Lifetime In Ground Basketball Hoop - 71525 54-inch Backboard and Pole System
Lifetime basketball hoop model 71525 is an excellent intermediate-level system. With a 54-inch polycarbonate backboard, this system provides ample space to practice your game including bank shots. The rim height is adjustable up and down from 7.5 feet to 10 feet in infinite increments using the Power Lift height adjuster. The height adjuster is easily used with just one hand. The large, 3.5-inch diameter steel pole provides great structural strength to the system while in use. The backboard material is framed in steel as well, which improves the rebound for the backboard. The 71525 also includes the Slam-It Pro breakaway rim and an all-weather white net.
All metal structural parts are powder coated to help resist rusting and providing you many years of use. Lifetime Products warranties this product for 5 years. This system also comes with a 30-day money back guarantee.
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The 71525 features the best specs for an In-Ground basketball system before the next upgraded step in the pole system, the Lifetime 78888 Basketball System, which features a 4-inch square pole. The 71525 has the largest round pole available, the largest backboard available, and the largest frame available for this level of system. In the pole sizes Lifetime Basketball hoops systems have 2.75-inch models, 3-inch models, and 3.5-inch models. In this range of system, they have backboards as small as 44 inches wide; and they have backboards as big as 54 inches wide, like the 71525. For this level of system, the backboard frames are either steel or plastic. The 71525 has a 1.0-inch steel frame, which provides better support and durability for both the backboard as well as the mounting arms from the pole.
This product has a 30-Day Money Back Guarantee.
Simply hang onto the original packaging and contact us within 30 days of receipt if you are not satisfied with this product. We will have the item picked up at our cost and refund you in full. We are that confident you will love this product!
- Dimensions: 54 inches W x 33 inches H.
- Material: polycarbonate.
Slam-It Pro Rim
- Comes with a regulation-dimaeter, 18-inch breakaway rim and all-weather white net.
- Rim color: orange.
- Color: white.
- Standard 12 loop net design.
- True breakaway mount. Holds up well agressive play.
- Steel metal net hooks are welded to the rim. No plastic clips.
- Pole size: 3.5-inch round.
- Pole assembly: 3 pieces.
- Powder coated steel helps pole resist rusting.
- Pole cap included to help prevent rain water for getting inside pole.
- Color: black.
- Height adjusts using Power Lift mechanism.
- Rim height adjusts from 7.5 feet to 10 feet in infinite increments.
- Power Lift mechanism uses a handle on the back of the pole to raise and lower the hoop.
- This mechanism can typically be operated with just one hand.
Other Specs and Features:
- Comes with a 5-year warranty from Lifetime Products.
- Shipment weight: 89 lbs.
- Shipping dimensions: 54.5 inches x 34.31 inches x 5.69 inches.
This product ships via FedEx. The warehouse is located in Clearfield, Utah. Fast Shipping! Orders for this product generally leave the warehouse within 1 business day. Delivery of the product is a doorstep delivery. No signture required.
0023 Inground Sleeve for 3.5" Lifetime Systems: This ground sleeve allows you to remove your pole. You cement it instead of your pole and then slide your pole into the sleeve. You can remove it if you move or if you need to replace your pole in the future.
Lifetime Basketball Accessories - 0501 Hoop Chute Basketball Ball Return: This hoop chute attaches to your regulation-sized rim and directs made shots back to the front of the system. This product is great for free throw practice when shooting alone.
What is the difference between the 71525 and 78888 Lifetime basketball system?
There are 3 differences of note between these systems. The 71525 backboard frame is 1-inch thick; the 78888 backboard frame is 1.5-inches thick. The 71525 pole is a 3.5-inch round pole; the 78888 is a 4-inch square pole. Lastly, the 71525 backboard is made of polycarbonate; the 78888 backboard is made of acrylic.
How long does assembly take?
Assembly for this product is actually done in 2 states - cement and then the rest of the system. After setting the pole and pouring the cement, you typically need to wait at least 72 hours before proceeding with the rest of the assembly. Besides this waiting time, actual assembly time varies from person to person, but typically is between 4 to 7 hours.