Thank you for your question regarding your Spalding 51283 portable basketball hoop.
The exclusive manufacturer of Spalding basketball hoops is Lifetime
Products, Inc. (they also manufacture and market basketball hoops
under their own brand).
The current models that they manufacture are listed at:
The 51283 does not appear to be a current model number, so I assume
that your unit is an older model (which would explain the missing
Fortunately, Lifetime Products has a Customer Service department that
should be able to easily help you with this. Their contact information
Call 800-225-3865 or 801-776-8993
Lifetime's Customer Service Department can be reached:
Monday - Friday, 7:00am to 5:00pm (MST)
Saturday, 7:30am to 12:00pm (MST)
Lifetime Products, Inc.
P.O. Box 160010
Freeport Center, Bldg. D-11
Clearfield, Utah 84016-0010
Email Debbie or Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org
I hope that this information is useful to you, and good luck with the
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