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How does the 360 degree rotation work on the Paraflex Cantilever parasol?

Posting date: 19th September 2010 00:00

Question:

I would like a full extension (2.35m) of a King Size arm on a Paraflex cantilever or sidepost parasol, but for this full extension to be available on 360oC around the pole. Is this possible?

Answer:

Because the Paraflex arm bracket needs to be fitted down one side of the pole, the full extension of 2.35m is only available for about 180 degrees. The 360 degree "rotation" is not achieved by the Paraflex pole rotating but by use of the hinges on the arm bending the arm round so that the parasol faces the opposite direction. Therefore the extension in this position, is much shorter than 2.35m. If you want full extension both sides, you should buy a multiple version of the pole and hang another Paraflex 2.35m King size arm and parasol from the multipole on the opposite side of the pole. The multipole has 4 sliding groves into which to slide arms, whereas the standard pole has just 1 sliding grove. Then you will have 2 parasols on 2.35m arms on either side of the pole, each covering 180 degrees with a 2.35m extension.

Hope this is clear - Claire

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