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    ? about plumbing an intex pool

    i am upgrading to a sand filter and pump. i will be using 1.5" pvc with ball valves on the return and skimmer sides. my question is i need to install a section of flex hose on each end since the pool is a soft-sided intex pool? or will I be ok to hard pipe the whole system?

    18' x 48" intex

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    Re: ? about plumbing an intex pool

    I would think that flex would be a good idea for an Intex pools so as not to put any excess stress on the connections at the pool.
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    Re: ? about plumbing an intex pool

    I have no personal experience, but Mark's thoughts make good sense to me.

    I'm not a big fan of flex, but that seems like an application where it is a good choice.
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    Re: ? about plumbing an intex pool

    thanks for the replies........tha's kinda what I ws thinking. i think i will put about 2' of flex hose where the connections meet the pool and hard plumb the rest.
    any suggestions on flex line?

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