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    Prologic Panel - Winterize / Cover?

    Installed a Hayward Prologic for our above ground pool this year. Now I have the pool winterized, covered, pump and multiport are inside, and sand filter is covered. I removed the display panel from my Prologic panel and brought it inside. I'm wondering if I should cover the panel over the...
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    Definitive Answer on Winter Cover Pillows?

    We are in Northern Ontario Canada and trying to close our 21' AGP. We bought a black winter cover (solid, no mesh), with a ratcheting wire mechanism to hold it tight around the wall uprights. Pool is clean and has been at shock level for the last 24-36 hours. Still unsure if we need a...
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    Our New 21' AGP Pool in Northern Ontario, Canada

    Just finished putting up our pool last week. Water is balanced, SWCG is setup, and the water temperature is fine! Started by cutting the sod out last year, putting down geotextile road base fabric, and covering with road base. Compacted it and let it settle over the winter. This year, I...
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    Length/size of vacuum hose - 21' AGP Round

    We just got our pool setup and running, and have a vacuum head and pole, and a Generic Kreepy Krauly. Want to get a single length of hose and not sure if I should buy 1.25" or 1.5", and how long would be best for our size pool? Thanks in advance!
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    Output vs Time

    T-Cell-15 on a 10400 gallon 21' above ground pool. Calculator says 37% for 8 hours or 100% output for 3 hours. Looking at longevity of the cell, does it matter which way is best? Would rather run pump longer but not sure if that's better or worse for the cell?
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    Skimmer Installation with Wall Foam?

    New 21' steel wall AGP just finished plumbing last night. Foam wall, foam cove, rhino pad, with XPS foam base. Yesterday I installed the skimmer by cutting from the outside, through the liner in the skimmer opening and return jet. Skimmer came with butterfly gasket so I put that on (over...
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    New 10k gallon AGP with SWCG

    Just finished putting up our new 21' AGP and filling with about 10k gallons of water (still need to cut in return and skimmer after work today). Been reading a lot but not entirely sure how to start balancing the water. I believe I need to add the salt first, let it dissolve over 24 hours with...
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    Reducer bushing for SWG ok to use?

    Hard plumbing my equipment and the Hayward T-Cell-15 and the flow switch tee are 2". My plumbing will be 1.5". Is it ok to use this type of bushing to go from 1.5" to 2" before the SWG cell and then again after the SWG and flow switch? I wanted to get this type, but I cannot get locally and...
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    Foam board base installation procedure

    Want to make sure I have this 100% right as I'm hoping to install my 21' round pool this weekend. I'll be using 3/4" tongue and groove extruded polystyrene foam and also Gorilla pad. 1. Start with level base. 2. Place pavers flush with level base, 100% level between each paver. 3. Put bottom...
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    Jandy valve locations / inground pool pump

    2 questions I am grappling with while planning the install of my 21'x54" round AGP. 1. The site I am ordering all my equipment from, only sells 2-speed above ground pumps (Hayward and Carvin) in 1.5hp, and 115V. I noticed they have inground pumps in 2-speed, 1 hp, and 230V. The inground are...
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    Ordered our 21' AGP - Questions About Installation

    We finally ordered our new AGP - a 21'x54" all-resin pool. I want to put out the gist of my installation plan and see if anyone notices any issues or has any suggestions. I am in Canada by the way. First, what we ordered (everything from Pool Supplies Canada): - 1 1/2" HP, 2 speed Hayward...
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    Electrical/Control Post Ideas

    Hello everyone. Now that I have my plan in place (AquaPlus panel with 40k T-Cell fed by 4x6 AWG conductors on a 50A breaker) I am looking for some ideas of how others did their electrical post. I was planning to use a single 4x4 in the ground, adjacent to my equipment pad, but with the...
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    Quick Electrical Question - Conduit

    I have everything planned out for our pool build this year, besides the electrical. I have a 100A sub-panel in my detached garage, so that is where the power will come from (50' away). What I would like to do: a. Run (1) 20 amp circuit from garage sub-panel, to an Intermatic timer mounted in...
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    Confused about pump/SWG/timer setup...

    A bit confused here. I am getting a 21' AGP and will be getting a Hayward Aquatrol RJ SWG. I am looking at 2 speed pumps, one with a timer, one without. The SWG does not have a timer. Is it advisable to get an external timer to run both the SWG and pump? Can I buy the pump with the built in...
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    Advice on my 21' AGP base preparation?

    Put the pool off last year but going to do it now (foundation this year, pool up in the spring). My entire back yard is loam top soil for about 6" then loam/clay as you move down. It makes for a soft and squishy lawn in the early spring and following heavy rain. There is some movement over...
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    21' round AGP - Hayward AquaTrol?

    Getting ready to order pool to setup next year. We want a SWG and the place we are buying from sells the AquaTrol. Model is AQ-TROL-RJ and says it's sized for 18,000 gallons. The picture doesn't have a timer dial on it like some others I see. Would I need to purchase and install a stand...
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    Summer Waves Elite Wicker 18' Salt Sand

    With a pending home addition in the works, we are going to get a "less permanent" above ground pool. We like the Summer Waves Elite 18'x52" round pool. However, I know the pump/filter is likely terrible and we want a salt system. I'm thinking to simply add the Intex Salt and Sand system with...
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    Summer Waves Elite Wicker 18'

    With a pending home addition in the works, we are going to get a "less permanent" above ground pool. We like the Summer Waves Elite 18'x52" round pool. However, I know the pump/filter is likely terrible and we want a salt system. I'm thinking to simply add the Intex Salt and Sand system with...
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    Aluminum wall upgrade worth it?

    Getting ready to order our 21' pool package. The company we are buying from just came out with a resin hybrid pool that uses aluminum wall instead of steel. It works out to $200 additional cost over the steel. Is it worth getting? I have read that aluminum won't rust but will corrode and it...
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    Building up base for 15' Round AGP

    Hi everyone, We ordered a 54" high 15' round above ground pool. We want to put it in our back yard just past our septic field. Ground is undisturbed for years (at least the 5 since we moved here) but it does get a bit soft in the spring and in periods of heavy rain. You can see a bit of...