Backstops

Nickerson Corporation offers many types of services for the basketball backstops in your facility. These services include annual inspections, part orders, maintenance and repairs, electrically operated winch upgrades with key operation or wireless operation, manually and electrically operated height adjusters, backboard replacement, or complete replacement. The following scope of work is Nickerson’s Preventive Maintenance scope of work for Basketball Backstops. Upon completion of this maintenance, Nickerson will submit a complete list of any problems that are discovered and submit an estimate to repair such deficiencies.

Backstop Maintenance – Scope of Work

  • Examine cable drum on winch for excessive wear or looseness.  Ensure cable is wrapping correctly and that cable stacking does not occur.
  • Check key switch operation.  Make sure keys work properly, and that winches respond correctly.
  • Make sure winch is still properly anchored.  Make sure anti-rotation bolts are installed.
  • Check cable sheaves for excessive wear or looseness.  Make sure cable is still passing through the sheave.
  • Inspect cable clamps.
  • Check aircraft cable for fraying.
  • Check safety belt for tears or fraying.
  • Make sure connection to backstop is secure, and that clamps are right in their original position.
  • Inspect safety belt structure attachment.  Make sure bolts and clamps are still tight, and that the unit has not slipped.
  • Inspect backstop attachment and superstructure.  Make sure all bolts and clamps are tight and have not shifted.
  • Check for cracks, corrosion, or other signs of damage/excessive wear.
  • Make sure back, front, and side braces are still at proper length, and that the jackknifes are folding correctly.
  • Check height adjuster for loose clamps and binding that keeps it from operating correctly.
  • Lubricate inner tubes of height adjusters.
  • Inspect bank and goal for cracks and bending.
  • Make sure rim is still 10’ from the floor, level.
  • Check padding for tears, missing pieces, or loose sections.
  • Make sure backstop is still vertically plumb.
  • Nickerson will submit a complete list of any problems that are discovered and submit an estimate to repair such deficiencies.
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