Recent content by Rcmaflyer

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    Low out flow

    Just updating this post so others don't make the same stupid mistake. For some reason this filter was designed so the grid assembly will just as easily fit in upside down.
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    Low out flow

    I soaked the grids over night in tsp then put in acid bath. No change. I guess I have to get a new set 😩.
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    Low out flow

    I got a used clearwater ii de filter. I cleaned everything before putting together. New pressure guage which shows 14 lbs without the de added. But there's very little out flow. I ran without the grids and had plenty of flow. Grids look clean. Any ideas?
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    Above ground pool on slope

    Hard side. After I leveled it, I'm left with a 10" high wall of soil to hold back. I was considering using castle blocks. I want to do it right but digging a trench....base material....back filling fill stone... Seems like over kill for such a small thing. But I'm in the north and know the...
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    Above ground pool on slope

    I leveled out the area for my 18' pool. One side is about 10" high. I was thinking of building a retaining wall but after pricing it out...I'd hate to spend so much on a little wall. Is a retaining wall better than just back filling will gravel? Thanks
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    Preparing ground for installing above ground pool

    Do you have an opinion on the coving and wall padding?
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    Preparing ground for installing above ground pool

    There are bushes and a small tree in the area where I want to install my 18' above ground pool. Will it be OK if I back fill the holes and compact them? I'm going to rent a compactor to do this. Also are the floor pads worth it or is sand good enough?