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    above ground top rail cap

    quick question.
    One of my top rail caps is missing, and can't find it anywhere. I inherited the pool when I bought the house and have no idea who made the pool. The pool is probably 7 years old. Anybody know where I could find a generic cap or some way to cover the sharp edges and screws that are exposed.I would appreciate any and all ideas.
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    Re: above ground top rail cap

    Can you post a picture of the caps you have? Most of them are two pieces that interlock and screw into a metal plate. If you can remove one of the other caps there may be a serial number or other identifying information underneath.
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    Re: above ground top rail cap

    This is one instance where the pool store might be a help. I never go to pool stores anymore except when I'm looking for specific, obscure parts, and they're usually a huge help.
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    Re: above ground top rail cap

    I tried leslie's no help and the other 2 stores no help I called inyopools no help the part # are 2463 and 2464 I tried uploading a pic but it did not work
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    Re: above ground top rail cap

    Maybe one of these would work.
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    Re: above ground top rail cap

    I've been looking there, but can't seem to find something that will work. does anybody have a suggestion on how to cover the sharp edges on that one rail then I'll put the pool ladder over it.
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    Re: above ground top rail cap

    Quote Originally Posted by ropdyke View Post
    does anybody have a suggestion on how to cover the sharp edges on that one rail then I'll put the pool ladder over it.
    thanks
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    Re: above ground top rail cap

    To cover the sharp edges, is there a way you could use a piece of pool noodle or foam?
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    Re: above ground top rail cap

    pool noodle will probably be the cheapest and best. Good idea thanks!
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