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    Welcome!

    Our pool was finished in Aug/Sep last year and I have not had a pool since I was a kid. The pool has been CRYSTAL clear since the day it was filled for the first time. When the cover came off this year, nothing but beautiful blue water. I used to be one of those dreaded kids who worked at a pool store in high school. Funny, we recommended liquid chlorine, but about half wanted the pucks. Anyway, I believe in doing things yourself as much as possible, and I love reading articles about people learning new skills.

    We love our pool/spa and I'm happy there are resources such as this site that can help people swallow the red pill and get themselves out of the "matrix".

    Here is a pic of our pool.File Jun 10, 2 02 35 PM.jpg

    Rich
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    24,500 gal free form gunite, 3' - 8', Intellichlor IC40, Intelliflo VS pump, Sta-Rite S8M500 cartridge filter, Sta-Rite Max-E-Therm 400 heater, EasyTouch automation w/ Screenlogic interface, Aquabot Rapids 4wd cleaner. Taylor K2006 test kit.

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    Re: Welcome!

    Welcome to TFP!!
    TFP Moderator 39 X 18 23,000(ish) freeform gunite; built 2007ish; Pentair Triton II TR100 600lb Sand filter; 2 HP Pentair pump with 2.2 HP AO Smith single speed motor; 2 skimmers, 1 main drain, 4 returns w/waterfall, Stenner 45MHP2 3GPD running@ 60% - 15 gal Tank; heated by the sun CYA 200+ when I started - 50 now. Dolphin Supreme M5 Pool Cleaner. Hot Springs SX Spa, 285 gallon

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    Re: Welcome!

    Welcome to TFP! Nice Pool!!!
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    2012 build and pics, 20k gal gunite, black onyx pebblesheen, OK flagstone, IntellifoVS, cart filter w/Pleatco, IC40 SWG, Solartouch, 5 12'x4' solar panels, HP50HA heat pump, 8mil solar cover, borates, TF-100 test kit, SONOS, Doheny's Discovery Robot, hot tub on bleach

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    Re: Welcome!

    Looks beautiful!
    Pat (a.k.a. Texas Splash) ~ My Pool: Viking Fiberglass; 17,888 Gal; Waterway Supreme 2-sp/2-hp pump; Hayward Ctg filter; TF-100 w/ Speed Stir
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    Re: Welcome!

    very nice looking clean pool welcome
    Pool: Intex 16x32 15000 gal, 2 speed 340042, Pentair CC320 Filter, CircuPool SJ45 Salt System, Intermatic PE653RC; Hot Tub: 650 Gal SWG Megachlor
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    Re: Welcome!

    Welcome to TFP. Now that's some crystal-clear water!
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