Lifetime Basketball Accessories 0040 4-inch Square Pole Ground Sleeve

Lifetime Basketball Accessories 0040 4-inch Square Pole Ground Sleeve

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The Lifetime system 4 inch ground sleeve is excellent for all lifetime 4 Soft Square basketball pole in ground systems. It allows you to cement the 4 inches ground sleeve into the ground and place your basketball system in the Lifetime Ground Sleeve for 4 Square Pole so that you can take it out if you later move. This lifetime 4 inch sleeve will basically make your in ground system portable when needed.

Simply slip the Lifetime hoop pole into the Lifetime 0040 basketball 4 ground sleeve, and insert the corner wedge to lock it into place. The Lifetime 4 inch basketball sleeve allows the rigidity of an in-ground pole while being removable for storage.

The 4-inch lifetime hoop sleeve is made of steel and is meant for 4-inch Lifetime pole systems. It requires you dig a hole 24 deep and 21 in diameter. It also requires one 30" rebarb and six 90lb bags of concrete mix from your local hardware store.


Lifetime Products warranties this backboard and rim combo with 5-year warranty.

UPC: 0-81483-00040-4


Lifetime 0040 4.0 Inch Square Basketball Ground Sleeve Details:

  • Lifetime 4 Inch square Basketball Ground Sleeves Allow for Easy Removal of 4 Diameter In-Ground Poles.
  • Cement Required For Installation of 4 square sleeve in-ground.
  • Ground sleeve dimensions: 16-inches L x 4-inches W x 4 inches H.
  • Weight: 5.6lbs.
  • Wedge insert into the sleeve included.
  • Compatible with Lifetime Products 4-inch square poles.
5 Stars
Highly Recommend
Highly recommend this for any in-ground system. Directions were clear and helpful
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Reviewed by:  from Houston. on 1/3/2014
4 Stars
Well designed
I was amazed at how well the sleeve holds the pole in place with the wedge installed. There wasn''t much more effort involved with using the sleeve. The only difference I saw was that you had to wait 4 hours for the concrete to set up with the sleeve in place. Then you pour concrete in the pole to make it stronger. I chose to attach the bottom two sections of the post together and pour the concrete 5 deep. This way the bottom joint is stronger. I also used caulking around the top of the sleeve. I like the idea that I can move the system now if needed.
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Reviewed by:  from Virginia. on 5/4/2013
5 Stars
lifetime bb ground sleeve
I debated for quite a while if I should or should not utilize an in-ground sleeve for my new basketball system. Knowing that perhaps someday I may want or need to replace my basketball system, I wanted to ensure that I had an easy method to install a new basketball system without breaking apart the cement. This ground sleeve serves that purpose. If I should ever want to remove, move or replace my basketball system, I will simply be able to remove the basketball system from the in-ground sleeve. The in-ground sleeve will remain in place and a new basketball system can be installed in minutes. The in-ground sleeve was easy to install and did not add to my installation time. The directions were easy to follow. Overall a pleasant experience. I highly recommend this product for the purpose I described.
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Reviewed by:  from MA. on 9/6/2012
5 Stars
Very nice product
I would definitely use again. Made the setup easy as I was able to line this sleeve up in the hole instead of having to wrestle with a 11 pole prior to pouring the cement. Well constructed and looking forward to when I have to remove the pole in many years, that I wont have to deal with the concrete as the pole will pull out easy. Pole is very solid in the ground and doesn''t move inside the sleeve. I did put clear caulk around the sleeve and the pole so rain water would not get in the sleeve. Not sure if that was necessary or not.
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Reviewed by:  from Elk Grove IL. on 7/19/2012
5 Stars
Works perfectly
This product is great. It is nice to know if I move, I can take my hoop with me. Well worth the money. (Updated on 4/12/2012.)
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Reviewed by:  from Aberdeen, SD. on 4/12/2012

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