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    has anyone used this aqua Multidirectional Bungee Blowout Plug?

    I been thinking about getting some duck fitting for use next year. To help blowing out the lines and I discovered these also. Anyone use these or familiar with them. Aqua Group BP15 Multidirectional Bungee Blowout Plug Amazon.com : Aqua Group BP15 Multidirectional Bungee Blowout Plug : Garden...
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    Pvc glue recommendations

    I want to redo some things at the end of the seasonAny specific glue or primer recommended to re do some plumbing and unions?
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    Water aeration question

    I been at it for 3 days. My Ta is high been reducing it with acid. But also need to bring my ph up. Pointed my jets up, turned on deck jets. Made a sprinkler Type of adapter for one of my jets. Been running my pool at high for for a few hours and at 2500 rpms for the rest of the time However...
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    Green algae after shocking pool

    I have been having some stubborn algae spots this season. I brush the pool regularly and especially in those areas. I shock the pool regularly, started to use Algaecide, have ideal numbers for the pool and still get green algae a day or two after shocking the pool. It’s mostly patches in...
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    Hose adapter to fit Hayward De filter drain plug opening?

    Has anyone ever cobbled together something for when rinsing off the de filter I wonder if they sell a hose attachment that would screw into the drain plug of a hayward DE filter? I think it’s 1.5 inches the screw in plug? Wonder if I can use this for it?
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    Jandy jxi heater question

    Yesterday I was heating my pool getting it ready for today and I turned off the pump to clean out the basket and heard a weird screeching sound coming from the connections of the heater does anyone have a Jandy 440,000 BTU heater and has experience this also I know this heater comes with an...
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    Bottom returns don’t have the same pressure?

    I have a newer pool without a main drain instead I have bottom returns to help circulate air. This season I noticed that the pressure coming out of them is less. This is concerning because it usually helps circulate the warm water when the Heater is on. I noticed it also when I cleaning the...
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    Pentair 3 way valve parts

    This season I realize I should stick up on parts. I believe I have the 2” slip the bottoms are grey. Anyone know we’re I can buy the actuators and O-rings at a decent rate. Check on amazon and prices are all over the place. I read jandy, pentair and hayward are interchangeable.
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    Multiport connection to DE filter leak

    Opened the pool myself two days ago. Noticed that the bottom connection to the filter was leaking. I put the O-rings good. Lubricated them made the connection still leaking. I packed with teflon tape in the join t and around and screws it together. Went away but noticed it’s dripping again...
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    Blowing out bottom returns question

    This is my first time blowing out my pool. Everything went easy with a 6.5 hp shop vac except the bottom returns. My equipment is below the pool and when blowing out the lines I have some water come back at me. I can’t poor in antifreeze or don’t know if I blew it past the frost line. I have...
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    Hayward multi port won’t open?

    Just opened my pool. I still don’t have pavers so there was a lot of dirt and sand in the pool ,The company put together the equipment. I was about to vacuum pool in waste when the multi port would not turn. So I tried to open it up as I did in the past and it won’t come apart? All the screws...
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    Question about evaporation in cooler weather

    I live In long Island NY and we finished installing a new pool in August. I been keeping up with the day to day maintenance and noticed that the water level over the last 2 weeks going down every week. we haven't used the pool in a week, Last Sunday on 9/30 I filled up the pool about a hours...