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Thread: Good auto pool vac for large dished out agp

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    May 2013
    Souderton, PA

    Good auto pool vac for large dished out agp

    We have a large, dished out to almost 6 foot, above ground pool. I am hand vacuuming it right now - and I don't mind that - but it is hard to get up all the leaves that way. I generally find it relaxing when I am not dealing with spring leaf and seed drop. We have a Hayward Ladybug that came with the pool but that never covers the entire pool and has trouble getting up even fine silt - forget leaves. I am just wanting to make sure that we find a vac that won't damage the pool liner.
    30 ft. round Aqua Leader agp with dished out center 23,800 gallons; 1.5 hp Hayward pro matrix pump; Hayward EC50 DE filter; solar panels; solar cover

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    Apr 2007
    Sebring, Florida

    Re: Good auto pool vac for large dished out agp

    For a pool that size, a medium priced robot would do well ($500+) The ladybug just doesn't have enough "oomph" to do any good on your large pool.

    I can't suggest a brand name because I don't have enough experience with that size but robots are awfully convenient (no plumbing required) and are the wave of the future for pool cleaners.
    Dave S.
    42k vinyl and concrete pool, 1.5hp pump, 140gpm filter
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