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    Mar 2010

    PVC question

    The pool is drained and drying and we're looking ahead to next year! We have upgraded our pump/filter and added a skimmer to our pool and are now wondering about converting to PVC. (We have a scramble of flex hose right now.) Since our intex goes up and down each year, I am worried about the pool not being in the EXACT same place every year and the PVC not matching up correctly. Any experience with this? How much "play" is there with the PVC?

    Also, has there been one thread started about hard plumbing an intex pool? I've found lots of threads here and there, but wonder if it's been consolidated into a "how to" thread with the latest parts available. I know there are some real experts out there!

    Intex 18' x 48" metal frame
    Hayward 1 HP/ 100 sq ft XStream cartridge filter
    Intex SWG
    2 2x20 solar heaters on separate pump
    still a work in progress...

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    Exeter, PA

    Re: PVC question

    Use Flex PVC, it uses the same fittings and glue as regular PVC but is somewhat flexible.
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