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    johntniman replied to the thread Mystery Skimmer.
    @InyoRob Any thoughts on which door this might be? Dimensions seem to be 8.25" x 6" or 6.25". I ordered this weir door off Amazon, but...
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    johntniman replied to the thread New member - johntniman.
    Whatever it is doesn't seem to be organic. I have 0 CC tonight, with FC still in range and PH looking OK. The water does seem to be...
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    johntniman reacted to mknauss's post in the thread New member - johntniman with Like Like.
    I would keep normal FC levels. If it does not go away in a couple days might have to reconsider.
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    johntniman replied to the thread New member - johntniman.
    There are plenty of birds and their associated "organic material" around the pool, unfortunately :/ I pressure washed it off on...
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    johntniman replied to the thread New member - johntniman.
    A strange thing happened over the weekend. I've been monitoring my chems daily and keeping everything in line. Pool was very clear...
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    Just because this part didn't seem to be addressed yet: It depends on how much of a hassle getting bleach is. I'd start at around 10...
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    johntniman reacted to runboy's post in the thread Taylor SpeedStir Holder with Like Like.
    I got tired of dropping the glas on the floor every time I was carrying the SpeedStir around, so I designed a holder for it. Feel free...
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    This is what I did when I SLAMed, and the robot helped. Clean the filters after each run - they'll get dirty fast. You probably also...
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    johntniman reacted to AndyTN's post in the thread How do you buy your bleach? with Like Like.
    When you said that it was only 6 days old, I got skeptical and went down to the parking lot at my office to check my trunk. It actually...
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    johntniman reacted to JoyfulNoise's post in the thread CO2 vs MA with Like Like.
    The downside is that they typically sell it at nearly the same price as 20 Baume so you are literally paying double for it. But if it...
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    johntniman replied to the thread CO2 vs MA.
    Interesting clarification, thanks. The hardware store MA is 14.5% and, while I'm not sticking my nose in the jug and sniffing, I hadn't...
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    johntniman replied to the thread Help with Pool bid???.
    Both. With a SWG, it will only be generating chlorine while the pump is running. Which means you need to run your pump a lot. Which is a...
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    Have you looked at hardware stores? At least in Vegas, both Home Depot and Lowes carry 10%. Lowes is 10%, 2 gal for just shy of $7...
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    Update - the girlfriend picked up 20 bottles of chlorine. :oops: It's safe to say this algae doesn't stand a chance.
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    johntniman replied to the thread Mystery Skimmer.
    Here's a better picture of the inside of the skimmer door. I don't see any markings. The tabs at the bottom seem less common - most weir...
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