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Old 06-10-2015, 09:43 AM
 
Location: coastlines
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What's the most effective filler for an umbrella base?

sand... water... concrete mix?
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Old 06-14-2015, 04:44 PM
 
Location: coastlines
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Here's the answer... if someone finds a better one, please let me know.

I read to fill it with sand...

and then, because there's something called porosity (space between sand granules)

... to fill it with water.

I'll report back on the results.
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Old 06-17-2015, 09:53 AM
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Location: Bel Air, California
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find a heavy steel/cast iron one and don't screw around with those ugly plastic ones

Amazon.com : TropiShade 30-Pound Bronze Powder-Coated Cast Iron Umbrella Stand : Patio Umbrella Bases : Patio, Lawn & Garden
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Old 06-19-2015, 06:50 PM
 
Location: coastlines
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find a heavy steel/cast iron one and don't screw around with those ugly plastic ones

Amazon.com : TropiShade 30-Pound Bronze Powder-Coated Cast Iron Umbrella Stand : Patio Umbrella Bases : Patio, Lawn & Garden


Good to know-thank you!
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