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Ways to secure the basketball goal include: filling the base with water, sand, base gel or using a weighted base anchor system. Adding water to the base is as simple as hooking a hose to the base hole. This is a cheaper and easier option than sand.
To move a basketball hoop, first disconnect it from the base. Next, use a dolly or hand truck to lift the pole and hoop up and over to the new location. Finally, reattach the hoop to the base and make any necessary adjustments.
There are a few ways to move a basketball hoop filled with water, but the most common is to use a large container or truck. You can also use an improvised method involving using PVC pipes and buckets. Finally, you can drain the water from the hoop and place it on its side in order to easier transport.
To fill your base with sand, the hoop must be leaned forward and resting on the rim. One adult will hold the base steady, while the other fills the base. Take the funnel and put it into the fill hole. Fill the funnel with sand so it falls into the base.
Lifetime portable basketball bases are designed to be filled with either sand or water, and each one has pros and cons. Sand is about 45% denser than water, which increases the system`s stability making it more difficult to tip the system.
Can I turn my portable system into an in-ground system? In order to convert your Lifetime portable system, you will need to purchase a new set of in-ground poles. Please contact customer service for parts and service.
A: If your NEVERFLAT® is in need of air, simply remove the valve cover and inflate with a pump. Return the valve cover to the valve area after inflation.
In all, with our one hour redo, it took us four hours to assemble. So, hopefully, you`ll have less do-overs than us and finish in about three hours.
Lifetime offers a comprehensive warranty on all of our parts and products. This warranty covers any manufacturing defect for varying durations of time. Please refer to the factory label, your instruction manual, or warranty card to find warranty details.
Typical basketball rims are manufactured using high tensile carbon steel. The basketball hoop or ring (the part the ball goes through) is made from 5/8″ diameter solid steel rod. This rod is formed into a ring that measures 18″ across the inside. This is known as “inside diameter” (I.D.).
You can fix a hole in a basketball by locating the hole and using a ball repair sealant kit. You`ll be inserting a needle and spraying the interior bladder of your ball, thereby plugging up the hole so no more air can escape.
Removing a Fixed Basketball Hoop

The first option is to cut the metal attached to the pole sticking into the concrete. However, this “quick fix” leaves remnants behind that hinder the appearance and usability of the area where your hoop used to be. The better long-term option is to dig the pole out from the ground.

If you have a portable basketball hoop, you can take it to a local junk removal company for disposal. If the hoop is in good condition, you can contact a local charity that hauls away items. The best way to keep a basketball hoop out of the cold is to cover it with a trash bag and secure it with duct tape.
The base on our Spalding 54″ Acrylic Portable Basketball Hoop holds approximately 34 gallons of water or 300 lbs.
🏀 FITS STANDARD SIZE RIMS: Our basketball nets measure 21 inches (53 cm) in length and have 12 hooks to fit most standard hoops including indoor gyms, public outdoor basketball courts, streetball and schoolyard playgrounds.
Basketball can get wet, but they shouldn`t. A wet basketball can get water-logged, similar to how a football or baseball can get water-logged. For those who don`t know, water-logged is a term that`s used to describe a ball or object that has absorbed water, making it substantially heavier than its original form.
Place the basketball pole in the hole and use a level to make sure it`s perfectly vertical. Then pour Fast-Setting Concrete into the hole, just four inches below ground level. You`ll need those four inches for the next step: pouring water inside the hole to saturate the concrete.
Rain or shine, hot or cold, neither indoor or outdoor basketballs should be left outside in extreme conditions. Any type of wetness can ruin the quality of your ball and make it lose its grip.
To mount a hoop on a wall, the most important thing is to check if the surface is solid. It must be strong enough to handle and withstand physical pressure. Make sure the surface is flat and away from the roof line. A flat surface helps make sure that the backboard is tightly attached to the wall.
Installing an in-ground hoop would require 10-14 60lb bags of concrete, but it is recommended that you buy an extra bag or two just in case you need them. Mixing the concrete can be a tricky procedure. You need to make sure that the right amount of dry concrete and water is used.
It is recommended that concrete be allowed to cure for a minimum of 28 days. However, depending on the desired use of the basketball hoop, the curing time may be extended to ensure that the concrete is fully cured and will not be damaged by weather or other elements.
Can I order a replacement backboard and rim? A: Hi, Chuck – We do offer replacement backboards, and if you contact our customer care team at the link below, our team will check to see what backboard we have that is compatible with your hoop.
A ball exposed to 10-degree temperatures for an hour, the pressure drops from 13.5 PSI to 11 PSI. Of course, that doesn`t fully account for a drop from 12.5 PSI to 10.5 PSI in 51-degree weather for 90 minutes or so.
Ways to secure the basketball goal include: filling the base with water, sand, base gel or using a weighted base anchor system. Adding water to the base is as simple as hooking a hose to the base hole. This is a cheaper and easier option than sand.

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We want to assemble our Lifetime World Class Portable Basket ball Hoop but need assembly instructions. FixYa has referred me to dazdi.com where I found the correct document but it doesn’t allow printing. The manual is protected. Please find me a version for assemble Lifetime World Class Basketball Hoop Product 5298 that can be printed at home. Thank you.
ANSWER : Hi,I just checked that assembly instruction manual, it is printable and it is not locked. You can save manual file in computer by clicking save icon (floppy) or let download complete manual in browser window and hit printer icon to get it print. Below image shows how I checked it.Hope these info will help you.Let me know if you have additional question about printing.Thanks.

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Centre pole is failing to hold tent up in any real wind
ANSWER : TRY DRILLING A SMALL HOLE ON THE INNER POLE SLIGHTLY SMALLER THAN THE DIAMETER OF THE SCREW. U WILL WANT TO DRILL SMALL HOELS EVERY FEW INCHES(CM) SO THAT U WILL BE ABLE TO SET THE POLE AT VARIOUS HEIGHTS IN THE FUTURE.

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Lifetime Portable Basketball System- The pole are stuck.
ANSWER : Deddy456 was spot-on with dropping the poles from waist level. Worked for our Spalding that looked hopeless. Thanks!

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APA 8 BALL POOL LEAGUE RULE QUESTION. ….IF 8 BALL IS SITTING ON VERY EDGE OF LEFT HAND CORNER POCKET…. THE OTHER OPPONENT SHOOTS THE 4 BALL TO THE RIGHT HAND CORNER POCKET & WHEN THE 4 BALL DROPS INTO THE RIGHT HAND POCKET THE VIBRATION FROM THE 4 BALL DROPPING CAUSED THE 8 BALL TO DROP IN THE LEFT HAND CORNER POCKET….WHAT WOULD BE THE RULING ON THIS?
ANSWER : It is an illegal shot and the player who made the 4 ball shot loses the game

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Need replacement poles for Cabin Tent
ANSWER : Do you have a Northwest outlet in your area? Otherwise you can get it from the manufacture.

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Installation manual for model Portable Basketball hoop
Model AA59594P
ANSWER : Try this: http://www.lifetime.com/customer-care/manuals/basketball/portable/1221.pdf

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I need new poles for Swiss Gear tent # SG33071F
ANSWER : Go to Home depot and buy a tube that fit the pole. Cut it into 5 or 6 inches for the broken areas. It costs me less than 2 dollars. Let me know how it turn out on yours.

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