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Thread: New FB build Austin Tx, in progress(lots of pics)

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    New FB build Austin Tx, in progress(lots of pics)

    Got permit approval from city and digging started today. I am attaching original design image and will update first pictures shortly.
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    Leisure Moroccan 34, in-ground Fiberglass, Saltwater
    Size: 34'2" x 15" (5' 11" deep end)
    Depth: 3.5 to 6 feet
    Area: 462 sq. ft.
    Volume: 17,100 gallons
    Pool plumbing 2" schedule 40 PVC
    Pump: pentair SuperFlo 1.5HP, 2-speed
    Filter: pentair clean & clear 350 cartridge
    Chlorinator: in-line chlorine feeder
    Lights: Color LED 12v with wireless remote
    Suctions: dual main drains and skimmer
    4 returns total
    Cleaner: AquaBot 4WD
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    We always love to see pictures
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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    More pictures
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    Digging during day 1
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    Finished digging for day 1. They will bring excavator tomorrow to bust through the limestone rock. These guys are moving fast, they are planning to have pool delivered Monday.
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    Day 2 continued slower since they hit tons or rock.
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    That's a lot of rock!!! Keep the pics coming!!!
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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    Yeah he continued digging today and it's all solid rock, got another 1 1/2 ft to go I will take some pictures and post later today. Pool was supposed to be delivered today but had to push it to Wednesday due to digging going slow with all the rock found.
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    Good luck, and looks great so far. We have the 38' Moroccan and love it. What color did you get?
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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    Digging day 3 today, got another 1/2 ft to go on deep end. Pool re-scheduled to arrive Wednesday morning.
    We picked the Crystal blue color.
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    Good progress! Happens a lot in that part of the world. Lots, and lots of rock down there.
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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    Day 4 of digging even more rock.
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    What is that exposed line(s) on the left side in the last picture above?
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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    Old water lines.
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    Ahh Ok. Well, I hope the digging goes as well as it can. Tough job there...keep us posted.
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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    they are wrapping it up and bring gravel this morning. pool arriving later in the day. Will post pictures tonight.
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    Quote Originally Posted by antoniosp
    they are wrapping it up and bring gravel this morning. pool arriving later in the day. Will post pictures tonight.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    last minute clean-up digging before laying down gravel.
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    gravel and crane are here. waiting for the pool
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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    Re: New FB build in Austin Tx, construction started

    Ok so pool arrived but they had to dig even more rock, so had to set it aside to continue prepping and will drop in hole tomorrow. Here are pics from the pool arriving and being set next to the hole
    34x15, 17K Fiberglass In-Ground Leisure Morroccan SWG, 1 1/2HP 2 speed SuperfFlo pump, Pentair Intellichlor SWG, Pentair Clean & Clear 320 cartridge filter, Pentair EasyTouch 8 panel, 4 returns, 1 skimmer, Installed August 2013, Fiberstar 3-color LEDs, AquaBot AWD robot cleaner, Pentair Easy Touch 8 Wireless remote.

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