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Thread: Type of Sand for Liner bottom on inground??

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    Type of Sand for Liner bottom on inground??

    Hi,
    I am trying to find out what type of sand to use to touch up or retrowel my inground. I am assuming it is a sand bottom. I seem to remember a truckload brought in for the last liner job 10 yrs ago. I haven't removed the old liner yet as I believe i need a few good days of good weather to keep hte bottom good.
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    Re: Type of Sand for Liner bottom on inground??

    If its a true sand bottom just get pre-washed sand. Basically sand that doesn't have small stones mixed with it. Most pools are a hard pack mixture of cement sand and vermiculite. Everyone has a different recipe though.
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    Re: Type of Sand for Liner bottom on inground??

    Thanks,
    So basically I can use just sand to touch up reguardless of thr original bottom mixture?
    Odlaw

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    Re: Type of Sand for Liner bottom on inground??

    Quote Originally Posted by odlaw
    Thanks,
    So basically I can use just sand to touch up reguardless of thr original bottom mixture?
    Odlaw
    Use sand for cement mix.
    Leasure bay AG 24ft,52 in high.installed June of 1999. Hayworth S-180 T sand filter/Power-Flo Matrix 1horse 2 speed pump /Aqua Trol SWG/Using TF-100 Test Kit

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    Re: Type of Sand for Liner bottom on inground??

    Quote Originally Posted by kplaster
    Quote Originally Posted by odlaw
    Thanks,
    So basically I can use just sand to touch up reguardless of thr original bottom mixture?
    Odlaw
    Use sand for cement mix.
    I touch'd up my above ground last year..My sugestion is you need to get a compactor to run over after patching..Because the places that I touch'd up have settled&you can see it..
    Leasure bay AG 24ft,52 in high.installed June of 1999. Hayworth S-180 T sand filter/Power-Flo Matrix 1horse 2 speed pump /Aqua Trol SWG/Using TF-100 Test Kit

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