The BRUTE fixed height basketball goal systems are a step ahead of the rest when it comes to playground rigidity, performance and durability! The Brute series of basketball goal packages are built with a stable 5 9/16" diameter galvanized post. The post extension allows for 72" of run-out room and is designed with our unique nose cone style backboard mounting making backboard installation and setup a breeze. The Brute is built to take whatever punishment comes it's way and is fully covered by our exclusive LIFETIME UNCONDITIONAL WARRANTY! For added safety, pole padding and backboard padding are available for any Brute basketball package. So don't get bullied into purchasing inferior units. Give your playground court added toughness and performance season.