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Thread: cant use pool equipment for a week!!!

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    Sanman023's Avatar
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    Mar 2009
    Sacramento, CA

    cant use pool equipment for a week!!!

    hello all...i have to replace my bottom manifold and filter cartridge...being the cheap *** that i am...i ordered online with free shipping....wont be here for a week!!!...what can i do to maintain the pool in the mean time...temperature here is about upper 70s...thanks in advance...
    24,000 gallon pebbletec
    Hayward Swimclear cartridge filter C5025
    Hayward Northstar pump 2HP SP1620
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    May 2007
    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: cant use pool equipment for a week!!!

    As long as you can run the pump, the pool will be fine for a week. The filter does not need to be working correctly in the short run. You should be able to run the filter with the cartridge removed.
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    Sebring, Florida

    Re: cant use pool equipment for a week!!!

    Keep your chlorine up at suggested levels as found in Pool Sch0ool
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    42k vinyl and concrete pool, 1.5hp pump, 140gpm filter
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