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Thread: New Pool Need Pump & Filter

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    Apr 2013
    Argyle, TX

    New Pool Need Pump & Filter

    You just got my pool up Last Weekend and the new Waterway sand filter Set up I bought is plagued with problems. They do not do anything but toss it in a large box without packing.
    It arrived with a few broken parts wich they sent and after installing the motor squeals at times and the bottom drain will not seal.

    Recommend a good set for me for a 11,000 gallon pool.
    Budget $400-500 range
    21' NEW YORKER II 54" DEEP AGP Private Label MORADA RTR WILBAR Aluminum wall
    Hard Bottom and 1/4" Floor Pad 1/8" Wall Foam Well Water Perma 2500 Unibead liner King Technology Pool Chlorine Feeder HAYWARD Diver Dave cleaner
    Waterway 22″ Sand Filter 1.5 HP Center Discharge Pump Single speed Wide Mouth skimmer

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    Jul 2013
    Fletcher, OK

    Re: New Pool Need Pump & Filter

    have you tried putting some Synthetic Grease on the drain to make a good seal? The sound may be from air getting in... at 5 bucks I would try that first

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    Jun 2013
    Boise, Idaho

    Re: New Pool Need Pump & Filter

    My 22 year old Doughboy 1 hp pump finally died 2 weeks ago - could not afford a replacement until I found a 1.5 hp Doheny Clea-Tek pump at Pool Supply superstore for $79 and free shipping. Hooked it up Friday and it is amazing. I have it paired with the sand filter listed in my sig that I got from ebay, cannot remember the exact cost on that but I am cheap so I know it was a deal. Probably no more than $200.
    12 x 28 Doughboy Dinosaur (j/k: Breckenridge) partial bury, continuous depth 9,000gal. Doughboy Power Pak I digital 1hp pump, Hayward Pro-Series 300lb sand filter. Foam panel base, Gladon wall foam, Gladon cove.

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    May 2015
    kingston springs, tn

    Re: New Pool Need Pump & Filter

    I found this at Ace Hardware Ace Silicone Grease 1/2 Fl. Oz. SKU 4095667
    18x36 IG vinyl 18,000 gal, Hayward super pump 1hp - 1.5" pipe, Pentair Triton TR-60 sand, Pentair Itellichlor IC-40 SWG, Pentair Intellibrite 5G 12v color LED light, Polaris 280 cleaner, Hayward Booster pump, Intermatic Power / Timers.

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