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Thread: 18' AGP Metal Frame

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    VinDeeLoo's Avatar
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    Jun 2016

    18' AGP Metal Frame

    Is it fine to have a metal frame pool and a SWG? Just deciding how we want to upgrade. Also, our water is naturally hard as well as a high pH and TA.
    7600 gallons ~ AG ~ Summer Waves Cartridge C Filter ~ using pump that came with our Summer Waves 18 x 48 pool ~ Taylor K-2006 (SpeedStir & Sample Sizer) ~ no well water or water restrictions

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    jeffchap's Avatar
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    Jun 2012
    Edmond OK

    Re: 18' AGP Metal Frame

    Some people here will tell you otherwise, but I've used a SWG with my cheapo Intex pool for three years now, and it's holding up fine. There are a few places where some rust stains are beginning to appear, but there's no loss of structural integrity evident yet.

    If it really bothered me I could spray paint it, but first of all, it's not that noticeable. And secondly, I plan to replace the pool after this season anyway because the liner is faded.
    6000 gal Intex 16'x48" Ultra frame AG
    Splapool 4500 GPH 1 hp pump w/19" sand filter
    Intex Krystalclear SWG EC8110
    Hayward Dyna-skim
    Intex Auto Robot "Wally"

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