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    Another newb!

    Hello all! I've been lurking around here for a while and finally decided to join! I'm Darryl, from Dayton Ohio, and I have an in-ground pool. I look forward to interacting with you guys! I love this site! Lots of good info!

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    Re: Another newb!

    Welcome!


    And let me be the first to say... Can you post test results?
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    Re: Another newb!

    Welcome to TFP! There is a ton of information here to help you maintain your pool.
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    Re: Another newb!

    Welcome to TFP!

    How about putting your pool info in your signature? What to put in your signature

    And give Richard some test results already. He prefers that you describe your chlorine test with either tweety bird yellow, school bus yellow, etc
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    Re: Another newb!

    welcome! Did you order a test kit yet?
    45'x12' 17k gal, IG plaster, Pool Pilot Nano+ SWG, 1/2hp Whisperflo pump, PAC-FAB TA-60D sand filter, Raypak 266 heater
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    Re: Another newb!

    Welcome and we are glad to have you here
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    Re: Another newb!

    Welcome....now we need numbers
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    Re: Another newb!

    And pictures are always awesome too!

    Welcome!
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    Re: Another newb!

    Hello, Darryl

    ...... and welcome to the forum
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    Re: Another newb!

    Welcome to TFP!
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    Re: Another newb!

    Welcome
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