty cool!! but you mised an opportunity to build the perfect one ;-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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