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    Leaking Pool, Repair option after 2 unsuccessful ones

    My liner is pretty new. It was installed in spring of 2017. Due to illness I could not keep a close eye on it, but noticed a small leak. Put it off as evaporation, never doing the bucket test. Closed it for winter, opened up this spring. The water level was 2 feet below what it was supposed to...
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    Pentair 2speed pump only hums, but runs with help

    Our Pentair 1 1/2 2 speed pump has not been able to start on it's own. We replaced the capacitor with the exact same one, but it still is't starting. I can start it while humming with a boost to the shaft, but that is it. The Model no is DYNII-N2-1-1/2 Does this pump have 2 capacitors? (Start...
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    Start capacitor help needed

    Our motor hummed but did not start. We replaced the capacitor with an identical one. Still humming but not starting. If I spin the shaft it starts and keeps on going. What else besides the capacitor could be the problem?
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    TFTestkits testkit refill problem

    In March of this year, I purchased the complete set of refills. When doing the PH test, it never showed any color that was recognizable. I finally used some leftover reagent from last year --- no problem!! That's when it dawned on me - I had to double the drops in order to get a correct...
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    Small tear in vinyl liner - Trying to postpone replacement

    My poolcleaner got stuck in a corner, and "cleaned" a hole in my liner. That was in 2015. I patched it, it held water the whole time, but the edges started to loosen up, and develop algea underneath. To save the liner for one more year, I planned on replacing the patch this fall. Got a new...
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    Have stains in my pool, now what??

    Our pool is open, cleaned, and balanced. What I was thinking were dirt stains, are something else entirely. After reading up in Pool School on my problem, I figured out it has to be metal staining. My Alkaline lever were way low (40 - 50) I have it up to 60 - 70, still have to get some more...
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    Need new pump, want 2 speed. What & where to buy?

    My pump is history. It came with the pool about 6 years ago. What size do I need? 2 HP or 1 1/2? I would like to get a 2 speed again, but don't know which brand or model would be a good choice. There are so many different models, it makes my head spin. We have a 15 x 30 AG pool with a sand...
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    CC 1.0 after closing.... Now What?

    My pool was closed about 3 weeks ago. Leaves were falling, it rained a lot, temperature was in the 60th. I adjusted PH, shocked it, put in algecide, brought it up to (Almost) shock value again & put the cover on. (I have not drained it down) Ran out of bleach, the pump was making grinding...
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    Baquacil Ultra anybody? Left-over to give away

    Hi! With your help, I converted to BBB 2 years ago. I have been using up my ph-up and ph-down, alkalinity-up, and alkalinity-down, and whatever-up-or-down; sold off all kinds of Baquacil-whatever. But I still have an almost full box of Baquacil Ultra Oxidizer increaser tablets, that I can't...
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    Finally opened the pool, some questions about test results

    I finally opened our pool & tested the water. We converted from baquacil last fall, I put in some CYA with the cover still on. It's been dissolved for about a week. Now I'm vacuming the bottom. There was only a little dust and some leaves. The water is chrystal clear. (Finally) 12500 gal AG...
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    1st Test Results, cover still on. Now what?

    Well, I can;t wait to get started!!! Last year we finally closed with the BBB method, now the weather is getting warmer and I want to get going on the pool. We are in Tennessee & I'm sure that there will be one more freeze for a day or two, plus I would like to wait for the oak seeds to get out...
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    At what temperature should I open my pool?

    Hi All! This will be my first year with the BBB method. We converted to it late last fall, right in time to put the cover on. Now I don't know how long I can wait before adding new bleach tokeep it as nice as it finally got after the conversion. Right now the outside temperature is still...
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    How long do I need to run my filter every day?

    For the last couple of weeks, I have been reading a lot, and learned a lot from everybody. (And 'am almost finished with my conversion to BBB) Something I noticed with different posters, they only run their pump & filter several hours each day. Is that OK? For the last year, I have run my 2 HP...
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    PH during conversion ??

    I am converting to BBB since last saturday. Of course I did not read EVERYTHING before starting. I was just fed up with all the Baquacil problems. White water mold, cloudy water, and constant adding of more $$$ to keep everything going. I just started dumping bleach, using the bleach calculator...