Recent content by Dave2590

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    Fafco solar panels

    Thanks. Much appreciated !
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    Fafco solar panels

    I did call them. They have a totally automated phone system, no real people. They "will get back to me". I'm not holding my breath given their reputation for poor customer service.
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    Fafco solar panels

    I have purchased 6 4X12 Fafco panels that are Sunsaver St panels. These have individual channels that snap in to a bracket running across the panel. I am replacing Fafco panels with the channels all bound together. ( Not sure of their model name). My question is whether the two types will play...
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    Fafco solar panels

    Oh ok thanks.
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    Fafco solar panels

    What is bumping?
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    Fafco solar panels

    I need replacements for 4X12 fafco solar panels. I see many different brands out there for sale, used, of course. My questions is...are there other brands that are compatible with fafco panels? I don't want to travel a distance, buy something and then it doesn't fit. Thanks !
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    Hayward H400FD propane heater shuts off

    Looking for more of an explanation than this. Especially the rumbling noise when it shuts off. I think that noise signifies something specific. I'm selling this heater Saturday and want to make sure its right for the buyer and not just a low water flow issue.
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    Hayward H400FD propane heater shuts off

    I have a Hayward H400FP propane heater that has not been used very often. When I turn it on the fan starts followed shortly by the propane igniting. It runs for less than a minute and then shuts off . When it shuts off it makes a noise that sounds like rocks rattling around inside the heater. I...
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    Bond Kote vs 2 Layers of Diamond Brite

    Doesn't anyone out there have experience with this? Moderators and Experts? This will cost me several thousand dollars and I don't want to make a mistake.
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    Bond Kote vs 2 Layers of Diamond Brite

    I have two estimates to refinish my pool. I've been told I have the original marcite finish over gunite. Not sure when the marcite was installed. I only know that the house was built in 1992. The two contractors disagree with regard to how the new finish of Diamond Brite will adhere to the pool...
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    In Ground Pool Cleaners

    I would agree with that Dodger. I think its a matter of valve positioning. Not sure I mentioned that I discovered that the main drain had been shut off and the skimmer was fully open since I moved in a year ago . Never thought to check because I had no problems with the pool and my pool guy kept...
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    In Ground Pool Cleaners

    I did close it and the returns for awhile once. Not sure if that kick started it or what. I have not removed the heads yet or done anything further, just haven't had time.
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    In Ground Pool Cleaners

    Thanks guys and Kattie. I like the idea of an in floor system too. I forgot to mention that I have a pool cage but I think you can see it in one of the pictures I posted. I mention this only to point out I have no problem with leaves. I do have two oak trees that overhang the cage at the back...
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    In Ground Pool Cleaners

    Pop up valve is middle one. Fountain is on the left and open. Return on right and closed. I want to make sure I get the correct pop up removal tool. Where can I find one? Does Paramount make one? Thank you.
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    In Ground Pool Cleaners

    Gotcha, I stand corrected. The Mamba is a suction cleaner too and not expensive but does a reasonably good job. I do have solar heating-came with the house. I had bought the Hayward propane heater for a 18X33 above ground pool at my last house. I couldn't sell the heater or 500 gallon tank for a...