I've decided to hard plumb my pool.. Just thinking it out before I do it.. I saw the big thread here and took a lot from it but his setup is different then mine..
Firs thing I'm thinking I need to replace all the fittings shown in the pictures here with 1.5" male adapter shown below..
Once all those are replaced I am going to put a ball valve and a union right under the skimmer and then PVC to the front of my pump.. From the other port of my pump is going to be PVC to the sand filter.. From the sand filter is going to be PVC over to the return with a ball valve and union placed right at the return..
Does that all sound correct? Should there be any stop valves placed anywhere else while I am doing this?
Also, I am going to be adding a heater this year.. What should I do, if anything, in preparation for that being I am hard plumbing?