Please see similar model98862 Mammoth Basketball Hoop
, which has a Glass Backboard. Lifetime 98865 Competition Series Basketball Hoop Goal System, In-Ground Bolt Down with a 60 x 38 x 2 in Square Clear Acrylic Backboard, 5 in Square Bolt-Down Black HT Rapid Cam Pole, 3 ft Extension at 10 feet, Pole Pad, Pad Lock, & Court marking kit.
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LIFETIME IN-GROUND 60 HOOP ADJUSTABLE BASKETBALL SET FEATURES:60x38x2 in Steel-Framed Acrylic Backboard with Molded Frame Pad
- Pro-Style Look
- 60 Inches Basketball Hoop EM5 Break-Resistant .335" Thick Acrylic
- Superior Rebound
- Fade-Resistant Graphics
- 2" Backboard Frame Thickness
- 36" Offset from the Pole to the Backboard for more Under-the-hoop Play
- Anchor Kit Included on All Mammoths
- Wraparound Bracing Improves Rim Stability
- Double-Compression Springs Allowing for Slam Dunking
- Welded-Steel Net Hooks and NBA Regulation Size Rim
- Nylon Anti-Whip Net Included
- Adjusts from 7.5 to 10 Feet with Infinite Increments
- Effortless One-Hand Height Adjustment Allowing Children to Adjust
- Pad Lock to Prevent Unsupervised Adjusting of the Rim Height
- Heavy Duty Powder-Coated Finish to Help Prevent Rust
- One Piece Pole for Added Stability and Easier Assembly
- Lifetime Warranty Included
What do we think about this model?
This is a very popular model. The competitive price, free pole pad, lifetime warranty, and free shipping are all huge benefits with this model. This model is manufactured by Mammoth, but it is marketed a little differently. It has the "Competition" logo instead of the "Mammoth" logo. Its very similar to the 98862 model the big difference being that this model is Acrylic and the 98862 is glass. The glass is considered an upgrade and is more expensive to make. That accounts for the difference in price. Many customers who have purchased this in the past might assume that it is glass since Acrylic is the next best thing and plays similar to glass. These are definitely high-end basketball systems. You do not see these in drive ways as often as the lower-end goals.
Assembly on this takes about 3.5 hours with two people (5-7 required when hoisting it onto the anchor plate) and is well worth the time. They do not wobble or shake. Its very similar to playing in a high school or gym. Because of the size of the pole, these poles anchor into the ground. Do not be intimidated by the cement work. Its a piece of cake. You simply follow the instructions one step at a time and you are done before you know it. The instructions are designed for parents to assemble; not contractors so even if you are not too handy you should not be worried. There is some prep work you can do while this is in transit on the way to you. The hole that you dig is 4 deep and 21"x21" square. It is recommended that you put it right next to the playing surface. These are too large to ship with UPS or FedEx so they ship on a pallet via Roadway or ABFS. They call you to schedule a delivery as someone does have to be home to sign for it. It comes in three large boxes. Give our customer service a call if you have any questions. What do our Ebay customers think about the 98865 model?
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|AS DESCRIBED, WOW, WHAT A DEAL! NEW IN BOX, AWESOME QUALITY! BETTER THAN EXPECTED |
|Excellent product. smooth transaction. |
|Great Basketball Goal System, went together great, very nice quality |
|Great Price + Great Service = Great Seller! |
|Great product and quick response to questions would buy from again |
|Great product, quick shipping, A++++ |
|Great product! super fast shipping! Thanks |
|Great service & value ... item exactly as described |
|GREAT TRANSACTION, ITEM JUST AS DESCRIBED. |
|On time Delivery - Flexible when I had certain requests. |
|Outstanding System, Fast Delivery, Great Seller! |
|Product arrived on time as described. Saved about $300 over buying it locally. |
|Product was as described. Accurate transaction! |
|Thanks for waiting on me. Very happy with Product and Delivery. |
|Thanks! Love it! |
|This item came HUGE and were ready to take on the NBA. Thanks so much! |
|Very good deal, great product, great communication A+ - Thanks |
|Very professional and highly recommended...cant wait to set it up...A++++++++ |
*accessory #0647 replacement pole pad is available for this model, but it does come with a pole pad.
The 98865 Competition Series Basketball Goal is a Mammoth Basketball Hoop Style similar to the 98862 Mammoth Basketball Goal. The 98865 in-ground basketball hoop does not have a Mammoth logo on it but has a Competition logo.
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