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    Calcium delight: combination of surface staining and nodules

    OnB: thanks for your reply. I had read the Ca Nodules thread (and many others) and share the concern, but based on past PB responses and the language of the warranty (good topic for another thread: "what to look for and require in a PB contract!!") seems to favor the builder (IANAL), i.e...
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    Calcium delight: combination of surface staining and nodules

    OK here are current chem stats and a couple pics, although i find it hard to photograph well without a manual focus... pH 7.3 lowered a bit for current campaign, usually runs 7.5-7.6 Ca 375 NaCl 2900 (its been raining) Alk 80 Cya 70 Cl 4 CSI =-0.41 first is a couple years ago when i did a...
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    Calcium delight: combination of surface staining and nodules

    My pool surface has always had white chalky staining, so much of it that it wasn't clear what the true quartz french grey color was supposed to look like for the first 2 years of ownership. The pool was put in as part of a new home build, and there were too many issues to deal with in parallel...
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    IC40 Lights out, with red system error light on IntellipH

    Dirk: more or less my thoughts. Would add: burn may not be related to the current per se, but due to corrosion of the wire pressure contacts in the connector, which just isnt up to the outdoor location and frequent on/off cycles. Corrosion causes resistance causes heat at the rated current...
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    IC40 Lights out, with red system error light on IntellipH

    Black wire bypass update I have a nearby computer repair store I have used for other issues, and brought the disassembled ipH controller box to them and described the proposed bypass procedure. They said they were a bit worried about melting the nylon connector too much, but gave it a go...
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    IC40 Lights out, with red system error light on IntellipH

    I'm doing the 1-wire bypass and will report on outcome. ;-) Ed
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    IC40 Lights out, with red system error light on IntellipH

    I like this last solution best. make a jumper, and retain the mechanical stability of the "designed by professionals and built in a factory" existing.