Been poking around on the forum a bit, seems as though it will be a great resource. Just bought a Terminator T-1000 test kit, can't wait to see all the cool **** I get to dump in the water. Uncovered my pool last weekend fully expecting swamp city. Turns out the 2nd owner of my house had a **** of a time when he first opened the pool, and he didn't want anyone else to go through that trouble, it's looking great, but I'm sure the chemistrem is all wonky.
He took everything but the heater(obviously) and stored it for the winter, but somewhere along the line, the pump went missing. I looked around to see what kind of pump to get, and settled on the powerflo matrix 1hp, next day shipping from amazon prime $3.99? In. Just finished hard-lining the pump to the filter, installing some valves etc. My flow chart looks like this:
Skimmer >> 1.5 Flex Line >> 1.5 Ball Valve threaded into 2.0 Check Valve >> PVC Union >> Pump >> PVC Union >> Filter >> 1.5 Flex Line >> Heater >> 1.5 Flex line >> 2.0 Check Valve >> Mineralizer >> 1.5 Flex Line >> Pool
I should have some time this weekend to getting it running, but am really not sure if I should PVC everything, or if these flex lines will suffice? I don't really have a permanent setup. Thoughts? Any questions for me? I'm an industrial coatings inspector, so I figured if I ask you guys for pool advice, you might want to get a head start on painting your next bridge girders?