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    May 2014
    Westport, MA

    New Pump???

    Hello all,
    New to forum, and I have a question regarding my pool pump...
    I have an inground pool with a Hayward DE filter with a 1 hp pump.
    The filter was right next to the pool, and was loud and ugly in the pool area.
    I moved the filter approx. 50 ft. I am not sure if my pump with accommodate this further length.
    I am going to update to a VS pump anyway, but I am not sure what hp would be max I could use..
    I have 1 1/2 plumbing.....
    Any advice is greatly appreciated.....

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    Apr 2007
    Sebring, Florida

    Re: New Pump???

    Welcome to the forum.

    Moving your filter was fine.

    Can't suggest a VS pump without knowing the size of your filter (and the type) and the size of your pool.
    Dave S.
    42k vinyl and concrete pool, 1.5hp pump, 140gpm filter
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    JasonLion's Avatar
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    May 2007
    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: New Pump???

    Welcome to TFP!

    You don't say if your pool is in-ground or above ground. Please add some basic information about your pool to your signature.

    A 1 HP in-ground pump can handle the extra distance. Some above ground pumps will have problems with that.
    19K gal, vinyl, 1/2 HP WhisperFlo pump, 200 sqft cartridge filter, AutoPilot Digital SWG, Dolphin Dynamic cleaning robot
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