Solar Powered 3-Lantern Lamppost with White & Amber LEDs
WORTH EVERY PENNY
I BOUGHT THIS LAST SPRING. WE HAD THE WORST WISCONSIN WINTER IN 35 YEARS. SNOW WIND AND 30 BELOW ZERO. THIS LAMP LOOKS AS GOOD AS THE DAY I SET IT OUTSIDE. THE LIGHTS STLL WORK GREAT, THE SOLAR LIGHTS STAY LIT ALL NIGHT LONG. I GET MANY COMPLIMENTS ON THIS, ONE FRIEND N PARTICULAR WHO WANTS ME TO GIVE IT TO HER AND ASKS FOR IT EVERY TIME SHE VISITS. IT IS HEAVY WHEN PROPERLY WEIGHTED AS INSTRUCTED AND LOOKS GORGEOUS WITH FLOWERS IN IT. I LOVE THIS AND EVEN THOUGH IT SEEMS PRICEY, IT IS SO WORTH THE MONEY.
Over One Year - and still giving beautiful light
Love this lamppost; however, as stated in other reviews, I found the flower pot too flimsy for the weight and height of the lantern.
Great addition to my deck
This lamppost (with planter) is beautiful and provides additional security lighting. I assembled it myself with no difficulty. I found the instructions were clear, and while it took a bit of time -- 15 minutes -- it is well worth the effort. A good value in my opinion.
The lamp posts are attractive but the planter on the bottom is cheap plastic and broke immediately. It is held together by plastic tabs which snap easily and are un fixable. My husband tried glueing them with special epoxy but it didn't hold. Be very careful not to try to move them by picking them up. You need to grab the post and slide or roll them. They should be made better.
This cheap light took a long time to put together, but worse than that it is a very cheap thin metal piece of junk! Don't waste your money! It broke the first week I got it.
Great solar lamppost. I had mine anchored in to concrete foundation. Only problem is that when I ordered 6 in 2013, I had broken components on 2 and despite following the instructions for getting replacement parts under the warranty, I never received them. So, when QVC made these available again this year (2014), I went back to EZ Replacements and was able to PAY FOR THE PARTS MYSELF and obtain the broken parts that should have been sent to me for FREE. Instead, I learned: MONEY TALKS!
When I saw this on QVC, the woman who was describing it said that she had one under her deck that got very little sunlight, and the lights worked perfectly. When I received it, I was very impressed with the quality of the lights and metal. But, I did not like the collapsible pot. I tried every way I knew how to assemble the pot, but it kept collapsing. The lights when they do come on, don't stay on long. Would not recommend this product.
The lamp is very pretty but very flimsy, the tub broke when trying to put it together, too much trouble to send back but like the other rating I have to figure out a good base for it and will probably end up jumping through hoops finding something and will cause me a lot of time, any suggestions?
Beautiful Bright Lights
This was a gift for a family member's birthday. She loved it. The lights are bright.
The lights can be switched to amber or bright white which she loved. The switch is easy to get to in order to turn the light on. The pole is made out of aluminum which is a plus. She chose to mount the light to the deck because the pot looked too small for the light.
First of all I believe the QVC host are spending too much time talking about "decorating" with the light instead of explaining how to assemble it. They would probably have less sales if they did explain everything! I gave this a 3 star because I do like the lamppost but had I known some of the true facts about the lamppost I might have not purchased it. This may have been explained, but I must have missed it. The pot comes in 2 sections that have to be put together. Not that big of a deal, but when 3 of the tabs were broken on mine, the one tab left would not hold the pot together. To get another pot, I was told that I had to return the whole lamppost which was not going to happen because it is simply too big of a box with too many parts to have to repack and ship after you have unpacked the box. Instead I spent another $75.00 to make this pot stable. I took the base to a local pottery shop and found a heavy stone pot that the base fit in perfectly ($50.00). I then purchase another $25.00 worth of gravel and river rocks to fill the pot with to make sure everything was stable. Had the actual plastic pot not been damaged, I personally don't think it would last a couple of seasons going though winter and summer in my area so overall having to purchase a stone planter was probably the best thing. I'm not using it as a planter either. I don't want any dirt in the planter because I don't want it to hold any water which might cause it to freeze during winter months and cause the base to crack.
not worth the money
solar panel only worked for one summer and then it never worked again.very expensive item to purchase just for one season. I would rather get one that is hard wired and spend the money to have it installed and not have to worry about it again, if I could I would send it back to qvc but its pass the 30 days.
Very Little Light/Doesn't Last
We have the one that's just LED's. It looks nice which is the ONLY reason I gave it ANY stars at all; however, it provides VERY little light and the charged batteries don't last long at all. We received authorization to return it from QVC (which they are VERY good about) but it was just too much trouble to break it down and to find something to ship it in (too much snow and below zero temps)...perhaps QVC needs to consider providing means for shipment (packaging, etc.). ATT does, just take it to a UPS office and they box and ship it. ;-) If you just want something for the deck or "looks", it works. If you want some security for your front door, etc. forget it! When Spring gets here we'll go back to an A/C powered lamppost.