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    thru wall skimmer question #2

    got the skimmer today and was looking at it i noticed the seal is grooved u shape for lack of better terms. i take it the pool liner(intex utra frame) goes in between the seal? the directions that came with the skimmer are not to helpful
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    Re: thru wall skimmer question #2

    That is correct.
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    Re: thru wall skimmer question #2

    As George said, it goes between the gasket. It's called a butterfly gasket.
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    Re: thru wall skimmer question #2

    thanks guys is there any need for a silicon sealer to put on it when i assemble it
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    Re: thru wall skimmer question #2

    You shouldn't need anything to get it to seal. I prefer not to use anything unless I have to. The gasket should seal fine without anything on it.
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