Set up your home basketball court right with this Lifetime portable basketball hoop, model 71566. The 71566 is ideal for younger to itermediate level basketball players to learn the game of basketball and to develop their shooting skills. The backboard material is supported by a 1-inch steel frame. Steel frames produce better rebounds than plastic frames. The lower edge of the backboard is also covered with a blow-molded backboard guard, which helps protect players from direct impact with the backboard material.
These portable basketball hoops last for many years and are useable by players of all ages. The 71566 Portable Basketball Hoop has a 50 in. shatter guard backboard that will withstand aggressive play. The basketball pole is made from 3 pieces measuring 3.5" in diameter. These portable basketball hoops come with an orange slam-it rim. All Lifetime Products Portable Basketball Hoops come with a 5 year limited warranty.
Lifetime Portable Basketball Hoops 71566 Purchasing Help:
The 71566 Basketball system has a polycarbonate backboard. Polycarbonate backboards are considered a middle quality as far as rebound goes. Rebound refers to how well the basketball bounces of the backboard. Acrylic and Glass backboards are considered to have a better rebound than polycarbonate. Polycarbonate has a better rebound than plastic. The 50 inch width of the backboard of this system is a middle range size as professionally, a 72 inch width is used.
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- Dimensions: 50 inches W x about 33 inches H.
- Backboard frame: powder-coated steel.
- Backboard frame thickness: 1 inches.
- Backboard material: Makrolon polycarbonate.
- Backboard thickness: 2.5 mm (0.09 inches).
- Backboard features fade-resistant graphics.
- Lower edge of the backboard is covered with a blow-molded guard to protect players from direct impact with the backboard material.
- Orange Slam-It rim, regulation a 18-inch diameter.
- Rim uses a double-spring compression mount.
- Rim diameter: 5/8-inch.
- Includes all-weather, white net.
- Net weight: 70 grams.
- Net attaches to rim via welded metal hooks. No plastic clips.
Pole and Height Adjuster
- Uses the Action Grip mechanism to raise and lower the rim height.
- Pole size: 3.5-inch round.
- Pole construction: 3 pieces.
- Pole color: black.
- The Action Grip is mounted to the back of the pole. It is activated using a handle and a squeeeze trigger. Simply squeeze the trigger on the mechanism and slide the mechanism up and down to raise and lower the backboard height.
- The Action Grip uses counter-balance springs to raise and lower the backboard.
- The Action Grip handle is about 73 inches off the ground when the handle is at its highest position.
- This mechanism is designed to be used with adult supervision.
- Rim height adjusts from 7.5-feet to 10-feet in 6-inch increments.
Other Specs and Features
- Portable base can be filled with sand or water.
- Base footprint: 32.5 inches W x 49 inches D.
- Portable base size: 35 gallons.
- Approximate weight of the base when filled with water: 280 lbs.
- Shipping weight: 108 lbs.
- Shipping dimensions: 50 inches x 34 inches x 10.4 inches.
- Includes a 5-year warranty from Lifetime Products on all parts of the system for customers in the United States and Canada.
- All metal parts are powder coated to help resist rusting.