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    Cheap salt

    This is why you don't use cheap salt!

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    Re: Cheap salt

    what am I looking at here?
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    Re: Cheap salt

    Sorry, about 10 cups of gravel I had to vaccum out of the pool after dumping in the salt, it was in the salt bags.

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    Re: Cheap salt

    My 2cents worth here.........I use 99% pure food grade non iodized granulated salt. I happen to work in the foodservice industry and get this far cheaper than "pool salt." I would think you might be able to find it at SAMs or resteraunt depot. I buy 25 lb bags for about $4 this year.
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    Re: Cheap salt

    Quote Originally Posted by jason176 View Post
    Sorry, about 10 cups of gravel I had to vaccum out of the pool after dumping in the salt, it was in the salt bags.
    Whaaaaa? Where the heck did you buy that?

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    Re: Cheap salt

    80 lb bags of water softener salt from menards

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    Re: Cheap salt

    Oh. I've only ever bought pool salt at costco, never had a problen

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    Re: Cheap salt

    I buy 40 lb bags of pool salt from Lowes and have never had any issues. It is about $1.50 a bag more than their water softener salt.
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    Re: Cheap salt

    Anothet option js solar salt. Its 99% pure. At lowes its around $6.50 per 40 lb bag. I get salt from walmart, they have 40 lb bags of pool salt for just under $6 a bag.

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