The hoop is top of the line. I had it segmented into 5 pieces for travel. It was well done. The joints and sting and ball locking mechanisms worked well. I know this because I found out that the pieces would fit any which way but if I worked the “puzzle” I could put it back together as it was before segmented. Other than lowering the fairly high price the only other thing I would add would to be to number, color or in some other way label which segment joins the other to have the graphics align as they were before cutting into the 5 segments or 3 or 4 whatever was requested.