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    DRAIN PLUG NO LONGER STAYS SECURE IN HAYWARD PUMP. PROBLEM IS INTERNAL THREADS ARE WORN DOWN.

    To what size, though? Tapping it means increasing the size of the plug hole, right? What do I tell the plumber? I don't know what the next largest size drain plug is and how fast I can get it? Remember, I am shut down because of this. Dave
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    DRAIN PLUG NO LONGER STAYS SECURE IN HAYWARD PUMP. PROBLEM IS INTERNAL THREADS ARE WORN DOWN.

    The plug that has failed is in the pump not the filter. Tried with a lot of tape and it fails and is unreliable which is worse. Here are some pix. Thanks
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    DRAIN PLUG NO LONGER STAYS SECURE IN HAYWARD PUMP. PROBLEM IS INTERNAL THREADS ARE WORN DOWN.

    I have an Hayward-Perflex EC-65 DE pump/filter for my 25K inground. My problem is one of the 2 drainplugs at the bottom of the pump will not stay in. It shoots out the side of the filter in much less than a minute. I can't say I've never had this problem before and a bag in the garage of worn...
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    If mesh covers are porous, what's the point?

    Then how do you get the cover off in the spring without all of that filthy water dropping into the pool?
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    If mesh covers are porous, what's the point?

    I bought my house 26 years ago with an inground pool. Knew nothing about it. The seller used a mesh winter cover and water bags so I just went along with it since then. I have always wondered why there was so much less water in the pool when I opened it in the spring. I assumed that some...
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    Hayward CL2000 Chlorinator Problem

    Thanks - - - Updated - - - Interesting. Yeah, sure it smells like chlorine. Also has a white powdery buildup inside the chlorinator which I never had before. - - - Updated - - - Thank you
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    Hayward CL2000 Chlorinator Problem

    Hi. I have a Hayward CL2000 Series chlorinator which accepts 3" chlorine tabs for my inground pool. Over the last year or two I have had to replace the O-ring, part CLX200K numerous times a season. Seems like every 3rd or 4th time I unscrew the lid to add more tablets I have to put a new one...
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    Strange Buildup in my Hayward Chlorinator

    I live on Long Island. Won't be able to close my pool for another 2 weeks or so. Have to keep the pool up and running. Today, I went out to test the chemistry, etc. I opened my Hayward chlorinator to check the amount of 3" tabs left in it and saw that there was this grayish white crud all over...
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    Is It Really Necessary To Shock A Pool?

    I guess I'm embarrassed to tell you, but I have ben using the Leslie's Poolcare OTO Test Kit, which only tests for TC, pH, Acid Demand and TA. I had a test done at Leslie's today and here are the results: FAC .5 TAC .5 CH 130 CYA 90 TA 110 pH 7.6 Copper 0 Iron 0 Total Dissolved Solids 500...
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    Is It Really Necessary To Shock A Pool?

    Hi everyone. I'll make it short and sweet. My signature has my info. Is it necessary to shock a pool. I usually keep the chlorine a bit high, like 3 +/-. Water looks good. Not a lot of usage, usually just me, maybe my wife about 5 times a week for an hour or so. Always a bit of algae on the...
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    Lowest safe water temperature in winter

    Its November in Long Island and the weather just took a turn for the cold. I know from experience that I don't use the spa much in the winter and could live without using it at all. I am not going to close it down and winterize it. Just seems like too many little things could go wrong or...
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    pH Constantly Low and Sodium Carbonate Clouds the Water For Days

    Thank you duraleigh, but I don't think I need to lower my TA, and as I said, I don't see anyway with the equipment I have that I can aerate.