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    differences with intellipro VS3050 and VF

    FYI.. Amazon has it on a special at $829.78 shipped! :P
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    Inline water heater for spa-only?

    I have a fairly antiquated gas heater (Gemini 3) and I use it to heat the SPA only by blocking the jets in the pool with simple rubber stoppers and forcing the circulation of the water in the spa only. Not a perfect solution but it does heat up the Spa by about 10 degrees per hour.. Almost $20...
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    I need Help URGENT!

    Most likely you are either loosing head on the pump which means your pump is sucking in some air.. Suggest using a submersible pump like this one http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=productDetail&productId=25780-335-S1300/R6S&lpage=none from a Home Depot or Lowes to drain all the water.
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    Low Calcium Hardness and high Total Alkalinity

    How is your pH reading varying over time ? do you have to add a lot of acid ?
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    O-Ring replacement

    Another update.. Ten months and 4 filter cleanings later the Pressure cooker rubber sealing ring is still holding up fine. No signs of any wear and tear or cracking! ..
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    CompuPool Salt Water Chlorine Generator Cell on sale at woot

    I found a manual for the darned thing on the australian site. http://compupool.com.au/pdf/CPSC%20Owners%20Manual.pdf Support might be the only issue.. but the price is very good as per the posts above..
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    CompuPool Salt Water Chlorine Generator Cell on sale at woot

    Is this any good.. for $699 ??? http://www.woot.com
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    Cloudy, milky pool- FRUSTRATED!!!!!

    In general to clarify the water from Milky to Clear in any pool the following things need to happen: 1. There should be no active algae bloom. 2. The Water chemistry must be balanced for the type of pool you have. 3. The Pump and the filter need to run constantly till the water is clear. The...
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    Help? Giant Pond That's Supposed to Be a Pool? (Pics Added)

    Great Pictures.. Here is what you have.. 1. The black square hole thingy may be a skimmer. Check if there is a cover on top of it with a mesh basket in it. 2. The Filter is a standard sand filter that can be backwashed. 3. The Vari Flow valve controls the amount of water flowing throught the...
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    Help? Giant Pond That's Supposed to Be a Pool? (Pics Added)

    Waterwoman.. I PM'd you some local resource info..
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    Help? Giant Pond That's Supposed to Be a Pool? (Pics Added)

    Welcome to TFP.. !! Where are you located ? If there is a hepful member nearby who can lookover your equipment to see if it is servicable/working that wold get you started. you can always get your water checked at the local poolstore for free but don't buy what they recommend before you...
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    Any new pools for the slideshow?

    Please add..
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    Flock or Drain???

    Don't give up without a fight.. a turnaround is possible without putting too much money into it. Here's what I suggest.. 1. Use a leaf net to take out all the crud you can. Line the leaf net with some cheesecloth to take some more out. 2. Read the stickies and use the directions is Jasons...
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    Newbie that had green pit with frogs!

    Don't worry.. green to clean takes just about a week if you are religious enough in your chlorine numbers... most of us have been there one time or the other and pulled through in about 7 days.. :lol:
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    Suction/Vacuum trouble. Please help!?

    Backwash...?? seems like there is too much crud in the filter.. my 2 cents.. :wink: