Russell Corporation | 21112201 | Ground Sleeve Owners Manual

REQUIRED TOOLS
AND MATERIALS:
A DIVISION OF RUSSELL CORPORATION
• 2 People
• Carpenter’s Level
Ground Sleeve Owners Manual
• 15’ Tape Measure
for a 4” (10.2 cm) square pole
• Shovel & Post
Hole Digger
Customer Service Center
• N53 W24700 South Corporate Circle • Sussex, WI 53089 • U.S.A.
• Spade
• Wood Board
(scrap)
• Tape
• Sawhorse or
Support Table
• Wedge
• Safety Glasses
• Heavy-Duty Tape
• Container to Mix
• (2 each) Wrenches and/or
Socket Wrenches and
Sockets (Deep-Well Sockets
are Recommended).
9/16"
AND/OR
WARNING!
9/16"
• Extension is Recommended
OPTIONAL TOOLS
AND MATERIALS:
• Large and Small Adjustable
Wrenches
READ AND UNDERSTAND
OPERATOR'S MANUAL
BEFORE USING THIS UNIT.
Write Model Number
From Box Here:
FAILURE TO FOLLOW
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
COULD RESULT IN INJURY
OR DAMAGE TO
PROPERTY.
Toll-Free Customer Service Number for U.S: 1-800-558-5234,
For Canada: 1-800-284-8339,
For Europe: 00 800 555 85234 (Sweden: 009 555 85234),
For Australia: 1-800-632 7921
Internet Address: http://www.huffysports.com
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PARTS LIST (SEE PARTS IDENTIFIER)
Item Qty.Part No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
1
2
4
2
2
1
1
206500
201124
203232
206512
206252
206502
206119
Description
Ground Sleeve, Square
Locknut, Hex Head, 3/8 - 16
Washer, Flat, 3/8 x 3/4 O.D.
Clamp, V-shaped
Bolt, Hex Head, 3/8-16 x 1 Long
Clamp Cover
Warning Label
PARTS LIST (SEE PARTS IDENTIFIER)
WARNING
Read and understand warnings listed
below before using this product.
Failure to follow these warnings may
result in serious injury and/or
property damage.
#2 (2)
Owner must ensure that all players know and follow these rules
for safe operation of the system.
#1 (1)
#3 (4)
#5 (2)
#4 (2)
• DO NOT HANG on the rim or any part of the system including
backboard, support braces or net.
• During play, especially when performing dunk type activities,
keep player's face away from the backboard, rim and net.
Serious injury could occur if teeth/face come in contact with
backboard, rim or net.
• Do not slide, climb, shake or play on base and/or pole.
• When adjusting height or moving system, keep hands and
fingers away from moving parts.
• Do not allow children to move or adjust system.
• During play, do not wear jewelry (rings, watches, necklaces,
etc.). Objects may entangle in net.
• Keep organic material away from pole base. Grass, litter, etc.
could cause corrosion and/or deterioration.
• Check pole system for signs of corrosion (rust, pitting,
chipping) and repaint with exterior enamel paint. If rust has
penetrated through the steel anywhere, replace pole
immediately.
• Check system before each use for proper ballast, loose
hardware, excessive wear and signs corrosion and repair
before use.
• Check system before each use for instability.
• Never play on damaged equipment.
• Keep pole top covered with cap at all times.
• See instruction manual for proper installation and
maintenance.
#6 (1)
In the U.S.: 1-800-334-9111
In the U.S.: 1-800-558-5234
In Canada: 1-800-284-8339
In the U.S.: 1-800-558-5234
In Canada: 1-800-284-8339
In the U.S.: 1-888-713-5488
ID#: 588000
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#7 (1)
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS MAY RESULT IN
SERIOUS INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE AND WILL VOID WARRANTY.
Owner must ensure that all players know and follow these rules for safe
operation of the system.
To ensure safety, do not attempt to assemble this system without following
the instructions carefully. Proper and complete assembly, use and
supervision is essential for proper operation and to reduce the risk of
accident or injury. A high probability of serious injury exists if this system is
not installed, maintained, and operated properly. Check entire box and inside
all packing material for parts and/or additional instructional material. Before
beginning assembly, read the instructions and identify parts using the
hardware identifier and parts list in this document.
• If using a ladder during assembly, use extreme caution.
• Two (2) people are recommended for this operation.
• Seat the pole sections properly. Failure to do so could allow the pole
sections to separate during play.
• Before digging, contact utility company to locate underground power
cables, gas, and water lines. Ensure there are no overhead power lines
within 20 ft. (7 m) radius of pole location.
• Climate, corrosion, excessive use, or misuse could result in system
failure.
• If technical assistance is required, contact Huffy Sports.
