Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 32
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by TammyStL Awesome
These universal stakes are great. They have several different sizes you use. They screw together that makes it so easy. Great product for the price
August 9, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Charlie Anything but "Universal"
I bought these to replace the damaged spikes from my Hampton Bay 3-tier bronze solar lamps. The instructions say to use the largest adapter that fits inside the pole of the lamp, however the smallest adapter that they have included is too large and does not fit. I checked, double checked, and triple checked to make sure I was following the instructions to the T. After forcing the adapter into place, it didn't inspire any sort of confidence that this stake was actually going to hold the lamp in place, and sure enough before I even stepped out of the house to put back in the ground the adapter popped back out.
I'm gonna repeat what's already been stated in other reviews: Does not work with HB's own 3-tier solar lamps.
July 4, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by alkemist Saved my lights
I broke off a few stakes from my solar lights last fall and winter and tried to salvage them with glue. It didn't work very well and waited for Spring to come around. I was afraid I had to trash my lightly used solar lights and purchase new ones just because of the stakes.
I found these today at Home Depot and I am happy! The smallest size fit my solar light perfectly. The spikes are much larger than what came with my lights so it's steadier as well. Easy to install and had no problems staking into my garden bed with rock underneath. The people that complained because they broke need to understand that these are still plastic parts and need to use care.
May 8, 2012
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by wdower1 Dysfunctional
Bought these to replace stakes on solar lights. Fit was good, but after a few days lights flopped over. The thread on connector is not very strong. Granted the lights I have are metal and are heavier than plastic lights, but even though installation was easy and fit the design is dysfunctional. I previously bought metal spike replacements that still work for the lights they had replaced. I do not recommend this product to anyone with metal solar landscape lights.
June 9, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by RickB Works at first, but they break easy and don't last long
These worked well to replace my broken solar light spikes. While the 'stake' part of these replacements seem tough and resilient, it is the screw-on multisized adapters that are the problem. All but one of them have broken (and broken quickly) causing the solar light to lean way over to one side or the other, rather than stand up straight. If the screw-on adapter parts were tougher (perhaps made of metal instead of plastic?) this would be a 5 star, excellent product.
May 30, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by gardenhoser Totally did not work
I tried to install these on my solar lights and the the smallest size adapter would barely fit into the barrel of the support tube. When I finally got it to fit and began tightening the spike, the adapter popped right out. No amount of fiddling would get the adapter to seat properly so I returned them. I really can't see how this design could even work, even if it were to have fit. My lights stand about a foot tall, and these adapters sit inside the base of the tube about an inch at best., It's like balancing a bowling ball on a pencil.
June 22, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by lincvet Not the most substantial but makes replacement easy
The plastic is not heavy duty, but the inserts that fit on the top of stake allow this set to fit various sizes of solar lights. Easy to use, no grinding down an oversize stake and using epoxy to secure it in place. Made replacement easy, and I have stakes left over should I need them. Make sure you prepare the area where the stake goes (I used a wooden dowel pushed in and then removed) before setting the stake in place
June 24, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by John Save your money
They break with ease. It did not last 2 months. If they are touched by a dog or your foot they snap on contact. Hampton Bay should just replace your stakes with the exact same type in the box.
November 29, 2014