Become a TFP Supporter Pool Math Forum Rules Pool School
Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Arkansas

  1. Back To Top    #1

    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Location
    Conway AR
    Posts
    2

    Arkansas

    Hello, just introducing myself as the page suggested. I live in Conway Arkansas and have a concrete pool (18'x32"X6.25 FT avg depth) at about 27,000 gallons. It's a very old concrete pool with a SWG (which I hear are incompatible with concrete), which I am sure will cost me an arm and a leg at some point. The blue coating is starting to flake off, the pool capstones are coming loose, the underwater light was already disconnected due to wiring concerns by previous owner. They've had divers in the pool to inspect it every other year and say that it is fine, but I'm not so sure. Anyway, looking forward to learning as much as I can so that I can be a smart consumer when it comes time repair it.

  2. Back To Top    #2
    Texas Splash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Location
    South-Central Texas, Marion/San Antonio
    Posts
    12,967

    Re: Arkansas

    Welcome to TFP. Sounds like you may have a few DIY projects to do in the future. No worries, lots of people here to assist.

    If you haven't heard already, the proper test kit (i.e. TF-100 – link below) is the foundation of your pool care. Why this kit? We've learned through personal experience that you cannot reply on pool store testing, test strips, or simple over-the-counter kits. They simply do not read Free Chlorine (FC) or Cyanuric Acid (CYA) levels accurately or to the high levels we need. If you do not have a TF-100 or Taylor K2006 test kit, it should be your #1 priority.

    Also, please add your pool info to your signature by going to the top of the TFP web page (just under the Pool School button) and select "SETTINGS". On the next page look to the left for a menu bar that says, “MY SETTINGS” and go to "EDIT SIGNATURE" to enter your pool and equipment info there. It will help us later.

    Welcome, and have a great day.
    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
    Vital Links: POOL SCHOOL, RECOMMENDED LEVELS, RECOMMENDED CHEMICALS, Poolmath Calculator, SLAM, Chlorine/CYA CHART.
    If you enjoyed your TFP experience, please consider donating to Support TFP!

  3. Back To Top    #3

    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Location
    Conway AR
    Posts
    2

    Re: Arkansas

    done
    Steve Pettit
    Conway, AR
    27,000 galls,IG, SWG (Pentair intellichlor), Concrete, sand filter w/ Hayward Vari-flo xl valve, Built ~1981, Testing done at Leslie's

  4. Back To Top    #4

    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    508

    Re: Arkansas

    Welcome to TFP sgpettit!

    Glad you joined us, enjoy your summer, pool and your time on TFP!

  5. Back To Top    #5
    Divin Dave's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Longview, Texas
    Posts
    4,926

    Re: Arkansas

    welcome to TFP!
    Sounds like a nice pool to me.

    Even though there might be a few things to do, the good news is that your Saltwater system (SWG) IS compatible with a plaster pool. No problems at all!

    FWIW, depending on who you talk to, SWG doesnt play well with some types of soft natural stone,

    SO dont cough up an arm and a leg for anything related to having a saltwater pool. Save them for other things!
    Divin Dave,
    IG Vinyl, 15' x 30', 3 1/2' - 6' deep, Oval, ~15K gal, Intelliclor IC40, Intelliflo VS pump, Clean and Clear 420 Filter, auto-fill-disabled, Retrofit LED Color Light, Dolphin Nautilus Robot, TF100 Test Kit, Taylor K1766 Salt Test Kit, Tftestkit Pressure Gauge.
    www.tftestkits.net Experience- it's what's learned just after you needed it most !!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •