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    PSI

    What would a normal PSI gauge reading on a sand filter for a 24ft x 4ft pool whilenot is turned on? Mine is just now getting up to about 5.


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    Re: PSI

    when you pump is not on it should read zero and then each filter has a different PSI for a clean filter..

    I hope this helps
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    Re: PSI

    Ok thank you.


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    Re: PSI

    A better indicator is the pressure from the returns... gauges fail easily.
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    Re: PSI

    I have never had a gauge fail, the glycerin filled ones are really nice and more robust.

    Although you see a lot more pools than me
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    Re: PSI

    OMG so much cheap equipment around here. I think I have 4 client's pools that they actually work... If they were paying attention during the off days, I would tell them to replace. but I know they're not
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