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  1. Sharelick

    Spring assist grill lids

    I’m in the market for a built in grill to add to my outdoor kitchen. First off I wanted a minimum of 36” of grilling space, interior lights, all quality 304 (or marine grade 316) SS construction, a good ignition system, and finally narrow spaces between the grates bc we like to cook salmon...
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    Suction side leak and losing water

    So I’m getting air in my pump basket window and I’m losing 3/4” of water each day. Is it normal to lose water with a suction side leak? Or do I have multiple leaks? With my luck that would be my guess. I don’t see where the water is coming out anywhere, so it must be under ground. Last night I...
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    How to open a main drain

    So having opened our pool for the first time after buying the house it’s taken 2 months to get the deep end clear enough to see the main drains. But not sure how to do this. So there are two covers, both on the floor, one fully in the deep end, the other 4-5 feet toward the shallow. The...
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    Water Leak

    The company that installed my equipment said a few weeks back, when I first noticed a huge drop in the water level, there could be a tear in the liner that’s getting sealed by all the Crud and muck at the bottom of the pool. Has anyone heard of anything like this? They think that brushing and...
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    Why am I Losing prime/head while vacuuming? arrrgh!!!

    So I’m trying to vacuum the crud out from my deep end. (It’s a combo of three year old decomposed leaves, etc and stone dust from when we built a new stone deck and wall this past spring.) So vacuuming through the skimmer. First I stopped up one skimmer and turned on the pump to around...
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    Proper vacuuming and cartridge filter cleaning

    So I have a ton of Crud in the deep end of my pool that I'm trying to get out, because the pool hasn't been opened in the 3 years since I bought the home, and the previous owner was neglectful before that. So I've read a thread that basically says I should try to scoop it out with my leaf net...
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    New to Pool and glad to be here!

    Purchased a home in the suburbs of Boston with a big pool that’s a big mess. I’ve been reading the articles and threads on TFP for more than a few months now to help me make decisions on how to get started. Got all new equipment and really can’t wait to take that first swim. (But first I got to...
  8. Sharelick

    Opening pool with new SWG

    Bought a house 3 summers ago with a vinyl liner pool that’s around 40,000 gal. It was closed for the past two summers while we’ve been renovating. Took out the old equipment and just bought all new Hayward products including a Aquarite940 SWG, H400 heater, VS super pump and a 4 cylinder...
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    looking for your pool bonding wire connection and i can't find it

    My pool which was built around 30 years ago and the town has lost half the records from back then. But 6 months ago my contractor took out my old equipment and never noticed or never found a bond wire. He Put in a new patio and all that, placed e- conduit and moved the pool lines to the opposite...