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    How much larger should I make the ground for a 16' intex style pool?

    at 17' that would give me 6" extra all the way around
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    How much larger should I make the ground for a 16' intex style pool?

    I started with 17' but now questioning if this is gonna be enough.
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    Looking for XPS foam panels in central Florida. Please help

    found this, anyone buy from here? FOAMULAR® 250 1 in x 2 ft x 8 ft R-5 Squared Edge Insulation Is this the correct thickness and r value I should order?
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    Looking for XPS foam panels in central Florida. Please help

    Well darn. I guess I'll keep looking. Thanks
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    Looking for XPS foam panels in central Florida. Please help

    Oh. Okay. So I guess $20 for the Dow Blue XPS is comparable. I believe they said its 5/8ths thick. Is that what the pink stuff is also?
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    Looking for XPS foam panels in central Florida. Please help

    Thanks, the only stuff I can find is the 2' pieces. I called a local construction supply store and the have the Dow blue xps board, but they want $20/sheet.
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    Looking for XPS foam panels in central Florida. Please help

    We're getting ready to setup our 16x48 summer waves pool. I have been checking everywhere for the XPS foam panels and have not been able to locate. We are about 45 minutes from Orlando in Titusville. I've checked with the big box stores and no luck. Thinking about using the anti-fatigue mats...
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    Great $250 replacement for Intex Filter Pump

    What hose or size did you get to replace your collapsed skimmer hose?
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    Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2650

    Re: Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2 Thank you, I will check it out.
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    Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2650

    Re: Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2 What pump would you recommend for my filter? I'll put it on my xmas list! :-D
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    Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2650

    Re: Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2 I was wondering where the sand was coming from. Thought the kids were tracking it in. I'll run it this way till next year. Maybe purchase a new pump and keep this one as a backup. Thanks for the info. Much appreciated.
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    Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2650

    Re: Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2 The SF of my pump is 1.0. It seems to work great. I was running it 5hrs a day but have now throttled back to 3-4. Why do you think it's too much pump for the filter? What determines this?
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    Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2650

    Re: Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2 Thanks yeggim, is this what your talking about? SKU #: PPN1048 | Part #: 340203 Pentair 3/4 HP Dynamo Pump -115V
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    Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2650

    Re: Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2 Okay, that should do it for the HP differences. I do think mine pumps more water. I have no problem with suction or return. Pool is crystal clear! I am running a fairly long and not too heavy extension cord. Maybe I should switch to...
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    Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2650

    Re: Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2 I thought the 2650 was a 1 hp, found this online, Intex 2650 Saltwater Sand Filter Pump Intex Model: 56681 .95 HP Motor Pumps 2650 gal/hr?? Misprint?
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    Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Sand Filter vs Intex 2650

    Hey everyone. I have a 1hp Hayward Power Flo LX Pump and 16" Hayward sand filter. Everything works great! Excellent suction and return! This is running on an Intex Ultra Frame 18x52 AG. Friend has the same pool and just purchased the Intex 2650 sand filter/pump combo and says it works good...
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    Intex 18x52 ultra, hayward 16" sand filter and 1hp pump conv

    Re: Intex 18x52 ultra, hayward 16" sand filter and 1hp pump :party: That was exactly the info I was looking for! Thanks a bunch. :cheers:
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    Intex 18x52 ultra, hayward 16" sand filter and 1hp pump conv

    Re: Intex 18x52 ultra, hayward 16" sand filter and 1hp pump Thanks I was surprised too that they fit. I will probably adapt longer hoses at some point to move the filter back into the corner of the fence. For now though, it's running like a champ. I should get a video of the flow, it's...
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    Intex 18x52 ultra, hayward 16" sand filter and 1hp pump conv

    Re: Intex 18x52 ultra, hayward 16" sand filter and 1hp pump Well I took a chance and jumped into setting up the Hayward pump/sand filter to my 18"x52" intex ultra frame pool. It works! This was probably easier than anything else I have had to do with setting up the pool. The intex hoses...
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    Intex 18x52 ultra, hayward 16" sand filter and 1hp pump conv

    Hey everyone and thanks for all the info. Hoping someone can give some info on installing this hayward pump/16" sand filter onto our new intex 18x52 ultra frame pool. I just got the pool setup and need to know what is needed as for hose adapters/fittings/flex hose and what not. Any info is...