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SO Lifetime 98865 Competition Mammoth Style 60 In Basketball Hoop Goal
SO Lifetime 98865 Competition Mammoth Style 60 In Basketball Hoop Goal

SO Lifetime 98865 Competition Mammoth Style 60 In Basketball Hoop Goal

SKU:98865 by Lifetime

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Product: 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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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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Excellent product. smooth transaction.
Great Basketball Goal System, went together great, very nice quality
Great Price + Great Service = Great Seller!
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Great service & value ... item exactly 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.

Competitive Edge Products, Inc.also carries a complete line of Mammoth Systems,Mammoth Basketball Equipment andMammoth Basketball Hoops

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UPC: 0-81483-98865-8
5 Stars
#1 Basketball Hoop for the $
By far best basketball hoop on market for the Money. Easy up and down adjustment with one hand and one second. I have a high school boy and he and all his friends use it. Best investment I made on hoop. I deliver packages for my job and see a ton of hoops and this system is the best. The other brands have faded rims and backboards and not the thick square post, this one is original color after 3 years. I paid around 900 + for hoop system a few years ago and installed myself. Need a week, good help, and a very deep hole. Competitive Edge is great also, had a minor defect in original backboard, maybe due to shipping, they said never seen any defects like that before and questioned me about it. Sent new backboard out right away. Could not ask for more from a company or hoop. Definite would buy again, Oh and I enjoy playing on it also. Wish I had one of these hoops when I was a kid. T.R.
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Reviewed by:  from MD. on 12/16/2009
5 Stars
Thank You!!!
My Mammoth basketball setup is the envy of my neighborhood. Our family has spent many hours shooting baskets together and I am very pleased with my Mammoth system. I am glad I bought it.
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Reviewed by:  from Ogden, UT. on 12/9/2009
5 Stars
The system is exactly as described and was fairly easy to assemble. Looks great and is easy to adjust!
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Reviewed by:  from New Jersey. on 11/27/2009
5 Stars
Excellent product
This system was perfect for our half court. It is easy to adjust for big and small players. Best bang for the buck. Highly recommend.
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Reviewed by:  from Arizona. on 11/25/2009
5 Stars
great unit.
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Reviewed by:  from Orange, A... on 11/23/2009
5 Stars
Great hoop
Great product. Easy to change heights and great durability.
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Reviewed by:  from Arizona. on 11/22/2009
5 Stars
basketball goal
This is a very impressive basketball goal. I think it took us about 3.5 hours to assemble. It was well worth it. It looks very nice and plays very well. It is definitely a high end professional goal compared to what we have owned and have seen in most driveways.
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Reviewed by:  from Utah. on 10/19/2009
5 Stars
Exceptional value on this product.
We bought this product several years ago for our front driveway. It is a sturdy, well built quality product with multiple height adjustment. It is great for practicing shooting on and playing games with my kids. It is also fun to lower the hoop and slam dunk on it. Very nice looking design and structure.
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Reviewed by:  from Layton, UT. on 10/14/2009
UPC: 081483988658

Packaging Specs
Weight: 436 lbs
Dimensions: 122" x 47" x 12"

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