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    Above Ground Pool Solar Panels: When to Run

    Hi all, We have an intex prism 16x16 pool and have decided to add some polar panels this year. This is our second year with the pool and things went very well last year - we upgraded the pump size and upgraded to SWG at the time of purchase thanks to all the advice on this forum. I purchased a...
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    Is Chlorine Too High to Start Swimming?

    We just set up our Intex pool last weeked. We haven't been in the water yet. I just ran my first round of tests on my TF-100 kit and got the following results: FC = 12ppm (I had originally posted 15, but I double and triple checked and got 12 the next two times) CC = 2ppm TC = 17ppm Calcium =...
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    Initial Set Up of Intex Sand Filter and SWG

    Hi all, I'm sure this is probably obvious to all those with experience with pools, but I'm in the process of setting up our first pool and don't want to mess up. We just filled our Intex pool and I have "hooked up" the Intex sand filter and SWG we purchased. It seems the water flows from the...
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    Intex Pool Questions - Getting Started

    Hi all, I have already gotten a lot of great advice on here regarding our Intex pool set-up. We have received the upgraded filter/pump (sand filter, salt generator we plan to use) and the pool itself should arrive on Friday. We have prepped the site and (I think) will be ready to put up the...
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    Anyone have an Intex "Square" Pool (either 14x14 or 16x16)?

    Hi all, We are looking to put up our first pool this summer and are considering the above two pools/sizes. I have searched the internet high and low for reviews and/or videos on these specific pools and have found almost nothing. If anyone has an Intex square metal frame pool (either the 14' x...
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    Above Ground Pool Size & Depth

    Hi all, Thanks in advance for your time! I am new to the forum, so hope I do this "right." We are looking to put up our first pool this summer - primarily for our 5 and 7 year olds to use. We've done a fair amount of research and are seriously consdering an Intex pool for several reasons, but...