Although I see these more and more online, I’ve never known anyone who actually owned one. And although you don’t know much about me, I love finding new ways to relax and be comfortable. When I had the opportunity to get a free sample lounger to test and review, I jumped on it. Spoiler Alert: You’re going to be seeing a bunch more of these!
It just so happens that I had the perfect venue for a test run: the 1st birthday party for my friend’s twin girls, at a neighborhood park. Perfect. I expected to be bored and thought the lounger would be a way to relax. Nope. Lounger is an attention magnet. Downside: I barely got to use it.
It comes in a small carry bag all rolled up. After unrolling it I learned it’s SUPER easy to inflate. No pump needed; it’s filled by wind. We had a light wind that day, so I held it open and ran a few steps then sealed it up. You need to fill it about 80% with air, close it, roll the ends over 4-5 times until it’s tight, then clip it shut.
There were a LOT of people at this party (popular friends, and the kids are cute). Nobody had ever seen one before, and EVERYONE wanted to try it. There were big adults using it (about 250 lbs), small kids, couples, people sitting like a chair, and kids playing on it like it was a playground (throwing it around and everything). It’s incredibly durable and really took a beating. Definitely the highlight of the party (except for the adorable birthday twins).
When the party was over it was time to roll it back up. It was still fully inflated, and it didn’t appear there was any air leakage over the course of the 2 hour party (and heavy use!). I had no trouble folding it up although it took me two tries (did it upside down the first time – pro tip: start folding the the New Metal logo facing down). Back in the bag and off we went!
After the party we took it back to my friend’s house and tested it in the pool. Re-inflating took about 30 seconds in their backyard because there was no breeze. Ran for 10 ft with it open to refill. Threw it in the pool and floated with no problem. Is there anything it’s can’t do!?
I can’t even begin to describe how much fun we had with this. So many new product over-promise and under-deliver, but this inflatable lounger is AWESOME. I recommend it without hesitation. Buy with confidence and live the dream!
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