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  1. thegreenblade

    Sun Dome failed

    Yeah probably comes in big sheets though and I would need it contoured with seams. It’s a massive sheet of vinyl 18x33. It’s hard to pull up and take down. The sun dome is really heavy duty and thick and with all the pulling and stretching it still didn’t rip. It justed ripped this year. Dried...
  2. thegreenblade

    Sun Dome failed

    I have a heater too, but the water has to be like 90° for anybody to get in it. The dome pretty much holds that temp when it’s hot out. I only use heater in April and October. There’s too many leaves and acorns and it’s too hard to pull the cover off when we had a net. The dome was the best...
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    Sun Dome failed

    I know, they told me they last 3 to 5 years, but no one will go in the pool if I have don’t have a dome. The southern exposure is what turned yellow and brittle. I’m stuck buying one every three years. I guess the money I save on just using chlorine helps.
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    Sun Dome failed

    Way too many and so brittle you bend it it cracks.
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    Sun Dome failed

    FYI My frabico Sun Dome failed after 3 seasons. The Vinyl turned yellow and brittle. It torn all over. They want $1000 to replace vinyl dome only . Doesn’t seem right ☹️
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  10. thegreenblade

    Menards pool shock BOGO

    Thanks got some yesterday. Used my 11% rebate. Free chlorine and fresh too. April.
  11. thegreenblade

    2 Gang Extra Deep In Use Outlet Cover for Pump

    Home Depot Menards and Lowe’s has it.
  12. thegreenblade

    New AGP plumbing with heater...shut off valves/unions?

    My theory is, you should never have a reason to slam and as long as you keep your pH normal the heater is just part of your system. If you follow the CYA chart the bleach shouldn’t harm it even when you slam. I’ve read a lot of post from the experts on this site, because I had the same question...
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    New AGP plumbing with heater...shut off valves/unions?

    JasonLion TFP Expert Platinum Supporter LifeTime Supporter May 7, 200737,880Silver Spring, MD May 6, 2009 Add bookmark #3 Having a bypass is required if your pump is very large relative to the size of your heater, which is rather rare, but sometimes happens when you have a single pump for...
  14. thegreenblade

    New AGP plumbing with heater...shut off valves/unions?

    Heater shouldn’t be bypassed you don’t want water sitting in it.
  15. thegreenblade

    Help with heater size -- is smaller than recommended still Ok?

    He’s trying to heat up a 32,500 gallon pool not a spa.
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    Help with heater size -- is smaller than recommended still Ok?

    I have a 250,000 BTU heater for 14,900 gallon pool the water temperature the other day was 52 took over 12 hours to get it in the 80s I have an inch and a quarter pipe ,yellow buried then reduce down to 3/4. I would do it right the first time, bigger is better. I also have a dome on it.
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    Potentially renting our house out - will tenants take care of the pool?

    I had 6 rentals sold 5 the last 2 year. It’s a real pain. I’ve had over 20 tenants over the last 15 years and not one good one. I would have to rent a roll off dumpster every time one moved out. They would leave anything they didn’t want furniture beds ...etc. Late night calls that the heats...
  18. thegreenblade

    Why did I put it under an oak tree?!?!?!

    A net cover won’t work I had one. It will be really heavy taking it off and lifting it out to dump acorns. We are talking 1000 of acorns. I had this problem too. I bought a dome for mine couldn’t be happier.
  19. thegreenblade

    Minnesota: To Heat or Not To Heat

    I get 6 months in Chicago. I would get a way bigger heater for that size pool.
  20. thegreenblade

    Gas line for 400k btu natural gas Pentair heater

    It will tell you in the manual. I ran 1.25 50ft run for 250000 btu. Why did you install pvc? The yellow gas line is made for underground burial.
  21. thegreenblade

    Heater location relative to deck and/or pool?

    Plus any electrical connections buried or above ground need to be 5ft from pool wall per NEC.
  22. thegreenblade

    Heater location relative to deck and/or pool?

    You don’t feel heat from the heater just the exhaust.
  23. thegreenblade

    Heater location relative to deck and/or pool?

    You can’t put a roof on the heater. It’s also made to be in the rain. Read the manual it will tell you the clearance it needs. I have a 250000 GH and yes the exhaust will bother you. You won’t be able to sit by it. The wind can blow it in your face.
  24. thegreenblade

    Heater is here - gas line tomorrow!!!

    Heater will turn off if flow is disrupted.
  25. thegreenblade

    Bad Aquabot power supply?

    When I called them and told them the power supply was flashing he said it’s a bad power supply. So give them a call again and tell them what it’s doing. They will know.
  26. thegreenblade

    Bad Aquabot power supply?

    If it keeps flashes then it’s the power supply. You can buy one online for around $130.
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    Bad Aquabot power supply?

    Mine went out, but still under the 3 year warranty. They shipped a new one with no questions asked.
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    CYA test

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    CYA test

    Looks like the standard solution is bad to me. Thanks now I know not to buy it.