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Mainstays Outdoor Dining Set

 

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I was looking for a small portable set for my patio in front of my Camper.  This Six piece Searcy Creek Mainstays Outdoor Dining Set was my choice.  If you have a small area that you do not want to leave your Table and Chairs out in, this set is very portable and easy to store.

Lets see what I got and see if it will work for you.

 

Name:Mainstays Searcy Creek Six piece Outdoor Dining set

Set Price at time of review:no longer available  see link above

Where to Purchase:Walmart.com

 

 

20160312_133513Table

 

Table has a smoked tempered glass top that is supported by four legs with a center support brace.  The metal parts have a brown powder coated finish.  Once put together it is very stable.

Has hole in middle of table for umbrella. Comes with cap if you do not want to use umbrella.

The table is 38 inches long, 32 inches wide and 28 inches tall.

20160308_104040Four Chairs

 

This set will include four metal framed chairs with a canvas fabric.  The metal has a powder coated finish to let it last longer in the outdoor weather conditions.  Fabric is vented and is very comfortable for casual sitting.

Each chair is rated for 200 pounds of capacity.  Each chair is 24.5 inches wide, 35 inches tall and 22 inches deep.

They will fold for storage when not in use.  I fold and store them on top of my table in a shed when not at my weekend home.

 

20160308_104143Umbrella

 

The umbrella is four sided with a snap lock when extended, it is either up or down no other settings.  The same fabric that covers the chairs is use on the umbrella.  Has a two piece pole that is powder coated the same color as the table and chair metal parts.

When extended the umbrella is 56 inches across and 81 inches tall.  I can walk under it without any problems.

20160312_115116What comes in the box

 

When you open the box you will find the chairs strapped together in pairs with a plastic strap.  The glass top for the table is inside another box for protection.  The legs and shelf are attached to this box.  The tools, instructions and hard ware are under the shelf.

Do not throw away the inner box without taking the red box out of the corner, as this contains the brackets for the shelf to attach to the legs.

20160312_115439Tools and Parts package

 

Tools need for assembly are just a Phillips Screwdriver, the Allen wrench and Nut wrench are included in kit.  Do not discard the red box in the corner, as this contains the brackets for the legs and shelf.

The chairs are strapped together in pairs with plastic straps, you will need a pair of scissors or knife to unwrap.

 

20160312_120622Assembly

 

I opened the box and slid all of the contents out the end.  I unstrapped the chairs and then laid the table top upside down on the cardboard box, as I was assembling on a concrete patio and did not want to scratch the finish.

I inserted the four legs into the mounting flanges on the table top.  I loosely secured the shelf bracket to the each of the legs with the shorter Allen screw, two washers and a nut.  I then loosely secured the shelf with the longer Allen screw, two washers and a nut at each corner.

20160312_122228I turned the table over and placed on the concrete patio to tighten the screws and nuts.  With it standing on its legs I felt that it would be level when finished.  Each of the Allen screws have a plastic cap to cover the head when finished with installation. I then inserted the four Phillips screws a the corner where the legs meet the table top.  When done the table felt very stable.

In ten minutes I was ready to use my table and chairs.  Because it is under an awning I did not install the umbrella at this time.  It is stated by other customers to get a good umbrella stand to keep this table upright during high winds.

When finished I did have three of the washers left over.  I double checked and I had installed all of them.  This is the easiest part to lose, maybe they give you some extra because of this.

Care

 

Mild soap and water is all that is required for keeping this set looking like new.  Do not use any bleach or strong detergent as it will fade the fabric.  I placed my folded chairs on their sides when storing them wet.

As I will be storing this set in a shed when not used the chairs will fold up and be stacked on top of the table when not in use.  I have a cover to keep the dust and some animals off of the top when in storage.

Pros

 

Small size will fit most patio or balcony areas

Easy to assemble by one person, only need Phillips screwdriver and scissors

Chairs can be folded for storage

Comes in two colors Red and Tan

Cons

 

No Umbrella Stand included

One box that weighs 77 pounds, some people will require help with this

 

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Conclusion

 

This is the perfect set for a small patio or balcony.  You can store the chairs easily when not in use.  The Six piece Searcy Creek Mainstays Outdoor Dining Set is going to be a great addition to my Lake property for weekends and vacations.

I hope that you have found this post informing and if you have any questions or comments use the form below.  Please use the share buttons to let your friend know about this nice little dining set that does not cost an arm and a leg.

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