Thanks to those in a previous post of mine who helped convince my hubby to go with the sand filter. I set up our 15'x48" pool yesterday and installed the sand filter today. (I'm quite proud of myself, actually. I almost cried when I opened the box and saw all the parts. Thank you, God, for Youtube!) I wasn't even nervous when I cut the holes bigger for the sand filter because of everyone's amazing advice on this site! Thank you, TFP!!!!
Looks like it'll take all day to fill, possibly tomorrow too. My Taylor K2006 kit is coming any day now, but I do have a hth 6-way from Walmart in case it doesn't come before it's done filling. I'll be back soon to post my numbers and in the meantime, I'll be visiting the Pool Calculator and organizing my BBB's.