Which casino chair base is the best?

bases for casing chairs and gaming stools

A common question we are asked is “which casino chair base is best – Disc, 4-Legged or 5-Star?”

Which casino chair base is the best? bases for casing chairs and gaming stools

Base types include: Disc, 4-Legged, Polished Aluminium 5-Star and Black Nylon 5-Star

Choosing the type of base of your gaming stools is a question of  cost, practicality and aesthetics.

Disc bases have been popular for a long time, but recently stools on 4-Legs have become popular. The reason mainly relates to their cost, stability, ease of maintenance, and that they are suitable for all floor coverings. So, which casino chair base is best? The answer is not as straight forward as it seems, so here is a table that compares the various base options and lists their advantages and disadvantages.

Casino Chair Base Types

AttributeNylon
Ezi-Glide Disc
Steel Disc4-LeggedPolished Aluminium
5-Star
Black Nylon
5-Star
CostHighHighMediumMediumLow
Cleaning & MaintenanceLowLowLowHighLow
Corrosion resistanceExcellentMediumMediumGoodExcellent
Scratch resistanceGoodMediumMediumPoorGood
WeightLowHighMediumMediumLow
ManoeuverabilityExcellentPoorGoodAverageAverage
Tripping hazardLowLowMediumMediumMedium
Floor coveringCarpetCarpet
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All surfacesAll surfacesAll surfaces

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