Become a TFP Supporter Pool Math Forum Rules Pool School
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Changing filters.

  1. Back To Top    #1

    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Chicopee, MA

    Changing filters.

    Using a Hayward EC-40 DE filter now. Looking to change to a cartridge filter. Looking at the Pentair 420. Have been using using flexible hoses on the Hayward since I bought pool (20 years). Can I use hoses on the Pentair? All the info I've seen on this filter refers to 2 1/2 in plumbing. Hoses are 1 1/4 in. Any ideas? Tnks
    POOL-24ft Above ground, Vinyl 16000 gal
    FILTER-Hayward EC-40 DE filter
    TEST KIT- Taylor -K2006
    Dolphin Robot Cleaner S50

  2. Back To Top    #2
    Mod Squad
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    DFW, TX

    Re: Changing filters.

    It should be fine and work just as well as your current set up. My 520 has 2" pvc.
    TFP Moderator
    If TFP helped you or saved you money - Become a TFP Supporter! <--Click here
    2012 build and pics, 20k gal gunite, black onyx pebblesheen, OK flagstone, IntellifoVS, cart filter w/Pleatco, IC40 SWG, Solartouch, 5 12'x4' solar panels, HP50HA heat pump, 8mil solar cover, borates, TF-100 test kit, SONOS, Doheny's Discovery Robot, hot tub on bleach

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts