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    Finally after 2 years...

    It's taken two very long years from quote to construction, but here we are...

    Before we started...




    First we had to install a storm water management system...






    Day One...








    Day Two...




















    Day Three...






    Day Four...

    No activity today - my fir babies are getting impatient

    Liz

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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    Congratulations! I love my fiberglass pool, although I wish my contractor would've used crushed limestone like yours did instead of sand to support it. Grrrrr.
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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    Liz, I may have broken your attachments when I tried to delete your 2nd post which had the same pictures as in the 3rd post. We are looking into it. Sorry
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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    Welcome to TFP, and major congratulations!!
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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    Congrats! Hope you enjoy it here at TFP!
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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    That's a huge fiberglass pool!
    I'd bet you my bikini you'll never get TFP water from a pool store!

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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    I want to be the guy that got to ride in it! WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    Beautiful country and great place for a pool! That's a lot of pool for a lot of fun! I haven't seen a fiberglass pool build from the beginning. I'm going to enjoy watching. . Thanks for inviting us along! Welcome and take care.*Suz
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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    Thank you for all the welcome posts, I look forward to being a more active member of this group. Bear with me, I'm attempting to organize and repost my pictures, should be done by tonight.


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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    Sorry I messed you pictures up. It is a little easier to follow the How To Post Pictures tutorial as the attachments will not get messed up.
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    Finally after 2 years...

    Nothing day four (Friday), nothing over the weekend or on Monday because of the holiday.

    Tuesday the electrician was out, the parts for our SWG were not here so they did everything but that. Nothing happened Wednesday, today the township electrical inspector was here and passed the electrical work.

    It's been raining so much here that I couldn't get out to get pictures until today. Pool is overflowing with water.

















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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    I see you are another victim of the Nature 2 marketing ... please read the forum about the product and get the metals out of that canister.
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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    So jblizzle please excuse my ignorance as this is all new to me so I have a question. We were not given a choice, this is what the pool company quoted and we didn't know any better, but we did add a SWG at a later date - why would we need both a Nature 2 and a SWG? I guess I expected the SWG to replace the Nature 2 (although I did not know what it was called at the time).


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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    There actually is a version of the Nature 2 that has a SWG built in instead of the trichlor tablet feeder ... maybe that is what you have? I am not sure from the picture. There is certainly no need for both a tablet feeder and a SWG, but you could leave the tablet feeder empty.

    But, both Nature 2 systems have the 2nd mineral cartridge ... and that is what you do NOT want. Because it adds metals which can stain and give you green hair.

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    EDIT: so actually there are no wires going to that Nature 2, so it is not a SWG version. I do not see a SWG installed in your pictures.
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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    It's not installed yet because the pool guys didn't leave it, or forgot it, or didn't order it or pick whatever excuse you want... We wouldn't have known if the electrician didn't tell us that he has to come back next week once he gets the SWG.


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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    Not sure where he is going to be able to fit it. Might see if you can get a credit on return the Nature 2 and then put the SWG right there.
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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    It doesn't attach to the Nature 2?


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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    Nope ... well, unless they are going to put in the Nature 2 with a SWG and take out the Nature 2 with the tablet feeder.

    Seems like maybe you should talk to the builder and find out what they are doing ... and what you actually paid for.
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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    Well a little research on the Zodiac website shows the Nature 2 Fusion Inground is the tab feeder whereas the Nature 2 Fusion Soft is the combo SWG & Mineral system. The one installed is the Fusion Soft one - I'll be sure to talk with the electrician when he comes back next week. Either way we will be sure to remove the minerals as I do not want green hair


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    Re: Finally after 2 years...

    Congrats, crazy how fast that went.
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