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  1. mrcarcrazy

    Outdoor (marine rated) kegerator Or fridge recommendations?

    I’m curious what you guys/gals think about outdoor fridges and kegerators. I’m located in a hyper saline body of water and recognize the associated risks of rust...should I just do an icebox and call it good? Do fridges exist that can tolerate such a harsh environment? The only reason I...
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    Battery powered robot?

    I could be living ina. Fantasy land. But I’m curious if a battery robot exists. if not, it should. I have battery powered lawn mower, weed eater, chainsaw, etc. heck even my daily driver is battery powered. Very curious about this as my pool is going to have concrete stools in it. And the cord...
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    Pool #2. South Texas. Waterfront property.

    Backstory: Hello everyone, I built a pool in west Texas approx 7 years ago and chronicled that headache on this forum, met some great people, and really enjoyed my time here. As life happened around me I became less active here...well life has improved as we made a brilliant decision to move to...
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    Moved and now my crazy wife wants another’s pool. Port Isabel, Tx

    I’ve been a member for quite some time after we built a pool in our last house. As the title describes my wife has decided we need a pool at this house. We own the lot our house is on as well as the lot next to it. We’re on the Laguna Madre and I’m thinking indoor/outdoor kitchen +pool would be...
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    Maytronics (Dolphin) advanced function aka PRO remote on a Z5 - my testing results.

    Ladies and gents, I come with good news. The testing is complete... My findings regarding using the Advanced function remote on the Dolphin Z5 are: -The delay function doesn't appear to do anything. The robot begins cleaning as soon as you click enter. -I don't know that the cleaning time...
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    Lights lights lights - LED landscape lighting

    It's come time to add some landscape lighting. We have 14 plants in two separate beds. I'm thinking uplights would be a nice touch. Also may add uplighting to the large FIG which is behind my pool wall. Here's what I'm thinking. Please let me know if you guys see any obvious mistakes. Or...
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    REVIEW: Dolphin Oasis Z5 from Epic Pool supply

    Let me start by saying I have nothing to compare the Z5 to other than the "free" manual vacuum that my pool builder provided me. I haven't used any other current gen pool cleaner. This is an unsolicited/unpaid/honest review. Also...I squeak when I walk...if you get my drift. My review of the...
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    powering a set of TIC GS5's - looking for opinions.

    Now that the pool project it moving along nicely it's time to add some tunes to the backyard. I'm thinking a simple amp with bluetooth receiver in a weatherproof box. Much like Kodiak1120 did in his thread (http://www.troublefreepool.com/threads/72263-DIY-Outdoor-Bluetooth-Speakers) The...
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    Help Identify this part. Win a prize

    Now that I suckered you in....I may have lied about the prize. Other than the satisfaction of knowing you're a pool part pro and helped a friend of a goofy guy on the forum there is no prize. Without further lies, here's the part...I believe it is a in floor cleaning device from many moons...
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    NEW Gunite IG pool - West Texas

    This all began 1-17-14. The dig took 2 days. Rebar work started on 1/20/14 more rebar work more pics Photobucket:http://s300.photobucket.com/user/mrcarcrazy/library/Pool%20beginning%20Jan%2017%202014 It's been bitterly cold so nothing has been done over the past 4 days. The basic...
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    Another pool newb here. West Texas

    Hello everyone, I've lurked on this forum off/on without a username for a year or so. We finally started on our pool construction(as I'm sure many of you can understand it has been a long hard road to just get here) I decided with the construction underway it might be wise to go ahead and...