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  1. caliskier

    Paper gaskets for skimmers, really??

    worst case if it leaks, shock the pool, drain it below the skimmer 2 inches, caulk it up, let it dry for 24-48 hours, reopen the pool. Repeat next year if necessary.
  2. caliskier

    Paper gaskets for skimmers, really??

    Its like paper, like I had the vacuum going through the skimmer and it totally destroyed it taking the vacuum out. Had to pull the liner and redo it.
  3. caliskier

    Will my liner stretch?

    Are the measurements correct?
  4. caliskier

    Paper gaskets for skimmers, really??

    Hi so i am about finished replacing my liner and I noticed that the replacement gaskets for the skimmers are paper? is that going to hold up?
  5. caliskier

    Help - Trying to do tonight...Just pulled liner, foam falling from walls as are concrete and covered in green slime. Do I need to pressure wash them?

    I went ahead and did it, thanks for responding, they were bad... wall can be eat off of now
  6. caliskier

    Help - Trying to do tonight...Just pulled liner, foam falling from walls as are concrete and covered in green slime. Do I need to pressure wash them?

    hi that is the question in the title. I have solid concrete walls and the foam will not stick to them. Thinking I need to pressure wash the walls and I want to do this tonight so I can start on the floor and hang new foam tomorrow and hang liner on Saturday.
  7. caliskier

    Liner Install Game Plan - Please check my steps...

    Thanks again... most helpful... The pool is 18 x 36 x 8 feet deep rectangular hopper style
  8. caliskier

    Liner Install Game Plan - Please check my steps...

    Thanks on the foam advice I did not know how to cut that in. Very helpful!!! I may not need the foam, I bought it just in case I did need it so I am not stuck. I may be sticking what I got back on ebay if the foam i have is good. Man thanks on the sanding too, I have a dewalt circular...
  9. caliskier

    Liner Install Game Plan - Please check my steps...

    You are spot on Kim, always the cheerleader!! I will have 2-3 other folks helping me this Saturday to hang the liner assuming the weather keeps up.
  10. caliskier

    About to drain my vinyl liner swimming pool to replace the liner. We have had rain

    Thanks both of you, appreciate the remarks.
  11. caliskier

    Liner Install Game Plan - Please check my steps...

    All, Here is my game plan up to installation of the liner, please let me know if I am missing anything... Thanks all... Steps Make sure every part and every tool is ready to go. a. Light Liner Gasket - Pentair 79204603 b. Light Rubber Gasket - Pentair 79207600 c...
  12. caliskier

    Rusted out screws in my step U-strip of my liner pool - help please

    Problem Solved... Dremel Motor Tool to cut a flat head slot in the screw and lots of PB Blaster. All three came right out.
  13. caliskier

    Rusted out screws in my step U-strip of my liner pool - help please

    So I am dry running my install by looking at and removing some of my current equipment. I found that my U-strip that ties in my liner to my steps was installed with the wrong screws for 4 of them. They have rusted, I have not tried to remove them yet as I do not want to break them off and then...
  14. caliskier

    Vermiculite - How long before I can begin installing the liner if I am doing a patch job on the pool bottom?

    Thanks very much, so either option, I might finish at 8pm Friday night with the vermiculite and start installing the liner 12 hours later at 8:00am. Is that going to be an issue?
  15. caliskier

    Vermiculite - How long before I can begin installing the liner if I am doing a patch job on the pool bottom?

    I am about to remove my liner and install a new one when it gets here. I have 5 bags of vermiculite. I am wondering how long i have to wait to install the liner if... 1. I am just doing a patch job... or 2. I I find I need to do the entire floor. How long before I can install the liner, what...
  16. caliskier

    About to drain my vinyl liner swimming pool to replace the liner. We have had rain

    Yeah,I think I’m going to wait until I have a line on my porch before I drain. I don’t actually have the liner yet but it’s supposed to be here middle of next week. Should dry out, one of the local pool store said it’s not usually an issue but I don’t wanna keep it uncovered the long
  17. caliskier

    About to drain my vinyl liner swimming pool to replace the liner. We have had rain

    Repair only I hope, the floor is pretty good shape but there are divits in the shallow end
  18. caliskier

    About to drain my vinyl liner swimming pool to replace the liner. We have had rain

    So wondering how serious it is to drain a liner pool for replacement. I know what can happen to a gunite pool where it poops out of the ground, but what about vermiculite bottom vinyl pool with metal walls? We have had 10 in total of rain in the last 30 days, the last 2 week we got 5 of those...
  19. caliskier

    Inground 5" Niche Liner Light Gasket needed

    Thank you, I went out on vacation. I just got back. I think this is actually the one... https://www.poolandspapartsdepot.com/hydrel-sta-rite-gasket-niche-face-ring-9250-14/
  20. caliskier

    Inground 5" Niche Liner Light Gasket needed

    All, Still looking for help on the gaskets for my light. You can see it in the picture below. Its worn out and rubs off black stuff on your hands. I have attached images for it, about to push the button on the liner and this is my last need. Any
  21. caliskier

    What do you use for coping paint?

    dont I want to paint it before I remove the old liner?
  22. caliskier

    What do you use for coping paint?

    You are so cool dude! Thanks so much
  23. caliskier

    Inground 5" Niche Liner Light Gasket needed

    Anyone know where I can find a gasket for this light? I have called a few places and cannot find anything. Its a Heldor, and the Light Niche is 6.5" for the outside diameter, the inside diameter is 5", and the light itself is 5.5" in diameter.
  24. caliskier

    What do you use for coping paint?

    All, Replacing the pool liner and going to paint my aluminum coping. The former owner used a paint brush and it looks like Crud. I would like to use spray paint. What do you all recommend? I plan to strip it first and repaint.
  25. caliskier

    Completely replacing liner, do i need to buy a sump pump or can my pump / main drain completly drain the pool?

    Thank you, I can isolate the pump to just that drain. And my neighbor has a small garden hose sump I could borrow, I just did not want to have to use it over days.
  26. caliskier

    Where do you guys get your vermiculite from?

    Wow, I found some, minimum 30 bags for $800. https://www.poolwarehouse.com/shop/pool-krete-pool-crete/?gclid=CjwKCAjw_YPnBRBREiwAIP6TJz4yKS6jLL6H0fF_PrA89gTiLN6Zj7taw-9BocUOwRo2CMuiMsVvuxoC6MYQAvD_BwE If I did this I would sell the extra on craigslist for $30 a bag
  27. caliskier

    Where do you guys get your vermiculite from?

    Thanks I will take a look...