Recent content by Brando

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    AQua Rite Flo Switch Bad?

    Update, just before i wrote that post i had removed the switch and used a 240 sandpaper to sand down the contact area on the arm and clean(polish) the contact side of the metal switch arm. turned it on and came in. when i finished the post i went back out, flow light was off and generating...
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    AQua Rite Flo Switch Bad?

    I am curious, what makes a glx-flo switch go bad in an aquarite? What is the mechanism that closes and allows current flo? Suddenly today i am getting a flashing "no flo" I pulled it and it has some build up grime, ,very fine which i rubbed off with a finger, reinstalled, no change. If i pull...
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    Pentair Rebel Tires...Pentair 360287 Rebel Tire Kit

    i handnt yet as i discovered there is a "large hump" tire as well. ($79) This is for application where the unit gets stuck, i may go with these as we have an odd corner and some stoair that occasionally cause issue. https://www.polytecpools.com/05--Pentair-Large-Hump-Tire-Kit-2-tires_p_9128.html
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    Pentair Rebel Tires...Pentair 360287 Rebel Tire Kit

    Found a set on Amazon for about 60 bucks , seems reasonable> but wanted to check and see if there were any other options i might not be finding that are better value. Thanks
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    Can i retroFit a VS to a whisperflow housing?

    Im East south East of Phoenix about 25 miles. I have a pentair WhisperFlow: http://i.imgur.com/8sDyw89.jpg single speed 1.5 HP i believe. Ive replaced the motor with a rebuilt about 2 years ago.(Perrys Pool pump Phoenix) I also have one a neighbor tossed: http://i.imgur.com/X5nUUVp.jpg Ive...
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    best source QuickClean #3 pop ups?(and tool)

    Its about 6 or 7 years old, not the original owner of the house, but KNOWS the original owner, may they can get these replaced, how would they do that?
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    Ionizer to replace aquarite ?

    Thanks all for the replies, i have seen the light, staying with the Aqua-rite and replacing the cell(which we found we can use a T-3, so cheaper, correct firmware and pool size of 11k)
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    AquaRite T15 salt cell replacement

    very good, i actually found a T-3 for 150 on ebay with a 5 year warranty that looks exactly the same with a 5 year warranty as well, seller is out of Tennesse. (Firmware on the unit is 1.59 so should work, pool is 11k gallons.)
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    best source QuickClean #3 pop ups?(and tool)

    Helping a friend fix a few things with their Shasta pool(phoenix), several of the pop ups are broken and we have been told they are QuickClean #3 . They have two slots. Where do you suggest we can find the best price on these(or comparable/compatible, if there is options). Also, it seems there...
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    Ionizer to replace aquarite ?

    I didn't see a forum specific to ionizers . Apologies if this is in the wrong place. I have and aging aqua-rite system with a salt cell(t-15) that is likely going to maybe make it through summer( #2 cell). Before i purchase a new cell, ive seen some information on Ionizers , and im wondering...
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    Rebuilding SWG cells

    at what terminals/points do i test the voltage/amperage on these units?(T-15)
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    AquaRite T15 salt cell replacement

    Reasonable? can you link or offer the best place to buy the t-15 or equivilant? Locally they are 600-800
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    HTH sand in Phoenix/Gilbert

    Edit: Found it an ACE about 15 miles form me.
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    HTH sand in Phoenix/Gilbert

    Need to replace 500LBS and form a thread here it seems HTH is the best sand, BUT i cannot find it anywhere in my area ( Local Ace carries a #20 Silica Sand ). Here is the sand that came out of the filter: i want to make sure what goes in will work best. Several pool stores carry #20 Silica as...
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    Hayward S310T: New Multiport and sand or( zeobrite)

    Parts are ordered and on the way, just finished cleaning out the old sand, which i think was likely not the correct sand( perhaps play sand) installed when the unit was first placed( i honestly don't recall if it was me or not). This is mid/low layer sand Anyway, i noticed when vacuuming out...