Bushtec Adventure Oversized Camping Chair Charlie 440 Review

This Bushtec Adventure Oversized Camping Chair Charlie 440 review is about a very reliable folding camping chair suitable for very heavy people, with a great carry bag and an incredible price.

Bushtec Adventure Oversized Camping Chair Charlie 440.
Bushtec Adventure Oversized Camping Chair Charlie 440.


Key features & benefits

  • Huge capacity.
  • Folding design.
  • Great carry bag.
  • Cup holders.
  • Headrest.
  • Armrests.
  • Side pocket.
  • Padded chair.
  • Great price.

What is in the name

The first thing to notice is that this is a chair from the Bushtec Adventure brand that is known for the quality and durability of their outdoor products. This Oversized Camping Chair Charlie 440 is a great example that demonstrates this.

So the number 440 in its name denotes the weight capacity in pounds, and this is a folding and easy to use chair that you can make ready in seconds. I have included it in my list of best folding camping chairs. It comes with a nice carry bag shown in the picture.

Nice carry bag with straps and a zipper.
Nice carry bag with straps and a zipper.

This is a tall chair so you have a headrest. There is a zippered pocket on the top and the carry bag shown above can be rolled and stored there:

The top zippered pocket.
The top zippered pocket.

So when you close it, you have a nice headrest with the brand’s logo on it, see the picture:

Pleasant headrest.
Pleasant headrest.

There is also a side pocket on the left side. The chair comes with great bottle holders on both side, see how they look:

Bottle holders are available.
Bottle holders are available.

The chair is with soft armrests supported by the side bars. So getting in and out is easy.


Materials

The fabric is a padded 600D polyester canvas with what they describe a double shock absorber system. They claim it is “the most comfortable luxury chair in the market”, they might be close to this but I do think they exaggerate a bit.

The frame is a coated aluminum and steel combination, and it includes tubes of 16 mm, 19 mm, and 20 mm in the diameter.


Who is it for

Capacity-wise, I already mentioned, this chair can support the weight of 440 lb (200 kg). So this is why I have included it in my list of chairs for very heavy people.

This capacity is not a surprise when you see its frame with those X-shaped bars on all sides and the thick tubes.

Size-wise, the dimensions are exceptional, the chair measures 42 x 38 x 22 inches (107 x 96 x 56 cm). So this is for tall people and I have added it to the list of high back camping chairs with headrest.

Weight-wise, well, this is not its best feature. The weight is 18 lb (8.16 kg), so this is not something to carry anywhere.

The packed size is also not so great, the dimensions of its carry bag are 42 x 38 x 22 inches (107 x 96 x 56 cm). All in all, this is a car camping basecamp chair.

The feet are wide and floor friendly, and they will not easily sink in the ground.


Specifications

The numbers presented here are from the manufacturer:

  • Weight: 18 lb (8.16 kg).
  • Capacity: 440 lb (200 kg).
  • Dimensions: 42 x 38 x 22 in (107 x 96 x 56 cm).
  • Packed size: 42 x 9 x 8 in (107 x 23 x 20 cm).

Rating, pros & cons

My rating is all with extreme values, dependent on the feature, as you see from the table below. But the average value is not bad.

Bushtec Adventure Oversized Camping Chair Charlie 440

Product Name: Bushtec Adventure Oversized Camping Chair Charlie 440

Product Description: This Bushtec Adventure Oversized Camping Chair Charlie review is about a very reliable folding camping chair suitable for very heavy people, with a great carry bag and an incredible price.

Brand: Bushtec Adventure

SKU: B01LW7XR0W

MPN: SMA024

  • Weight - 2.5/10
    2.5/10
  • Dimensions - 9.1/10
    9.1/10
  • Packed size - 4/10
    4/10
  • Capacity - 9.3/10
    9.3/10
  • Comfort - 9.5/10
    9.5/10
  • Craftsmanship - 9.8/10
    9.8/10
7.4/10

Summary

My overall rating is negatively affected by the packed size and weight, but I use the same criteria consistently for all the chairs. The average rating is still Good.

Pros

  • Great capacity.
  • Top quality.
  • Great carry bag.
  • Great price.

Cons

  • Heavy.
  • Long when packed.
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User Review
8.12/10 (30 votes)

Final thoughts

In the summary of this Bushtec Adventure Oversized Camping Chair Charlie 440 review, I wish to stress again that this is a top-quality product from a very respectable brand.

It is indeed heavy but this is because of the quality and durability of its materials. The price/value combination here is hard to match. Fully recommended.

If you need more options please check under the category Camping Chairs, you will find them in hundreds. If you need something more compact and with a carry bag, check this unique GCI Outdoor Pico Compact Folding Camp Chair.

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