FT192 Standard Competition Breakaway Goal
1. GOAL DESIGN - Goal shall be constructed using 5/8" diameter steel ring with continuous wire netlock attachment. Ring shall be the official 18" inside diameter. All backplate components shall be constructed of 1/4" thick steel. Goal shall employ Flush-Mountä construction. The backplate shall be punched for mounting to any backboard with no "below board" protrusion. Rims that do not include First Team's Flush-Mountä mounting plate design are not considered equal. The rim support brace shall be ¼" x 1 ½" steel and provide continuous support around 60% of the ring. The breakaway mechanism shall be of the positive lock design, factory preset. An automatic return shall be provided by means of a heavy-duty wire return spring, which shall also cushion the breakaway action when the pressure release setting has been exceeded. Two hardened steel balls shall be contained in a tubular assembly with each being forced outward with equal pressure by a detent. Said ball/detent mechanism shall provide proper breakaway pressure. All pinch points shall be eliminated for player safety. All components shall be coated with an official orange powder coated finish. A white nylon net and mounting hardware shall be provided. Rim shall be made in the USA, carry a 2-Year Superior Warranty and weigh approximately 26#.