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Q What size base is recommended to free stand umbrella?
A Galtech recommends a 75 lb. minimum base for all free standing application.
Q Why is the 040SQ base rectangular with the tube at the edge of the base?
A The 40lb base is designed for half wall umbrellas. It can be placed flush up against a wall.
Q How is the tube attached to the steel plate base?
A The tube is secured via 4 stainless steel screws that are screwed into the plate.
Q Will the steel plate bases rust?
A All steel plate bases are primed with anti rust coating to prevent rust.
Q What is the benefit of the rubber feet on the bottom of the base?
A The protective rubber feet prevent the metal base from touching the surface of the patio.
(40 lb is available in black only)