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Apex® Tent Weights
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Apex® Tent Weights

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For True ProfessionalsApex™ Sandbags are the professionals top choice at farmers markets, trade shows, schools, and events for securing your canopy from dangerous winds.

• Each Bag Holds 40 lbs of Sand or Stone - Ships Empty

• Velcro® easily and securely attaches to tent legs

• Carry Handle attached to bag for easy transport

• Sewn in D-Ring for attaching to guy lines or included straps

• Each bag includes an adjustable strap for securing to top corners of tent or awning

• Full circle Zipper top opening for easy filling and spill proof containment of sand

• Crafted with pride in the USA
Safety FirstThis Apex™ Sandbag is the best ballast bag on the market. It offer so many ways of attractively and safely anchoring your pop-up tents, canopies and awnings. When the reputation of your organization is on the line, don’t trust low quality imported sandbags to keep the public safe. Apex™ Sandbags are American made and undergo rigorous testing and inspection to ensure the highest integrity of these safety devices.

Each sandbag is designed to hold 40 lbs of sand or stone. Apex™ Sandbags have a fabric-backed Velcro® system that securely attaches to the tent leg. For additional protection, attach the included hurricane straps to the top corners of your canopy. Straps adjust easily and can be stored in included pocket when not in use.
Look GreatSave your canopy, protect the public, and have the best looking sandbags anywhere with Apex™ Sandbags from The Sandbag Store®.
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Apex® Tent Weights PRODUCT REVIEWS
Review Summary
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98% Recommend this product (54 of 55 responses)
By Eric J.
Arlington, TX
These Are Great Tent Weights
January 28, 2019
The Apex Tent Weights are very functional and also useful for other purposes. There are many other tent weights out there that are either bi-sectional or flat, but these beat them in every way.

Made of heavy canvas and double-stitched throughout, the Apex sandbags hold almost as much as the traditional bags. They have a hook/loop flap that runs the length of the bag and hugs the tent pole without ripping loose from the bag. A side pocket holds an accessory strap that is designed to allow the bag to hang from the upper tent structure or other points along the pole.

For those of you in the AV and stage-hand side of things, the strap can also allow hanging onto the center of speaker and light stands and stage sections that need a wind or stability anchor. A heavy-duty zipper runs around the top to make filling and adjusting the bag contents very easy and worry-free from loose sand or pea-sized gravel getting loose (my favorite as it allows flexibility and does not work out of small holes)
The top carry handle makes them an easy transfer and transport item.

They come in several colors, of which we find the blue a perfect match to some school colors. We are progressively replacing our old bags. The price is great compared to other products out on the market and being made in the U.S.A. makes them a good buy to keep people employed in America. These are well thought out sandbags.
ProsGreat configuration Accessory strap for increased attachment options Pocket for the accessory strap to store on the bag Useful for sound, lighting, and stage Heavy-duty zipper around the top for filling and adjustments of weight Top handle for carrying and transfers Many colors available Made in U.S.A. Good pricing
ConsHave not seen any yet.
By Kimberly
Georgia
Great bags
July 9, 2021
I am very happy with these bags. I purchased four and I feel absolutely confident in the stability of my tent at festivals in the middle of storms and winds. They look fantastic too!
ProsSturdy construction Handles for transport Large size allows for full weight limit per leg in a single bag
ConsA bit heavy heavy when filled to capacity, but then that is expected!
By Rocky
Illinois
Quality and USA made. Remember?
July 9, 2021
These are way beyond any of the overseas made flimsy lightweight sacks used to weight the canopy down. These are the real deal....tough, durable quality material and hardware. A real value for a few buck more than offshore throwaways. You will not find a better bag for the money!
By Christopher P.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Don't Want to Go to Kansas?
July 7, 2021
These color coordinated Apex Tent Weights have been working very very well to hold our 10' x 10' sun shade perfectly in place on an upstairs balcony often exposed to gusty west winds.
ProsEFFECTIVE CLEAN APPEARANCE EASE OF INSTALLATION
Consdid not come with the filler sand (we actually bought crushed granite to fill)
By Mike
Nashville, TN
Not a good Product! These sand bags are a Great Procuct!!
July 1, 2021
These bags feel Great, Look great! Operate great! and yes they are Strong!! with strong straps and zipper!! You shouldn't have any problem with the strap braking while hauling it around full of sand or the zipper getting jammed or breaking !!
By M
Missouri
Love these bags!
June 2, 2021
I have been using these this season for the farmers market, in red to match my tent, and really like them. The material and craftsmanship is good quality, especially for the price. It was surprisingly difficult to find bags that would each hold 40lbs of sand so these are really amazing. They're very easy to fill and definitely do their job! I've recommended them to two other family members for their tents too.

