Years ago I retired my Polaris. The outlet is still in the pool wall at same level as active return jets. The pipe at the equipment pad is 1-1/2” pvc and is capped. I would like to put this outlet to use but I’m not interested in an automatic cleaner.
1.) Should I place it on the suction side and use it to manually vacuum?
Tested hose length today and the central location of the intake/return will allow me access to the entire pool using 5 sections of hose from my old Hayward Navigator. Using only 4 sections and the leaf catcher canister would also work, although the extra section makes it slightly easier. The male end of the Navigator hose fits very snugly in the intake/return even without the line being under suction.
2.}Place it on the pressure side and direct the return stream severely downward to keep the dirt and sand stirred up from the bottom to get it to the filter?
Amount of sand and dirt is not chronic and leaves are not a big problem except after a hurricane and I have a garden hose disc cleaner if that situation arises. No need for additional aeration since there is a raised spa overflow.
Capped pipe could be easily attached with a valve to either suction or pressure side.
Thank you in advance.
10,000 gallon tiled finish
BBB method has been flawless.