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Thread: Pool Closing question number 2 & 3

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    Jun 2016
    La Plata, MD

    Pool Closing question number 2 & 3

    Hi all!

    I have read and read, and feel comfortable with the concept of blowing out the vents, and lowering the water level to just below the skimmer. But, I'm still a little baffled with the pool pump. Am I supposed to be doing something to that? And I keep reading about putting pool noodles or empty water bottles, or something?
    28' octagon, 21K gal, in-ground vinyl pool, single speed 3/4 HP Hayward pump, multi port valve on sand filter, using KS-2006 kit

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    Jul 2015
    Mayfield, KY

    Re: Pool Closing question number 2 & 3

    You need to take the drain plug out of the pump, some have two plugs. The noodles or water bottles are to go in the skimmer, or use a gizmo.
    20'x28' IG, Vinyl, (Sept 2015) 14,900 Gallon, 3'4 to 5'6 deep, SPLAPOOL 1.5 HP, 220v, 2 speed pump, Waterway Carefree 27" 400 LB Sand filter, Digital Nano plus SWG, TF-100 test kit /speed stir. Dolphin Primal x3 robotic cleaner

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