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    Pump died need advice/recommendations on replacement pump

    Thanks to everyone here. I went ahead and installed the Pentair Superflo VS yesterday. Runs like a champ and super quiet! Thank you all for the great advice and suggestions. I have one question. What would be the ideal settings to program it with as far as speeds and time? This is all new to me...
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    Pump died need advice/recommendations on replacement pump

    Thank you all for your help. I think I have enough to go off and pick the right pump. Much appreciated!
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    Pump died need advice/recommendations on replacement pump

    Considering I am not sure what you mean by "automation" its a pretty good guess I do not, LOL. I looked into the Superflo and there appears to be just one model. Is that correct? I found the Superflo VS #342001. Just want to make sure that is the one you are referring to. Thanks again!
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    Pump died need advice/recommendations on replacement pump

    Thank you both for the responses. I looked at the VS pumps and was a bit lost. What should I be looking at that would work for me? Thank you!
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    Pump died need advice/recommendations on replacement pump

    Hello all! My pump died a glorious death a few days ago. It sounded like a 747 loaded with Chimpanzees taking off. I took it to my local dealer and they said that with all the parts that need to be replaced it would be $470.00. In fairness to them it was in pretty bad shape and Im surprised it...
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    PH target for Boric Acid addition?

    Thank you! I should be ready shortly for the addition.
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    PH target for Boric Acid addition?

    I’m in tail end of my prep for boric acid. I think the last round of MA should bring my TA to 60 and my PH to 7. My question is, where should I aerate my PH back to? I read that boric acid will lower my PH slightly but I don’t know how much. Is 7.5 ok or should I go higher because the drop will...
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    Quick question on Alkalinity test

    That is awesome. Thank you for explaining that. I never thought to do it that way.
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    Quick question on Alkalinity test

    Hello all. I am in the process of prepping my pool to add boric acid. I have been lowering the PH and TA with MA and then aerating and repeating. I just finished doing the PH and TA test. When I did the TA test it turned red at 60 I decided to do one more drop and it turned a bright red. So my...
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    Newbs First TF-100 Test Results

    Update! SLAM is complete and the pool looks amazing. Im just letting the FC come down on its own now. While I was going through the process I decided that I was going to add boric acid to the pool after reading several posts and articles here. I placed my order from Duda and it was here in 3...
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    Newbs First TF-100 Test Results

    Update: I have bought enough bleach at Walmart to make them suspicious. It didn't help that when the cashier commented on all the bleach I was buying my response was to tell her 'it takes a lot to get rid of the evidence'. In all seriousness, the pool is really coming along. I think I will be...
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    Newbs First TF-100 Test Results

    Awesome advice, thanks! Also, loving the metaphors LOL!
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    Newbs First TF-100 Test Results

    Im running to Lowes now. I appreciate the help. Its been so frustrating having a new SWG that had minimal levels of chlorine showing. The real head scratcher was that the pool is clear outside of a few black algae spots. It has been a real eye opener reading through here over the past few days...
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    Newbs First TF-100 Test Results

    Sounds good. Thank you!
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    Newbs First TF-100 Test Results

    So I did the overnight tests and here are the results.... At 9pm FC-16.5 CC-0.5 PH-8.2 At 6am FC-9.5 CC.-0.5 or 1.0 (Need to learn to trust myself when its clear) PH-7.9 TA-120 CYA-75 I see that I have a SLAM coming. My biggest surprise is that the CC wasn't higher. Considering such a huge...
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    Newbs First TF-100 Test Results

    Thank you for the great instructions. The water is actually clear, no visible issues. Outside of the possible black algae spots. I will confirm those shortly.
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    Hello from Central Florida!

    Absolutely! I just posted my first test results and am looking forward to the responses. Thanks!!
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    Newbs First TF-100 Test Results

    Hello all, First of all let me thank everyone in advance for their feedback. I just received my TF-100 test kit and this is my first test. Here are the results. FC-0.5 CC-0.5 pH-7.8 TA-110 CH-350 CYA-80 Salt-4600 Temp-84degrees CSI-.13 Heres a little background. I installed a new SWG 3 weeks...
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    Hello from Central Florida!

    Hi there! I have had pools most of my life and thought I knew what I was doing. I would take my water sample weekly to the pool store and buy what was needed to keep my pool "right". 3 weeks ago I came across this site (researching inconsistencies in my sample results) and now I feel like a kid...