Swing Trek LiteFlex
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Lewis N. Clark Umbrella
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Price $43.28 at Amazon$22.99 at Amazon$22.95 at Amazon$13.07 at Amazon$9.97 at Amazon
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Pros Lightweight, durable, easy to use, simpleClassy, durable, versatileEasy to use, good quality for price, sturdyCompact, wind vent, adequate rain protectionLightweight, compact, durable, collapsible
Cons Fixed shaft length makes it a bit longerHeavier, 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 For rainy days, this is our favorite model, from outdoor excursions to urban undertakingsStyle 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 Swing Trek LiteFlex Balios Double Canopy Repel Windproof Travel AmazonBasics Automatic Travel Lewis N. Clark Umbrella
Rain Protection (30%)
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Specs Swing Trek LiteFlex Balios Double Canopy Repel Windproof... AmazonBasics... Lewis N. Clark...
Canopy Diameter (inches) 38 in (not 44.9") 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) 10.2 oz (w/case); 8.2 oz (w/o case) 15.6 oz 13.4 oz 14.1 oz 10.2 oz
Weight (reported ounces) 7.3 oz 10 oz
Sleeve included? Yes, w/ shoulder sling Yes Yes Yes Yes
Length collapsed, measured (inches) 24.75 in 14 in 11.75 in 11.5 in 11 in
Length when deployed, measured (inches) 24.75 in 25.5 in 22.5 in 21.5 in 21.75 in
Handle Design High-density EVA hardfoam Straight Wooden, steel shaft Ergonomic rubberized handle Soft, Comfort-Grip Handle Rubberized non-slip handle
Canopy Material Polyester w/ teflon coating 300 Thread count water repellent fabric Teflon-coated Polyester Polyester
Support Structure High-density fiberglass ribs 8 steel & fiberglass stretchers & ribs 9 resin reinforced fiberglass ribs Steel Durable metal and steel
Warranty 2 years One year warranty Lifetime One-Year Limited 1 year
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