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  1. mcampbell1981

    Upgraded Above Ground Pool 18x33 and deck rebuild

    Since the weather was cooling off I decided to focus on increasing pool temp to extend the season so I picked up a solar blanket and decided to DIY a reel (save a couple hundred $$$)out of an old galvanized fence top rail and a little welding. It still takes 2 people to do it right but this will...
  2. mcampbell1981

    Upgraded Above Ground Pool 18x33 and deck rebuild

    Definitely deck first, planning to do a "U" shape around most of pool but yes plumbing upgrade is on the list.
  3. mcampbell1981

    Upgraded Above Ground Pool 18x33 and deck rebuild

    Well the pool is complete, full of water and all patches are holding. Two of my little ones got to swim this weekend and they just had to have the unicorn aired up. Working on the deck design next.
  4. mcampbell1981

    Upgraded Above Ground Pool 18x33 and deck rebuild

    Well I didn't do the best at taking pics while installing the liner, the felt pad or the cove (oops) but we have WATER :party:. I was able to pump my treated water from old pool into new one with a small sump pump. I realized quickly that ovals have their own challenges related to getting things...
  5. mcampbell1981

    Upgraded Above Ground Pool 18x33 and deck rebuild

    Updates 8/7/20 - Had a week of rain that really hurt the progress but got the framing done and base down packed and leveled. Had to get creative to pull and hold the wall apart to keep the steel bands flat. Was able to get the wall in the track with about 7 extra bodies (that was fun) and got...
  6. mcampbell1981

    Upgraded Above Ground Pool 18x33 and deck rebuild

    Finally found some time to work on the pool, got everything moved to my house and getting the base and framing up.
  7. mcampbell1981

    Upgraded Above Ground Pool 18x33 and deck rebuild

    Todays progress - hope to start breaking down the pool this weekend, it's within 1/2" on level.
  8. mcampbell1981

    Upgraded Above Ground Pool 18x33 and deck rebuild

    Started documenting my project and wanted to share. Found a pool that someone wanted to get rid of pretty bad, they did not need the deck either so I purchased both and now need to disassemble everything to move to my house 15 miles away. Attached pics of the pool and deck and the location that...