How to Identify and Resolve Common Issues ?
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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.
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.
If you`re unsure about what to do with your old basketball goal, let us take it off your hands. If your unwanted hoop is still in good shape, we will donate it to a local charity. If it`s no longer in good condition, scrap metal recycling is better than dumping it in a landfill.
A backboard is a piece of basketball equipment. It is a raised vertical board with an attached basket consisting of a net suspended from a hoop.
If you can dig around the post with a regular shovel or spade, you can loosen the post`s foundation. The trick is to dig out soil from one side of the fence. To get maximum leverage, you`ll need to dig further than the base of the post. This will allow you to tip the post and extract it by lifting.
Post / Pole: Also called the support structure or standard, this is the vertical piece to which the backboard is attached. Depending on the model, our adjustable units can easily moved from as low 5`6” up to the full 10` regulation basketball goal height.
WATER. 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. If you plan on moving the hoop around a lot, water is a good choice since you can easily empty it from the base.
Sand is more expensive and more difficult to put in the base, but it will not evaporate like water. Water is significantly easier and cheaper than filling with sand. Water can freeze and if you live in a cold region, the water may possibly crack your base.
A) The Base Gel/water gel will freeze at temperatures below 32 degrees F (0 degrees C) and will return to a firm, stable gel as temperatures rise above 32 degrees F. Base Gel`s performance will not be affected by repeated freeze-thaw cycles and will last up to 7 years.
Players are not allowed to pull themselves up on the rim, nor are they allowed to hang on the rim after a dunk attempt, unless they are doing so to avoid injury to themselves or another player.”
If you have any doubt about the safety or stability of an installation, consult a structural engineer. Never allow anyone to swing or hang on the basketball ring.
The recommended hole size is 16 inches in diameter and 48 inches deep. You will need eleven 80-lb bags of concrete for the installation. IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTION: Before you dig, call your local utilities to rule out the presence of buried cables including power, water, gas and phone lines.
Your intended playing surface will play a large role in determining where you install your goal. The surface should be hard, level, and free of bumps, holes, or other tripping hazards. For these reasons (among others), grass as a playing surface should be avoided at all costs.
Throughout gyms, parks, and driveways around the world, basketball hoops are almost always 10 feet (3 meters) off the ground. Some leagues for young children play on shorter hoops, but from junior high schools through the professional leagues, the game is played on hoops of the standard 10-foot height.
The rims have always been 10-feet high since James Naismith posted 13 rules for a game he called “Basket Ball” in a Springfield, Mass., YMCA gym in 1891.
Concrete posts can be cut to desired length using a masonary disc on an 5 inch angle grinder. ACP manufacture various length posts to suit many situations. However, sometimes it is necessary to cut the length of the posts to fit in with tree roots or obstructions in the ground on a fence line.
Setting utility poles by backfilling with tamped soil is a good example. Since the very first utility pole was put in the ground, most have been set the same way: auger the hole, insert the pole, then gradually fill the hole up with the dirt that came out, tamping as you go (either manually or with a pneumatic tamper).
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.).
A twist lock is a special double pin that secures stacked containers. The pins are conic in shape and snugly fit the oval openings in the corner posts of a container. By turning the pin 90 degrees, it is secured.
Use a rag to rub light lubricating oil over all moving parts of the flagpole to remedy sticking and jamming. Pay special attention to the locking buttons on the individual sections of the telescope, which are especially prone to sticking.
If your door lock or deadbolt sticks, it may be due to dryness or a buildup of dirt. For a simple fix, try applying powdered graphite or a dry Teflon lube spray to the keyhole to get the lock moving.
Most trekking poles are collapsible, and come in one of three designs: three-section telescoping, folding, and combination versions.
Dead end transmission poles form key parts of power distribution lines. These self-supporting structures are used in the construction of overhead power lines. These can also be found at substations that facilitate high to low voltage transformation and vice-versa, to deliver electricity to consumers.
Dennis Hayward Executive Director “In general, most utilities consider wood poles to have an effective service life of 40 years; however, there is an increasing body of evidence that average service lives may extend to 80 to 150 years where poles are properly specified and maintained.” — Dr.