Recent content by giltyler

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    Annual Clean up Issue

    Only fresh 19/139 date code pool liquid shock 10,000 gallons vinyl liner above ground Did not test the CH No algaecide used Only added about 2 cups of stabilizer
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    Annual Clean up Issue

    My pool was rather dirty due to a cover mishap over the winter and my water was nearly black. I have vacuumed till virtually no more debris is coming up and have put in my CYA /Muriatic acid to get the balance to a fair starting point and have been adding 2-3 gallons of fresh 10% liquid shock...
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    Buying my Intex today!! OMG!!

    We had our 21’ ultra frame up 5 years straight and only had really bad rust at the ground level. They are a fairly tough pool and lots of fun for the money.
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    Pool pump out for 3 weeks now and trying to figure out what to do.

    It may be time to just buy a pump and not count on the warranty Any money saved by waiting will be more than spent in time and frustration trying to clean up the mess.
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    Echo weed eater keeps stalling

    My Echo SRM 230 runs great at over 10 years old. Last year it was finicky on running so I bought a clone carburetor on Amazon for $16.00 along with the new fuel line kit for the tank spark plug and air filter, about $40 in all and it started 2nd pull
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    Junk collecting under walk in stairs

    The pvc solution it why I enjoy this forum so much. Always finding new ways to make pool life more fun and enjoyable
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    Hole in Liner, Repaired now Scared! HELP!

    The only potential problem is The intex pool being a soft side pool the liner is thicker and has some type of fiber woven in the layers of liner for strength since there is not a metal outer skin for support. The patch in the picture looks like a normal vinyl only type material that would not be...
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    Hole in Liner, Repaired now Scared! HELP!

    This is what I used to patch my old intex pool where it got a puncture The pool came with a section like in this ebay listing just for this reason Electronics, Cars, Fashion, Collectibles, Coupons and More | eBay
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    TA Drop PH Drop

    After testing tonight the CC is only at .5
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    Hole in Liner, Repaired now Scared! HELP!

    I was not suggesting a liner to cut for patches but to replace the torn one
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    TA Drop PH Drop

    What it was 2 weeks ago ((FC-3.5 CC-.5 Calcium 50 CYA-60 PH over 8.2 on Taylor daily kit TA 620 It is well water and is sky high every time)) Since the initial test I have added 4 gallons of MA the last one tonight 3.5# CA by sock 64 oz 10% Liquid sodium hypochlorite each evening unless I am...
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    Hole in Liner, Repaired now Scared! HELP!

    Intex May still sell the liner only. Around my area you can pick up a whole intex used for few hundred or less Intex patches have the thicker reinforced vinyl and may work better
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    TA Drop PH Drop

    This evening I did my weekly testing and have made progress getting the PH down. 6.5-FC 1-CC 70-CYA 320-TA 8.2+ PH Added 1 gallon of MA and waited 45 min 7.2 PH Any helpful hints to improve things
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    New AGP Install

    I like your plan to seal up the joints and other improvements from the start. We had the intex 22x52 ultra frame before our hard side pool and it was durable.
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    anyone ever moved a sand filter?

    If you use a shop vac make sure to get a wet use filter first