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Thread: Bottom drain for 18' round AG... yes or no?

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    Bottom drain for 18' round AG... yes or no?

    Let me hear your bottom drain experiences, the good, bad and ugly. It's looking like I will be replacing my 18' round AG pool and am debating the addition of a bottom drain.


    18' round Sharkline Matrix AGP / 8600 Gal. / sand filter / Aqua Trol SWG
    Pool owner since 2001. Thanks to TFP for helping me convert off Baquacil after six years!

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    Re: Bottom drain for 18' round AG... yes or no?

    Per new federal laws you'll actually need to have 2 drains instead of just 1. I would recommend against it since they are problems if/when they leak -- especially considering you'll need two of them installed.
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