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    Purchase options new pump

    Pool pop ups is a new one to me also. Checked with Dr. Google. Now I get the stripe problem.
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    Purchase options new pump

    "you will always have a center stripe of dirt". - ??? Love the look on your best friend’s face.
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    Purchase options new pump

    The pump was installed prior to buying the house. The former owner was some kind of engineer plus i seem to recall calculations on some pool records left behind. Ill see if i can dig it up. Anyway, it’s about 50 feet to a pool jet and 15-20 to the skimmer. The polaris runs off the same pump.
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    Considering a pool shed for pump/filter/etc

    To shed or not to shed? my pool equipment as well as the sprinkler pump are in the shed which by the way is being rebuilt thanks to ravenous bugs. Can’t say for sure whether the shed had anything to do with it but my pump is over 16 years old which is also being replaced now for internal...
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    Purchase options new pump

    After at least 16 years the time has come to replace the pump. I found the best price on amazon - about $60 less than lowest online pool supply superstore. Amazon reviewers with early pump failures report frustration with warranty and customer service. I’m a bargain buyer but would rather...
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    Hayward Equipment Opinions

    In the vein that past performance doesn’t predict the future and I admit no expertise on the matter - my Hayward superpump was installed before I moved into my house in 2004. It runs 24/7 from June to October and not one failure in 15 years. Knock on gunnite that it continues humming for...
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    bubbles out of one return jet

    Is bubbling bad if no obvious leaks found?