For things I personally have issues with which may not bother other people:

1) I find that the sand I'm using does tend to leak through the zipper if they tip over in the car, which almost always happens, but it's just a little bit. I may just have some really fine sand;
2) it's a little challenging to use these with the walls of my tent BC the velcro that runs the length of these bags (which is amazing and very secure!) overlaps some of the attachment points for the walls. It's not a deal breaker for me but kinda annoying;

Just as an aside, I'm 5'2", and up to this point, I had no idea how much 40lbs actually weighs when in such a small space. The handle is super strong, and by necessity on the top of the bag, but it's really hard for me personally to lift and move these when they're full in that configuration. If, like me, you must have 40lbs on each leg of your tent, and you're a smaller person or can't lift so much, I might suggest trying to use two 20lb bags per leg instead.
Merchant Response:Thanks for the great review M! What wonderful feedback. Your suggestions have been heard. 1. We have been working on a smaller size option and hope to offer it soon. 2. For tents with walls, some customers use the included straps to secure from the top corners, then bungie the bottom of the bag to the foot. 3. Fine Sand - try dumping your sand into a kitchen trash bag to act as a liner to the sandbag. The fine plastic will contain the dust while the Apex Sandbag will support and protect the inner bag.
ProsQuality materials and craftsmanship Strong handle Lots of colours Easy to fill Larger than other bags of its type Single long velcro is wide and incredibly strong
ConsHeavy, duh Zipper leaks a little Handle bites into hands Falls over in moving car Single long velcro makes use with tent walls a challenge
By Shanda
Dallas, TX
Great sturdy sandbags
February 12, 2021
Love the bag and wish I would have purchased sooner. Easy to assemble.
ProsLove the quality of the sandbags and keeps our tent in place during a windy day.
By Mark
New Jersey
Must have for the beach
February 3, 2021
We purchased two of these last year for our trip to Pebble Beach, Emerald Isle North Carolina. I used them to secure our beach umbrellas although the weather the mostly calm and sunny. We had a two hour period were it rained and the wind really picked up and everyone else’s umbrellas and canopies were blowing across the beach, ours didn’t even move!! After the brief storm we had dozens of people come over and check out what was holding our umbrellas down! Great product really well built!.
ProsSold material easy to use.
ConsNone yet.
By Allen L.
Northampton, PA.
Tent weights
February 2, 2021
I purchased four for my tent and filled then with sand. Very well constructed with many colors to choose from. i picked orange for visibility. Used scented trash bags inside to help protect against possible leaks but I think that was overkill on my part as these bags are extremely well built and durable. If I ever need new, (or maybe a different color) I will buy these again. Highly recommend to anyone looking for tent weights and have given the companies information to other vendors looking for weights for their tents.
ProsAssorted colors with high visibility for safety. Well constructed and durable. Built in handles for easy transport. Reasonably priced.
ConsNothing I have run across yet
By Michael W.
Yemassee, SC
Completely Satisfied!
February 2, 2021
The overall experience of purchasing, and using these tent weights is wonderful. 40 pounds of sand fits perfectly inside. I have used these tent weights for 3 events and can already tell that they are durable and meant to last. The zipper and straps are heavy duty. I initially thought they were slightly expensive, but after using them multiple times, and witnessing the ruggedness of these tent weights, I have no doubt that I made the right choice, and well worth the money. I am extremely happy with this company and tent weights.
ProsHeavy Duty zipper, materials, and straps Material is breathable and allows water to drain from wet sand
Consnone
By Rita
Madison, Wis.
Just what we needed
February 1, 2021
Wisconsin Racing (UW-Madison’s a formula SAE team) used these to anchor down their canopies during the 2019 Formula SAE competition, held on a windy tarmac at the Lincoln, NE Airpark. Instead of sand, we filled them with bags of water softener salt, making it easier to empty and store them for the 2020 competition (unfortunately cancelled due to Covid). These bags did a great job! In 2018 we had to station humans to hang on to the canopies during stormy weather, which prompted us to find something better for 2019. So happy to have found your product & hoping we get to use them again this summer.
ProsEasy to fill, easy to attach to the canopy poles. We were even able to wrap it around both the canopy keg and a tall tailgate-style flagpole. Loved the carrying handles.
ConsNone
By Mike
Charlotte, NC
Great product
February 1, 2021
I purchased my bags to use to hold down my tent while camping. They work extremely well and I would recommend them to any one. Great product .
By Jim
Aspen, co
Tent weights
December 28, 2020
Well made, and a good size for what they are designed for.
By JerryO
Chicago
Hold the heater
November 28, 2020
Bought bags to secure our patio heater from blowing over on windy days. Haven’t filled w/ sand yet, but they are well made and seem to be a good choice.
ProsWell designed and durable.
By Doug- R.
Gulfport, Ms
Very nice
November 5, 2020
Very nice. A bit overpriced in my opinion... but I like that they have a zip top, a carry handle as well as a clip to secure a rope from the bag to the tent corner. Time will tell how they hold up but they seem to be well made. Until I got these I was using buckets of concrete which don't look very good and they are awkward to move around. These bags look good as they match my tent frame and they are easy to transport.
ProsLook good, easy to transport, has a carry handle and a d ring to secure a rope from the bag to the roof corner
ConsSlightly overpriced but like anything else, I'd rather pay a bit more and get a lot more than pay a bit less and get a lot less.
By Vicki
Buford, Georgia
Awesome product- awesome company!
November 4, 2020
These sandbags are the BEST way I found to hold a tent in place! They look awesome and do the job SO well! The speedy shipment was awesome- so was their customer service. I was so happy to find a cool product- made in the USA- by a veteran owned company! Support USA made products! Our veterans are amazing- support them every chance you get!!
ProsWeight of your choice up to 40 lbs- Looks great- Nice color choices- Nice fabric- Stability- WAY easier than using water in a barrel- Easy to carry- Stays in place- Awesome sandbags!
By Patty
Conimicut RI
Did men design this??
September 26, 2020
High quality tent sandbag but lacks 2 upgrades that should not be missing for that exceedingly high price.

