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    Taylor K-2006 test kit 5 years old. pH color visual scale MIGHT have changed??

    Hi Everyone, THANKS for all the great information over last 10 years. I have a Taylor K-2006 kit. Works fine for usual fC etc. But I am questioning the pH color scale on the plastic test tubes. It seems to me that the colors for 7.6, 7.8 and 8.0 are almost identical. And the 7.0 may be more...
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    What is a good pump for my pool heater system??

    Hi Everyone, I have three " Eco Saver Solar Panel Pool Heaters " in series. I now feed pool water from a Tee on the main returns with a "irrigation" valve I control depending on temperatures etc. But I have a 2HP pump and it burns a lot of electricity when I want the heater working 8+ hours a...
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    K-2006 Taylor tests: FC Reagent Question

    Hi, I've been using the K-2006 Taylor for 3 years; renewed the FC and PH reagents this year. I test with 10ml water sample, 2 drops R0871 per ppm. Instructions say "2 dippers of R0870 powder" but with only a 10ml sample the powder does not completely dissolve. Is it OK to use just one dipper...
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    PoolMath From Microsoft MUST have Windows 10 ?? Nice!

    So I clicked on the left of this page on "Pool math" and got a info window. "You do the swimming. We do the math " I have a PC (Several, but this is Windows 7).. So I click "Get It from Microsoft" Wants me to log in with my Microsoft account. OK, did that. Says I have no devices. So I go to...
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    Vermont Ice-Just-Melted startup questions

    Hi Everyone, and THANKS for the great education and help over the past 10 years. As in Sig, about 20,000 gallon pool, On/In ground. Ice just finished melting :-) Pool was drawn down about 30% to below returns, Covered (but cover was partly off this Spring.) Just refilled (good well water) and...
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    32 foot on/in ground pool build in Vermont, Filter/Chlorine Automation

    Hi Everyone, A HUGE thanks to all the people who have put hundreds+ of hours into documenting their builds, their ideas, their troubles and solutions and their optimistic approach for those of us Wanting Desparately to Jump In The Pool! Here is the link to our build (2017..2018) ...
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    Why you need Borax for a new pool

    Hi, We'll put the liner in tomorrow on our 18x33 on-ground pool. I though you might like the photo of us installing the wall and bottom foam today. I'll post more progress later here.. http://www.internationalschoolphotos.com/PoolFoamBeforeLiner-1-1024.jpg Regards, Terry King ...In The Woods...