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    Introduction

    Hello all,
    I have had pools off and on for over 30 years, both IG and AG. I installed a new IG pool in 2012 with a SWG. I have not been pleased with results. I am hear to learn more about the BBB method and why I never get adequate FC readings with my SWG.
    2012 install
    IG, 16k gal vinyl sport pool.
    1hp Hayward pump, 200lb Hayward sand filter,
    Autopilot SWG

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    Re: Introduction

    Hi Bill! Most people love their SWG. I wonder what is up with yours that it is maintaining your FC.

    How are you testing your water?

    Kim
    TFP Moderator 33x52 round AG 25,600 gals Sand Filter 1.5hp Pump - 2 Speed, SLAM, Pool School, Recommended Levels, Recommended Chemicals, Pool Math, Chlorine/CYA Chart, TF-100 Test Kit

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    Re: Introduction

    Hello Bill and welcome to TFP. . If you're ready to do the TFPC (formally BBB) way, you'll want these pages nearby:
    Pool School - ABCs of Pool Water Chemistry
    Pool School - Chlorine / CYA Chart
    Poolmath calculator
    Pool School - Recommended Levels
    Pool School - Recommended Pool Chemicals
    TFTestkits.net
    Pool School - Test Kits Compared

    Let us know if you have any questions. Welcome!
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    Re: Introduction

    Welcome to the forum!
    Gold Supporter, TFP Lifetime Supporter, 26,680 gal Plaster IGP 3.5 - 10' depth / Attached Waterfall Spa, Manually Chlorinated, Triton Sand Filter, 1.5 HP * 1.1 SF = 1.65 SFHP 1-speed Pentair WhisperFlo WF-26 Pump, 400K BTU NG Teledyne Laars Series One Heater, Polaris 360, Test Kit Comparison, Chlorine/CYA Chart, SLAMing Your Pool, OCLT
    A good test kit is an investment, not an expense.

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    Re: Introduction

    Hi Bill, Hope you are doing well maintaining your pool. We're here for you if you need anything!
    I'd bet you my bikini you'll never get TFP water from a pool store!

    24' Sharkline Venture De Filter

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