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    Sep 2015

    need to buy a new pool cover


    The original pool cover was diagnosed as UV deteriorated by LoopLoc and need to be replaced.

    Can anyone tell me a best/cheapest place to buy cover? I don't know if I really need to buy looploc, which is more expensive than other brands. Is there any big difference between looploc and other brands really?

    My pool is 20'x40' standard size, with a arc-shaped steps on one of the 20' side, with 42 strings and 40 anchors on the ground. I don't know if I still need a professional pool guy to give it a measure or I can buy it online myself.

    If you can also provide me some links to buy covers, I will be grateful.

    thank you very much.
    20'x 40' 32000gallon Vinyl pool. (around 15 years old. )
    Pentair FNS Plus 48 DE filter
    Pentair Rainbow 320 chlorine feeder w/ high-flo kit installed.
    Pentair Whisperflow pump w/ Variable Speed V-Green 165 Pool Pump Replacement Motor

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    triptyx's Avatar
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    Apr 2016
    Tucson, AZ

    Re: need to buy a new pool cover

    Anyone have any insight for this person?
    12,500gal plaster in-ground with attached spa, two floor drains, one skimmer. Chlorine, City Water.
    PentAir WhisperFlo 1hp Pump, MagnaTek Midcentury EPlus motor, PentAir CleanNClear 200SF Cartridge filter, Purex Triton MiniMax 250 Gas Heater, PentAir SunLite, AutoFill.
    Kreepy Krauly Cruiser, TF-100 with SpeedStir. :D

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    Mod Squad JVTrain's Avatar
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    Feb 2014
    Central Minnesota

    Re: need to buy a new pool cover

    If you can get the original measurements from Loop Loc, as a diagram or print out, that would be helpful. Usually you can find a serial number on the cover tag itself if it's still intact or Loop Loc should be able to look it up for you if the cover was purchased in your name... or if you know the name of the person who did purchase it and approx date. I would call LL and get as much info as you can from the information you can gather.

    Then... I've heard the GLI covers are pretty good. Still rocking my old LL cover myself after a few repairs last fall. Helps to have a Mom with a commercial sewing machine...
    Joel - TFP Moderator - Minnesota - **Become a TFP Supporter!** Helpful Links: ABCs of Pool Water Chemistry - SLAM Procedure - Chlorine/CYA Chart
    40x20 Pool: 32K Gallons * Vinyl * Bleach Chlorination * Hayward S270T Sand Filter * Pentair SuperFlo 1 HP * Teledyne/Laars Heater * AquaVac Tigershark * TF-100 w/ SpeedStir
    Isolated Spa - 345 Gallons

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