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    1st time Pool Owner

    Hello from Boston! Found this forum when serarching my numerous questions via google searches. Led me back to the sameplace everytime so herei am. Trying to get my pool up and running this week. Waiting for my test kit to come in so i can see where i stand. Thanks for all teh great advice

    Mike
    20x40 kidney IG vinyl liner built 2012
    27k gallon, Pentair IC60 SWG,
    pentair vs 3hp pump, triton sand filter

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    Re: 1st time Pool Owner

    Welcome! Glad you found us.
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    Re: 1st time Pool Owner

    REALLY glad to hear you say you're waiting on your test kit to arrive. Music to our ears! Which one did you order?
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    Re: 1st time Pool Owner

    TF-100 +XL+borax+salt and speed stir
    20x40 kidney IG vinyl liner built 2012
    27k gallon, Pentair IC60 SWG,
    pentair vs 3hp pump, triton sand filter

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    Re: 1st time Pool Owner

    Welcome to TFP! on ordering the test kit.
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