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    Hi, another TX pool owner

    Hi all,

    This seems like a great site. I have been lurking for a couple weeks and decided to join after realising my first goto site for information was this one.

    I am in the process of choosing my PB (picked up some of the acronyms already).

    Looking forward to get my project started soon and learn as much as I can from this site as I do. I would be glad to share when the time comes.


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    Odessa, TX

    Re: Hi, another TX pool owner

    Hello fellow Texan.
    IG gunite/plaster pool/spa Started 1/17/14, Plastered 5/16/14
    Size: 12'-21'x39' free form, depth ranging from 4' to 7, attached 6 person spa with spillover.
    Equipment: Whisperflo 2hp pump, Pentair 30" sand filter, Pentair Mastertemp 400k BTU heater, 1hp Whisperflo for waterfalls, and a blower for spa floor

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    Re: Hi, another TX pool owner

    Welcome to TFP!!!

    Have you found this section of Pool School yet?
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    Re: Hi, another TX pool owner

    Welcome to the forum

    There's always room for more Texans!
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    Re: Hi, another TX pool owner

    Welcome to TFP!

    Quote Originally Posted by Butterfly View Post
    There's always room for more Texans!
    Butterfly loves us Texans!
    Gold Supporter, TFP Lifetime Supporter, 26,680 gal Plaster IGP 3.5 - 10' depth / Attached Waterfall Spa, Manually Chlorinated, Triton Sand Filter, 1.5 HP * 1.1 SF = 1.65 SFHP 1-speed Pentair WhisperFlo WF-26 Pump, 400K BTU NG Teledyne Laars Series One Heater, Polaris 360, Test Kit Comparison, Chlorine/CYA Chart, SLAMing Your Pool, OCLT
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    Re: Hi, another TX pool owner

    Welcome!! Deep South Texas here.

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    Re: Hi, another TX pool owner


    Lot's of Houstonians around these parts

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    Cypress, TX

    Re: Hi, another TX pool owner

    Welcome! This is a great site one of the best out there. Thanks TFP for all you do.

    I too lurked around for a while to learn and it has been a valuable site. Make sure you read up on pool school too...lots of great info there.
    IG Gunite 30k gallons, custom WetEdge finish with glass beads, spa, Pentair 520sq. ft. Cartridge Filter, Pentair 3HP intelliflow V.S pump, Pentair 400K BTU Heater Master Temp, Pentair 2HP Whisperflo- Model WF-28, Silencer Air Blower 1.5 HP, Pentair Boost Rite Universal Booster Pump, Rainbow 320, Easy Touch 8, My pool build:

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    Midland TX

    Re: Hi, another TX pool owner

    I'm tellin ya, Texas is taking over around here!!!

    Welcome aboard from one more. Glad you found us.
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    Re: Hi, another TX pool owner

    This site is a lifesaver! Welcome, from another lurking Texan!
    SunStone Blue Mist plaster; 20,000 gal; 39.5' x 16' (22' at in-pool bar seating), 118' perimeter, 626 sf surface area; 3'6" x 6'6" depth; trichlor auto-dispenser; 2 hp Jandy Stealth Filter Pump; 160 gpm Jandy water feature pump; 460 Sq. Ft. Jandy Cartridge Filter; Jandy RSPS 4 with PDA remote; In Line Chlorinator; A&A Infloor Cleaner; 2 Jandy watercolors LED lights; Ozone Sanitation

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    Miami, FL

    Re: Hi, another TX pool owner

    I agree with everyone else -- lots of great information & support AND lots of Texans, too!
    Heck, I'm a transplanted Texan in Florida.
    Grew up outside of Houston, near Cypress!!
    Swimming!: 19x32 IG rectangular pool, 22,500 gallons; 3' - 6.5'; open spa w/ 6 jets; raised wall w/ 1 sheer descent and 2 minijets, 2 color-changing LED pool lights, 1 spa light; Jandy 2 1/2 HP 2 speed Pump, Jandy cartridge filter (320 SQFT), Diamondbrite Cool Blue

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