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    Sep 2009
    Lathrop, California


    I just wanted to introduce myself. aside from my screen name (doityourself) my name is Mike I live in Lathrop, Ca. I have a 3.5ft to 6ft double kidney shape pool with attached spa ~25,000 gallons. Hayward PRO DE/Sta-Rite 2 hp two speed pump with a P4 and Goldline 40k salt system. I also us a G3 to clean pool floor.
    Mike T..
    1997 gunite white plaster 24x36 double kidney shape pool with attached spa ~25,000 gallons.
    Hayward PRO DE 6020, Sta-Rite 2 hp two speed pump, P4 Digital Controller, Navigator cleaner.

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    Aug 2009
    Sacramento, California USA

    Re: Hello:

    DIY's are always welcome here.

    You can save yourself a bit of time (in the future) by typing in those pool specifications so they show up in your signature at the bottom of posts. See

    Lathrop... Southern California, right?

    EDIT No. it's near Manteca in central California. I should have known this... I leave close by! END EDIT by polyvue 9/21/09
    14,555 gal in-ground 16'x29' white plaster Pool w/spa (2007); Goldline Aqua Logic AQL-PS-8 control w/Aqua Cell 15 Salt Water Chlorination (SWCG); Hayward TriStar 1HP (1.85 SF) main / 1.5HP (1.60 SF) spa pumps; Hayward Swimclear cart filter C4025, ColorLogic LED lights; Tankless SP-18-4 electric heater; Polaris 280 cleaner.
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    May 2007
    South Carolina

    Re: Hello:

    Welcome to the forum

    You got a pic of you pool for us?
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    Apr 2007
    Sebring, Florida

    Re: Hello:

    Hey, DIY,

    Welcome to the forum!
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    42k vinyl and concrete pool, 1.5hp pump, 140gpm filter
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    Re: Hello:

    Hello and welcome to TFP...from another DIY'er

    Travis & Kathy
    16x32 AGP (extra return outlet installed), Pentair Dynamo Pump (1.5HP, 60+ GPM), Sta-Rite Crystal Flow Sand Filter (300 lb), Clear Diamond Solar Blanket & Reel, Pool-Skim
    Aqua Trol SWG (also controlling the pump), TF Test Kit. (Everything self installed, up and running on 08/02/09)
    Enjoying the TFP site and appreciating the infinite knowledge of it's members... and I'm slowly learning how to maintain our new pool the BBB way!
    Four Winds Spa (love the tub...hate the filtration system). Best water quality in four years using the BBB method

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