Basketball Hoop Purchasing Guide: Backboard Materials

As part of your purchasing research for a basketball system you will inevitably run into the question of what backboard material is best. This question is not lost on either low-end or high-end basketball system purchases. So, we will address this questions here. Different manufacturers building basketball backboards with different materials; many manufacturers build systems with with multiple types of backboard materials depending on the system. Typically, your optoins for backboard material will include polyethylene plastic (or similar plastic material), polycarbonate, acrylic, and tempered glass. These backboard materials have many different suppliers and purposes. We will look at them one at a time.

Lifetime Replacement Basketball Backboards FAQ

Not all Lifetime basketball backboards are the same, and not all mounting brackets on Lifetime basketball systems are the same either. Below, I have compiled a list of frequently asked questions concerning replacing and purchasing a backboard for a Lifetime basketball hoop.

Replacement Basketball Backboards | Lifetime Products Materials Explanation

Lifetime Products Basketball Backboards Materials: Of all of the basketball system manufacturers, Lifetime Products might be the trickiest. The most basic materials used on systems are: plastic, polycarbonate, acrylic, and glass. Of these 4, glass and plastic do not have substitute names. Lifetime Products uses polyethylene plastic on their plastic systems, which would be the […]

Replacement | Basketball Backboards | Lifetime Basketball Systems

We often get asked questions about which replacement basketball backboards go with which basketball systems. Hopefully this will be a helpful guide for you while you search.

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Selecting the right Lifetime Basketball Hoop.

So you want to buy some basketball equipment and set up a basketball court. But you’re not quite sure what you’re looking for in a home basketball system. Portable basketball goal or in-ground basketball system? Classic Rim or Slam-It® Rim? What’s a Power Lift®? Lifetime Products, Inc has provided this choose-it-yourself guide with technical facts […]

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