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  1. GDN

    Need advice on mortar repair

    Just to be up front, I got too aggressive with the acid earlier this summer. We have one main spot on the hot tub that seems to have scale - assumed to be calcium. It's almost like it just pours out of this one spot and runs down the side and leaves a white mess. We don't have a problem...
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    J&J Electronics LPL-P2-RGBW-120 - color LED with PureWhite

    J&J has a new LED ColorSplash bulb, they've upgraded it to add Purewhite. Anyone have any experience with the bulb yet? I replaced my Pentair Spa old school white bulb with the LED color change about 3 years ago. I was happy for the most part, but it wasn't as bright as the old incandescent...
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    TFP Clear in North Dallas - there is water in there

    It's not too often that you can find the water not moving at all due to wind - but it's pretty cool when it gets this still. The clarity is unbelievable and there is water in there. Pictures are just quick snapshots from an iPhone 6 standing on the side of the pool - water is 4' to 6' deep...
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    Sticking sprinkler heads

    Invariably after the sprinkler heads get to be a couple of years old they stick in the up position. Been trying to think of what to do short of replacing them. I was thinking a shot of WD40 to the shaft. Could also use PAM perhaps. I read online and someone suggested Vaseline, but I...
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    Stenner install - Pentair ET8

    Thanks again to all for the great information provided on this site. I made the decision to install a Stenner pump to handle my chlorine for the pool, all the info I needed was here in different threads. I’ll try to pull it together in one place, or as much as I needed to get installed and...
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    Pool heater and mice

    So I found quite a few threads on this, so I know I'm not alone. I think I've caught them early - used the heater just two nights ago and all worked fine - looking around the equipment yesterday I happend to see all kinds of mouse droppings around the heater and I recall one day last week...
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    Hello from Far North Dallas, TX

    Great forum and people here - thanks already for what I've found and learned and some help already in a thread or two. First - the "Far North Dallas" - if you aren't from here - there is Dallas, then North Dallas and then Far North Dallas - then you finally get to Plano. It just helps to...
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    Second hole at bottom of skimmer

    I've been wondering about something for a year, but never called the PB back to get clarification. So here is the info - which will lead back to the title of the thread about the second hole at the bottom of the skimmer. The pool was built last summer with completion at the end of July...