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    Hi folks !

    I am a new pool owner in the Caribbean island of Trinidad, and have found that the TFP website
    is a great source of helpful information.

    I have a situation that I am hoping someone can help me with:

    The pool service / supply industry in my island is not very well developed, and I am planning to
    do my own pool maintenance initially.

    I own a simple test kit ....... the Taylor K - 2005 ......... which is the only kit that can be purchased locally.

    I would like to purchase some additional equipment when I visit Florida next month.

    These are the items I would like to get:

    * Lamotte 7514 Chlorine FAS - DPD test kit

    * Taylor: # K-1766 Salt Test kit

    * Lamotte: #2067 ColorQ Pro9 Plus digital test kit (I am not so good with colors)

    * "The Circulator" return line fittings (6 no) with #10008 Surface Action Nozzles (6 no)

    Problem is: I have located these items on various websites, but none of the sites will allow internet purchase using
    my Caribbean credit card.

    Do you know of any store(s) in Florida that actually stock these items ......... where I could just walk in and purchase?

    The parts of Florida that I intend to visit are: Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Tampa / Crearwater but if necessary I could
    drive to other locations.

    I would greatly appreciate any information on retail stores.

    ____________________________________________________________ __________________________

    If my pool details are of interest, here they are:

    15,000 gallons in ground, Diamond Brite plaster finish, 6 returns, 2 skimmers, 2 main drains, Pentair Intelliflo pump,
    Pentair Tagelus TA 100D sand filter, IntelliChlor IC20 chlorine generator.

    ____________________________________________________________ _______________________________

    Best regards,

    Brian Nothnagel.
    6300 gallon Intex above-ground pool
    2650 GPH Intex 100lb sand filter
    CS8110 Salt-water Generator
    Hydro-Tools skimmer (with rusty "stainless" screws)
    Lots of stuff on my site:

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    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    New Caney, Texas

    Re: DefenderB

    Welcome to TFP Brian!

    I cant help with your questions but maybe someone that can will be along soon.
    18' x 42" Intex (4786 Gal @ 80% capacity) Intex 8110 SWCG, 2000 GPH cartridge filter.
    Full Sun, Well Water, Borates at approx. 50
    TFTestKit-100--The Pool Calculator--Pool School

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    Jun 2009
    SouthWest Alabama

    Re: DefenderB

    Your best bet is probably going to be to call a Leslies (or other pool store) that's on your route and ask if they stock, or will order in the items you need. I bet if you explain the situation they'll order the parts in and have them waiting for you. You may have to give them your CC info to get them to order it then actually pay with some other form.
    Dave J. TFP Moderator
    24' x 52" Round AGP. 2hp/¼hp SPL Power-Flo 2-speed pump. 200sqft Waterway Cartridge Filter. 45MHP2(3GPD) Stenner Peristaltic Pump
    Pool School ----- Pool Math ----- TF-Test Kit

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    Feb 2008
    Denton, TX

    Re: DefenderB

    Welcome to TFP!

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    Re: DefenderB

    Thanks for the welcomes! And thanks Dave for the advice.

    I will contact Leslies and see what can be arranged.

    Will let you know how it works out.

    15,000 gal in ground L shaped, Pentair IntelliFlo,
    Tagelus 100D sand filter, 6 returns, 2 main drains
    6300 gallon Intex above-ground pool
    2650 GPH Intex 100lb sand filter
    CS8110 Salt-water Generator
    Hydro-Tools skimmer (with rusty "stainless" screws)
    Lots of stuff on my site:

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