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    "grease"?

    Hi, what's the "grease" referred to that you are supposed to put on the gasket on the lid of the pump strainer basket? Thanks!
    Dave
    Yakima, WA (the Palm Springs of Washington!)
    IG kidney 14k gal, 33 x 18
    vinyl liner
    200 lb Sand filter
    3/4 HP pump
    First time pool owner

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    Re: "grease"?

    Use a silicone based plumbers lubricant, sold by hardware stores and pool stores.
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    Re: "grease"?

    Thanks Jason!
    Dave
    Yakima, WA (the Palm Springs of Washington!)
    IG kidney 14k gal, 33 x 18
    vinyl liner
    200 lb Sand filter
    3/4 HP pump
    First time pool owner

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