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    Oct 2014
    Columbia TN

    Astral system in new pool

    We are soon to begin our build of an in ground liner pool and the system being offered to us is an
    Astral variable speed pump and salt system with waterway sand filter. What are anyone's experiences please...

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    May 2007
    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: Astral system in new pool

    I haven't seen any reports on that specific brand. Variable speed pumps are generally a good investment if your electrical rates are above $0.15/kWh (or for more expensive pumps $0.20/kWh). At lower electrical rates you are unlikely to ever pay back the initial investment in the pump.
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    Re: Astral system in new pool

    Chasing astral parts is not fun... My 2cents

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    East Texas

    Re: Astral system in new pool

    I have an Astral filter at least. Didn't know they had a line of pumps though.
    16x32x52" Steel Cornelius Miramar AGP Vinyl liner 13,100 gal. Buried 2 ft.
    2 Speed Hayward Power-Flo Matrix 85 g.p.m. 22" 250lb. sand filter hard plumbed
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