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Thread: Shocking my pool tonight

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    Fleck's Avatar
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    Mar 2015
    Jacksonville, FL

    Shocking my pool tonight

    So my CC has crept up to something over 0.5 ppm and I decide to bring FC to shock level. For a CYA of 50 that's 20 FC.. we plug that into the calculator and.. 3 JUGS OF 10%?! That's going to cost me $12 in bleach!

    ...and then I remember the pool store sold me a bunch of **** for $80+ that didn't do anything to fix my problems and actually made it worse.
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    Richard320's Avatar
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    Jan 2010
    San Dimas, CA (LA County)

    Re: Shocking my pool tonight

    You just joined and already you're a cheapskate like the rest of us!
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    DFW, TX

    Re: Shocking my pool tonight

    Look for a sale! Or get some coupons! spend $4 on gas driving around to save $2 on bleach. Somebody stop me now!
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