Recent content by jrglenni

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    Losing flow after a couple hours

    I’m happy to report that it’s been running for about 3 hours so far and still kicking like a champ. On the downside, there is a slow drop coming from the top of the valve so looks like I need to replace it >:|
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    Losing flow after a couple hours

    New multi port valve arrives today and hope to get it installed tonight so I will let you know.
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    Losing flow after a couple hours

    Unfortunately the gasket on the Hayward isn’t serviceable. The unit is pretty old, probably original, and feels like the handle is going to break every time I turn it as is. The pure line replacement was only $60 from inyopools so not a huge cost to replace the whole thing. You’re right...
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    Losing flow after a couple hours

    So I did some more investigation today. I noticed that there is a slow drip coming from my waste pipe, and I also noticed that I get a loud suction/bubbling noise from the multi port valve area when I first turn the pump on after letting the pressure release. Not 100% sure that’s my problem...
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    Losing flow after a couple hours

    Yes, when I first turn it on in recirculate, the pump primes and the water in the sight bucket fills to the top. The return jet to the pool kicks out a strong full flow that I can see moving the water. After a couple hours, the sight bucket starts to drop, the flow of water coming from the...
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    Losing flow after a couple hours

    Yes I do and yes I have a TF100, working on the slam but in the mean time trying to figure out why the flow is so off. I would lean towards what you say however that doesn’t quite add up considering the fact that simply moving the lever from filter to backwash back to filter will make it return...
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    Losing flow after a couple hours

    I replaced all the sand last year with zeosand so not very old. Water is pretty blue right now but a little cloudy still with some crud here and there at the bottom that hasn’t been cleaned out yet since taking the cover off. I’ve been waiting to get it clear so I can see we’ll enough to...
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    Losing flow after a couple hours

    Hello- I have an interesting problem and I am not sure what to attribute it to. I opened up the pool last week and I have noticed that, after a a couple hours, I start to lose flow through the system. The return line to the pool starts flowing a lot less and the sight window into the pump...
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    New Pentair Pump and Plumbing, Pump Primes and looks to be Full Then Abruptly Slows

    Ahh yes. It's funny, I never noticed the Superflo vs. Intelliflo thing, thought they were the same thing or something like "Intelliflow Superflo 342001". Anyway, it looks like it was just the water level. I had it up to a point where my old pump would run just fine, which is why it didn't...
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    New Pentair Pump and Plumbing, Pump Primes and looks to be Full Then Abruptly Slows

    I googled SVRS, my pump does have it and this also seems like it could be a possibility assuming I have some kind of blockage.
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    New Pentair Pump and Plumbing, Pump Primes and looks to be Full Then Abruptly Slows

    Pentair 342001. Advertised as one of the only pumps that can run either 110 or 220. I have the hot (black) connected to lead 2 and neutral (white) connected to lead 1 on the pump. Not sure on the SVRS as I'm not sure what it is. It has a 5 min countdown on the prime cycle duration, and I...
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    New Pentair Pump and Plumbing, Pump Primes and looks to be Full Then Abruptly Slows

    I'm really confused as to what this could be. I'm not sure if the brand new pump is having issues or if there is somehow a clog somewhere in the plumbing. I just got done running new solid 2" pvc pipes for my return and skimmer, and hooked up the pump today. It's a Pentair Intelliflow VS...
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    Tips for Pulling Back Vinyl Liner?

    Yeah I've been discussing with another forum member in a separate thread and I've started to come to the conclusion that its not worth the risk. I do have the water drained down to about an inch below the return, but that's only 1' or so below the top water level. Apparently with it being near...
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    Question on 2” plumbing to returns and skimmer

    They were a lot higher res but I'm pretty limited on the total size of uploads I can post. In any case, I'm starting to reconsider. I was hoping the liner would be easier to take out of the track and put back in, but I'm not seeing any good way of doing it and I don't want to wind up with a...
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    Question on 2” plumbing to returns and skimmer

    Definitely not concrete, or if it is, it’s not like any concrete I’ve seen before. Looks like it was framed out using 2x4 PT members and then a 2x6 or 8 top plate under the coping. The wall is maybe 5/8 and it looks/feels like some kind of composite material.