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  1. awtoner

    New thread vs. replying to old post

    Can someone please explain why it is better to start a new thread than reply to an existing one? A moderator recently moved my reply to a new thread instead of leaving it in the old thread after I stubbornly ignored the thread status warning when writing my reply. This seems to be a common...
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    Leaking Light

    Moved from here. I'm the latest victim of a leaking Sam light. I had to replace the bulbs on my ~2005 fixture, and I think the act of moving it around caused a leak at the cord entry. Mine worked fine for a night, but the next day one bulb was burned out, the color wheel wasn't moving, and there...
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    Skimmer identification and questions

    I've already searched the forums and INYOPools but can't find an exact match. http://www.inyopools.com/pool_part_cat_Skimmer_Parts.aspx http://www.inyopools.com/pool_parts_oem_weirs.aspx I've also tried e-mailing INYOPools and Waterway, but haven't heard back. Thanks in advance for the help. We...
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    Raypak 407A: Home warranty? Move AC? DIY? Drop-in?

    We purchased a house last summer, and the vintage 2005 Raypak 407A heater worked for about 4 months before failing. Two sensor connectors are rusted off. There's water seepage, and the burner is broken. We have a 1-year home warranty from the purchase which includes pool coverage, but the...
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    Following in my dad's footsteps - I've got a pool now

    I just joined the forum but was already impressed with the information here and what seems to be the answer to my immediate question at Aquarite Intermittent Output I grew up with an in-ground pool in NE Florida, helping my dad with chemicals, brushing, vacuuming, pump repair, etc. I convinced...