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    any kind of tarp? How do you secure it to the pool?
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    Dadofthree74 reacted to chicagonyc's post in the thread Pump recommendations with Like Like.
    Thank you everyone! I did it -- and I couldn't have done it without all y'alls help. I received the 2800gph sand filter pump a few days...
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    Dadofthree74 reacted to kellyfair's post in the thread Pump recommendations with Like Like.
    The one in the second photo is an Intex hose, pump to return. In the first photo, I made hoses out of flex PVC to go from plunger valve...
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    Dadofthree74 replied to the thread Pump recommendations.
    @kellyfair that looks like non intex tubing.How did you attach that the the plungers?
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    My set-up. I plugged one of the 2 suctions, installed valve on the other one, and added a skimmer. I made my own hoses with flex PVC and...
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    Dadofthree74 replied to the thread Pump recommendations.
    Yes you could cut the liner at the intake. I cut the liner at the return to increase the flow back to the pool. When I looked earlier...
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    Dadofthree74 replied to the thread Pump recommendations.
    You could do the double plunger. It was not available at the start of covid when we put in the pool. So I did this instead. Ran 1 hose...
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    Dadofthree74 replied to the thread Pump recommendations.
    I guess it depends on if you are going to run 1.25 in hose or 1.5 in hose. Your flow will be limited with the 1.25 hose and t junction...
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    Dadofthree74 replied to the thread Pump recommendations.
    You need the 1.25” to 1.5” adapter INTEX 1.25" to 1.5" Type B Hose... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000RSICZU?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share I...
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    Dadofthree74 replied to the thread Pump recommendations.
    You have what I got with our pump. You can use the plunger valves, but it works without it. I find the plunger valves to be helpful...
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    Dadofthree74 replied to the thread Pump recommendations.
    I think some pumps came with more the one valve. My pump only came with a return valve. (Water back to pool) mine did not come with...
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    Dadofthree74 replied to the thread Pump recommendations.
    Utility knife is fine. That’s what we used. Which valves came with your pump? Ours only came with the return valve. We have two...
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    Dadofthree74 replied to the thread Pump recommendations.
    Our 2800 gph pump only came with a new return/outflow. The intakes are still 1.25 inches. There a vids on you tube. I used the...
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    Thought I would share some updated pics...... We still aren’t quite done-this has become the never ending project(yes those are deck...
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    Dadofthree74 replied to the thread Pump recommendations.
    I use the zip ties to take the weight off the return. Cheap and easy. I have the intex vacuum that attaches to the RETURN. So it does...