Recent content by rrdubya

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    Need suggestion on run times for Variable Speed pump

    Thanks, that was very informative.
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    Need suggestion on run times for Variable Speed pump

    I'm new to this as well. I'm interested in why you're saying that water turnover is meaningless. It seems like everything I'm reading says to turnover the pool at least once a day. Isn't filtration also needed?
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    Single Speed vs Variable Speed, Pump Curves

    It's starting to come to me now. The part I wasn't understanding was that as your GPM's decrease, your TDH also decreases. The pump curves make more sense now.
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    Single Speed vs Variable Speed, Pump Curves

    I'm a new pool owner or will be. I'm still trying to understand variable speed pump savings and whether I should go single speed or variable speed. I'm looking at the Hayward 1.65 hp Super Pump VS. I took a shot at calculating my TDH. I estimated it to be around 30. In looking at the pump...
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    Single Speed to Variable Speed

    New pool owner. My PB is proposing using a 1Hp single speed Hayward Super Pump. My pool is around 17,000 gallons. He is also proposing a Hayward 300# sand filter with a maximum flow rate of 62 GPM. Plumbing will be 1 !/2" with two skimmers, three returns and main drain, 16' x 32' pool with 6'...