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Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2020 1:42 a.m. PST

Are these increments serious?
We need more choice in the 30 to 40 inch range my table at home is 90cm say 36" which I am comfortable with. believe that one of the tables in the home is 28" for wheelchair users. 60" is chin height on me.

Can we do this again with more sensible increments.


robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2020 3:47 a.m. PST

Surely, first we ask whether the wargamer prefers to stand or sit at the table? Then we can look--in, as x42 says, small increments--within those ranges.

Wargamer Blue22 Jun 2020 3:49 a.m. PST

How tall is a pool table? That's my answer.

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2020 3:58 a.m. PST

The choices bear little resemblance to the pre-poll discussion cited.


TNE230022 Jun 2020 5:51 a.m. PST

how tall are the players?
how wide is the table?

Yesthatphil22 Jun 2020 7:00 a.m. PST

I prefer standing at a relatively high table … hadn't considered wheelchair users though (despite having played against a number at conventions and events) – so I may need to revise my thinking about my home table (as it could be a limiting factor, otherwise).


BTCTerrainman Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2020 8:26 a.m. PST

Very random heights listed here. I would think most tables are between 30" and 40" (If I redo the height of mine I will increase it from a current 32.5"). In regards to sitting or standing, if you provide stools, you have both options.

rmaker22 Jun 2020 11:25 a.m. PST

36 inches

Sgt Slag22 Jun 2020 12:33 p.m. PST


Mine is variable, with an electronic lift system. The lowest is around 30", while the highest is 56" (gives access to two shelves in the base, which are used for storage).

I adjust it to whatever height we need, when we need it. Wife uses it for cutting fabric, as well, so that was a key reason for the adjustable height system option. Cheers!

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