Recent content by Spitdog

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    Beginner question about blowing out return lines

    Someone intentionally put that thumb cap on for a reason, I would bet to use to blow the lines, somebody made that a simple way to attach your blower. Use it.
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    Pool closing in Northeast

    I remove my pump and put it in the basement. The sand filter stays put with the drain plug removed. Blow out the lines.
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    Lost Power due to Isaias. Advice on how to recover?

    I dose my pool with polyquat 60, It works great when I need a little help due to loss of power or when I’m not there a day or two. It keeps the algae at bay. I use it when I close during the winter also.
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    Winter cover? Wich is best?

    My neighbor uses a big truck inter tube under his cover, he ties it in the center.
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    Filling pool with iron laden well water

    It would work a lot better if you forced the water through the poly fill instead of bouncing in off the filling.
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    Filling pool with iron laden well water

    My town has high iron in the water supply. When we had our liner replaced and refilled the pool. You couldn’t even see the drain in the deep end because the water was so clouded by the iron. I took a cheap pillow that has that Polly filling and pulled it out of the pillow and stuffed it in both...
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    What I thought was old iron stains on my cartridge filters, is still iron in the water!

    My town has high iron in the water supply. When we had our liner replaced and refilled the pool. You couldn’t even see the drain in the deep end because the water was so clouded by the iron. I took a cheap pillow that has that Polly filling and pulled it out of the pillow and stuffed it in both...
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    What is your daily dosage?

    That’s amazing! That’s what I would do on a cloudy day. Not now.
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    What is your daily dosage?

    Thanks for the replies folks. Im at 32oz everyday with this sun now. 20k pool, cya 60. Dose it every evening after the sun goes down. 12 % chlorine.
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    DPD for daily testing?

    Edit, wrong thread
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    What is your daily dosage?

    How much bleach/chlorine do you dose your pool with everyday.?
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    My little dog wants me to hurry up and open the pool

    I’m waiting for the oak trees to quit shedding before I pull the cover.
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    Return line eyeball stuck on ring...

    Mine would also stick until I got smart and bought some silicone and used that every spring