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    Opinion on new above ground pool

    Long story short the pool store where i bought it are a bunch of aholes. 1st batch of rails were bent and scratched, then they said that pool was a closeout and i have no options. Looking for opinions on how the white rails look on it. I'm not a fan of it, wife said just finish the pool. I was thinking of just painting them close enough to match.
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    I don't think they look bad. I sure would not paint them.
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    I agree with the wife. Looks perfectly fine being white!
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    From one AGP owner to another...it looks good and better than my old one.
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    The white does not look out of place. You could always extend the deck all the way around.................... LOL!
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    another vote for the white. looks fine to me.
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    It actually a nice looking pool. I don't see anything in need of paint.
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    It looks good. I think it helps bring out the design on the side.
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    I'm going to agree here. The white looks nice!
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    Well I can't argue if everyone likes the white. I'll get used to it. I was just prepared for the same color and finish as the posts. I don't think the kids are going to care once they are swimming.

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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    Right! It all looks the same under water!
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    Looks great to me!
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    White looks just fine. It brings out the "wave pattern" on the outside design and also the white of the design of the liner.
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    Looks good to me too! Worrying for nothing buddy.
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    Your family is going to love this pool and appreciate all the hard work you've put into it to make it happen. Enjoy your summer n if you need anything, don't hesitate to ask!
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    Re: Opinion on new above ground pool

    I think my brain must be wired like the OP. I initially winced at the contrast, and think I would prefer matching myself, but looking at it, it does do a nice job making the pattern on the side pop and certainly doesn't look hideous. It's actually a nice unique look.
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