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Thread: Hello from South Carolina

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    mh_jenkins's Avatar
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    Jul 2014
    Lexington, SC

    Cool Hello from South Carolina

    Hi TFP folks from South Carolina. I have recently found this forum and learning the BBB method. Yes it is much more affordable than the pool store. I am using BBB then take my sample to the pool store for fun to test and they say WOW your water is perfect! LOL. I spent enough with them last year and early this year for pay for free tests for a lifetime. Keep up the good work guys!!!
    3rd season: 20,000 Gal, IG, vinyl, Sand Tagelus TA40/400 01-L 6 way valve, Emerson 1081 3450RPM motor with Hayward self priming pump housing, Pool built 1997, TF-100 Test Kit , 2009 Plastimayd 20 mil liner (fading), with safety pool cover, Intermatic Mechanical Timer that haven't figured out yet, Pole/hose vac/brush/leaf rake

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    Mod Squad tim5055's Avatar
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    May 2014
    Franklin, NC

    Re: Hello from South Carolina

    Hey, someone from my side of the Lake!

    Remember, that pool store testing is worth what you paid for it. If you are talking about a store on Lake Murray Blvd they were one of the stores that swore my CYA was fine (90 they said) when in fact it was over 200.
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    Oct 2013
    Longview, Texas

    Re: Hello from South Carolina

    Hi mh_Jenkins!

    Welcome, sit back, enjoy lots of pretty pics and some not so pretty, and we hope you stick around!

    Yours Truly,
    Divin' Dave
    Divin Dave,
    IG Vinyl, 15' x 30', 3 1/2' - 6' deep, Oval, ~15K gal, Intelliclor IC40, Intelliflo VS pump, Clean and Clear 420 Filter, auto-fill-disabled, Retrofit LED Color Light, Dolphin Nautilus Robot, TF100 Test Kit, Taylor K1766 Salt Test Kit, Tftestkit Pressure Gauge. Experience- it's what's learned just after you needed it most !!

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    'burbs of Augusta, Georgia

    Re: Hello from South Carolina

    Small world! I just spent the weekend up there camping/kayaking at Dreher Island. Welcome!

    For the perfect test kit for that pool of yours, take a look at the TF-100 (see link in siggy). It has the most bang for your buck. You might want to splurge on the battery operated magnet speed stirrer also (I mean, if you've got nothing better to do with your cash?) because everyone here who has one says it is worth every penny and kinda cool to use too. Makes testing faster, easy and consistent.

    Just holler if you have any questions. The experts around here are more than willing to help!

    Maddie :) 12K Fiberglass IG, Infinity 4000 automatic cover, SWCG, Hayward Sand Filter, Hayward 1.5 Pump, Doheny Discovery Robot, Savi Melody LED pool lights, outdoor speakers and other assorted doo-dads. Sundance Altamar Hot Tub.
    Our pool build--> Our Pool Solved Our Sloping Yard Skippy's Cheap Pool Cooler -->Skippy's New Fountain

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    Worcester, MA

    Re: Hello from South Carolina

    Welcome & Go Gamecocks!

    IG 33K Gallons 20'X40', Hayward Pro Series Sand Filter S310T2 (zeolite), Pentair Intelliflo 3HP SVRS Pump

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    May 2013
    Hudson, WI

    Re: Hello from South Carolina

    Welcome to the forum
    32K IG Vinyl, Lazy L, Hayward SuperPump 1.5hp 120V, S240 Sand Filter W/DE
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    275gal Conway Emerald Spa, bromine floater, indoor
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    DFW, Texas

    Re: Hello from South Carolina

    Welcome to TFP!
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