When bag is filled it is impossible to get into the pocket to store the strap....it needs to be puckered out to allow access. Also the velcro strip for closing the bag around the tent pole is so friggin hard to get open. Please put some pull loops along the edge for ease of pulling open.
Merchant Response:Hi Patti! Thanks for the review and design change suggestions. This is the first time we have heard of the pockets being too tight, however we can see how that is possible and will try to modify the design to allow more room in that pocket. The Velcro is very sturdy and can be tough to open. Its kind of a trade-off between strength of closure and difficulty of opening.
Consas above
By John
suburban Philadelphia
the best sandbag for keeping your canopy secured
September 2, 2020
I bought sandbags from a different manufacturer to secure my canopy from blowing away during breezy days. What a mistake. They felt like they would not last long and did not include the ties down straps. I quickly returned them. The sandbags I ordered from the sandbagstore are everything I hoped for. They are simply awesome, built to last. I use the tie down straps all of the time. No more worries about windy days.
By Winn
Las Vegas
Quality Product
September 1, 2020
These bags are made for tent poles or portable awnings, etc., but I'm using them a different way. I have a large covered patio with large pull-down sunshades. I needed something that looked good and was extremely functional to anchor the shades down in the wind. These sandbags fit the bill perfectly. They hold 40lbs of sand, have a nice carry handle, and a strong D ring which I'm using to anchor my sunshades to. They have a small footprint, are extremely versatile, and very well made.
By Steve P.
Albuquerque NM
EZup
August 14, 2020
I really like the quality and features on these sandbags. We do concert production so it's very important to have our EZUP stay in place. AAAA*
By Gail H.
Greenville, SC
Apex Tent Weights
July 14, 2020
Apex Tent Weights

