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Thread: How to get sand out of pool

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    Jun 2010

    How to get sand out of pool


    I have all kinds of sand in my pool, some how it got into my pool filter's has stopped blowing out sand, but now I have to find a way to get the sand out. I'm thinking about trying a shop vac, has anyone else ever tried this...or does anyway have any other ideas on getting the sand out?


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    Mod Squad Bama Rambler's Avatar
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    Jun 2009
    SouthWest Alabama

    Re: How to get sand out of pool

    The best way is to use a manual vacuum hooked to a plate with a fine skimmer basket sock to catch it.
    Dave J. TFP Moderator
    24' x 52" Round AGP. 1.5hp Dynamo pump. 24" Pentair Sand Dollar Filter. 45MHP2(3GPD) Stenner Peristaltic Pump
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    You can stop SLAMing your pool when you pass the OCLT (You lose 1ppm or less FC overnight, & You have .5ppm CC's or less) & your water is clear.

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    Senior Member NWMNMom's Avatar
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    Apr 2007
    Waaay NW MN

    Re: How to get sand out of pool

    We have one of those little hand held stick type battery op pool vacs. Dang it is quick and convenient for spot cleaning - no hoses or cords to deal with
    18x33x52 Buttressfree Seaspray (Wilbar) AGP - 1.5hp Pentair Maxim w/22" Pentair Meteor Sand Filter, Aqua Rite SWG System, Biltmore Walk In Steps - 2/4x20 Solar Panel Setup - Pool Rover Jr - finally hard plumbed the whole darned thing -
    Beats Driving to the Lake!

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