Q: Can I replace my current 54 inch Spalding back board with the one shown here?
A: Good question. To check you'll need to call 800-558-5234.
Q: Is this glass or plexiglass? I'm looking for a replacement backboard for a portable goal
A: This is neither glass, nor Plexiglas. It's acrylic. It's the next best thing to glass, but much less expensive.
Q: Do all the Spaulding back boards fit the mounting arms on the adjustable height goal?
A: Many of our Spalding-Huffy backboards would probably work however, Spalding does not publish their compatibility info, so you will need to contact them directly at 1-800-558-5234 for that info. you may also be able to contact them here: https://www.spalding.com/customer-service/general-help/contact-us
Q: Will this work with Spalding 54-Inch Acrylic Portable Basketball Hoop (Model E68564)?
A: Many of our Spalding-Huffy backboards would probably work however, Spalding does not publish their compatibility info, so you will need to contact them directly at 1-800-558-5234 for that info. Unfortunately, last I heard was that their customer service phone calls got shut down due to COVID, but you may be able to contact them here: https://www.spalding.com/customer-service/general-help/contact-us
Q: Can this item be pre-purchased and ship when it becomes available?
What is the policy for the product arriving damaged?
A: This item will not be available for several more weeks, add yourself to the waiting list for details. If anything arrives missing or damaged we will replace it.
Q: Do you ship this product to Spain? Do you have to pay taxes or duties? When could I receive it?
A: We only ship these to the continental U.S. unfortunately.
Q: Is this backboard compatible with Spalding In-ground System model 88454G, which utilizes 2 Elevator Yokes (part number 908754 to attach)? Original backboard was tempered glass, 54" x 32". I have called Spalding customer service, but they are temporarily closed due to Covid-19.
A: You will need to contact Spalding directly at 1-800-558-5234 for those parts. Unfortunately, last I heard was that their customer service phone calls got shut down due to COVID, but you may be able to contact them here: https://www.Spalding.com/customer-service/general-help/contact-us
Q: is the price in Canadian funds and do you ship to Canada?
A: The Price is in US dollars, unfortunately we cannot ship the Spalding items directly to Canada. If you are close to the border we recommend shipping it to a Post office across the border in the U.S. and picking it up, or shipping it to a freight forwarder in the U.S. for free, then arranging for it to be forwarded to your location.
Q: I am looking to replace the backboard for the Spalding Ultimate Hybrid Portable Basketball System ITEM NO. SPA0014. We had glass before but its not needed for the replacement. Will this fit our product?
A: It likely will fit; however, Spalding does not publish their compatibility info, so you will need to contact them directly at 1-800-558-5234 for that info.Unfortunately, I have heard that their customer service department has shut down due to COVID, as of the time of this message but You may be able to contact them here: https://www.Spalding.com/customer-service/general-help/contact-us
Q: I'm needing to replace the backboard and rim on my portable basketball goal ( ID#: 500037 12/09 ) IS THIS THE WHAT I NEED? PLEASE ADVISE. NOTE : The broken backboard 31 3/4 X 53 3/
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Q: How do u measure the dimensions of the backboard ? Do u measure across the bottom or top ?
A: You measure horizontally from left to right.
Q: I need to replace a 54 inch glass backboard that shattered. It was a Spalding, Hydra Rib system and I need to determine if this backboard will fit on the existing arms. the arms have four attachment points that are 18" apart horizontally at the top and 8" apart vertically from top to bottom. I can send a picture if it would be helpful?
A: This will not fit the Hydra rib system, but I believe you can obtain the replacement you are looking for by calling 800-558-5234.
Q: Replacement 54” backboard.
I Dropped, shattered backboard.
I think the bracket will mount the tempered or acrylic backboard?
Please send the 54” tempered and Acrylic replacement backboard item numbers. Also, a website or store where I may order.
A: You will want to call 800-558-5234 to reach out to Spalding for that.
Q: I currently have an in ground unit that I want to replace with this hoop and rim. The pole is already in ground, does everything come equipped for this to be mounted on the current pole?
A: This is just the backboard, In order to mount it to a pole you will need one of these brackets: 316, 8406SR, 8839S, 920312, or 310 (not compatible with any other bracket models). I would recommend the 316 model, as this is adjustable, and will work with both a 3.5" or a 4" pole.
Q: I want to replace a shattered 48” glass backboard on my in ground goal that I got at academy. Will the fittings on this 54” backboard fit on my mounting arms?
A: If it is a Spalding system it will likely work, but it's best to make sure by calling 800-558-5234. Feel free to contact us with any other questions.
Q: Does this come with the wall mounting brackets and hardware?
A: It does not come with the wall mounting brackets and hardware. Well, it does come with hardware to attach the rim to the backboard. The reason it does not come with mounting brackets and the hardware to attach it to a wall for example is because many customers purchase this to replace an existing backboard and rim combo and they are not starting from scratch. Therefore, there is no need to include all the extra product which would be more expensive in the end. Please look at the large chart on this listing that shows which backboard and rim combo's work with what brackets. If you have any questions please let us know.
