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    Qjake17's Avatar
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    Jul 2008

    Hi and thank you!!

    Hi all,

    i've been a long time lurker here at TFP and just wanted to send out a big THANK YOU to you guys. the vast wealth of knowledge here at TFP has saved me from many headaches and from spending way too much of my hard earned dollars at the pool store. the last time i was there the guy actually got mad at me because i knew more about pool water chemistry than he did and he was shocked that anyone would put borax, baking soda and bleach in thier pool

    Thanks again to all the fine folks here at TFP! you guys are the BEST!!


    ps. Here's a couple of pics and my numbers three days after opening

    FC- 9 coming down from shock level
    CC- 0
    PH- 7.2 just added 2 1/2 lbs borax will retest in an hour or so
    TA- 90
    CH- 170
    CYA- 15 added 2 lbs of stabilizer will retest in a few days

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    15'x30'x52" AGP 12000 gallons, 150lb hayward pro-series sand filter, 1 hp hayward power-flo matrix pump.

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    frustratedpoolmom's Avatar
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    May 2007
    SWSuburban Chicago, IL

    Re: Hi and thank you!!

    Congrats on a Trouble Free Pool!

    Thanks for sharing!
    Helpful links: Pool School; CYA/Chlorine Chart
    24' round AG pool, 52" high, Raypak heater; Waterway 2 spd Pump;
    150 Sq ft. Clearwater Cartridge Filter; Former and DISSATISFIED "Pool Frog" owner

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    Butterfly's Avatar
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    May 2007
    South Carolina

    Re: Hi and thank you!!


    No only have you been lurking, you've been learning, too!

    Congratulations on your pool opening and welcome to the forum
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    No P in my ool's Avatar
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    Jun 2007
    Logan IA

    Re: Hi and thank you!!

    That is what this site is all about! Welcome!
    21' Leslies Beachland Ag Pool, 10,000 gallons, professionally installed (best money I ever spent) Hayward 16" sand filter w/Pentair two speed pump Fafco 4x20 solar heater,Aqua Trol RJ. Borates added. Hard plumbed.

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