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Thread: Time for new equipment

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    Kahauloa's Avatar
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    Nov 2015
    Cameron Park Ca

    Time for new equipment

    my pool is 23 years old and still using the original equipment. 23000 gal 1.5 hp Jacuzzi pump 150 sq ft cartridge filter.

    I would like to replace the filter and the pump. I am thinking a 425 sq ft Hayward cartridge filter pn# c 4030 and a Hayward variable speed pump model # sp 2302 vsp. The pool plumbing is 2 inch pvc. the current clean filter pressure is 16 psi. I put a vacuum gauge on the pump and it read 8. I calculated the TDHP at about 46.

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

    pool built 1993
    23000 gallon in ground
    original equipment Jacuzzi 1 hp pump with Jacuzzi 150 sq ft single cartridge filter
    2 inch plumbing
    Polaris 380 sweep with booster pump

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    Apr 2013
    Sacramento, CA

    Re: Time for new equipment

    I think there is still a PG&E rebate on vs pumps.
    I'm not a pump expert but that pump seems to work.
    If the price difference isn' much I'd go with the larger Hayward filter. More surface area means lower pressures and longer between cleaning.
    With the vs pump you might want to switch to a Polaris 380 without the booster pump or to save more energy get a robot that you toss in once a week.
    22k gallon IG pebblefina, Jandy 1.5 HP VS, Jandy CV Cartridge filter, Heliocol solar panels, Polaris 360 supply side cleaner, waterfall

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    Divin Dave's Avatar
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    Oct 2013
    Longview, Texas

    Re: Time for new equipment

    Hi Paul,
    welcome to TFP!

    Good choices on the pump and the filter. You'll love them.
    Divin Dave,
    IG Vinyl, 15' x 30', 3 1/2' - 6' deep, Oval, ~15K gal, Intelliclor IC40, Intelliflo VS pump, Clean and Clear 420 Filter, auto-fill-disabled, Retrofit LED Color Light, Dolphin Nautilus Robot, TF100 Test Kit, Taylor K1766 Salt Test Kit, Tftestkit Pressure Gauge. Experience- it's what's learned just after you needed it most !!

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    Re: Time for new equipment

    Hayward makes a 700 sq ft cartridge filter if you like overkill.

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    Aug 2012
    DFW, TX

    Re: Time for new equipment

    Yep, 425 is ok but bigger is better. Variable speed pumps a great. Love mine!
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