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    Should I give up on salt?

    What is your salt level? When I bought the salt system, the promotional material said it would display the salt level, but my system does not.
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    Should I give up on salt?

    I switched to a CircuPool salt-water chlorine generator three years ago. When it was very new, the electronic portion failed and was replaced for free under warranty. Now the cell (the part with the metal plates) needs to be replaced; under the limited warranty, it would cost me $213 to replace...
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    measuring salt level

    I've been using pucks ever since I got my first pool in 1993, so they are familiar to me; I thought the salt water generator would be simpler and cheaper. If I can get everything working correctly, I still hope that will be the case. My Circupool SJ-30 generator doesn't display the salt level...
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    measuring salt level

    My initial salt level was 500 ppm -- again, according to the seemingly unreliable test strips. I will get the Taylor kit and give up on the strips. I anticipate pumping water out and adding plain water to dilute the salt level. If I had to live with the current saltiness, I think I would...
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    measuring salt level

    I installed a salt water chlorine generator last week. I measured the salt content of my pool water before adding any salt, using newly purchased salt test strips (with an expiration date on the container of 9/2016). The manual for my generator said to add 450 pounds of salt. I added 440...