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CampFussell
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I've got the fix 😉

From the looks of the shadow,switch places with the tables. Move the larger umbrella table where the little table sits in the picture and vice versa. Then shoot from the little table that isn't affected by the wind on the umbrella? It should still be in the shade from the way the shade is showing as pictured?

Still, that's some mighty fine shooting!

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I would except that table is about to fall apart. I need to get a heavier table, like a wood picnic table, or better yet, an actual shooting bench

Cool, when ya get your new bench maybe you can modify the umbrella stand to work as a stand alone unit?

When I'm not shooting from the porch, I use a cast iron umbrella base to sit next to my bench.

I've tried the water filled bases, but don't like them. I like the square metal base where I can sit a couple of cinder blocks on it for added weight in light wind. Depending on the side the wind is coming from, I can just add an extra cinder block to that side to help fight the wind.

This is similar to the cast iron base I use. Just need 2 or 3 of the old heavy cinder blocks or some 50 pound iron plates from an old barbell would be even better?