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Thread: Do I need a cove?

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    Do I need a cove?

    I have 12' 48" best way steel wall pool. 2 questions , do I need a cove?
    also one of my support legs won't connect to the base plate...can't line up the holes. Any idea what is causing that?
    thanks

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    Re: Do I need a cove?

    The cove helps lock the pool wall into the bottom track and also prevents any contact between the support blocks under the uprights and the liner. As for the leg/base plate issue, a picture might help us see what you are up against.
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    Re: Do I need a cove?

    You need a cove.

    without a cove, the weight of the water on the liner can cause the liner to push out under the bottom track, and then you will be in a world of trouble.

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    Re: Do I need a cove?

    Quote Originally Posted by phonedave View Post
    You need a cove.

    without a cove, the weight of the water on the liner can cause the liner to push out under the bottom track, and then you will be in a world of trouble.

    -dave
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