Recent content by Lershac

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    Help me pick a decking material!

    Another experience based travertine recommendation. We have a lot of it. It stays cool to the feet even at the hottest here in Louisiana. See my pool build thread in signature.
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    OB in Goodyear, AZ ramping up

    Consider the light placement. It’s late here and I might not be reading the plans correctly, but underwater lights should face away from main seating or viewing area. Otherwise they are very distracting being point sources and not indirect. You will be looking at that pool way more than swimming...
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    Shotcrete (input needed)

    It’s really 6 one way and half a dozen the other. Go with what seems right to you. It shouldn’t be more than a few hours labor to move the cut to where you want it and fill in the old.
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    Flooding in Louisiana in august.

    So, long time TFP member. In august this year we took about 3 feet of flood water in our home. Of course the pool was inundated with floodwater as well. Besides filling the pool with gross water, a couple of carp, and flood debris, it damaged my pumps, heater, and heat pump. The...
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    New Fr. Gray install, problem?

    Man not to pile on, but thats just awful!
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    Metal Stains

    Well the culator seems to do fine, and I am busy/lazy so I havent pursued it any further.
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    New Build in Red Stick- **pic heavy** 3-25 update

    Update to Louis. I am an IT guy, and have a lot of different clients. One of them is a good friend and lawyer, and one day I was in my friends office working, and LO AND BEHOLD GUESS WHO WALKS IN? Louis. I am bearded now and I was squatting down working so I dont think he recognized me, but...
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    DIY Pool Build - Latin Latitudes - In Ground, Vinyl Lined, Perimeter Wet Edge

    Have you gotten the grate in yet? Kudos to you for bucking the naysayers.
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    Metal Stains

    Hi all, just wanted to relate my experience with some metal stains. I ahve a ~16K IG plaster with french gray plaster (diamondbrite). I built my pool about 3 years ago, and my fill water has some copper and iron in it. I was recently disappointed to notice some pretty heavy stains, that I...
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    Leaf eater

    I have pool skim. One of the best purchases I have made. Schedule a pump high speed run for an hour a couple of times a day and it takes care of the issue completely. Just need a oompa loompa with it to empty the bag and fetch me drinks. And I have leaves just like that pic.
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    Concrete pool up north

    Mats have you fallen off the face of the Earth? I hope all is well with you and your family. update us when you get a chance please!
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    New fiberglass pool is full of cracks... HELP!

    Well the pool builder has a year or so more experience now too so hopefully he has learned a few things and this will go smoothly.
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    Intellichem owners, need some experienced advice please

    What still bothers me about it, is that the device reports an ORP OVER the target level, yet still has the SWG on. Total, its running about the percentage I had it set prior to purchasing the intellichem, but just at different times of the day. The measured FC level seems about right, but...