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  1. clduncan

    Bleach v corona virus - backup plan?

    Atwoods here in Texas has been getting bleach by the pallet. It is cheap too 1.99 a gallon
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    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    Just more bleach then been trying to brush 3 or 4 times on the weekend during the week I was doing it twice found 10% bleach at atwoods for 1.99 a gallon so that helped a lot
  3. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    Pool is murky blue now hopefully that means it is getting better did a full test FC 14 Cc 1 TA 40 CYA 30 PH 7.6 CH 175 anything I should worry about now or just keep slammin away
  4. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    ok will less chlorine added is good my wife is very scared that this will bleach the liner out being a newer pool and the liner will cost a pretty penny to replace I do not want to do that yes we have some storm "predicted" do I need to wait until after it rains to test or could I test it when I...
  5. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    cya is at 30 I have been aiming for 16ppm overshot it a little last night to 18ppm hopefully this rain stays away and does not slow me down much
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    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    Smells like chlorine my brush pole broke so I have to get another today it seems a little better but a long way to go still
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    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    Here is what it looks like today
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    Official 2020 BBQ, Smoking, Grilling, Baking and Beer thread

    I only let my ribs smoke for 1.5-2 hours then wrap them. Make sure that you do not have heavy thick grey smoke. The smoke should be white or even blue. If you are using wood make sure you have a fire and the logs are not just smoldering that is when you get the thick smoke and the almost bitter...
  9. clduncan

    Outdoor (marine rated) kegerator Or fridge recommendations?

    Sometimes the lower end kegerator do not have big enough beer lines you can order and replace those lines fairly cheap and that should help with the foamy beer .
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    Outdoor (marine rated) kegerator Or fridge recommendations?

    We have the cheaper kegerator I think igloo $400. If you adjust the thermostat by taking it apart and adjust were it will actually get the beer cold, ours will actually freeze if you turn it to high. Not sure how well it will work outside but just fill a pitcher and put it in a cooler and no...
  11. clduncan

    DECIDED ON INTEX! Suggestions Wanted - Intex XTR vs "Real" AGP

    we had an ultra frame 24ft intex that we used with salt water and the frame would only last 2 summers and the metal corroded you could literally push on it and your finger would go through the metal be careful if using the salt water and if you do need to replace a part from intex it is a pain...
  12. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    I take a picture later and post it and remove the ladder when I get home I don't think wife can pull it out when it is full of water and algae
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    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    and I do have bugs... water boatman nasty looking things I am sure they will go away when no more algae to eat
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    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    I am continuing the slam process I am at work now and wife will check the FC in a bit and we do need to take the ladder out and when should I put a vacuum in if I did it now you would not be able to see it heck you would not be able to see a foot of the line and would seem like that might not...
  15. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    after a year with water with a vinyl liner would it not hurt the liner?
  16. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    added another gallon of 10% chlorine this morning very cloudy here today FC is back to 16 and after 2 days little to no improvement wife is very skeptical about this working she want to drain clean and replace water hopefully it will start to work
  17. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    Ok thank you for the help I will ask more questions I know for sure
  18. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    Backwashed it friday 12psi is after backwash and it is 15psi now
  19. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    Is the filter pumping green water back into the pool am problem
  20. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    Dot dissapeared between 30 and 40
  21. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    It is worse now..cant even see the bottom of the pool I started the slam process and it does not seem to be getting any better after one day usually how long does it take it did seem when I could see the bottom when the vacuum ran over the dirt and algea at the bottom the filter would just...
  22. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    no I added some yesterday about noon and this morning it was still fine does not seem to be loosing much fc…. ph seems to be in the 7s although when I did test is in several different areas it was between 8.2 and 7.5 is that from not running the pump enough i am going to do another full test...
  23. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    I am now at first I was not messed up and stopped I was only looking at it once every other week or so I thought that since a solar cover was on and the water was I 50-60 degrees it would be good I am constantly running pump during the night and day running vacuum... I will backwash the filter...
  24. clduncan

    Winter Pool Extremly Cloudy

    our pool water is in the mid 50's and the water is extremely cloudy can barely see the vacuum in the bottom how does that happen in the winter
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    Storing chlorine

    I have been adding cya to the pool have not re tested it yet... I usually buy a case 4 gallons at a time... I found a spot that I can store in inside away from everything that should solve that problem. guess I need to stay on top of the chlorine a little better than I have been
  26. clduncan

    Storing chlorine

    How quickly will liquid chlorine degrade in the heat if stored in garage last several times I have testes the water it wilwill show 0 fc willadd recomeded dosage 90 oz or so and two days later it is gone just tested it today here are my results FC 0 CC 0 TA 70 CYA 40 PH 7.9 added 20 oz muriatic...
  27. clduncan

    Baquacil Allergy

    we have had salt water pools in the past we know we are good with chlorine
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    Baquacil Allergy

    We drained the pool and filled with fresh water. We now have chlorine in the pool and we are all good, besides the temps being in the low 90's but it is Texas. We left about 2 inches of the old water in the pool and it didn't turn colors at all 8 gallons of chlorine and we were good just a...
  29. clduncan

    test kit

    I got it..i agree with mknauss the more toys the better :ROFLMAO:
  30. clduncan

    AGP how long last? How big to go?

    be careful to of who you have install it make sure to do some research and ask for references some of the "pool guys" out there will say they will do something then take your money and never finish or barely start and never come back at all trust me I have been through it