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    Small Intex Easy Set Durability?

    I have been giving thought to getting a small 10x30 or 12x30 Intex Easy Set pool to set up as a small kiddie splash pool on holiday weekends as the last few big pool parties we have hosted have attracted a number of smaller kids what have a hard time touching bottom in the 3 ft shallow end of my current pool. It would also keep a number of those potential diaper issues out of the main pool. My plan would be to set it up on the concrete driveway turn around near my pool, fill it with pool water using my fire hose connection on my pool pump, then refill and adjust the main pool water, only keeping water in the intex pool for a couple of days at a time. I am just wondering if these smaller Easy Set pools are durable enough for such use, they of course are rather inexpensive and may be worth it even if I could only get a handful of uses out of one.

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    Re: Small Intex Easy Set Durability?

    I got a couple years out of my blue blob, and probably could have gotten a few more. Big Lots has the small ring pool on sale now {at least around here}

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    Re: Small Intex Easy Set Durability?

    I think the blue blob would be super easy for what you are trying to accomplish.
    I'd bet you my bikini you'll never get TFP water from a pool store!

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    Re: Small Intex Easy Set Durability?

    I wouldn't even bother adjusting anything but maybe pH and dump it on the lawn when you're done. Unless you like balancing the big pool or you have a CH or CYA buildup.
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    Re: Small Intex Easy Set Durability?

    I got four years of torturous kid usage out of my Easy Set pool and its STILL intact!

    Unless your driveway is terribly unlevel, I think you have a great plan.
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    Re: Small Intex Easy Set Durability?

    Richard my thought was to probably fill, and toss in a trichlor floater since I keep my CYA level fairly low (20-30 ppm)

    Ike

    p.s. no CYA or CH problems here, my fill water tests out at 30 ppm CH
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