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    Dec 2014
    Lockeford, Ca

    Hello from California

    Ive had a pool for 7 years after buying a house that had one installed and now Im looking to install a Hot Tub. Im trying to do most of the hot tub instillation myself so i have a bunch of questions concerning that.
    Thanks Brian

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    Jan 2014
    Odessa, TX

    Re: Hello from California

    Welcome to the forum Brian. You'll find loads of good info here. Best of luck on your addition.
    IG gunite/plaster pool/spa Started 1/17/14, Plastered 5/16/14
    Size: 12'-21'x39' free form, depth ranging from 4' to 7, attached 6 person spa with spillover.
    Equipment: Whisperflo 2hp pump, Pentair 30" sand filter, Pentair Mastertemp 400k BTU heater, 1hp Whisperflo for waterfalls, and a blower for spa floor

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    Jun 2011

    Re: Hello from California

    Yes, Welcome to the forum! Lots of great information here to learn. Enjoy the forum!!
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    28K Gal IG FreeForm, CLI Quartz, Flagstone, 36"SF, Pentair VS Pump, EasyTouch W/Remote, Rheem 400KBTU Htr

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    Sep 2011
    Gurnee, IL (North Suburban Chi-town)

    Re: Hello from California

    33' round, 23,000 gal AG vinyl , 1HP 2spd PowerFlo Matrix downsized with 3/4HP impeller (X2), Hayward S180T 150# sand filter (X2), Hayward H250 NG heater Pool Store year 1 - $850 for 2 months; Pool Store year 2 - $440 for 2 months, TFPC year 1 - $170 for 4 months; TFPC year 2 - $95 for 4.5 months
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    Aug 2012
    Elverson Pa.

    Re: Hello from California

    Welcome to TFP !
    24'x54" AG Morada RTR (by wilbar) 13'500 gal. Hayward Powerflo Matrix 1hp 2 speed. Hayward Perflex EC65 DE filter.

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    Sep 2013
    Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex, TX

    Re: Hello from California

    Welcome ! Pictures are worth a thousand words here. We love to see designs and construction pics!
    14K Freeform Gunite w/60% Blue Quartz plaster, Quad DE filter, Intelliflo VS Pump + Booster for Cleaner, Aquacal Heat Pump

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    Aug 2011
    Central Valley California

    Re: Hello from California

    Welcome to the forum. Good luck with the installation.
    23,000 gal IG Plaster 1989
    Purex Triton FNS Plus DE Filter Model FSNP 60
    1 Hp pump, Polaris 380 w/booster pump
    700 Gal Spa
    Laars Lite Heater T-F 100 Test Kit

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    May 2007
    South Carolina

    Re: Hello from California

    Welcome to the forum and good luck with the install
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