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Do you sell spare or replacement canopies for parasol frames?

Posting date: 21st July 2010 13:02

The answer is yes, we do sell spare canopies for the brands of parasol that we already sell - Tradewinds, Paraflex, Serengeti, Shademaker Sola, TUUCI, and Vortex. But we do not sell spare canopies of any other brands. In the past we have supplied Tradewinds canopies for example, to the same sized parasol from another brand, but we stopped doing it, as the fit is rarely correct. Either the diameters are slightly out, or the strut pockets are not large enough etc etc. Some parasols, such as a Paul Reef, we do not think are strong enough for the weight of a Tradewinds canopy. You need a very strong frame for a heavy canopy. And the problem is that a customer will try all sorts of ways to try to get the spare canopy to fit, and then needs to return it. But the canopy is usually second hand by the time it comes back and cannot be sold as a first.

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