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    Hello All Thanks for the warm welcome!!

    Hi I am Eric from Vegas we spend much family time in our pool and as it is a older pool it needs minor repairs from time to time. I am a DIY guy so I'm all ears!!! Thanks for the warm welcome!!

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    Re: Hello All Thanks for the warm welcome!!

    Welcome to TFP!
    16,000 gallon outdoor in-ground 16'x32' plaster pool; Pentair Intelliflo VF pump; Pentair IntelliTouch i9+3s control system; Jandy CL-340 square foot cartridge filter
    12 Fafco solar panels; Purex Triton PowerMax 250 natural gas heater (200,000 BTU/hr output); automatic electric pool safety cover; 4-wheel pressure-side "The Pool Cleaner"

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    Re: Hello All Thanks for the warm welcome!!

    Welcome to the forum.
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    Re: Hello All Thanks for the warm welcome!!

    Welcome to TFP!

    You will need one of the Recommended Test Kits to properly manage your pool. I use the TF-100 because it's the best value and they have a freshness guarantee. You can order it here: TFTestkits.net. They ship fast - you should have it in your hands in 2-3 days with normal shipping.

    While you are waiting for your kit to arrive, here are some resources to give you an overview of managing your pool using our methods:
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    2. Chlorine CYA Chart
    3. Recommended Pool Chemicals
    4. Recommended Levels
    5. Pool Math
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    Re: Hello All Thanks for the warm welcome!!

    Hey Eric! I'm a Vegas native, grew-up in Northtown and made it out alive. Rancho alumni Class of '81. Visit the site often, it will do you well. Have a "cool" 110+ day over there.
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    Re: Hello All Thanks for the warm welcome!!

    Welcome to TFP, you came to the right place.

    Enjoy your time on the forum.
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