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    Finished

    I finally finished my pool project, I buried a Radiant Metric GT pool. Thanks for all the help from forum members.

    24' x 52" round Radiant Metric GT, Fully Buried.

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    Re: Finished

    Looks really nice

    Too bad there is such a gap between the large step pavers. I can not think of an easy way to change it though ... might be kind of an ankle hazard after a few beverages at night.
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    Re: Finished

    Of course you noticed the one last thing on my to do list , I have been searching around on how to fill those gaps, and there is something called gator dust, basically a mixture of gravel and polymeric sand.
    24' x 52" round Radiant Metric GT, Fully Buried.

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    Re: Finished

    I would cut them all to fit and add a small piece in the center to make up the difference.
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    Re: Finished

    Wow! That is awesome!
    I'd bet you my bikini you'll never get TFP water from a pool store!

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    Re: Finished

    Quote Originally Posted by Bama Rambler
    I would cut them all to fit and add a small piece in the center to make up the difference.
    Times 2. You can rent a concrete handheld gas saw at HD or lowes etc. that will cut them.
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    Re: Finished

    Thanks for the info, they were pretty thick, so I wasn't sure if I could cut them. The gap actually looks larger in the picture, it is not even 2" at the widest point, but if I get motivated I will probably try and do something with them.

    Here are a couple more pics of my poor mans inground pool.



    24' x 52" round Radiant Metric GT, Fully Buried.

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    Re: Finished

    That is a great looking pool
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    Re: Finished

    That is one Impressive looking setup you have there!

    Job Well Done!

    As for the spaces between the bricks, I would look into soemthing like grout to fill them, you should be able to find something in a color that would accent what you have done already, kill 2 birds with one stone.

    Personally I wouldn't dig them all out and start over.

    Here's to many Happy hours of enjoyment in your new Oasis!
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    We could not beat our backyard into submission so we "Buried It".

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    Awesome job on the pool........looks Great !

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    The stones around the back look nice. That was a good idea to manage the grade a bit.
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    Pool looks great!! We also have a round Radiant and I'm currently trying to figure out what sort of deck to put up around it. I like how you used the pavers at the lip of the pool. Was there reasoning behind that or was it purely aesthetic?

    Also, did you paint the concrete with anything?

    Thanks!
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    Re: Finished

    Talk about no privacy.....
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    How do you like the pebbles around the pool? We are considering doing that to a portion.
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    Re: Finished

    Your pool looks awesome! Great job!
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