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    Jandy Filter Normal Pressure: Different this year than past?

    Re: Jandy Filter Normal Pressure: Different this year than p figured it out...it was the pressure gauge. replaced it with a $5 part and the reading is back to 12. glad it was something simple and not the grids or some kind of blockage!!!
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    Random Filter Screen...any clue what it is for and where....

    Re: Random Filter Screen...any clue what it is for and where thanks for trying Bama! maybe its from an old sprinkler or something!
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    Random Filter Screen...any clue what it is for and where....

    Re: Random Filter Screen...any clue what it is for and where thanks just checked...that screen is in place and looks good. this is smaller, about the size of one you'd find in a garden sprinkler.
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    Random Filter Screen...any clue what it is for and where....

    Hello All! While cleaning up around the filter area I found this random part. [attachment=1:xrmi4yxq]Photo on 5-19-13 at 6.40 PM #2.jpg[/attachment:xrmi4yxq] [attachment=0:xrmi4yxq]Photo on 5-19-13 at 6.40 PM.jpg[/attachment:xrmi4yxq] any clue what it may be for and where it should go??? I...
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    Jandy Filter Normal Pressure: Different this year than past?

    Re: Jandy Filter Normal Pressure: Different this year than p Pool guy came and took apart filter. said everything is fine. only difference between this year and last is a new drain cap b/c i noticed a big crack in the old one. this has me puzzled. pressure at 19 is fine, just so different...
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    Jandy Filter Normal Pressure: Different this year than past?

    Re: Jandy Filter Normal Pressure: Different this year than p thanks Dave! it is a Jandy DE filter. the pool guy closes it and cleans it. he just opened it yesterday.
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    small rust spot in deep end??, need advice

    oh i never closed this out... turns out it wasnt rust after all but some small piece of dirt that the plaster guys went down and sanded out. (2 yrs ago). no issues since :)
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    Jandy Filter Normal Pressure: Different this year than past?

    Hello All! Pool opened yesterday, yay!! Quick question, the normal operating pressure in the past 3 seasons (how long we've had the pool) has been ~12-14. This year it seems to be about 19. The only thing difference I can think of is a new drain cap that was installed (i noticed the old one had...
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    CC Level seems to be "stuck" at 0.5

    thanks Dave. imagine how screwed up most peoples pools probably are relying upon pool store testing. makes me want to bring my own kit when we go to friend pools to test and determine if it is safe to go in:)
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    CC Level seems to be "stuck" at 0.5

    hi all ok...wouldnt you know it rained about an inch last night...messing my entire process off! this morning i was at 13.0 with 0.5cc whats funny is i went to pool chemical place to get another 2.5g of chlorine and had them test. they said my TC was 4.5 and my FC was 1.5 i retested and got...
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    Pool Pilot Digital Display Question

    ok...thought i was going crazy! i've been trying to shock and the OCLT has been getting me out at hours i dont typically go outside!
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    Pool Pilot Digital Display Question

    Hello All, Yesterday eve when it was dark i noticed the display was alternating between a blank screen and the screen with the info (Temp, % cell, etc). It continues to do so this am...every few seconds cycling between the two screens. I've never noticed this before, but in fairness, never...
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    CC Level seems to be "stuck" at 0.5

    haha! wish i asked a few days ago! ok one more silly one....ok to take sample when filter/pump is off??? thanks!
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    CC Level seems to be "stuck" at 0.5

    silly question but do i need to get up and test it before sunrise (i.e. 5:30am) or can it just be before the sun reaches an angle that could cause significant rays hitting the pool? getting up at 6:30 or 7 is so much better!
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    CC Level seems to be "stuck" at 0.5

    ok last night before bed it was 29ppm and this morning it was 26ppm. i added enough bleach to bring it back to 29 and put the SWG on 30%. came home from work and it was 18.5. Tested CC and it was 0.0 my plan is to test it again tonight and tomorrow am and if it hold i'm good. i wasnt planning...
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    CC Level seems to be "stuck" at 0.5

    50%. i recently backwashed. clean pressure is ~13 and that is where she is now. didnt know if a backwash had to accompany the shock to completely "rid" the pool of any culprits. i will skip the backwash. just added the chlorine. my plan is to let the filter run until 11pm (4 hrs) then test. i...
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    CC Level seems to be "stuck" at 0.5

    thanks! do i backwash at the start or after the process is over?
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    CC Level seems to be "stuck" at 0.5

    OCLT: 12.0 ppm @10pm......10.0ppm at 5am (2 ppm loss) just purchased the 13% chlorine and will bring her up to 28 ppm. let's hope i can break this thing!!! thanks for your help.
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    CC Level seems to be "stuck" at 0.5

    cc @1.0 hello again still having a litle cc issue. 3 yr young SW pool. I normally keep FC in the 5-7 range and CYA ~60. a few weeks ago i noticed 0.5-1.0 cc so shocked it up to ~25 2x (once with trichlor and once with liquid). never did the OCLT but it stayed really higher for several days. cc...
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    CC Level seems to be "stuck" at 0.5

    thanks! i thought i did it right...brought it up to what i thought was 25ppm FC. it's really hard to tell as the TF-100 seems to bleach out at these levels and i'm not sure how to read? with regards to the trichlor: my CYA was ~50 when i used that (and thought it woas a nice way to bring me...
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    CC Level seems to be "stuck" at 0.5

    Hi All, My cc has always been 0. ~30 days ago it seemed to creep up to 1.0 so i shocked it with 2.5 lbs of trichlor. dropped to 0.5 but not all the way to zero. shocked again with ~600 oz of 6% (household) bleach). went to 0 for a while but has since drifted back to 0.5. here are my other...
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    Filter PSI never rises past 13

    Hi Dave It does go right down to zero when off. I guess I've been wasting DE and water with my prophylaxis backwashes.
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    Filter PSI never rises past 13

    Hello all We have a new (last spring) ig gunnite pool with a de filter. Is this normal that the psi always is 12-13? Water is perfectly balanced and pool is clear. Because it never rises I just backwash about every 3-4 weeks or so. Thanks
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    Help, Polaris 480 Pro Moves when Booster Pump isnt on. Hmmmm

    Re: Help, Polaris 480 Pro Moves when Booster Pump isnt on. H that was easy..thanks!
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    Help, Polaris 480 Pro Moves when Booster Pump isnt on. Hmmmm

    Hi Our Polaris is moving around the pool (very slowly) without the booster pump on. Not sure what is going on here.... this is the second season with pool and I don't recall this happening last summer! There is a small amount of water coming out of the hook up port (where the cleaner attaches...
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    small rust spot in deep end??, need advice

    just curious...if it was rust coming from rebar or a tie (below the plaster) and i was seeing it on the surface, would you think the time to re-occurrence would be fairly rapid if i was only touching the surface with a vit c tab for a few seconds?
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    small rust spot in deep end??, need advice

    hello all, about 3 weeks ago i noticed a small pen point spot that was an amberish color (rust?/dirt?) on the floor of the deepend of our 3 month old inground pool with maui gem quartz finish (blue lagoon color). the spot was about 8" from the main drain, toward the center of the deep end. i...
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    How to drain pool after rain??

    thanks!!!!
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    How to drain pool after rain??

    Hi All, we received abt 2.5" of rain sat and i drained the pool a bit the only way i know how, the backwash procedure. so we are getting more rain now! i dont want to backwash again as i dont want to wast the DE from the filter. We do have a "hose bib" right near the pump. what is the proper...
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    Chlorine levels, pH and CYA...a few q's

    new pool, new owner.... 26,000 IG gunite Tonights #s: PH: 7.5 TA: 100 FC: 8.5