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Thread: Main Drain Question

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    Main Drain Question

    I built my in ground 18 x 26 vinyl liner pool in 2004. I bought a kit online from PolarPools. Iím planning on replacing the liner in a week or two, and Iím curious if I should upgrade the main drain at that time. The pool bottom is concrete, so a wholesale change out isnít likely practical. What would you recommend? I donít know the part number of the original Hayward main drain, but it has an older style anti-vortex cover. Iím assuming Iíll want to change the gasket at a minimum, and maybe additionally change the cover (safer model?). Any advice would be appreciated.
    Thank you!
    22k gal, IG, Vinyl,Hayward 2hp Super2, SandFilter,

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    Re: Main Drain Question

    A new gasket above and below the liner is a good idea. Replacing the cover is also a good idea.

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