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    Jul 2009
    Near Annapolis, MD

    skimmer install question

    Currently installing a hayward widemouth skimmer onto a curved section of a pool. The skimmer mouth is not curved, but the pool wall is... I'll actually be tightening this until it flattens the pool wall around it, correct? I shouldn't expect any visible gaps around the skimmer on the outside of the pool, right?
    - 8'x15'x52" Cameo AGP (Manuf. by Wilbar)
    - 1HP Pentair Optiflo w/ CC100 cartridge filter
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    Jun 2014
    Tucson, AZ

    Re: skimmer install question

    Mine is rectangular so can't comment, but there are a ton of Hayward skimmer install threads here with round pools. Good luck!
    Intex 12'x24'x52"
    8,403 gallons
    Intex SF60110 2450 GPH Sand Filter
    Intex CS8110 SWG
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    Sierra Vista, Az

    Re: skimmer install question

    Here is a recent install of a wide mouth skimmer that may help.

    Finally got the Nerve to install Hayward Wide Mouth Skimmer... WITH PICS
    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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    Oct 2014

    Re: skimmer install question

    Success with installation depends on how curved the section is at that point. If it is like a round pool no problem. Otherwise it could be a problem.
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    80+ Years of Technologically Advanced Pool Product Manufacturing

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