Q: Is this compatible with the Spalding I hoop system?
A: Yes and no. It is compatible with most Spalding basketball systems, but to be absolutely certain we suggest that you call 800-558-5234 and they can walk you through it.
Q: Can this backboard be used to replace a 54 inch Goalrilla glass board and post already in place?
A: The Spalding backboards do not work as a replacement for any other brand. The hole patterns are not compatible between any brands.
Q: I have an existing pole that is very sturdy but the backboard and rim need to replaced. I would like to get this but I would need someone to take the old one off of the pole and attach the new one. Can that be arranged with your company?
A: We don't do installation or removal. For assembly I'd recommend Service Connection. They do installation in every zip code and they'll give you a quote if you call 855-544-8854.
Q: Will this mount to my Goaliath system?
A: You will definitely not mount to any other system other than a compatible Spalding/Huffy system.
Q: I have a Huffy Sports 60 inch in ground system #830, I need a replacement backboard / rim combo, do you have a backboard replacement for this system?
A: The only place you can get the specific backboards by calling 800-558-5234. Feel free to contact us with any other questions.
Q: Does this backboard come with the mounting system to attach to a 13" diameter round pole or could it be modified to fit a 13" pole???
A: For that you will need to call 1-800-558-5234.
Q: Can you send me the installation manual on the brackets for this system? I want to make sure it will work with my set up.
A: Please click on the instruction manual and it will pull it up for you just fine. As you scroll down you will notice that there is a tab called "instructions". Simply click on that and you are set.
Q: Is it possible to send you a photo of our backboard and see if this will work? We need to replace ours.
A: For that you will need to call 1-800-558-5234.
Q: I need a replacement backboard without the rim. Can I buy it this way?
A: Yes, you can get that by calling 800-558-5234. Feel free to contact us with any other questions.
Q: Dear Support, could you let me know if this backboard is compatible with Spalding U-Turn Lift System Bracket. Thanks!
A: The 79564 is compatible with these brackets: 316, 8406SR, 8839S, 920312, and 310 (not compatible with any other bracket models).
Q: I have a movable basketball goal. I can't find an exact model number, but the sticker says "Spalding Huffy Sure Shot Russell Hydra-Rib. " my measurements are 54" width, 32" height, distance from end to end across width if frame about 19". Can send pictures. Is this the correct replacement backboard, please?
A: That particular backboard can only be obtained by calling 800-558-5234.
Q: I already have. Pole in the ground with a old hook up for a back board is this particular go set up for that?
A: If your pole is 3 1/2 inches round in diameter or 4 in.² then this backboard will work, but you would need the brackets to go along with it which is model number 316. Feel free to contact us with any other questions.
Q: We have a NBA basketball hoop, however need to replace the backboard. Is that a standard size wondering if this would fit?
A: Unfortunately, there is no standard interchangeable backboard. You will want to contact 800-558-5234 to confirm compatibility.
Q: Do you have the black mounting bracket that mounts to the backboard and attaches to the spring rim set?
A: This backboard and rim combo is compatible with these brackets: 316, 8406SR, 8839S, 920312, and 310 (not compatible with any other bracket models).
Q: Hello, I am willing to attach it to a fence or to weld it? It is made of steel right? And the rim folds?
A: For that you will need to call 1-800-558-5234.
Q: how tall of a pole do I need? I am going to bury it in the ground 3 ft.
A: It would need to be out of the ground 8 1/2 feet.
Q: I'd like to modify and mount this backboard to my home made (welded pole and mounts). The picture shows two vertical metal frame supports behind the rim, just wondering ... can you send me a more detailed picture of this unit's framework? Thanks much
A: I have emailed you a picture of the back of the backboard that is found in the instruction book. I have also added it to the pictures at the top of the page.
Q: Do you have a bracket that would allow this to mount on Game Time's gooseneck poles? I am trying to retrofit an existing court and I am hoping to salvage the existing poles which are a four-bolt system. Thanks!
A: We don't carry anything that fits onto a gooseneck pole, but we do have plenty of options if you are able to strip the pole down to a completely vertical pole.
Q: Where can I get a replacement pole for my basketball set up. I need the square one for the top?
A: You can get a replacement pole by calling 800-558-5234. They should be able to assist you with that. Feel free to contact us with any other questions.
Q: will it come with the hardware that is needed to attach it to the garage ?
A: This is the backboard and rim only, you will need to attach it using one of these compatible brackets: 316, 8406SR, 8839S, 920312, and 310 (not compatible with any other bracket models).
Q: How do you attach to house/ building?
A: To attach this to a roof or wall, you will need one of the Spalding Basketball Brackets such as the 8839S.
