Ok. Just received my four Tribute Chairs, Brown, Leather/Vinyl match. I pulled one out of the box because I could not contain myself. The other 3 are waiting until we get the new theater room carpeted before they are unboxed.First 5-minute impressions:
The color is fantastic, love the brown. The leather feels very nice and good quality. They look absolutely fantastic in person. This chair definitely gives off the vibe of "classy" and has a nice touch of style. The stitching looks incredible.Seating:
They are very comfortable, plenty of room in the seat, the arm-rests feel very nice and are quite wide for a space saving chair (I'm 6', 220lbs). They have a nice firmness when you sit in them, not too hard but you definitely feel they have good support. When they recline they are very smooth and quiet. I also VERY VERY MUCH enjoy the headrest cushioning. At first I could not figure out how the "manual headrests" worked, so I e-mailed Roman. After a couple back and forth e-mails, I realized my mistake. You actually pull on the top portion of the chair headrest and it actually bends. My error was that I was afraid I would break the chair but you definitely have to give them a little nudge and they bend quite a bit. When you get to the reclined position you want, you reach behind the headrest/back of chair for that matter and bend it forward and it will actually bend. The pivot point or where it bends is about 12" approx down from the top of the cushioning. (Should be able to tell from the pics). This will allow you to be fully reclined and prop your head up just like you had a pillow. The nice thing is that it will stay like this even if you have to move your head, unlike a pillow. My only concern might be how well the bending of the headrest holds up to every day use.
I like the tray tables although they are just plastic and feel a little cheap. I also notice that when you put the tray tables into the storage of the arms you need to make sure the top portion (wood grain side) is against the chair closest to your body, otherwise the door will not shut. The mechanism hits the table. NO biggie though.
The storage door arm is a bit anxious to pop up sometimes, especially when I was trying to carry the chair. They seem to lay down ok once you get the chair positioned.
The cup holders feel fine and look nice.
Again, I can't say how nice it is to be fully reclined and have your head perfectly positioned to watch the screen. My only concern is that I will probably be falling asleep in these things.
Feel free to PM me if you have more questions and once I get them fully setup in the theater room, I plan to give some feedback once I get to using them. I would not hesitate to recommend these.