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  1. dntboles

    Whose pool took the longest to build? -- day 406 and still waiting on Cantera Pools

    Today marks day 406 since the hole was dug and it's been 4 weeks since Cantera Pools has been out here to finish up the final things. The concrete guy did come out to fill some decking cracks, but I contacted him and set up the repair. We're still waiting on: - ScreenLogic 2 -- to replace a...
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    Rain water to lower CH -- pros and cons

    I'm considering using rain water to lower our CH and I'm looking for pros/cons. Our pool CH is 375 and fill water is 150. I'm watching pH closely to prevent scaling but would like to keep the CH nice and low. As I drank coffee and watched the water flow out the downspouts this morning, I...
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    Help Scheduling Spillway on Easytouch

    Please help me schedule my Easytouch 8 with Pentair variable speed pump and spa spillway. I want to run the pump every few hours for an hour at a time, rather than continually for a block of time. For example, 1 AM, 5 AM, 9 AM, 1 PM, 5 PM, 9 PM. I know how to do that. Then I will add the...
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    Help troubleshooting possible leak

    Please help me develop a troubleshooting plan to determine if I have a leak from the spa. Background: We have a pool with elevated spa. We normally run water into the spa nozzles and let it overflow into the pool, while keeping the spa drain closed. 27 days after plaster of our pool, I...
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    Howdy from Boerne, Texas

    Howdy! Wish I'd found TFP before we started building a pool. I've learned a lot reading the forums and the vital links and Pool School. 335 days after the dig started, our pool was plastered and filling. That was 25 days ago and I received my TF-100 test kit today. Before that, I was using...