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    meatloaf's Avatar
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    Feb 2008
    Gilbert AZ

    Pool Handrails

    My Wife recently had hip surgury and the pool would be great therapy for her recovery. The problem was , we didn't have a handrail to help her get in and out of the pool. I got three estimates to have a handrail installed and the prices ranged from $525 to $750. I thought this was a bit steep so I made my own using 11/2" PVC pipe and a few fittings. Check out the pics!
    My pool is a 10,500 gallon (420 Sq Ft ) kidney shape. A hand made sheer decent waterfeature. STA-RITE HRPB30, Sand filter 30" 98 GPM,
    1 HP Maxi-Glas 2 pump, BBB Method, Taylor K-2005 test kit, 50 Watt 12V low-voltage pond light illuminates the pool at night for a nice soft glow.
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    May 2007
    South Carolina
    Great job, meatloaf!

    You are very talented and that saved you a bunch of $$$$!

    Hope your wife has a speedy recovery.
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    Knippa, Texas
    That is excellent! My pool needs handrails. I MUST show DH your pics. . .

    My pool: INDOOR 13x27 rectangular fiberglass, built ~2001, BBB, TA-60 sand filter, Hayward two speed pump (1 hp/0.33 hp), 3/4 hp booster pump for solar heater
    Taylor K-2006 test

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    Nice looking job there, but one question, If say your wife or someone else losses their balance, how sturdy are the rails? I know when that stuff breaks it makes some wicked sharp ends
    27' Round AG, 17,200 gallons, sand filter

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