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    Howdy from Huffman Tx (just outside of Houston)

    I just joined TFP, because we are starting to shop for a PB. I'm about to start asking a number of questions under different areas (after searching for answers first). I'm very happy this site exists, because a pool is a sizable expenditure for me.

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    Re: Howdy from Huffman Tx (just outside of Houston)

    Welcome to TFP!!!

    If your questions are at all related, it is often best to keep them together so your "story" is all together and people do not end up repeating information.
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    Re: Howdy from Huffman Tx (just outside of Houston)

    Welcome to tfp, PeterB123
    TFP Expert who uses Pool School and my TF100 test kit along with PoolMath for my: Round 11K gallon AGP with deep end, 20" sand filter, Matrix 1hp 2spd, 6 2ftX20ft solar panels (and solar cover!), Intex SWCG (copper bars disconnected) and a Rubadub hot tub (chlorine). The SLAM process is not finished until: 1. CC < 0.5 ppm, 2. An OCLT < 1.0 ppm and, 3. The water is crystal clear.

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    Re: Howdy from Huffman Tx (just outside of Houston)

    Welcome Peter!
    Glad you found us. As a kid, I used to spend some summers around Huffman. Some development called Locshire I think it was. Enjoy your time here. Hope you enjoy the forums.
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    Re: Howdy from Huffman Tx (just outside of Houston)

    Welcome (another) Texan!
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    Re: Howdy from Huffman Tx (just outside of Houston)

    Quote Originally Posted by woodyp
    Welcome (another) Texan!
    I thought you musta moved outta state! Where ya been?
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    Re: Howdy from Huffman Tx (just outside of Houston)

    Welcome to the forum. Repeating what was said above, keep all your posts under one thread....it just works better.

    Also another tip, don't try to ask EVERY question you have ever had with one post. Frequent responders see a post with 15 questions, each of which requires a somewhat complex answer, and your post often gets skipped.

    Start by asking one or two of the most important....you'll get a lot of response.
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    Re: Howdy from Huffman Tx (just outside of Houston)

    Welcome to TFP fellow Texan!
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