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    Northern IL, not TX!

    Hey, y'all. New here and saying "howdy"! Just a tease to my friends in TX, land of the free. IG pool owner/OPERATOR with no issues.

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    Re: Northern IL, not TX!

    Welcome to TFP!!!
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    Re: Northern IL, not TX!

    We're catching up to Texas!

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    Re: Northern IL, not TX!

    LOL...great first post!



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    Re: Northern IL, not TX!

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    Re: Northern IL, not TX!

    Welcome to the forum...even though you're not from the best state, you're still welcome here.
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    Size: 12'-21'x39' free form, depth ranging from 4' to 7, attached 6 person spa with spillover.
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    Re: Northern IL, not TX!

    Hey y'all. Thanks for the big (state) welcome! Hahaha! TX and IL totally on opposite ends of the spectrum... but that's a whole 'nother conversation...

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