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    sand filter problems

    replaced unit with a new cartridge filter pump system-----all good now....tweeked FC
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    simple chemical chart PLEASE !

    As i read all the input on chemicals I need a SIMPLE chart if there is such a thing without going into all the techie stuff ! for example......if my pool holds 8600 gal of water WHAT do I add to boost PH FC and all the other things that need to be addressed ???? What fixes what ? What lowers...
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    sand filter problems

    TH 200-----FC 1/2----PH 7.5---TA 80----CYA 30-50 water is crystal clear.....the gauge was replaced with a new one
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    sand filter problems

    wont let me enter pics but will send test results tnite after I get home BUT why no pressure at filter ?????? Thanks
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    sand filter problems

    Not my first pool but first sand filter system ( Swimline Hydrotools #71225) completed the pool install couple weeks and having problems with the filter system... 1 after only about 6 hours running it loses all pressure....have to backwash to get it going again 2 highest the pressure gauge has...
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    Want pool but scared of leveling process!!!

    nothing wrong with a level........but I have yet to see the perfect 2x4
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    Want pool but scared of leveling process!!!

    I just recently went thru this process ! I contacted a local guy with a skidsteer and he wanted 100 bucks a hour, so thru that idea out ! I have a older farm tractor and a heavy scraper blade and plow.....took many hours but I was able to get it done myself.....I had to take out about 30 inches...
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    concrete or dirt ?????

    My perimeter for my 18ft AGP is spot on ready for the patio block and bottom rail BUT I noticed this evening after 4 inches of rain the past 2 days that 2 areas in the inner of the circle, roughly 2x2ft are holding a puddle, maybe a inch or so deep. Should I fill these with concrete or maybe...
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    advise on my pool site

    thinking of going with the foam....butt the square ends and trim the curved ones to fit tight to the rail,,then TAPE then use the foam cove-------besides with all the work on the site last thing I want is to wheel 3-4 tons of sand uphill to the site !
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    advise on my pool site

    Got LUCKY today ! Between rain showers I set the transit & recorded measurements all way around, I think the soil had just enough moisture to move easier without being soupy. Tilted the scraper blade about 20 degrees & worked the higher areas SLOWLY.......back scraped it to smooth out the ruts...
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    foam for pool base

    I am seeing where many are using "foam" as a base under liner. What type of foam is being used? Thanks for helping !
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    advise on my pool site

    Thanks, yea I know u should not build UP BUT with this ground & rock its not a simple thing as skimming off a inch.....u have to bust into it & start from scratch again ! Shovels run when shown this area ! :) We are in a 3 day period of rain right now so I may try the scraper blade again before...
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    advise on my pool site

    Thanks, yea I know u should not build UP BUT with this ground & rock its not a simple thing as skimming off a inch.....u have to bust into it & start from scratch again ! Shovels run when shown this area ! :) We are in a 3 day period of rain right now so I may try the scraper blade again before...
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    advise on my pool site

    My wife & I decided on 18ft 52in deep metal frame pool Cornelius Pools Phoenixwe live in a slightly rural area with ROCKY slooping land----the area we are installing the pool I had to take out about 2ft of soil on the upper slope to start getting it level (mind u I'm doing all this with my...