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    Lawn Sprinklers: Rotary Nozzles

    If you are looking to buy a bunch of these in one purchase you might check out the Pro Desk at home depot. I know I have gone there and had them look up pricing for me for plumbing parts, wire, and other electrical stuff. If you are buying in some kind of volume they have ways to order some in...
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    Lightning strike

    Well.... If you got hit by lightning you can always rest on the saying...... Lightning never strikes twice........ Other than that it is spending the bank to avoid a possibility.... Good Luck....
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    Congratulations !!! Grandchildren are the greatest part of Life...
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    New & frustrated

    Welcome to TFP.... I am soo sorry to hear about your bad pool experience. I know that you can turn this pool around in a week or two with knowledge and effort. I start most springs with a green mess but with the knowledge I have acquired here I always turn it around in a week. If you are...
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    Yes..... to all.... And to return the water to your pool that has been through the filter...
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    Audio planning

    Me and everyone else got over me being naked a couple of years ago... but I Love me some real music..... Rock On !!!
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    Audio planning

    My Sonarray are directional speakers.. I have 4 speakers on the patio and 4 speakers on the pool... With the subwoofer buried about 2 feet from the pool... Awesome sound.. I have a large lot and can crank the speakers to max and it is barely distinguishable at the property line... I Love...
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    Audio planning

    He included a Sonance DSP 2-150 Amp with the speakers and Heos.
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    Audio planning

    My son gave me a sonarray system with a heos. I got it installed... 8 satellite speakers and a mushroom subwoofer.. It sounds amazing... on par with the best sound systems/ home theater I have enjoyed in life. The amplifier also has a second channel i could do it all over with again If I...
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    Dirt under stairs

    I installed the Confer 6000 stairs this year. Everyone (especially the older folks in the family LOVE Them.. I too have noticed it collecting dirt under the stairs. I lay awake at night thinking of adding a pvc pipe along the edge and maybe hooking it up to the return line so some of the...
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    Coleman 26' Liner hangers causing skin irritations.

    I have a 26' Coleman entering it's 3rd season. (probably last). The loops on top that the horizontal pipes go through (dont know what to call them) are now causing everyone skin irritation if you lean against them. It is like fiberglass and gets under your skin and itches for hours even a day...
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    Air surges during backwashing.

    bump.... anyone got any ideas?
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    Air surges during backwashing.

    I deep cleaned the Sand at the beginning of last year. The head/valve has not been off since..
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    Air surges during backwashing.

    I am getting the pool cleaned up this year and am experiencing something new when I backwash. I have a SandDollar filter with a 1.5 horse pump. It is starting it's 6th season. When I am filtering the system works fine and of course the pressure climbs as the filter works its magic. When I go...
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    Green Pool this morning, Hot and Humid Party tomorrow... HELP!

    DE will definitely backwash out so you have to carefully add it after filter cleaning....You will have to carefully add more. I am watching this thread just to see how good you can do in 24 hours (wish there were pictures). Good Luck!