Recent content by bonsey

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    New T-CELL-15 Instant Salt Reading Low

    Just an update, a while back I contacted the seller (Pool Supply 4 Less) and they finally got in touch with Hayward about the missing serial number sticker and Hayward sent me out a new T-Cell-15. The new one does have the sticker with serial 3E20247-704915.
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    TF-100 Chlorine Cylinder Losing Markings?

    Mine is losing the markings as well. I used a knife to scribe a line at the 10ml mark so I could still see it.
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    PH always high... cant seem to get it lower

    Aerating increases pH. If you already have high pH, you do not need to aerate when you add MA to lower TA. Just add the MA and let the ph come back up on its own unless it's super low.
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    Adding Cyanuric to Pool

    Well I might as well add my two cents. When I add CYA, normally its about one pound. I put it in a sock, hang it over the return, kneel down and keep squeezing it with my bare hands for about 10 minutes, maybe 15 minutes max and the entire thing is dissolved in that time. My hand hasn't fallen...
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    Installing SWG - Looking for advice

    It lowers pH, you will never really need to raise pH unless it is super low, because as a by-product of an SWCG, it raises pH on its own when generating chlorine. I chose the CO2 system because all I need is a 20lb can of CO2 which is available at almost any welding store or beverage store -...
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    Installing SWG - Looking for advice

    You can set the Hayward to chlorinate in increments of 5%. I have the AquaRite Pro with the sense and dispense. As mentioned by other members while I was researching before purchase, the ORP sensor isn't the greatest. It does not sense chlorine levels, it uses the voltage, salt and other...
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    Installing SWG - Looking for advice

    It is not an issue to have a larger capacity cell. In fact it is recommended to have double the capacity of your pool, so you are good on that. While I am not a SWCG expert, I did install mine this year and I think what you have proposed will work with no issues, but the experts will be by to...
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    Green pool.....nothing is working!

    Nothing to add here but in PA I paid 300 per 5000/gal. And I did it twice if that helps.
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    SWG wiring and timer questions

    My situation is a little different as my pump is 240v and my Aquarite Pro is 110v. So my timer is wired 240v with 12/3 romex to a two pole gfi breaker. The neutral goes from the breaker and passes through the timer box to the Aquarite Pro unit so it gets 110v from one of the 240 lines.
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    Adding Salt

    I used the same salt for mine, no issues other then a few tiny rogue "rocks" that were not salt and did not dissolve and had to be sucked up.
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    SWG wiring and timer questions

    I use the Tork DTU40 digital timer, it is fairly inexpensive (less then 100). Both my pump and SWCG are wired to it and it works well.
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    SWG with a Timer

    I'm not sure, I have mine mounted on a wood panel next to my panel box which is inside my pool shed.