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Lifetime 48-Inch Portable Basketball System 1479 Polycarbonate Backboard
Lifetime 48-Inch Portable Basketball System 1479 Polycarbonate Backboard

Lifetime 48-Inch Portable Basketball System 1479 Polycarbonate Backboard

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Lifetime 1479 48 in Shatter Guard Black Fusion Backboard, Slam-it Rim Hoop, Quick Adjust Mechanism for Basketball Backboard, Pole, Courtside Portable Net & Base
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SKU:1479 by Lifetime
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5-year warranty
Quick Adjust
Adjusts from 8' to 10' in 6" Increments
Includes all-weather white net
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Lifetime Portable Basketball Hoop

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The 1479 Lifetime portable basketball hoop features a large 48-inch polycarbonate backboard, a sturdy 3-inch pole, and a large portable base. The 48-inch polycarbonate backboard provides a sturdy surface that holds up well to abusive use. Lifetime's 3-inch pole provides great backboard support, which minimizes the movement in the system when in use. Lastly, the portable base can be filled with sand or water. When filled with water, the 31-gallon base weighs about 248 lbs.


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  • Dimensions: 48 inches W x about 30 inches H.
  • Backboard frame: high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic.
  • Backboard frame thickness: 2 inches.
  • Backboard material: Makrolon polycarbonate.
  • Backboard thickness: 2.5 mm (0.09 inches).
  • Backboard features fade-resistant graphics.

Slam-It Rim

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  • Black Slam-It rim, regulation an 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

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  • Uses the Quick Adjust mechanism to raise and lower the rim height.
  • Pole size: 3-inch round.
  • Pole construction: 3 pieces.
  • Pole color: black.
  • The Quick Adjust adjustment device is activated using a broomstick pole and pushing the end of the pole into a little receiver inside the mounting bracket to lower the backboard, and under the rim to raise the backboard.
  • This mechanism is designed to be used with adult supervision.
  • Rim height adjusts from 8.0 feet to 10 feet in 6-inch increments.

Other Specs and Features

  • Portable base can be filled with sand or water.
  • Base footprint: 30 inches W x 46.75 inches D.
  • Portable base size: 31 gallons.
  • Approximate weight of the base when filled with water: 248 lbs.
  • Shipping weight: 79 lbs.
  • Shipping dimensions: 48.25 inches x 32.75 inches x 10.5 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.

Why get a portable basketball hoop?

Portable basketball hoops give you the ability to move the system around as needed. Is your basketball court going to be a driveway? A portable basketball system can easily be moved around as needed. This Lifetime Portable Basketball Hoop, model 1479, is a great mid-level portable system that is great for beginning and intermediate-level basketball players.

Helpful Information About This Portable Basketball System:

This portable basketball system has a middle-level backboard size for a portable goal. The smallest available backboard for a Lifetime Portable Goal is 44 inches. The largest is 54 inches. The backboard material is polycarbonate, which is considered to be a step below glass in terms of how well the ball rebounds off the backboard.

UPC: 081483719269

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