First Team RuffNeck In-Ground Fixed Height Basketball Hoop
$1,777.00 - $3,399.00$2,377.00 - $3,999.00
The RuffNeck Fixed Height Basketball Goal offers exceptional durability at a price that meets any budget.
The RuffNeck is a "Fixed Height" pole system constructed of 4 1/2" O.D. galvanized schedule 40 tubing. The direct rim mount design allows the rim to be mounted through the backboard and into the post, eliminating backboard stress. The backboard is further supported by two tubular braces fixed to the neck of the post. First Team unique "nose-cone" backboard mounting design makes backboard installation simple.
First Team offers a wide variety of basketball backboard & rim styles on the RuffNeck system, allowing you to select the perfect RuffNeck package for your application.
Extensive backboard selection
Heavy-duty 4 1/2” O.D. Schedule 40 steel post
Post is weather resistant galvanized
Nose-cone backboard mounting design with through-bolt permanently locking nose-cone to post
Post is buried 48” below playing surface
Post to backboard extension distance is 48”
First Team goals are direct mounted to eliminate backboard stress
All First Team products are warranted against manufacturers defects at delivery. Additionally, First Team warranties most products for a given period of time as stated in the literature. Below is and explanation of First Team's warranty levels.
Limited Warranty: Covers any damage caused by normal basketball activity and normal player contact with the goal. "Normal basketball activity" and "Normal player contact" shall be described as any action that is necessary for participation in the game of basketball. Deliberate hanging on the rim, multiple player hanging, and vandalism are not covered under the Limited Warranty.
Superior Warranty: Covers any damage or failure caused by any type of basketball activity or related contact with the unit. This includes deliberate hanging on the rim. The Superior Warranty does not cover vandalism.
Unconditional Warranty: Covers any damage or failure that occurs for any reason. Any product carrying an Unconditional Warranty is exempt from the above stated limitations.
Any normal wear and tear caused by weathering or UV exposure is not covered under any First Team warranty. All painted items carry a one year limited warranty on coating.
Some basketball products carry a warranty valid only when used in a residential setting. "Residential" is defined as a "single family dwelling." Products coverd by this warranty stipulation are indicated in First Team's product literature with a "R" symbol next to the warranty. Under no circumstances shall any basketball product carrying a strictly residential warranty be covered for non-residential use.
Due to the abusive nature of amusement facilities, unless specifically agreed to in writing, First Team products carry no warranty except for obvious manufacturing defects when used in an entertainment facility where players pay a fee to use the equipment.