• Minimum operational height is 6' 6" (1.98 m) to the bottom of backboard.
• This equipment is intended for home recreational use only and NOT
excessive competitive play.
• Read and understand the warning labels.
• The life of your basketball pole depends on many conditions. The climate,
placement of the pole, the location of the pole, exposure to corrosives
such as pesticides, herbicides, or salts are all important.
• Adult supervision is recommended when adjusting height.
• Serious injury could occur if teeth/face come in contact with backboard,
net, or rim.
Most injuries are caused by misuse and/or not following instructions.
Use caution when using this system.
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1.
NOTE:
TOP
POLE(S) NOT INCLUDED.
FOLLOW
MANUFACTURERS
INSTRUCTIONS
ACCORDINGLY.
BOTTOM
POLE STYLE WILL VARY
2.
Ensure ground is level with playing surface, then dig pole hole.
WARNING!
IMPORTANT!
Maximum distance from edge
of hole to edge of playing
surface: 6” (15.2 cm).
GROUND
SURFACE
24" (61 cm)
6" (15.2 cm)
CONTACT UTILITIES
BEFORE DIGGING.
24" (61 cm)
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PLAYING
SURFACE
3.
Insert bottom pole section into
ground sleeve (1).
Assemble clamps (4) around bottom pole and ground
sleeve (1) as shown.
4.
4
4
5
2
IMPORTANT!
1
Clamp assembly MUST
be positioned
as shown below.
3
1
4
5.
Fill hole approximately 1/3 full with mixed
concrete.
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6.
Insert ground sleeve assembly and center in hole (FIG. A).
Note: Leave 1" below flange exposed for drainage hill.
FIG. A
IMPORTANT!
P
SU LAY
RF ING
AC
E
FRONT OF POLE MUST
BE PARALLEL WITH
PLAYING SURFACE.
PLAYING SURFACE
SIDE VIEW
IMPORTANT!
NOTE POSITION OF
GROUND SLEEVE
PLAYING SURFACE
1" (2.54 cm)
IMPORTANT!:
CONTINUE ON TO NEXT STEP.
DO NOT WAIT FOR CONCRETE TO CURE.
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7.
Fill hole completely with concrete.
1" (2.54 cm)
IMPORTANT!: CONTINUE ON TO NEXT STEP.
DO NOT WAIT FOR CONCRETE TO CURE.
8.
Tamp down concrete to release air pockets and build drainage hill. Level pole section in all directions
several times while concrete is curing.
DRAINAGE HILL
1" (2.54 cm)
1" (2.54 cm)
FILL TO
HERE
PLAYING SURFACE
SIDE VIEW
IMPORTANT!: WAIT A MINIMUM OF 24 HOURS BEFORE GOING ON TO
NEXT STEP. CONCRETE MUST CURE.
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9.
After concrete has cured, remove clamp assembly and lift bottom pole section from
ground sleeve as shown.
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10.
Bounce pole sections together until they no longer move
toward taped reference mark.
NOTE:
POLE(S) NOT INCLUDED.
FOLLOW MANUFACTURERS
INSTRUCTIONS
ACCORDINGLY.
IMPORTANT!
POLES SHOULD
HAVE A
4-1/2” (11.4 CM)
MINIMUM OVERLAP.
11.
Insert pole cap onto bottom pole end. Mix concrete
and fill pole.
;;
NOTE: Concrete must cure before going on to the
next step.
CO
N
NOTE:
CR
ETE
FOLLOW MANUFACTURERS
INSTRUCTIONS ON FILLING
POLE ACCORDINGLY.
IMPORTANT!
FAILURE TO FILL YOUR POLE
COMPLETELY WITH CONCRETE
AS DESCRIBED IN THESE
INSTRUCTIONS WILL VOID
ALL WARRANTIES
WRITTEN OR IMPLIED.
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WARNING!
TWO PEOPLE REQUIRED FOR THIS
PROCEDURE. FAILURE TO FOLLOW
THIS WARNING COULD RESULT IN
SERIOUS INJURY AND/OR
PROPERTY DAMAGE.
12.
Remove pole cap from bottom pole section and insert
clamp cover (6) onto bottom section. Bend back
exposed top flange sections of secured ground sleeve
(1) as shown. Then insert pole into ground sleeve (1).
13.
Secure clamps (4) around pole section as shown.
Refer to Step 4. Tighten completely.
6
6
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;;;
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14.
Lower clamp cover (6) over clamps and snap into
proper position.
6
WARNING!
REMOVE BACKBOARD AND RIM
BEFORE REMOVING POLE FROM
GROUND SLEEVE. REQUIRES TWO
PEOPLE TO REMOVE POLE.
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