Search results

  1. NY Smokeater

    Coleman Garden Hose Drain Adapter

    This may seem like an obvious question but i've gone to two pool stores and hardware stores and cannot find a solution. Is there a specific connector/adaptor to hook up a garden hose to the drain at the bottom of the pool? Both the pool & hardware stores keep saying its not a standard thread...
  2. NY Smokeater

    Help Making More Sense of My Results

    I've been doubting my ability to properly test my own pool and have been bringing my water to the pool store to back me up. Their results last week had me add about 2.5 pounds of UV protector (cyanuric acid) as the chlorine was low? I didn't get a chance to ask why as it was busy and I typically...
  3. NY Smokeater

    Any Feedback for Kokido Tesla 5 K563CBX Handheld Vacuum?

    I've been plugging around for a new solution to vacuum the pool. I've looked at some of the robots and just don't feel like dishing out $300-$400 for a $350 pool. I found the above titled on Amazon and it seems to have some decent feedback. Wondering if anyone has heard of this company and/or...
  4. NY Smokeater

    Proper Filter Run Time When Cycle is Interrupted

    Kind of an odd ball question but I'm looking for some advice. I try to run the filter when I know the kids will not be in the pool. After some chemistry issues last season, I learned that we needed to run the filter more during the day light hours and for a longer period of time. Prior to this...
  5. NY Smokeater

    Air Pockets in Intake Tube - Intex AGP

    Greetings, I added a surface skimmer to my pool. The pool has 2 intake (return) holes and subsequent tubes. On the intake that does not have the skimmer, I have the issued hard plastic, mesh-like cover. Behind that is the plastic nipple which I believe restricts some of the flow to allow the...
  6. NY Smokeater

    Greetings From NY

    Hello all, Im completely new to pools and such. Purchased an Intex 16’ x 48” above ground pool for this summer. Due to my children having eczema, we also splurged for the saltwater and sand filter. Being new, I’ve been hammering the internet trying to build a solid foundation of knowledge to...