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Thread: Hello from Sweden

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    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    TrollhƤttan, Sweden

    Hello from Sweden

    Found this forum a few months ago, and with all the experts on this forum I couldnĀ“t resist registrering any longer!

    I have a small Intex pool now, maybe will upgrade later. Main interest right know is pool chemistry (oh no, another geek?? ), although my knowledge is nowhere near the experts on this forum.

    By the way, I live in Sweden, and yes, we do have a lot of pools here also, with heating as one of the major concerns. (when we are not occupied chasing polar bears )

    I hope you will have understanding for my mistakes in writing in english!

    Thank you for a wonderful forum!
    Intex 5000gallon frame pool, heated with solar panels and wood pellets furnace.

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    Firefly2000's Avatar
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    Jul 2008
    Sydney, Australia

    Re: Hello from Sweden

    Welcome to TFP! I know you'll find this forum very informative and helpful. I'm from Australia, and I can't say heating is a major problem over here...

    So do the polar bears go for a swim in your pool? I'm always having trouble with the kangaroos wanting to go for a dip

    47000L (12500 gal)
    IG Quartzon Interior
    Rolachem Acid & Chlorine dosing
    Paramount In-floor cleaner
    1.5HP pump + Sand filter
    Solar heating under the great Aussie sun!

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    May 2007
    South Carolina

    Re: Hello from Sweden

    Hi SingingSailor,

    Welcome to the forum!

    TFP is global..........going around the world to help one pool owner at a time!

    It will be helpful if you update your Profile to include your location; and, add your signature to include your pool and equipment information.

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    Re: Hello from Sweden

    We don't have Polar Bears here in Florida but 'gators are a problem!

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    Apr 2008
    Midland, Ontario

    Re: Hello from Sweden

    Welcome to TFP! We have them polar bears here too.
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    austinsmom01's Avatar
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    Jun 2008

    Re: Hello from Sweden

    Hi Singing Sailor! Welcome

    No polar bears here in Georgia, only whales in my pool!
    15,400 gal. IG Gunnite
    1.5 hp Champion Pool Pump
    3/4 hp Century Pool & Spa Motor
    Pentair Automatic Chlorine Feeder
    Crystal Water Pool & Spa Cartridge Filter
    Polaris 280

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    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Central VA

    Re: Hello from Sweden

    Welcome! I love seeing the folks from all over the U.S. and now the world joining. Be sure to read as much of the "Pool School" forum as you can; I printed out a bunch of it and re-read it a few seemed to help.
    Polar bears, huh? Well, I got yellow jackets and I can tell you, they might not be as big as one of them "bars" as the mountain people call them, but they can sting like a sonofagun!
    Pool: 16x36, 16,800 gal., vinyl, sand filter, SWG & AquaCal Heat Pump
    Spa: Hot Springs Sovereign, 355 gal., ozone/ion
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    tootie's Avatar
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    Apr 2008

    Re: Hello from Sweden

    Welcome to TFP

    As a fellow European , I so feel with you on the English part. Spell Checker is my best Friend
    This is a great Place to learn a lot....
    24' x52" Intex metal frame
    Pentair sand dollar SD60
    Original pump 2500gph

    "5 years of BBB, and loving it"

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    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Coastalish 'down easter'

    Re: Hello from Sweden


    I won't make a polar bear joke, but will say that I love the fact that we are so international!!

    You now know where to find any help you need with your pool (BTW- the size nor type of pool DOES NOT MATTER (!!!!!!!!!) - we treat them all equally and appreciate any pool owner who joins us here )

    I hope you don't ever need to ask us a question about a problem, but if you do, the entire site will help as they can (unless it's a question about polar bears in the skimmer )

    Welcome again here!

    -From across the pond,

    Ted (a/k/a waste)
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    Apr 2008

    Re: Hello from Sweden

    Hello to SingingSailor
    Hello from Thailand and welcome to TFP

    Happy Swims
    Hello all from the land of smiles. Thailand. 5mx9mx1.5 63000L 16300 gall, pebbletex,
    pentair 1hp whisperflow, tagelus TA60 SF, swg monarch esc24 {a bit small for the tropics} 3 returns, 1 skimmer, 2 astral 100watt lights. Planned and built by me
    an AUSSIE expat living thailand for 18 years.

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