Recent content by lungs414

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    Pool Pilot SWG replacement part question

    Went out to the pad yesterday and noticed the door to the control unit blew off over the winter. The main white cover is fine the only problem is the door broke off. I see someplace sell a whole cover replacement for around $110 . I only need the door part though, anyone know if that is...
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    Hayward Stair jet SP1434PAKA leaking

    The reason is the screw and wing nut stick out past the trim. Worried about injury to my son and anyone sitting steps.
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    2 skimmers to replumb

    So I decided to replumb the 2 skimmers on my 20x40. Presently they are leaking somewhere, and I only take a plug out of one to vacuum. They are connected via a T, And since I am re doing them is there an advantage to piping 2 separate lines back to pump or can they be T'd like they are now. I...
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    Pool Liner Replacement Cost?

    My guy has too much work on the Island. But hindsight being 20/20 vision I should have done it last year at the end of the season. After getting screwed from both manufacturer and installer, my guy was great getting it done within 10 days of me getting in touch with him. I lost way too much of...
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    Hayward Stair jet SP1434PAKA leaking

    I really don't use it much but will a problem to cap off. Would have to remove pavers and concrete underneath to expose. I found a Hayward part that says it is a test plug SP1434TP. -Does anyone have any experience with this part ? -Can it be used to permanently close this off ? -Can I glue it...
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    Pool Liner Replacement Cost?

    BTW a local company who I regularly buy stuff from knew I was in a bind offered to due me a favor and do it for $5500. I went back once and the guy said when do you want to schedule the summer is slipping away...I said it was done and he actually asked how much I paid. I said can you keep a...
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    Pool Liner Replacement Cost?

    Hey. Had my liner replaced this season went through **** with a big company who screwed me royally. Gave a deposit and he disappeared. Was recommended by the liner manufacturer, who screwed me too. At the end of the day I have a 20x40 round corners 3.5' -6.5' deep pool. Paid $3900 for the change...
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    Suction Side Leak with Vacuum head attached

    I have seen them in the store near me in NY. And i know they have been in BJ's, but I don't know about returning there. I would have never thought to return something that big after so many years, but when I saw someone returning the same thing it was pretty lucky for me. My brother in law said...
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    Suction Side Leak with Vacuum head attached

    Buy one from costco. They take everything back. Bought a cantilever umbrella 4 years ago, While at the store I saw someone returning the same one. He had the same problem I had with mine. The slightest wind and it would rotate. The worker said just return it we take everything back. No worries...
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    So my nightmare continues..

    So I removed plugs from step jets only. They are Hayward SP1434AKA body. The pool loses water. It will be a nightmare to replace and or try to access the plumbing. Pavers over at least 4" concrete, and very close to bullnose bricks at edge of steps. I found this part from Hayward SP1434T which...
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    So my nightmare continues..

    So far water has held with plugs in bottom of skimmers and stair jets. I will remove stair jet plugs and follow for any water loss.
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    So my nightmare continues..

    Nothing out of the ordinary. But with plugs left in the bottom of the skimmers water loss has really stopped. I'm just not sure if there pressure stick would indicate a leak or not. I put a decent amount of teflon tape on the male adaptors, but not sure that is where they leak. But I guess if...