Bad & Good
The bad news was the umbrella was damaged on receipt. Same problem as a previous reviewer, the cap on the top was broken. Only plastic not wood like others.
The good news was after I complained, the supplier sent me a new plastic cap which I fitted myself.
Thereafter no problem. It is a bit stiff to wind down the umbrella though even after WD40 squirt!
28 August 2013
When the product came we didn't initially open it as the weather was not exactly sitting out weather, however a few weeks later we decided to sit out under our new parasol, imagine our dismay when we unpacked it to find the top of the parasol was smashed, the actual parasol was very cheap and plastic looking, sent back and reimbursed...
18 July 2013