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    Old Pool Owner...Never Gotten It Right...

    Thanks, Aussie and Kim. I agree, about the volume of the pool. I may have to hone my math skills and precisely measure it all. Ugh
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    Old Pool Owner...Never Gotten It Right...

    Here is my update. I added the stabilizer, as suggested. I read that I could squeeze and massage the sock in the skimmer to help it along. CYA now reads between 60-70, say 65, with most of the 8 pound bucket dissolved. The pH would fall with muriatic acid but would come back up to 8.5 in a few...
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    Old Pool Owner...Never Gotten It Right...

    Thank you so much for the advice and encouragement, especially the comment on CYA/FC level for vinyl liners. No one wants to replace those, right?! The CYA was tested at the pool store last week. I was hoping to wait for the CYA until after the frequent backwashing stops. I'll reconsider that...
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    Hello from Central Arkansas

    Done. Thank you for the tip. Am I missing anything?
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    Old Pool Owner...Never Gotten It Right...

    Hey gang. I am new to the forum but have casually browsed for years. This year I am determined to do things the right way to stop throwing hundred dollar bills at my pool to get it clear. I say that...I ran my pool uncovered all through winter and scooped most of the leaves out throughout...
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    Hello from Central Arkansas

    Hi there. I have been an admirer of TFP for many years. This year I decided to actually sign up to the forum. I have an 18x36 oval inground pool with a sand filter and SWG. I have owned the pool since 2003 but have never mastered it. I hope to learn lots! Greg