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Office chair with swivel lock?

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Marc Collins, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. Marc Collins

    Marc Collins

    There are a bunch of office chairs that purport to be good for sim racing. Other than basic ergonomics, there are really only two things that I could think of that would make an office chair suitable for sim racing: locking casters and a swivel lock. I can't find any of these chairs with either of these features!! ?????

    Locking casters can be bought separately and are easy enough to retrofit, even if it is incredible that a racing chair doesn't already have them. There are also other solutions for the feet/casters.

    But are there chairs with a swivel lock? Even regular office chairs, not necessarily the ones that look like a racing seat? If you are not using a proper sim rig with a solid mount for the chair, don't you need to prevent swivelling and rolling of the chair?
  2. Dennis Phelan

    Dennis Phelan
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    I lock only one caster in place on my office desk. Once the front wheel is locked the swivel axis is directly behind it and seldom moves, if ever. IMG_1261.JPG IMG_1261.JPG

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