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    Losing flow after a couple hours

    Hello- I have an interesting problem and I am not sure what to attribute it to. I opened up the pool last week and I have noticed that, after a a couple hours, I start to lose flow through the system. The return line to the pool starts flowing a lot less and the sight window into the pump...
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    New Pentair Pump and Plumbing, Pump Primes and looks to be Full Then Abruptly Slows

    I'm really confused as to what this could be. I'm not sure if the brand new pump is having issues or if there is somehow a clog somewhere in the plumbing. I just got done running new solid 2" pvc pipes for my return and skimmer, and hooked up the pump today. It's a Pentair Intelliflow VS...
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    Tips for Pulling Back Vinyl Liner?

    I need to pull back part of my liner to get to the wall underneath. The liner is in good shape and only a few years old, so I don't have any spots that are already out where I can start. It is near a corner though. Does anyone have any tips/tricks on how to pull it out of the track? I've...
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    Question on 2” plumbing to returns and skimmer

    Hello- i have a couple quick questions on 2” plumbing. I’m replacing all of my old 1 1/2” flexible host with 2” pvc and have most of it planned out, but not sure what to expect when I get to the back of the return jets and skimmer. For the return, most of what I have searched looks to have...
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    What's the Benefit to a Variable Speed Pump?

    I know this question has been asked a bunch of times as I've done a lot of googling on it, but I have not been able to find the answer to my exact question. Basically, I am wondering If you have two pumps, one that is a variable speed and one that is a single speed, and they are the exact same...
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    Is This Algae?

    Hi Folks, long time reader of these forums, love and appreciate all of the great advice on here so thanks! I've had my pool for about 3 years now and this year we seem to be getting a reoccurring issue that I don't remember happening previously, or at least I didn't notice it before. I'm...