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    Robot dilemma

    Just an update after a weeks use. The timer function is working as expected and the pool is clean. The filter in the 9350 was just a tiny bit easier to clean and I miss the lift function. I have no problem getting the Dolphin out but it's definitely heavy and imagine some people struggle with it...
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    Robot dilemma

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    Robot dilemma

    This came in the box with mine and it specifically states ok to leave in the water. While I agree for maximum longevity rinsing and storing it in the pool deck probably better, but I bought mine for maximum convenience and going to take my chances.
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    Robot dilemma

    My Active 20 arrived yesterday. I did purchase from Marina and overall a great experience. My only complaint, it took 2 days to order because there phone always went to VM and it may be a day or two before they return your call. Unboxing and putting it together were pretty straight forward. You...
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    Robot dilemma

    I had a 9350 for almost 5 years and just this week the motor died. I got it as a demo model and I don't know how long it served in that capacity, but in the time I had it .. absolutely loved it. The first pool we had was open so in the fall and winter got a fair amount of leaves and it kept up...
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    Leaving Active 20 in Pool Full Time

    Thanks for the feedback!!
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    Leaving Active 20 in Pool Full Time

    I did a search and seemed some do leave robots in 24/7 except when swimming. My pool is really only used weekends so I would love to leave it in and have it do a clean Tues and Friday...that way Saturday morning pool is ready to go and I just have to pull it out. Is this feasible? After...
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    Repair Polaris 9350 or Buy New

    I ordered an Active 20 yesterday. Is there a market for used robots? With the price of replacement parts, seems like someone could make use of what's left of mine.
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    Repair Polaris 9350 or Buy New

    So it seems the Dolphin Active 20 about same price as a new 9350....any good reviews or comparisons between the 2? It seems the forum favors Dolphin products. I liked my 9350 and for the time I had it, was a great little machine. The cord did occasionally become a tangled mess and it didn't seem...
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    Repair Polaris 9350 or Buy New

    Haha...I like it.
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    Repair Polaris 9350 or Buy New

    I have a 9350 that is probably 4-5 years old. I have had no issues until this morning when I noticed only 1 wheel was turning. Pulled it out of the water and it seems that side is toast. I can freely turn the wheel that was working but the right side is frozen. I can replace the motor assembly...
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    Aquarite with T9 and Salt level of 4500

    We should be getting some spring showers soon and I expect some natural dilution...so as long as it's generating with no errors..nothing to worry about?
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    Aquarite with T9 and Salt level of 4500

    In order they appear 4600, 67, 32.4, 0.00, 82P, -0, Al-0, r1.59,t-9,
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    Aquarite with T9 and Salt level of 4500

    Newly installed SWG. I did calculation based on 11,500 gallon pool which would of been roughly just over 300lbs of salt to get pool started I put about 260 in and checked next day to be sure I didn't overshoot...well I either have a smaller pool than I think or I suck at math but I am now at...
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    Polaris 9350 Cleaner

    Mine doesn't have that option, so I am not much help. I am much better about taking it out of the water now, but it's first year of life I didn't know any better and it stayed in quite a bit. Now I usually run it, take it out and give it and the filter a good rinse. It sits in it's caddy in a...
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    Aquarite Install plumbing question

    All plumbed and wired in. Had to bring the plumbing back towards the house in order for it to fit. Letting it dry overnight and hopefully be running tomorrow. Shared album - Aaron Hoort - Google Photos
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    Skim a round

    I have used one for a couple years now and I did have to call their support # to get it dialed in correctly. They answered right away and had working within a few minutes. My issues were either to much or not enough suction. I don't think it skimmed the pool any better, however in SW FL...
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    Polaris 9350

    I also have a 9350 that I acquired in trade. I used to fix smartphones in my "spare time" and someone offered me a demo unit in exchange for a $150 screen repair. After looking up MSRP I figured even if I got a year out of it, would be worth it. That was about 3 years ago and it's still going...
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    Aquarite Install plumbing question

    I was taking one last look at it today to make sure I have everything I need and wondering if I should elevate off the ground a little. To elevate I would place some 90 degree elbows on either end to give it a few inches of clearance I think enough room to get the unions on and spin freely but...
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    Polaris 9350 Cleaner

    I have had one for couple years now and probably spends more time in water than it should. No issues so far with it but want to keep it humming as long as possible. Occasional seen horror stories about leaking seals and damaged circuit boards... Is there any preventive maintenance that can be...
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    Aquarite Install plumbing question

    I am installing this weekend and I see the need to have 12" of straight plumbing before the flow switch but is there a minimum distance needed before water enters the cell. My current setup has a 90 degree turn about 12" after exiting the filter then a longer run before another 90 degree turn...
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    Heat Pump Usage in SW FL - HP selection and estimated costs

    Awesome thanks. You run it daily?? What temp are you keeping it at?
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    Heat Pump Usage in SW FL - HP selection and estimated costs

    I have to measure, but I believe our pool is 10-15k gallons in SW FL. My last pool we had solar which was nice, but certain times of the year wasn't quite enough to keep the pool an enjoyable temp. We also had horrible roof issues, so between the two I am hesitant to do solar again. I am...
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    Vacuum vs Booster Pump cleaner and converting plumbing

    I actually have a Polaris robot already and it worked great on my old pool but it was open...no screening. New pool is in an enclosed Lanai and doesn't get nearly as much debris. I like the idea of just leaving a cleaner in and forgetting about it. Robot needs to be emptied and probably not the...
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    Vacuum vs Booster Pump cleaner and converting plumbing

    I currently have a 3/4 HP pump with a suction cleaner attached directly at the skimmer (just moved so equipment in sig is wrong) also have a Skim A Round skimmer attached between the skimmer and cleaner. Problem is, not quite enough suction to run both....so once a week before work I turn...
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    New SWG Suggestion

    I am buying a house with a roughly 15k gallon pool. Will have a superflo vs pump connected to an Intermatic timer. No spa, no heater, pretty basic setup. With no real need for automation, what SWG would be a good choice. In my current home have a AquaRite cell and controller. I had to replace...
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    New Equipment selection and install advice needed

    Equipment ordered....went with Superflo VS, Suntouch, and 200 SQ ft Clean and Clear cartridge filter. Hoping to install next weekend. Any secrets..tips to empty a sand filter quickly?? Scooping out sand through that tiny hole seems like a nightmare.
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    Wiring a Z Wave Switch to Intermatic X100

    Wink...thanks. That's what I thought from instructions but with all things electrical I like to check 3 times before doing anything.
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    Wiring a Z Wave Switch to Intermatic X100

    I have an Intermatic X100 currently that goes to my pool light and controlled by a RC613 but when we bought the house the remote had been lost and it's in a very inconvenient location. I found a GoControl zwave switch GoControl Z-Wave Isolated Contact Fixture Module - FS20Z-1 GoControl Z-Wave...