Recent content by Jurate1

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    Unable to remove lid on Pentair filter

    Thanks MK I am using Hayward Jacks 327 multi lube. On an old post it was recommended unless the formula has changed it was suppose to be silicone based.
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    Unable to remove lid on Pentair filter

    Yes thank you both for the feedback. Will try the rubber mallot. I agree blowing the lid is not safe. Good video! It just should not be this difficult to get off...
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    Unable to remove lid on Pentair filter

    Hello all, we have an old Pentair Clean and Clear filter. It is difficult if not impossible to remove the lid for cleaning filter. I have done all the usual things, drained air/water. I lubed it last time we finally got it off. I tried to gently pry with screw driver but I was afraid to damage...
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    Seasonal Pool Adjustments

    Thank you!
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    Seasonal Pool Adjustments

    Thank you NewDude for your helpful input. 👍
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    Seasonal Pool Adjustments

    Hello all this will be our first winter with a pool in Arizona. The day time temps are still in the high 80's but lows are in 50's We will leave the pool operational all year. Water temp now at 74 degrees. Currently running 8 hours(6 30 am-2:30 pm) I do not have a freeze sensor on the pump.. I...
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    Alkalinity levels/vacation

    Yes thank you Texas. Yes plan to add MA this morning. I added the pucks to dispenser. Will check all again tommorrow before we leave... Appreciate your input.. Off to Mexico....:)
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    Alkalinity levels/vacation

    Hello all getting ready to leave on 1 week vacation. Numbers this morning FC 7.5, TC 7.5, CA 350, Alk 60, CYA 40 PH 8 I plan to put 1-2 Trichlor pucks in a dispenser while we are away. My understanding is that the pucks lower your Alk levels and PH. So should I add some baking soda to increase...
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    Clarification on Chlorine

    Hi New Dude, I am using the Taylor kit and following chart recommendations. I test in am then add Chlorine. Yesterday FC was 6.5 then I added 1/2 c chlorine so it was probably over 7 when I went in), CC 0, CA 325, ALK 70, CYA 40, PH 7.8,
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    Clarification on Chlorine

    Hello all, I have been maintaining my Chlorine at the higher end of the range 5-7 usually 7 so that I can skip a day of adding bleach. We do not use the pool frequently. However yesterday I did go in the pool. Levels were 7 and my skin and eyes had irritation and bathing suit was loosing color...
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    Calcium and Stucco Dust

    Thanks Ben you may be right. It could be variation. I was also surprised by drop but we do double check if unusual results. The stucco guys did hook up the hose to the pool drain spigot the first day before I noticed and had them stop. I guess I assumed that the water level dropped a bit then...
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    Calcium and Stucco Dust

    Thanks for your feedback...
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    Calcium and Stucco Dust

    Thanks, I am using liquid chlorine. Average use is about 2 cups a day. I try to maintain FC at 7.0. The fill water is standard city water...not softened. I will leave Alk alone as you recommend. One other thing I forgot to mention is that I just noticed a few days ago a small crack about 5...
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    Calcium and Stucco Dust

    Helllo all. Questions on calcium levels. About 2 weeks ago my calcium levels were dropping below 200 so I added some calcium. Levels then up to 300. At the same time we were having some work done on the house. Contractors were filling some cracks in house stucco and doing roofing. I did not...
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    Slamming questions

    My numbers dropped from 5.5 to 4.5 on the OCLT test. So it appears everything is ok per your reference articles. Thank you for your help....