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    need help choosing the right design for good pool / spa functionality

    Yes, I think it is the same type. I don't have the part numbers (there are a quite a few different parts needed there). This is interesting. I did not know that and that may be a concern if flow rate is reduced because of this. I will keep this in mind, thanks. Based on what I heard and...
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    need help choosing the right design for good pool / spa functionality

    Thanks for all the advice, I think the company that builds the pool is at least at low risk at being negligent in terms of service compared to just anybody from the street but point is well received regarding education and self-maintenance - I think I can do that with a bit more education :)...
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    need help choosing the right design for good pool / spa functionality

    This weekend I took a trip out to a pool build and had a lengthy conversation with the guy doing most of the plumbing on the pools for the PB that I like the best so far which was super nice. He showed me a few things, one of these was a 2.5" spa master jet by CMP. This jet is a nice upgrade...
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    need help choosing the right design for good pool / spa functionality

    Thanks guys, kimkats, I looked into aeration causing build up pH and it is indeed a problem - sometimes a big one - often requiring frequent treatment with acid. So that may affect my desire to run the spillover all the time - its hard to quantify the problem though. It seems to be worse with...
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    need help choosing the right design for good pool / spa functionality

    Thanks Kim, The spa packs you mentioned I have seen - I guess I kind of dislike it mostly on the aesthetic principles right now. And I know my new spa will never be as good as a dedicated purpose-built hot tub in terms of its water therapy action - so I am looking for more typical wall jets...
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    need help choosing the right design for good pool / spa functionality

    Hi Everybody, We are getting into a new pool / spa build very soon - working with several builders and got a few bids. The pool is fairly basic rect 32x18 gunite pool with spa for 8 people that is elevated 16" above the pool and spills over into the pool through an opening that is about 8'...