Any Tama 1st Chair users? Roc n soc hugger?

Pat A Flafla

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I love my (no-back) Roc-N-Socs so much I've been thinking about replacing my office chair with a backrest equipped Roc-N-Soc Nitro. I'm sure I could find casters that fit at Lowe's Depot Mart.
 

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I've got the xl round rider on my practice kit. Absolutely love it, and one of the few thrones that the padding has held up on.
 

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After trying out some thrones yesterday, I decided to go with Roc n Soc nitro, but the hugger model which is a little smaller and lighter and portable version.
now I need to decide on cloth vs vinyl. I like the look of the vinyl but I couldn’t find one in store to compare comfort level to the cloth one. I assume cloth top is more soft and comfortable!??

Has Anyone tried both cloth and vinyl top? @musiqman have you?
 
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DanRH

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The only First chair I've owned broke after a couple years use. I've had Roc'n Socs since and I know own four (gigging, studio, behind my ekit and one in Florida where I keep an extra kit when I play down there). All hydraulics and not the round.
 

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I have both. I use the Tama hydraulic first chair saddle with back rest for gigging. I love the fact that the back rest flips down for packing and fits perfectly at the top of the hardware bag. The R-n-S is set up on the home kit.
 

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I have a hydraulic with the Hugger seat that stays in my practice room. And then I have a separate Hugger seat that I put on a lightweight Yamaha base for gigging. To be honest, I don't like the hydraulic, but I think it's because I don't weigh enough to activate it and really get the benefits from it. For instance, if I need to adjust the height, I have to get someone heavier to sit on it to push it down. I've actually been thinking of replacing the base with a spindle base. Obviously, most here probably wouldn't have this problem, since I am a petite woman. Lol. Still, it's frustrating that a product doesn't work for all body types. I do like the size of the Hugger, though. It fits in my hardware bag without breaking it down, which is how I prefer to carry my throne.
Which model Yamaha base are you using?
 

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My first drum seat/throne was a metal milk crate! Boy have times changed!
 

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I had a 1st chair cloth top, cycle style seat for a long time and it was great but it was bigger than I liked when I got a little older so I switched to a cloth top 1st chair round style and it is great as well. I have zero complaints.
 

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Roc n Soc was a life changer for me. I have the spindle. I like the stability of the spindle, if only psychologically.
It IS heavy though, so if portability is a factor, it's a definite weight commitment.
 


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