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Price $34.95 at Amazon$22.99 at Amazon$22.95 at Amazon$18.83 at Amazon$14.73 at Amazon
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Pros Impressive wind resistance, durableClassy, durable, versatileEasy to use, good quality for price, sturdyCompact, wind vent, adequate rain protectionLightweight, compact, durable, collapsible
Cons Bulky and heavy for a compact modelHeavier, bigger for a compact umbrellaHeavier than some compact umbrellasA touch heavier than other compact models, plain styleMore metal joints make it slightly less durable than more expensive models with fiberglass
Bottom Line Great in the wind, but average or below in most other areasStyle and class combine in this compact umbrellaThis compact umbrella is easy to use and will stand up to a variety of weather conditionsA great price for an automatic compact umbrella that simply worksPortable and inexpensive, this umbrella serves the needs of most well enough. Fantastic value
Rating Categories GustBuster Metro Balios Double Canopy Repel Windproof Travel AmazonBasics Automatic Travel Lewis N. Clark Umbrella
Rain Protection (30%)
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5
Ease Of Transport (30%)
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Durability (20%)
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Ease Of Use (15%)
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Style (5%)
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Specs GustBuster Metro Balios Double Canopy Repel Windproof... AmazonBasics... Lewis N. Clark...
Canopy Diameter (inches) 36 in (not 43"!) 40 in 38 in 38 in 39.25 in
Depth of Canopy (inches) 10 in 9 in 7.5 in 8 in 7 in
Weight, measured, including sleeve (ounces) 17.1 oz 15.6 oz 13.4 oz 14.1 oz 10.2 oz
Weight (reported ounces) 17.6 oz 10 oz
Sleeve included? Yes, w/ shoulder sling Yes Yes Yes Yes
Length collapsed, measured (inches) 15.5 in 14 in 11.75 in 11.5 in 11 in
Length when deployed, measured (inches) 22 in 25.5 in 22.5 in 21.5 in 21.75 in
Handle Design Sure grip comfort handle Straight Wooden, steel shaft Ergonomic rubberized handle Soft, Comfort-Grip Handle Rubberized non-slip handle
Canopy Material Nylon 300 Thread count water repellent fabric Teflon-coated Polyester Polyester
Support Structure Hardened steel, hexagonal ribs and reinforced shaft 8 steel & fiberglass stretchers & ribs 9 resin reinforced fiberglass ribs Steel Durable metal and steel
Warranty Lifetime warranty One year warranty Lifetime One-Year Limited 1 year
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