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    Oval pool question?

    We just had a 16x28 oval pool installed. Something just does not look right. Ther are 3 side supports on each side. Should the side walls look staight when looking in the pool or bow out a little bit between each support? The supports are sticking out and the wall is not smooth. The radius ends of the pool look smooth. Sorry no pictures at this time, the smart phone is smarter than me.

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    Re: Oval pool question?

    There will probably be a slight bow between the uprights on the long sides. Nothing dramatic though.
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    Re: Oval pool question?

    Agree with woody that the straight oval pool walls bow a bit between supports.
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    Re: Oval pool question?

    Quote Originally Posted by srk View Post
    We just had a 16x28 oval pool installed. Something just does not look right. Ther are 3 side supports on each side. Should the side walls look staight when looking in the pool or bow out a little bit between each support? The supports are sticking out and the wall is not smooth. The radius ends of the pool look smooth. Sorry no pictures at this time, the smart phone is smarter than me.

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    Steve
    Hi... Yes, they are supposed to bow between the buttresses (which are the the posts you are talking about). I just installed my oval 15 x 30 and have the same bowing within that area.

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    Re: Oval pool question?



    Yep everyone is 100% correct again!!

    There is a slight bow between uprights.

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    Re: Oval pool question?

    Thanks for the info.
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