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    Polaris 280 replacement bag

    After almost 4 years living underwater the bag of Polaris 280 is getting holes in the bag above the plastic collar and today the zipper quit. Quick research on the internet appears to show three different bags made by Polaris - K13, K14 and K16. I may have missed the K15. Does anybody know...
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    Algae growing in Polaris 280 bag

    When I SLAMed my pool, I left my Polaris 280 out of the pool. I previously had trouble with algae growing in the corners/seams of the bag. I had hope a few days sitting in the sun and drying out, would kill the algae. When I cleaned out the bag Sunday, the bag still had algae growing where it...
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    Auto-fill system - Deactivate?

    When we built our pool 4 years ago, the builder suggested adding an auto fill canister and plumbing. It cost us an additional $100 or so and I figured why not. In the last 4 years, we've used it maybe twice. The supply plumbing is connected to a hose bib and because of the size of outlet into...
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    Long term use of Trichlor

    Long time reader, infrequent poster. I have a problem, I've been using tablets for the last three years. This spring, I'm realizing the error in my ways. I got a pool store test a couple weeks ago and my CYA was up over 100 ppm. My water is crystal clear, but I'm having problems with algae...