Recent content by tpg

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    What's your water temp?

    My cover is still white from the recent snow, so I would guess that it is COLD! :lol:
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    Off season upgrading

    Try a plumbing supply house such as Ferguson Enterprises, INC. I would guess that they would have a shop within 30 miles of your can check here: web] ... ergusoninc [/web]
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    Pool Sliding Down Hill?

    Mary, Which Branch of the Military? I am retired Marine Corps. I hope all is well with your husband while he is gone. I've been there and done that. So has my wife. As for your pool, might I also suggest the following to add to the long list of good suggestions. Contact the Chesapeake...
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    Ideas anyone?

    There is a resin based bullnose that would work wonders on this problem. It is waterproof, flexible and does not split or cause splinters. It is paintable or stainable. I have used it in both commercial and residental applications, inside and outside, in both curved and flat applications. I...
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    Help on pump and filter size and Solar heating

    Hmm, I must be misunderstanding the curve chart on the pump!! It is the max head that I have been worried about and why I was thinking the 1HP 2 Speed pump. When looking at the sand filters, I noticed that the Sand Dollar filter SD40would turn the pool over 3 times in just over 12 hours. But...
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    Help on pump and filter size and Solar heating

    My wife and I will (hopefully) be ordering our pool on Monday or Tuesday. It is the 16’X24’X54” Artesian Echo Canyon II AGP. However we are having an issue on the Pump and filter size. The retailer wants to sell a Pentair’s 22in Sand Filter and a 2HP single speed pump with the pool...
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    DE in sand filter

    Nope, I am not sorry in the least! It is something to think about though. I too have learned alot from this thread and am grateful for all that has been shared. Now I have read else where about people using "skimmer socks". How small of a particle do they capture? It has been fun and...
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    DE in sand filter

    Thanks! I will keep this in mind. If all goes well, (putting together the correct equipment package) then I will be ordering a pool next monday. So this is definitely something to keep in mind. Again, Thanks!! Todd
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    I'm a newbie with a pic !

    Nice pool and welcome to the forum. As far as North Carolina is concerned.....I found it to be one of the better places that I have lived! I still like to vacation down there. both the outer banks and grandfather mountain area.
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    DE in sand filter

    How does the DE help or work in a sand filter?
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    can't say that I have.....but I will imbibe in most any drink at least once....
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    Advice needed on Leveling with Sand

    I also had no choice but to build up the area where my pool will go. It was recommended that I use limestone sand. You may recognize by another name, but I recognized it as the material that I have always seen used as the footings for retaining walls. it is easy to use, packs well and is rock...
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    Thanks for this info concerning the nature 2 system. I am about to purchase an Echo Canyon II, 16'X24'X54" AGP from artesian and the two of the "packages" comes a nature 2 system. As such I was wondering what it did and if it was worth it. I see that many feel it isn't! Again, thanks. TPG
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    Central Michigan AGP and Deck Install

    Very nice job. And thanks to whom ever for posting the deck plans.....I have been beatin that around in my head for days and needed some more Ideas.
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    Enjoy the Pool!