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    Thank You Trouble Free Pool!

    Thanks to all of you in the TPF forum. Four years ago I moved into a new house with a pool; I had no idea what to do. From putting the filter parts together to learning about pool chemistry, this website helped me become a person who could manage my pool without getting gouged at the local pool store.

    Living in northwestern Wisconsin, or I suppose anywhere, opening my pool and getting the water in swimming condition was a daunting process. When we moved into this house, the pool hadn't been opened in 4 years. The stuff that was floating around in there was really gross! But we kept pulling leaves and carcasses out of there and in a little over a month the pool was sparkling.

    We used this forum to get information (and emotional support through the process.

    This year we took the cover off our pool and within 3 days the water was swimmable.

    If you're looking for help (or emotional support) you've come to the right place. Read, learn, post and in no time you'll be a pool proficient homeowner!
    Jeff MC

    20 x 40 in ground pool vinyl liner (35,000 gallons). Hayward S240 sand filter. 1 1/2 variable speed pump, 2 skimmers, BBB believer, TF100XL test kit, and a well-loved Stihl MS211 with 16" bar accompanied by a Oregon chain saw sharpener.

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    Sierra Vista, Az

    Re: Thank You Trouble Free Pool!

    That is great!
    Intex AG vinyl 15' x 48" 4,300 gallons due to skimmer install, Krystal Clear SF pump combo 2800 GPH, Krystal Clear SWG, Pool Blaster Max vacuum, Hayward thru the wall skimmer, TF 100 test kit with speed stir, K 1766 Taylor salt test, My SLAM Process

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    Re: Thank You Trouble Free Pool!

    Congratulations, Jeff!!!

    We could not have gotten your pool into shape without you
    Jason, TFP Moderator
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    Pool School + Test Kit + PoolMath = A TROUBLE FREE POOL
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    Re: Thank You Trouble Free Pool!

    Very funny Blizzle...

    Congrats on gaining control of your pool!
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    Re: Thank You Trouble Free Pool!

    Great Job!
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