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Best Choice Products 10ft Solar LED Offset Hanging Patio Umbrella Review

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Keep your outdoor party, dinner, barbecue business event, or any other get-together going after sunset with this BCP 10ft, solar-powered LED offset hanging or cantilever patio umbrella. It will provide a large shade (70 square feet) enough for a 6-8 dining set or two pool lounge chairs.

This BCP cantilever or offset umbrella is top 20 in Amazon’s best sellers in Patio Umbrellas. It is highly rated and has received so many positive reviews.

Best Choice Products 10ft Solar LED Offset Hanging Patio Umbrella
Color: Black, Buy at Amazon

Details and specification

DetailsDescription
TypeCantilever or offset patio umbrella
ManufacturerBest Choice Products
Universal Product Codes (UPCs)SKY5714: 842957121144
SKY5715: 842957121151
SKY5708: 842957121083
SKY5712: 842957121120
SKY5709: 842957121090
SKY5716: 842957121168
SKY5707: 842957121069
SKY5710: 842957121106
SKY5713: 842957121137
SKY5711: 842957121113
Size10 feet (120 inches)
Canopy shapeRound (octagon)
Fabric type 210g Polyester
Fabric colorNavy blue, sky blue, burgundy, gray, tan, black, red, deep taupe, cream, and navy stripe
FrameSteel
Pole material and diameter1.89 inches powder-coated steel pole  
Wind ventLarge vent for wind and heat ventilation 
Ribs 8 steel ribs
Overall pole height 7 feet (84 inches)
Height to umbrella center6.58 feet (79 inches)
BaseHeavy-duty cross steel base 
Base weightsBuy separately
Opening mechanismHand-crank lift 
Tilt mechanismAn easy-tilt system where you lift the handle up or down
ClosureTouch fastener
ExtrasFour ground stakes and 24 LED solar-powered light
Price range$104.99

What we liked

  • This Best Choice Products 10ft solar LED patio offset umbrella has 24 built-in LED lights, three on each rib powered by a solar panel on top of the umbrella, will ensure you have light Christmas-like magical lights to keep you going long after dusk. The lights take 6-7 hours and last 8 hours once fully charged and has an off or off switch.
  • It has a large, colorful, and stunning canopy available in ten different colors, making it possible to find one you like. Additionally, the 210g polyester fabric is UV and fade resistant as well as waterproof.
  • The hand-crank lift makes opening and closing the umbrella easy, while the easy tilt system will allow you to tilt the umbrella canopy to block the sun from various angles.
  • The extra-large wind vents allow air to escape (reduce chances of it being blown away) and help heated air to escape, keeping the umbrella cool.
  • The extra free pole knob for more stability and ground strakes
  • Comes with easy-to-follow assembly instructions.

Downside

  • This BCP10 foot offset umbrella has plastic parts that break quickly, especially the pivotal collar that supports the umbrella arm, the tilt system arm, and the collar that keeps the umbrella as you tilt it.
  • This umbrella cannot work where there are wind gusts. Even a small afternoon breeze makes it move.

What users are saying

“Easy to assemble – and has held up all summer (we got red – so of course the color has faded). My only complaint is that it slides down the pole unless you have it open really high – but that seems to be improving with age/time. The lights could be brighter – and it isn’t very clear as to how the switch works (we finally figured out that even though it is solar – you have to flip the switch off in the day, or they don’t work)” Amazon.com

Very easy assembly. The umbrella looks very nice and covers a wide area. You will need to buy the 4-Piece Offset Umbrella Stand Base to help keep the umbrella from tipping over. Other than that issue, I love the umbrella! Walmart.com

“I LOVE this umbrella. We screwed into the deck for added security because it will blow over. This is a heavy piece. This is a stunning umbrella; you will be completely & utterly happy when you purchase this. It’s so nice and big. I hope everyone can see the beauty in the pics. What are you waiting for 4??? buy it!! oh….one more thing- it lights up!!!!!” Amazon.com

Wow, this was a huge miss. Not happy can’t open on the stand it comes with it just falls over. Plus, it’s loaded with plastic parts that look like there going to break any moment. I can see why it’s in the markdown section. Heed my advice, don’t buy this umbrella; it’s just too unstable!! Walmart.com

“I have had 2 of these umbrellas, returned one because it broke and now the second one broke in the same place. The nylon cord that holds the umbrella up frays, and the cord breaks. It’s very frustrating and impossible to fix on my own, which is NOT an easy return. I had so much grief returning the first one, and I don’t think I’ll even bother with this. Read more about review stating Design flaw, second one $80 down the drain, it’s unfortunate.” Bestchoiceproducts.com

Our verdict

While it is very affordable, charming, and large, Best Choice Products 10ft Solar LED Offset Hanging Patio Umbrella isn’t a great choice for people in windy places. Also, it may not last long, primarily, if used in areas with high traffic. However, if you are willing to take good care of it, you can give it a try.

Ideal stand

Best Choice Products 4-Piece Cantilever Offset Patio Umbrella Stand Square Base Plate Set will work well with this BCP solar umbrella.

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