Hello everyone, i have read most post on coping replacement. but i still have a few unanswered questions. if you could help it would be greatly appreciated.
i have a 16x32 inground vinyl liner pool from 70's with bull nose coping the concrete deck goes right up to coping. it is worn adn all corners are mising. i want to replace with liner replacement as track is worn out in all corners also and wont hold any longer.
i thought i could cut off plastic part of coping and saw the bullnose flat and install thin paver coping with new deck and replace front mount liner track over existing track. still waiting on quotes.
second idea was to remove plastic coping leave bullnose concrete form in place and cut off rounded front making if flat with bevel edges on top and bottom. this would requre me cutting into deck at angle to bevel to remove indention from plastic part in deck. if i chipped it would look hopefully like uneven stone. i could then stain it and deck to match
third and most probable option is to cut deck (however far back 6", 9" or so depending on new coping stone) and then remove and replace with stone coping. use front mount liner track over existing or remove and screw new track to steel walls. with this approach i understand their are support brackets at steel walls but i am wondering how stable the remaing deck edge would be after integrity disruption. i would hate for it to cave in.
i have rounded pool corners is it feasable to remove plastic parts and have steel 45 angle corners in their place.
i know this is alot but i am planning on doing the work myself to prep for lliner replacement which i plan on hiring done. thanks for any advice or suggestions. Minner