Recent content by vinouspleasure

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    POOLVERGNUEGEN the poolcleaner review

    after hanging out here for a while, reading 100s of reviews on various sites, I decided to buy the poolcleaner 2x. Unfortunately, the hoses weren't long enough for our pool (my bad, I measured incorrectly) so I ended up with the 4x model from poolsupply world for $389. I also had to purchase an...
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    de in pool when vacuuming to waste after replacing grids

    thank you so much for your reply! this started me thinking that the pool company was not communicating the problem to the pool techs. I called this morning and asked them what they thought was the problem: "de in your pool when turning on the filter". So they were testing, but they didn't...
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    de in pool when vacuuming to waste after replacing grids

    hi, entire filter replaced last year, de stays in fliter when multiport is set to filter. when multiport set to waste, de flows into return lines. Pool company said grids need to be replaced, made repair, same result. then pool company said manifold needed to be replaced, made repair, same...
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    very low ta and ph, which to go after first?

    thanks, yes, for some reason the pool calculator defaulted to a goal of 100 for alk, threw 18 lbs in tonight, will test tomorrow morning and start with borax.
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    very low ta and ph, which to go after first?

    Hi, first test of the season, alk=10, ph is so low it's not part of ph spectrum. pool calculator is calling for 31 lbs(!) of baking soda and about 5lbs of borax. I'm thinking the alk is dangerously low for my pool tiles/ladder and provides a buffer for the borax, so I'm thinking of adding...
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    thepoolcleaner hose length? using two skimmers?

    yeah, I'll call them tomorrow. I can't find anything on their site which states the hose length of the 4x
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    thepoolcleaner hose length? using two skimmers?

    my pool is roughly 37x17 but it's about a 35 foot run from the skimmer in the deep end to the far wall of the shallow end.
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    diy replacement of booster pump?

    Hi, is replacing a dead booster pump something I can do or do I need a pool pro to do it? tia,
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    after pool opening, de and debris in pool return

    Hi, I replaced my filter last year. I had the same company open the pool. While opening the pool, they made a couple of mistakes which I figured out. Yesterday I vacuumed my pool (to waste) for the first time this year. I noticed small debris coming out of the returns. afterwards I...
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    Dolphin M4 questions

    have you read this? dolphin-premier-t46196.html
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    using an extension cord with an electric robot?

    hi, we don't have an outlet near the pool, does anyone use an extension cord with their pool cleaner? thanks, jd
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    thepoolcleaner hose length? using two skimmers?

    Hi, I ordered the 2x thepoolcleaner and it looks like I need another 20 feet of hose to make it from the skimmer in the deep end to the shallow end wall. One alternative is to move thepoolcleaner from the deep end skimmer to the shallow end skimmer every time we run it...seems a pita. Does...
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    suction vac for in ground concrete pool less than $400

    Our pool company place a 2-3x markup on all equipment. Case in point, they wanted $500 for a Hayward booster pump which sells for $180 on amazon. Add $110 an hour for installation and you quickly learn to have a pool setup that avoids getting them involved.
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    suction vac for in ground concrete pool less than $400

    The two suction cleaners that people here recommend are the mx8 and thepoolcleaner. Look at the thread below about the mx8 for a comparison. I've personally decided to go with thepoolceaner due to mixed reviews of the mx8 on amazon and consistently good reviews here and elsewhere for...