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    Blowing out bottom returns question

    What’s a disconnect hose? Might be Intrested I’m adding it if it will help. right now there is 2 gallons of antifreeze pumped into the line hopefully that’s enough mixed not to freeze the line
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    Blowing out bottom returns question

    This is the only angles I have because the equipment is taken apart
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    Blowing out bottom returns question

    Thanks for your reply’s but it’s done. I couldn’t use a shop vac or compressor because I was getting regurgitation of water and no bubbles were getting produced at the bottom returns of the pool. The bottom returns are at the bottom of the pool instead of a main drain and my equipment is...
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    Blowing out bottom returns question

    I bought a 1.6 horse power sump pump off amazon for a $99 and cobbled together a hose with a pvc pipe to a rubber #11 plug that I hollowed out. Hot glued it on for a water resistant seal when I pushed the pvc/plug onto the union and pumped 2 jugs of antifreeze into the pipe since I couldn’t...
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    Blowing out bottom returns question

    The blow throw with my compressor at 30 did nothing and at 60 still nothing. Still had some water burping back at me. Any suggestions?
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    Blowing out bottom returns question

    Bought a blow through plug at the store with a straiter valve with a tier inflated with quick connect for my compressor and will try it tomorrow with a psi under 30 hopefully will do the trick.
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    Blowing out bottom returns question

    This is my first time blowing out my pool. Everything went easy with a 6.5 hp shop vac except the bottom returns. My equipment is below the pool and when blowing out the lines I have some water come back at me. I can’t poor in antifreeze or don’t know if I blew it past the frost line. I have...
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    Hayward multi port won’t open?

    I fingered it out, turned the purge valve on bleed the water out as much as possible put wooden wedges on 4 sides and tapped with rubber mallet until it released the pressure. Cleaned off the debris and worked good as new hope this helps someone else in this predicament
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    Hayward multi port won’t open?

    I tried again today to open up the mil I port unit I feel the pressure is holding it down and won’t release the upper section fully any clue how to get it reduce the pressure so I can take it apart and clean out the debris. Also there is a lot of pressure on the iine chlorinator lid and pump...
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    Hayward multi port won’t open?

    Just opened my pool. I still don’t have pavers so there was a lot of dirt and sand in the pool ,The company put together the equipment. I was about to vacuum pool in waste when the multi port would not turn. So I tried to open it up as I did in the past and it won’t come apart? All the screws...
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    Question about evaporation in cooler weather

    According to the pool company since i have the ozonator with uv light my fc could be anywhere from 0.5 to 2. Signature not appearing maybe because I used quick reply. Should show now? Thanks for all your help and information
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    Question about evaporation in cooler weather

    Taylor test kit and the company that set did the installation digital testing anytime I bring in a sample. The pool is alage free for 2 months since we set it up in August. Ph is about 7.6 Cya is 40 parts Fc is 1.9 Tc is 1 Hardness is 110 Alkaline is 70 Last tested on 9/28 at the facility. I...
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    Question about evaporation in cooler weather

    Thanks for the quick response. That puts me at ease. I use 3inch trichlor tablets. Usually put 4 tablets in at 3/4 chlorinator setting. Change them every week to week and a half. My chlorine level is usually 0.5 to 2 depends on if i shock the pool after a kids pool party. I had difficulty...
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    Question about evaporation in cooler weather

    I live In long Island NY and we finished installing a new pool in August. I been keeping up with the day to day maintenance and noticed that the water level over the last 2 weeks going down every week. we haven't used the pool in a week, Last Sunday on 9/30 I filled up the pool about a hours...