Lot's of " " in the title, because these are not quite DIY and not quite solar rings, but I finally found the solution to my cover and solar ring issues and it is working great! Basically I bought 10 foot Intex above ground pool covers and used them as solar rings. I even easily cut one down the middle to ensure max coverage. These are only about $12 on Amazon, so I got 450 sqft of coverage for around $60. Similar coverage of the inflatable covers would have been over $700. The video shows my easy way of getting them out of the pool. Using these + solar has allowed me to get
8790 degrees in May!