Recent content by dombey

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    New Hot Tub owner-mystery bromine

    Right. I’ve never actually used strips until now because they came w the tub… always heard they suck. they are “freshwater” brand, manufactured for Watkins Wellness it says…
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    New Hot Tub owner-mystery bromine

    Hi all, Years ago I frequented this site learning my way through my first pool (28k gal pool in Phoenix… chlorine was a major monthly expense haha). Years later I now just moved to Oregon, where there is no sun and my pool is now a 340 galling hot tub. :) we just got a new salt water hot...
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    CircuPool problem

    I removed and cleaned the contacts and reinstalled...still nothing. Sounds like I'm going to need to call these guys...
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    CircuPool problem

    There is no difference if the cell is unplugged or plugged in...
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    CircuPool problem

    One add: it is NOT working correctly when I hold down the breaker. It shuts off after about 30 seconds even if I keep holding the button. All wiring seems intact.
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    CircuPool problem

    Hi team, So it was a few days since I went out and checked the pool....found all sorts of algae spots...went and check the SWG; and it was off completely. I toggled the system on/off a few times; unit stayed off. Thinking it may have overheated in the 115 degree weather recently, I let it...
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    Suction issues

    Took the cleaner apart today...seems fairly obvious what is wrong. The two driveshafts on either side of the large wheels ("main drive shaft" and "steering sliding assembly" in technical terms) are completely worn down to where there is essentially no contact with the wheels. So I think I'm...
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    Suction issues

    Right. The air bubbles go crazy when I turn the jandy too far and the filter pressure drops. Huge bulges. But if I adjust it to a point where the filter pressure is not dropping significantly, they die down and it is more of a light sparkling.
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    Suction issues

    Ok, so I found roughly equal performance from the pool vac when switching from the dedicated suction line to the skimmer. I also noted that when disconnecting the pool vac, turning the jandy to 100% pool vac (0% main/skimmer) still causes a big pressure drop... But instead of the 1-2 psi when...
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    Suction issues

    Only externally. I will open it up if plugging into the skimmer doesn't fix it...will report back this evening.
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    Suction issues

    Will do this evening. I did both of these things with the old hose, which is how I discovered the leaky hose...but now that I've eliminated that problem, I will retest. I also ordered a Drain King just to have around...should I need to go there.
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    Suction issues

    You've been humored. :) Just checked the o-ring on the basket for the 49th time...it is a brand new ring and lid...well lubed, and I can see through the lexan a solid back line where the ring meets the lexan...it is about 1/8" wide, in a continuous ring around the lid...it is definitely sealing...
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    Suction issues

    Ok, update: I'm making progress but not quite there yet: The new single segment 35ft hose arrived today and I installed it. Works great and both connections are under water. I let it run for an hour here is what I am observing: -filter pressure at 15 PSI with the jandy in normal position...
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    Suction issues

    I think I just found it. Well, I don't know about "it" because there could be more... But my pool my vac hose is leaking at connection 1 &3... Will replace and report back.
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    Suction issues

    Hi all, Just went through a battle with my pump. Couldn't get it to prime after it ran dry while I was traveling for a few days... Replaced all the seals and rubber parts and inspected the rest, now it is working. HOWEVER... I am having issues with my pool cleaner 4x. It is moving VERY slowly...