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    Thinking About Getting Rid of my Heat Pump. Bad Idea?

    I think the only thing I can do is talk to the company that installed the pool to see what the process entails and what the estimated cost may be. It most likely will be an extreme hassle, hence why the original homeowners opted to go with a heat pump.
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    Thinking About Getting Rid of my Heat Pump. Bad Idea?

    It's the standard 250 meter, but it probably would need to be sized up to a 400 meter (maybe) due to the other draws on the system and appliances such as two 100k furnaces, a gas dryer, and a gas water heater, and a stub for a gas grill. Sure not all of these would be used at once, in addition...
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    Thinking About Getting Rid of my Heat Pump. Bad Idea?

    First and foremost, THANK YOU, everyone, for replying to my post. This is indeed the problem. Even when the air is warm, since there is very little humidity, the heat energy in the air is very little, and therefore the transfer is minimal as well. Combined with the evaporation and heat loss...
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    Thinking About Getting Rid of my Heat Pump. Bad Idea?

    Anyone have a heat pump to heat your swimming pool? Are you satisfied with it? I've been on the fence for quite some time now to get rid of my 15YO Jandy AE-Ti heat pump (115k BTU, I believe) as it simply cannot seem to heat the pool with any significant strength. Running for 3+ hours and only...
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    Advice on Seemingly Constant Repair of an A&A Tsunami Valve

    Not the original owner. No lifetime coverage for me. No worries though. The pool is 15 years old, and eventually I may get it redone, but right now...it's good enough! I will check into and experiment with the Quick-Skim valve. I think the valve is in the same position as when I bought the house...
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    Advice on Seemingly Constant Repair of an A&A Tsunami Valve

    You can disgregard my question at the bottom of my post. I watched a video on the replacement. Both washers BELOW the impeller, so I'm good!
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    Advice on Seemingly Constant Repair of an A&A Tsunami Valve

    Thank you, Jonpcar. I appreciate the thorough reply. I will definitely have to look into buying just the gears. I needed to get up and running, so I bought (for the second time now) the complete rebuild kit at $125. I usually shop at AZ Pools up on 43rd and Bell, but they are permanently...
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    TF-100 graduated cylinder cracked

    Moved from here. I know this thread is almost 4 years old, but I too have cracked cylinders; both the Chlorine and the "plain" versions. If solution sits in there for any length of time, they will leak. Is this still a problem? A bad batch of plastics? I bought my TF-100 a long time ago, but...
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    High CYA, High Calcium, not sure what's next

    Looking forward to the next update. This is an interesting problem!
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    Advice on Seemingly Constant Repair of an A&A Tsunami Valve

    I have a 6-port, low-profile Tsunami valve for pop-up in-floor cleaners in my pool. Inside is a gear-set that can be seen here (https://www.amazon.com/Manufacturing-540277-6-Port-Low-Parts/dp/B00HEAPGZ8). After the impeller/gear (top right in the picture) wore out, I replaced the entire gear...
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    Stenner liquid chlorine pump - How to choose and install

    I have run the 45MPHP10 model since October 2016. Lately, I have been on the cusp of going SWG. I seemingly burn through a lot of chlorine in the summer here in Phoenix. Last year, the pool consumed $241 worth of chlorine, which was a total of 36 gallons of 10%. That may be on par with a decent...
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    Pumie Pumice Block vs. Other "Stones" for Removing Calcium at Water Line

    Thanks for replying! I just watched a video on the stuff, and that's crazy! However, regular muriatic acid has absolutely no effect on the scale around my pool. It does not react at all.
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    Pumie Pumice Block vs. Other "Stones" for Removing Calcium at Water Line

    Well, upon further review, the "Earth Stone" block may, in fact, just be pumice (man-made, "recycled" material) just like the Pumie block.
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    Pumie Pumice Block vs. Other "Stones" for Removing Calcium at Water Line

    An older thread (removing calcium, options) where member Ozdiver mentioned he had used the following product to rub off calcium scale on his water line: Amazon.com: EarthStone PoolStone Pool and Spa Cleaning Block, 3-Pack: Home & Kitchen. Earth Stone Pool Cleaning Block Wanted to know if you...
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    Stenner Pump Fail?

    Well, almost 2 years have passed since my last post! How time flies! I'm back with more Stenner Pump woes. I keep a maintenance log, so here's all that's happened with my Stenner since my last post: I never did hear back from Stenner. They said they'd look into the tube failure, but that...