Spalding Portable Backboard System, 54"

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Walmart #: 551209736
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  • Polycarbonate backboard
  • 3-piece 4" square pole
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    About this item

    The Spalding 54" Portable Backboard System is a wonderful sport item to add to your home or neighborhood. The Spalding portable basketball system looks like a professional-level hoop with features like a durable polycarbonate backboard. The Spalding 54" portable basketball system has a high performance Pro Slam Rim so you don't have to worry about over-use or dunking. This Spalding portable basketball system is equipped with a 40-gallon base that has a threaded water level indicator gauge letting you know when to refill. Perfect for players young and old, this Spalding 54" Portable Backboard System gives you a dependable and accurate board for all of your at-home pick-up games. Blending affordability and technology, this basketball system is a great value.

    Spalding Portable Backboard System, 54":

    • Polycarbonate backboard
    • High performance Pro Slam Rim
    • Screw jack provides infinite height adjustment from 7.5" to 10"
    • 3-piece 4" square pole
    • 40-gal base with threaded water level indicator gauge

    Specifications

    Multi Pack Indicator: No
    Battery Type: Does Not Contain a Battery
    Model No.: 68395W
    Shipping Weight (in pounds): 141.0
    Product in Inches (L x W x H): 48.0 x 36.0 x 144.0
    Assembled in Country of Origin: Imported
    Origin of Components: Imported
    Walmart No.: 551209736
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    Customer Reviews | 66 reviews | 4 out of 5

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    Great product. Directions a bit vague.
    11/27/2013

    Customer review by Tr3x99

    5.0 stars by Tr3x99

    My 14 year old son and I assembled the basketball hoop in about two hours. I had him do most of the work as I supervised and thought it was a good experience for him. I took the suggestion of a previous rater and removed all the hardware from its packaging, placed it on a piece of packing cardboard and labeled them. This took a little time but made the assembly process go smoother. My only complaint is that some of the steps are vague. Both the written instructions and diagram need to be studied thoroughly before you complete the step, and it doesn't help that the first step is the most complicated. It is also very important that the three sections of the pole are assembled correctly. If not, the unit will not work. Take a look at the picture of the finished product and it will help. All in all, with a little time and patience, you will be playing in no time on a high quality backboard.

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    Tr3x99
    Washington
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Gender:Male
    Age:45 - 54
    Usage:Every few days
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    GREAT B-Ball Court & Best Price W/ FREE Shipping!!
    3/13/2013

    Customer review by DannDaMann

    5.0 stars by DannDaMann

    Me, My Son & Friends Love it! We Just Wheel it Out onto the Street & Play Games in Front of My Home. We’ll See how it Holds Up W/ Time Though (Built March 2013)??

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    DannDaMann
    L.A., CA
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Gender:Male
    Age:25 - 34
    Usage:Every few days
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    great hoop!
    4/14/2014

    Customer review by ballers23

    5.0 stars by ballers23

    High quality for great price! Very sturdy, but definitely need sand or water due to heaviness. Would recommend for all ages- crank style to raise or lower, very easy to use.

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    by goatfur
    • Join the crowd. Just took mine back today after wasting two hours on assembly.
      by 64Shakers
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    • Mine came in with all the screws. Call Walmart and ask for the screws and other objects that should come with it.
      by BeautifulEyes
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    • It is clear Spalding could have done a better job on labeling the pieces to this system, most especially the nuts/bolts/washers. The problem is the hardware kit is meant to address more than one product. HOWEVER, that being said I found I did in fact have all the hardware you just need to be diligent about comparing sizes and descriptions in the legend to the actual hardware in the package. For instance, there were pics of bolts that had threads only going up 1/4 or1/3 of the stem of the bolt, but the actual bolt I had was fully-threaded but otherwise matched the legend perfectly. OR, it would be vice-versa the bolt I had contained 1/3 thread length and the pic showed full thread length. The reason it takes people so long to build is trying to figure this stuff out, I think. I really took my time comparing and matching so yes it takes 4-5 hours but isn't a "difficult" job, just time consuming. TIP: WHEN BOUNCING POLES I PUT SOME SILICONE SPRAY ON THE INSIDE OF THE FEMALE RECEIVING POLE AND THE OUTSIDE OF THE MALE POLE---MAKE SURE POLES ARE POSITIONED PROPERLY BEFORE PUTTING TOGETHER --- AND THEY BOUNCED IN VERY EASILY!! GOOD LUCK!
      by LikeTheProductThough
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    • Mine was missing a few bolts.
      by PelleSr
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