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Thread: Filter Bag setup for residential Swimming Pool

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    Mesa, AZ

    Filter Bag setup for residential Swimming Pool

    Anyone here have experience with an industrial Bag Filter setup for home swimming pool filtering.
    I'm thinking a 3 stage filter system starting with my existing Leaf-Vac® canister, VS Pump, followed by a 120 micron bag filter, followed by a 5 micron bag filter.

    These are the type of bag filter housings I'm considering. Maybe a couple used #2 stainless housing's from eBay.
    I'm thinking disposable bags for 120 micron housing and cleanable on the 5 micron.

    My 14 year old Hayward cartridge filter is on its last itchy fiberglass leg and I can't stomach another summer cleaning 4 pleated cartridge filters on a bi-weekly basis during monsoon season here in Arizona.

    Going to the dentist is more fun.
    13K 3M plaster in-ground pool built 2002, A&A in-floor pop-ups & skimmer, Hayward Cartridge Filter, Pool Pilot SWG, 1.5 HP SS Cincinnati Motor w/1HP pump. LaMotte Color Q Pro7+ test kit.

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    Re: Filter Bag setup for residential Swimming Pool

    Welcome to the forum Mesa Dude,

    I've seen plenty of those in heavy industrial settings, but I didn't know they had them for residential use. I would suggest over sized sand or DE filters first, or way oversized carts if you prefer component setups. I just don't know much about those for pool use.

    If I was considering one of those, I would absolutely stay away from any that had mild steel housings like that. That's what it says (Carbon Steel) but are these really for pools? I'm not so sure.
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    Re: Filter Bag setup for residential Swimming Pool

    Welcome to TFP

    for that price I would buy a new cart filter in a heartbeat.. I have about the same amount of water and only clean mine once a year

    here is mine, a 320 : Pentair 160340 Clean Garden

    If you wanted even bigger (longer filters) : Pentair 160301 Clean Garden
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