Q: I have the adjustable mounting bracket for this, but the height adjuster does not work, what do I do?
A: Please call 1-800-558-5234 for product problems.
Q: How thick is the Acrylic glass?
A: The thickness of the acrylic is 4.5 mm.
Q: I have this product and the Glass / plastic has cracked and fallen out of the frame ---HOW DO I CLAIM FOR A REPLACEMENT GLASS ?-- DO I NEED TO SAVE MOST OF THE PIECES FOR RETURN ?
A: For warranty claims, please call 1-800-558-5234 for assistance.
Q: what is the dimension between the two vertical uprights?
A: It seems like you are wondering if this backboard will work with your existing system. For Spalding compatibility questions, please call 1-800-558-5234.
Q: how far apart are the mounting brackets on the back of the backboard?
A: It seems like you are wondering if it will work for a system you already have, In order to make sure Please Call Spalding's Customer service at 1-800-558-5234 and they should be able to inform you. The manufacturer explains that it is compatible with their bracket models 316, 8406, 8839, 920312, and 310.
Q: I need a 54x36 acrylic backboard for an older hydra rib system ? I especially need the 36 width with a one inch lip to attach to the old system. Do you have any options? Thank you for any assistance you can provide.
A: We have 54x34 backboards, but no 54x36 basketball backboards. It is possible that the system you have has been discontinued. You can call (855) 253-4533 for assistance. The manufacturer explains that it is compatible with their bracket models 316, 8406, 8839, 920312, and 310.
Q: I bought backboard and rim (model #79564). I want to mount on side of garage. I need a mounting bracket kit (nonadjustable). Could you send me a list of compatible brackets? Thank you
A: Sure, in the description of this very product it has a list of brackets that work and do not work. Most people purchase model 316. Feel free to contact us with any other questions.
Q: I want to mount a backboard and goal above a 10 foot tall barn door. It's a Morton Building. Backboard 79564 is interesting. What bracket do you recommend given all attachment to the barn must be above the 10 foot rim? I'd prefer a bracket system that allows for setting the rime at lower heights for younger kids. Thank you.
A: I would recommend model number 316. It's a very good solid bracket. We have a link to the instructions if you search for it on our website in the search box. Simply search for 316 and it will pull it up for you. They are compatible with this backboard.
Q: What are the dimensions of the mounting holes in the backboard? 30x30 inches? What is the vertical dimension of the 54" backboard?
A: It seems like you are wondering if it will work for a system you already have. In order to make sure, please call at 1 (855) 253-4533 and they should be able to inform you.
Q: Is this an All Weather Backboard and rim?
A: Yes, it is designed to be outside all year round. Feel free to contact us with any other questions.
Q: Will this backboard mount to a round pole, I believe 3.5 inch diameter?
A: Yes, it will fit a 3.5" diameter pole as long as you have the correct brackets such as model 316.
Q: Is this backboard the same as the Spalding 66291 pro slam portable basketball system?
A: I do not believe so; however, if you need to ensure that it is compatible you will want to call 800-558-5234. They will let you know if it is compatible with your existing system.
Q: What is the thickness of the Spalding 54" Acrylic backboard, model #79564?
Q: We are in need of a new backboard that is 54" that attaches to the Spalding pole. Will this on work?
A: It will work on most Spalding brand poles, but we do recommend calling the customer service to determine whether it is compatible before purchasing this from us. Their number is 800-558-5234.
Q: What are the mounting dimensions on the back of the backboard? I want to know if it will mount up to my existing frame.
A: I don't know the dimensions on the back of the backboard, but the manufacturer does explain that it is compatible with their bracket models 316, 8406, 8839, 920312, and 310.
Q: Is this roof mountable?
A: It sure is with brackets number 8839S or brackets number 316. We sell both of those on our website.
Q: can I lay this item away ?
A: Unfortunately, we don't do layaway. Sorry for the bad news.
Q: Is this a replacement for Model 68454? I broke my glass backboard (well the wind did)
A: This won't work for model 68454. You'll want to call 800-558-5234.
Q: I'm planning on mounting this to a concrete wall. Does this include all the necessary hardware to make it work?
A: Mounting it to a wall requires brackets. Most people purchase the brackets model 316. This is only a backboard and rim, and includes the hardware to attach the backboard to the rim. However, if you are mounting into a wall you will need to purchase a mounting bracket separately. The reason they are not always included is because many customers are ordering this as a replacement and already have the brackets. The most popular set of brackets is model number 316. If you are mounting this to a concrete wall it should work just fine. This comes with all the necessary hardware except the actual hardware to mount it to your specific surface. The brackets mount to many different surfaces so they don't include the hardware since it differs depending on how you are mounting it. You can purchase this hardware for several dollars from your local hardware store. In your case it sounds like you would need concrete anchors. They will tell you for sure. In any case, you would need brackets.