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    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    Rochester, MN

    New DIY In Ground in MN

    Hello All,

    After lurking on here and getting great responses from so many, we are excited to be getting started on our in ground pool build here in MN. We are in the very beginning, and I hope to keep this thread going throughout the build. The details of the pool are in my signature. We have not yet ordered equipment and would appreciate any thoughts, opinions or experiences. We are also new to all things pool and this is our first build, so please keep the feedback coming. Wish us well. If anyone know how to keep the images from rotating, I can't figure that out. Sorry.

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    36x18 sport pool with a 4'x6'x4' depth profile. Steel sidewalls and a vinyl liner. Heater: Hayward H350FDN, 350,000 BTU--Filter: Hayward C4030 425sq ft cartridge filter--SWG: Aquaplus PLPlus 4 (Turbo generator and a Prologic controller)--Pump: Hayward Ecostar 1.5hp VS or the Hayward Tristar VS sp3202 (Still undecided)--Automatic safety cover--1 Hayward Colorlogic light in the deep end.

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    Jan 2016
    Sydney, NSW, Australia

    Re: New DIY In Ground in MN

    Congratulations!! Looking forward to watching your build
    12k IG salt; glass beads in plaster; K-2006C, K-1766, CCL, and Aussie 4in1 (HTH); Pentair Eco800 1.2HP VS; Zodiac SWC 1.3 lb/day (25 g/hr); 25" filter recycled glass; OKU solar panels; 1/2 HP solar pump; Rebel (Warrior) pool cleaner; FlowViz; prior pool AG 10k | Read Before Posting to get the best possible advice | ... and this helped me a lot!: TFPC for Beginners

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    Apr 2015

    Re: New DIY In Ground in MN

    I did my own 18x36, 650 yards of dirt and 1 yr 3 months later it's complete. The saving's is unreal. Anything is possible with youtube and books!

    Southern New Hampshire, 18x36 single roman end pool.

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