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    Help getting my pool set-up

    It's been awhile since I have been on here. My neighbor and I are trying to set-up his 24' X 54" pool. We have the ground just about level, should be done today. I am trying to find out how much sand needs to be emplaced before we install the pool? Any pointers about things we need to do will be a great help.
    8000 gallon, sand filter, above ground,3/4 Hayward pump

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    Re: Help getting my pool set-up

    There is more info in this recent thread about what to put under a pool.

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    Re: Help getting my pool set-up

    One of my favorite threads about levelling I need advice on leveling my ground.

    Sand has no real structural strength, so I would use the thinnest layer possible to just smooth out the surface so you don't end up with little divots in the floor that collect silt.
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