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    Limited space to install swg

    I am wondering if you guys removed your chlorinator and installed the swg where it is? I do not have a lot of space to put it and was thinking that was an option since the swg would be used while away (only use chlorinator while away)
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    Can you post a picture of your entire equipment pad. They don't eat that much space. After the filter or heater is the basic location.
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    Here is pic of everything




    here is a pic of where chlorinator is



    there is a long line of line here but then i would lose access to serviceable parts in heater





    could i install it before the chlorinator without any problems?

    what is that fitting that has "flow" on it? A check valve ?
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    WOW you deserve an award for that pad. I won't say what the award is but you deserve one.

    Yes you can replace the tab feeder with the SWG. It will work fine there.
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    You have a couple places where there are long enough runs for a SWG cell and flow switch. My first choice would be just eliminate the tablet chlorinator and put it there.
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    Quote Originally Posted by chiefwej View Post
    You have a couple places where there are long enough runs for a SWG cell and flow switch. My first choice would be just eliminate the tablet chlorinator and put it there.
    +1 on that suggestion. Or you could use unions in front of that heater panel so you could remove it when you need access.
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    Quote Originally Posted by gwegan View Post
    WOW you deserve an award for that pad. I won't say what the award is but you deserve one.

    Yes you can replace the tab feeder with the SWG. It will work fine there.
    I hear you. They went a little overboard with the plumbing!

    im sure it was replumbed since install and they just pieced it together


    so leave the check valve and put swg after it where chlorinator is?
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    No need for a check valve there if you remove the puckinator.
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    Just wanted to point out that the booster pump should be teed in after the filter .... While you are considering doing some plumbing
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    And after the heater and SWG too.
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    I don't think the booster would need to be after the heater and SWG, any reason for that?
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    No, not specifically. I almost posted that as question rather than a comment. Here is my thinking.

    1. Mine is that way. it ties into the return line right as it enters the ground. It goes only to the line for the returns after the 3way valve that splits waterfall/returns.
    2. My heater is looking for a specific flow to achieve a 2c rise for max efficiency and turning on the booster would send a lot of water through it.
    3. If you plumb in solar later do you want that extra flow and pressure going through the solar panels?
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    I can see a slight advantage for using filtered water to supply the booster, but mine was right next to (and shared it's supply with) the main pump, and it was never an issue. I don't see any reason to replumb anything re the booster pump.
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    Quote Originally Posted by chiefwej View Post
    I can see a slight advantage for using filtered water to supply the booster, but mine was right next to (and shared it's supply with) the main pump, and it was never an issue. I don't see any reason to replumb anything re the booster pump.
    That is all well and good if you have low debris in the pool.
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    Thanks for input guys. I do not use booster pump as i just got a robot so no need to change that!
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    Re: Limited space to install swg

    Problem solved!
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