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    Ultra frame connection covers

    So I was browsing around looking at pictures of intex pools and noticed several pictures of ultra frame pools with what looks like covers that go over the frame connector. It looks like they also "plug" the openings created in the liner near the frame connectors. Has any one else seen these? Are they available some where?

    The reason I ask is two fold. First it may cut down on the amount of water "splashed" out when the pool is in use, and it may also keep the elements away from the connectors and prolong the life of the frame.

    He is an example:
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    Interesting, I wonder if this is some discontinued item from intex. Water would probably still get in and rust, but it may work for losing water. I know when the kids get a "whirlpool" going a ton of water goes out thru those spaces!
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    I am very interested in these as well. Pool and rainwater getting into the connections and rusting was the cause of the demise of my last pool. I think these might help prevent that. I was considering caulking or taping over the seams, but this looks much nicer!
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    I'd also be interested in these for my larger pool next year.
    Look nice!

    As for the rusting, my plan is to upgrade pool to larger size. When I buy the pool ....I plan on trying to paint inside the metal rails....along with silicone to help seal the air space up.
    My current pool I had noticed that there was bare metal showing on the inside. Knowing we were only going to use this 14x42 for 1-2 years, I didn't bother.
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    Would like a set as well!

    I sent them an email, we will see what I get back.

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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    I searched all over the web for them and couldn't find any trace of them, from Intex or third parties.
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    Maybe it is a prototype?
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    No one else find anything? I am interested in these too.
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    What would one guess the name of these would be?
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    I searched for "t-joint cover".
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    I searched for anything that remotely resembled them, they just don't seem to exist... I would love them, because they're awesome...
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    They certainly give a nice finished looked if nothing else!
    I'd bet you my bikini you'll never get TFP water from a pool store!

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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    I searched....t cover....t top....rail cover...rail top....rail cap....intex cap.....and a whole bunch more combos...lol
    Nothing.
    Even searched ebay intex cover and scrolled threw like 1, 000 items.

    Hopefully poster above that emailed them can update when they hear back??
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    I sent them an email with a link to the picture, here is the response I got back:

    "No, we do not sell the plastic covers above the T-joints. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience"

    Bummer!

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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    Quote Originally Posted by duckcmmndr View Post
    I sent them an email with a link to the picture, here is the response I got back:

    "No, we do not sell the plastic covers above the T-joints. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience"

    Bummer!
    Yep...bummer

    Let's see who's the first to mod something here!!
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    Bummer, but thanks for checking with them. If anyone comes up with something else that works well let us know!

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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    There is definitely a market for these, if anyone has an injection molding machine. Or maybe a 3D printer.
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    Quote Originally Posted by jeffchap View Post
    There is definitely a market for these, if anyone has an injection molding machine. Or maybe a 3D printer.
    Injection mold is pretty expensive to make. 3D machine will take a while to print that size.
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    Re: Ultra frame connection covers

    I was looking at these open area of my pool today wishing it could look nicer. Now I see these and I want - no I NEED them!!

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