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    Question about the pipes...

    I was telling a friend I was using the BBB method. He said that he heard a friend also used the same method and damaged their pipes? Went back to using pool chemicals.... This sounds like a bunch of BS to me. Any truth to this?
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    Re: Question about the pipes...

    Bunch of BS. It's basically the same chemicals, except you don't pay three times as much for them and a bunch of stuff you don't need.
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    Re: Question about the pipes...

    When he first told me that, I wanted to question if they even owned a pool.
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    Re: Question about the pipes...

    The pipes most commonly used in pools are practically impervious to chemicals. If something was going to be damaged, it wouldn't be the pipes.
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    Re: Question about the pipes...

    Quote Originally Posted by cortlinsdaddy
    I was telling a friend I was using the BBB method. He said that he heard a friend also used the same method and damaged their pipes? Went back to using pool chemicals.... This sounds like a bunch of BS to me. Any truth to this?
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    Re: Question about the pipes...

    Quote Originally Posted by dmanb2b
    Quote Originally Posted by cortlinsdaddy
    I was telling a friend I was using the BBB method. He said that he heard a friend also used the same method and damaged their pipes? Went back to using pool chemicals.... This sounds like a bunch of BS to me. Any truth to this?
    Just to clarify, I'm sure he's meaning your friend is , not you cortlinsdaddy.
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    Re: Question about the pipes...

    sorry...yes...just meant it's a bunch of bull poop. More likely is that they had a poorly balanced pool or other conditions...not the fact that they chose liquid chlorine.

    Hopefully I didn;t come accross the wrong way...my apologies
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