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    New pool for the kids

    well its nothing spectacular,but a little better than the little plastic pool.










    21 10500 gal AGP 52' sides, haward 3/4 hp xl pump and earth filter ec50
    Using the bbb method. Tf-100 kit. My first pool so learning in progress!

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    Re: New pool for the kids

    I bet your kids see it a whole lot differently! Good job!
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    Re: New pool for the kids

    Great looking job...
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    In the process of building for a 22' Intex Ultra Frame, (completion date up in the air at this point).
    We could not beat our backyard into submission so we "Buried It".

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    Re: New pool for the kids

    [center:2xh798fq]For the kids...
    yeah, right...
    I bet you already have one of these:



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    Re: New pool for the kids

    Hey Richard..............I could use one of those too. What's "her" name!
    16x32x52" Steel Cornelius Miramar AGP Vinyl liner 13,100 gal. Buried 2 ft.
    2 Speed Hayward Power-Flo Matrix 85 g.p.m. 22" 250lb. sand filter hard plumbed
    Pool Rover Jr., Pool Blaster Max, Diver Dave TF100 Test Kit/Speed Stir
    Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker, Liqour Chiller, & Drink Mixer & Party Tub----Collect 'um all!

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    Re: New pool for the kids

    Does she come standard with new pools or is she and added option?....giggles
    Samantha

    In the process of building for a 22' Intex Ultra Frame, (completion date up in the air at this point).
    We could not beat our backyard into submission so we "Buried It".

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    Re: New pool for the kids

    Looks great

    Is that sand or concrete in the middle?
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    Re: New pool for the kids

    Its mason sand, but the picture does look like concrete. I still have a lot to do, I'm going to build a deck, still have to finish the electric. I think I did it right. Paid $1600 for the pool liner and skimmer kit. I removed a neighbors pool for the Hayward pump and DE filter and all the pool accessories. Also got most of e electric from another neighbor who had there pool 2years and removed it .. Wiring, timer, both GFCI, and when I took down the neighbors pool it gave me a place to dump my dirt from the install. With doing all the work myself. I will have about 2k into it. The kids are getting excited!
    21 10500 gal AGP 52' sides, haward 3/4 hp xl pump and earth filter ec50
    Using the bbb method. Tf-100 kit. My first pool so learning in progress!

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    Re: New pool for the kids

    Quote Originally Posted by rpm90001
    Its mason sand, but the picture does look like concrete.
    Looks like you did a good job

    Quote Originally Posted by rpm90001
    Paid $1600 for the pool liner and skimmer kit.
    That seems like an awful lot did this included installation?

    Quote Originally Posted by rpm90001
    I removed a neighbors pool for the Hayward pump and DE filter and all the pool accessories. Also got most of e electric from another neighbor who had there pool 2years and removed it .. Wiring, timer, both GFCI, and when I took down the neighbors pool it gave me a place to dump my dirt from the install. With doing all the work myself. I will have about 2k into it.
    Sounds like a great deal
    TFP Expert who uses Pool School and my TF100 test kit along with PoolMath for my: Round 11K gallon AGP with deep end, 20" sand filter, Matrix 1hp 2spd, 6 2ftX20ft solar panels (and solar cover!), Intex SWCG (copper bars disconnected) and a Rubadub hot tub (chlorine). The SLAM process is not finished until: 1. CC < 0.5 ppm, 2. An OCLT < 1.0 ppm and, 3. The water is crystal clear.

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    Re: New pool for the kids

    Are the kids old enough to have helped you during the process?

    Transit Pole holders?

    String line level readers?

    Mined absolutely loved our pool build process.....in fact i think they liked it better when the yard was all dirt.
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    Re: New pool for the kids

    kids are 3 and 5, my 3yr old helped by throwing rocks in the sand.. Did I pay too much? What is an average price for 21' pool,skimmer kit,and liner? They wanted $6000 for the pool and full install.
    21 10500 gal AGP 52' sides, haward 3/4 hp xl pump and earth filter ec50
    Using the bbb method. Tf-100 kit. My first pool so learning in progress!

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    Re: New pool for the kids

    Quote Originally Posted by rpm90001
    Did I pay too much? What is an average price for 21' pool,skimmer kit,and liner? They wanted $6000 for the pool and full install.
    Oh, I thought you meant 1600 for liner and skimmer only For pool, assuming new, that is a good price.
    TFP Expert who uses Pool School and my TF100 test kit along with PoolMath for my: Round 11K gallon AGP with deep end, 20" sand filter, Matrix 1hp 2spd, 6 2ftX20ft solar panels (and solar cover!), Intex SWCG (copper bars disconnected) and a Rubadub hot tub (chlorine). The SLAM process is not finished until: 1. CC < 0.5 ppm, 2. An OCLT < 1.0 ppm and, 3. The water is crystal clear.

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    Re: New pool for the kids

    Yes, it was new....I thought it was fair, you had me second guessing.. Thanks!

    anyone here burn their lawn while warming the liner in the sun before install? I did the install my self so my lawn would not get messed up, but now I have a 21' circle in my lawn from having the liner spread out. it burned the grass. Will it come back?
    21 10500 gal AGP 52' sides, haward 3/4 hp xl pump and earth filter ec50
    Using the bbb method. Tf-100 kit. My first pool so learning in progress!

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