Last updated on November 23rd, 2019 at 03:34 am
Why Choose the Backyard Discovery Montpelier?
The Backyard Discovery Montpelier is one of the most outstanding and talked about play-sets in 2019.
To understand what makes the play-set swing-set such a popular choice with parents and kids, we looked at what other buyers have recently said.
First of all the Montpelier commands a respectable 3.5 stars out of 5 on the Amazon marketplace with over 115 user reviews and 66 answered questions at the time of writing this review.
Additionally, the Montpelier is one of the most searched for swing-set play-sets in 2019.
What are the standout features?
The Backyard Discovery Montpelier includes some stunning elements as you will see below, here is a listing of the most notable ones:
- All wood cedar design with raised clubhouse design featuring mutton doors and wood roof.
- Front porch.
- 1 wave rider boogie board swing & one standard belt swing.
- 8 foot slide.
- Lower play area that includes sand box area and snack stand with bench.
What about safety?
The biggest consideration for you as a parent is “How safe is the Backyard Discovery Montpelier?“.
To answer that question we looked at what other buyers of this swing-set play-set have noted and here is what we found:
The weight of this swingset playset is approx. 340 lbs. and designed for kids ages 3-10.
The all cedar/all weather construction has the ability to accommodate approx. 4-6 kids at any given time and is about 9.5 feet high by 15 feet long both sides.
See dimensions and recommended layout of this playset below
Like all our top playset swingset mention, adequate spacing around the playset is absolutely important to ensure that children have a SAFE PLAY ZONE at all times.
Most buyers have noted that the Backyard Discovery is sturdy and well built swingset that incorporated best in industry features and standards (ASTM ).
Backyard Discovery uses an exclusive “SAFE-T Fuse” hardware which is a bolting system that does not loosen over time OR cut/scrape clothing.
The Montpelier is also noted for its industry reliable heavy duty brackets which according to our research is safe and reliable.
According to one buyer and reviewer, the swing-set was able to accommodate his 198 lb frame and exhibited good support as he climbed to different parts of the swingset without any concerned movement or swinging (see user review below).
What is the Feedback from Past Buyers?
Here are a few recent buyer feedback we noted when reviewing this model of outdoor swingset:
What about Assembly of the Backyard Discovery Montpelier Swing-set?
If you are aiming to assembly the Montpelier yourself, please note that assembly times will vary depending on your skill-set, tools that you have available and number of persons assisting you.
On average it can take approx. 12-16 hours with 2-4 persons to assembly this all wood play-set, however if you have assembly experience or handy with tools you will find this invariably easier than some other buyers.
If this is the first time assembling a play-set of this caliber then more persons helping reduces the chances of mistakes or obvious errors from occurring.
The recommended tools for best results and quickest assembly time are an—impact drill, a screw gun driver and angled driver.
Approx. 95% of the cedar pieces are pre-drilled however some additional drilling will be required on a few pieces.
The most common advice from former buyers of the Backyard Discovery Montpelier play-set is to—STAY ORGANIZED!
Other Points to Note
The All Cedar Backyard Discovery Montpelier play-set will exhibit “some” degree of shaking due to the fact that it is not an all metal playset.
Ensuring the all bolts and brackets are properly installed will guarantee this play-set is sturdy and safe.
Not following instructions is the quickest way to run into assembly issues and a frustrating experience.
Another buyer tip is to ensure all main frame boards are facing the right direction before beginning assembly.
Our Final Thoughts
This play-set swing-set based on our research and end user reviews is a solid choice for an all wood play-set swing-set with slide.
Users have indicated that they play-set will bring loads of fun to your kids as enjoy the outdoors with their siblings and friends.
That is always good news for you as a parent because outdoor play-sets pushes them to be more active, help build vital social skills as well as appreciation for their natural environment.
We hope you found this review helpful, be sure to check some of our in-depth reviews of top outdoor play-set swing-sets.
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