Excellent product, great material and well made.
Would purchase again with no hesitation!
Fast order shipping too!
By Dwight H.
Easley, SC
Awesome For The BEACH!!!
July 13, 2020
Bought these for my canopies we use at the beach. Filled them with beach sand and set up was a breeze. In the afternoon of day one of our vacation, a storm blew up quick while on the beach. The wind was very strong and blew half the canopies over that were set up around us. My canopy did not move an itch and we weathered the storm fine; our canopy is still in great shape for continued use because it did not get blown over. Thanks for this great product. Absolutely worth every penny.
Pros- Sturdy construction; well made. - Great design with the carry handle and the D-ring for the adjustable tie down strap. - Easy setup. - Performs as advertised. - Lots of colors to choose from. I got the orange and they are easy to see when installed. -One of the best products I have ever purchased for use at the beach.
ConsNONE.
By -VMLC-
Marinette WI
Can't Blow the Man Down!
July 12, 2020
Bought these bags for our 10x10 shade canopy which is positioned on our concrete patio, and let me tell you they are worth every penny paid!
Since installed, we have had high wind thunder storms which blew over our shade umbrella, knocked over plants and took down a couple of tree limbs...but the canopy didn't move an inch!!!

After receipt we had a question.
When I called all employees but one had left for the day.
The employee took my information and guaranteed a call back upon opening the next day.
True to his word the next morning a customer service rep provided support as promised.

Efficient, courteous customer service.
This is a company that has solid business values from the point of order entry, to delivery and beyond.

Highly recommended this company and its products.
ProsMaterial is very high quality. Zippers, straps and Velcro are strong. Bag size doesn't comprehend walking space.
ConsNONE :)
By brad
Cali
Killing the game
July 8, 2020
This is definitely a great solution for holding your easy up down pretty much anywhere you go. I used it mostly for going to the racetrack and stunt spots.
ProsWorks as advertised 100%
ConsNo cons exist
By JuJu S.
Ankeny, Ia
Excellent Quality
June 29, 2020
I've been impressed with the quality. Love the carrying handle and color choices. I've only used these once at a Graduation Party I was Dj-ing at but they were great. I took away one star only because the piece that you wrap around the leg of your canopy to attach the sandbag to, I feel, should be able to accommodate a thicker canopy leg. It still worked but the velcro attached only about 3/4 of the way around. Granted, the canopy I own is of a nicer quality and has thicker legs but I feel that as-is the sandbags would work perfectly with skinny(ier) canopy legs and if this piece was simply made larger it would accommodate a wider variety of canopy legs, making it ideal.
Merchant Response:Thanks for the great review JuJu. Wonderful news: we do offer a velcro extentions for larger canopy legs! Even better news: they are free! We are sending you four right away. We realize we do a terrible job explaining this on our website and are working to fix that as soon as possible. For anyone reading this review that might need them, simply write "REQUEST VELCRO EXTENTIONS" in the comments of your order and we will include them for you completely free.
Prosquality color choices carrying handle
Consvelcro piece that attaches to the leg of the canopy needs to accommodate thicker canopy legs so that it can be used with a greater variety of canopy styles.
By Lydia
Kingston, New York
Love these bags!
June 12, 2020
It's clear to me that these bags are great quality. I've used them with bricks and with sand; I put them into contractor garbage bags first. They've stood up to heavy rains and they dry quickly. The additional straps are also genius. I highly recommend these bags.
ProsWell made Reasonably priced Versatile
By Kelly
Virginia
Perfect
October 23, 2019
We have a 10x10 tent used for company events. These are are perfect for holding the tent steady. The velcro is very heavy duty, the material is strong and the added tie down straps makes the tent extra secure. Very well made product!
By Troy
Minnesota
They work great!
September 5, 2019
I used four of these sandbags 90? apart on our trampoline to prevent it from blowing away during storms. I read in another review that someone used contractor bags inside the sandbag to fill up with sand. I did this and it worked great!
ProsMade in the U.S.A.! Heavy duty!
ConsNone
By Lisa B.
Chicago, IL
Love these sand bags!
August 15, 2019
These sand bags are great! We put plastic bags in the canvas bags then filled with sand. They are well made and easy to use. So glad I made the investment.
By Jim
New Jersey
Top Quality
August 10, 2019
These sandbags are incredibly well built by american workers. they are top notch in design and workmanship.
Prospole attachment sleeve. built tough comes with tie down straps for hanging bag
Consnone yet