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Thread: Disposing of sand and old filter

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    May 2016
    Harrisville RI

    Disposing of sand and old filter

    I'm replacing my old pump ans sand filter with a new setup. Then it dawned on me that I had no idea how to dispose of the filter. I assume the sand has to be removed (best way) and the filter needs to be cut up or will someone take it Whole???

    Thanks for your help
    18 x 36 in ground vinyl. Installing new Hayward SP2303VSP MAXFLOW VS. Converting from an old Jacuzzi 1hp pump and sand filter. Changing from 115v to 230v.

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    May 2007
    SWSuburban Chicago, IL

    Re: Disposing of sand and old filter

    Around here junkers take anything from the curb.

    Try selling on ebay or craigslist unless its ancient/broken? I've seen adds for "free swimming pool - you remove it". LOL

    best way on the sand is a shop vac but you're gonna need to find a place to dump it...
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