Author: Xela Milk (Rochester, NY..
Did installation alone, however, the last step - erecting the entire thing - could have definitely used few more hands. Looking back it was rather dangerous to lift it alone. Contrary to other reviews, all fasteners, bolts and nuts did fit perfectly. Take time to make sure you have located the right washer, spacer, nut, etc. - many of them look similar and are not pictured at their actual size.The "feel" of the hoop is as good as one would expect from a free standing 10 foot structure: there is a slight wobble, but for my 9 years old it is perfect. Plus he can adjust the height himself easily. You might also get some post padding, since it is not included with this model.And do call 811 before digging the hole. I am glad I did - my electric cable was right underneath the spot I wanted to put the hoop originally. Had to move it by a couple of feet. The 811 call (call before you dig) is required by law and the service is free.Update 9/2/2015: after 2.5...Read more