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    Another Newbie needing some education

    So I am new to owning a pool. I am getting a lot of sand and silt blown in from the area and need a way to vacuum it out. I looked at the skimmer and can't see how to plug in a hose in the skimmer. See attached photo. Anyone have any ideas?

    850? Gal (See Avatar); Hayward 2.64HP Filter pump; Pentair S8M400 Filter; Pentair SR400A Heater

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    Charlie_R's Avatar
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    May 2013
    Mexico, MO

    Re: Another Newbie needing some education

    I think your only option would be the plate style adapter. If you can find one that will fit that shelf area at the top of your skimmer.
    15'x48" 4500 gallon Intex pool, buried 1.5 ft. Pac-Fab Dynamo 3/4 hp pump. Hayward S180T sand filter, bought used. Taylor K-2006 test kit. Rocket mass heater based wood fired pool heater.

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    Mod Squad tim5055's Avatar
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    Franklin, NC

    Re: Another Newbie needing some education

    I was in Lowes the other day and they had the plate style adapters in a couple of sizes. Measure across the top to figure out what size you need and Google away.
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