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  1. beggehorn

    Idea to help keep water out of Intex rails and t-connectors....

    I've made a few posts detailing the rust issues I've experienced with my Intex pools and am brainstorming some ideas in how to best prevent water from getting into the ends of the horizontal supports. My Ultra Frame uses plastic t-connectors with integrated locking pins. With my last Ultra...
  2. beggehorn

    Intex owners, trim your pool!

    Now on our third (and last) Intex pool, I wanted to share a tip I found that can really help keep these pools trouble free. While balanced and properly sanitized water along with regular cleaning are the obvious first steps, I discovered a problem area in these pools where algae can form and...
  3. beggehorn

    Intex Ultra Frame rusted out in one year

    Hi all After reading several threads here on other users who have experienced rust issues with their Intex pools, I felt I should share our recent experience. My wife and I originally bought a used 15' Intex Metal Frame pool with an Intex Salt system about four years ago to put up in our...
  4. beggehorn

    Safety issues when 100% hard plumbing (PVC)?

    Hi all! I'm currently in the midst of a hard plumb conversion for my 16" round Intex AGP. I have an Intex 2650 GPH sand filter followed by an Intex SWG and was planning on doing 100% PVC (mix of hard and flex) from skimmer to return, including the interconnects between the pump/filter/SWG. I...
  5. beggehorn

    Hayward through wall skimmer gasket deteriorating

    I purchased an installed a Hayward SP109LX through wall skimmer for my Intex AGP and installed it about a year ago. Over the last year I've noticed that the skimmer gasket is deteriorating. When gently wiped with a brush or even my finger, shavings of it are flaking off similar to the pieces...