Swing Trek LiteFlex
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Helinox Trekking
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Lewis N. Clark Umbrella
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totes Auto Open Wooden
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Price $39.50 at Amazon$74.95 at Amazon$21.95 at Amazon$11.97 at Amazon$20.00 at Amazon
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Pros Lightweight, durable, easy to use, simpleLightweight, durable, simple, great for trekkingEasy to use, good quality for price, sturdyLightweight, compact, durable, collapsibleStrong, excellent rain coverage, fun, stylish
Cons Fixed shaft length makes it a bit longerSlightly longer shaft compared to other lightweight trekking umbrellasHeavier than some compact umbrellasMore metal joints make it slightly less durable than more expensive models with fiberglassLarge, unwieldy in high winds
Bottom Line This is an excellent umbrella that will serve well in many situations, for a long timeThis is an awesome, durable, and light umbrella, excellent for trekking, and fun looking for urban use as well.This is an excellent compact umbrella, sturdy for everyday use and small enough to keep with you.This umbrella is an outstanding deal; simple, light, and it will outlast all similar inexpensive drug store models.This is a fun umbrella, well made, and which provides excellent rain protection.
Rating Categories Swing Trek LiteFlex Helinox Trekking Repel Easy Touch Lewis N. Clark Umbrella totes Auto Open Wooden
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Specs Swing Trek LiteFlex Helinox Trekking Repel Easy Touch Lewis N. Clark Umbrella totes Auto Open Wooden
Canopy Diameter (inches) 38 in (not 44.9") 38 in 37 in 38 in 42 in (not 48"!)
Depth of Canopy (inches) 10 in 10 in 7 in 8 in 11 in
Weight, measured, including sleeve (ounces) 10.24 oz (w/case); 8.16 oz (w/o case) 7.52 oz 14 oz 10.24 oz 19.68 oz
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