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How is the diameter of a Paraflex Parasol measured?

Posting date: 21st May 2010 10:41

Claire

Everything is up and looking good but my wife noticed that the canopy seemed smaller than the 2.7m one we were discarding. I've measured the hexagon and if we go from point to point of the hexagon it is around 2.66m while if we go flat to flat it is 2.16m. I have a horrible feeling that they might be the 2.2m size.

Can you check how they are measured? If I'm right it means swapping.

Hi Ian

Yes, I am 99% certain that you have the the right canopy. The canopies are measured point to point as the widest diameter. The 2.2m flat to flat is alot less than 2.16m. But the 2.2m also has no vent, so if you have a vent, we can be absolutely certain.

Best wishes - Claire

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