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Thread: 2100 or 2800 intex sand filter pump

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    Apr 2015
    New Bedford, MA

    2100 or 2800 intex sand filter pump

    I need to order a new pump. i have the pump that came with my 14x 42 summer escapes pool. On amazon they have 2100 gph for $96.25 and the 2800 pgh for $132.88. should i just go with the smaller pump of 2100 gph or should i just go ahead a buy the bigger one?
    summer scape metal frame AG pool 14x42, 3750 gallons
    INTEX Krystal Clear 2800 GPH sand filter pump
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    San Dimas, CA (LA County)

    Re: 2100 or 2800 intex sand filter pump

    Let's try a and see if anyone has any insight. Bigger is better on a filter, not sure if that pump would be overkill on your pool. And bigger pump means bigger electric bill.
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    Apr 2015
    Sierra Vista, Az

    Re: 2100 or 2800 intex sand filter pump

    I have the 2800. I would go with it as it will be plenty to filter your pool and you can still use it if you upgrade to a bigger pool.
    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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