Search results

  1. RhondaF

    Do I need to disconnect my "dead" intex swg ?

    I've been through at least 3 of these Intex swg's for my above ground (non-Intex) pool in the last 7-8 years. I loved them and didn't mind replacing every 2-3 years until the price jumped from $150 to $800. I got the notorious 'low salt" error last year. We bypassed the display (control board...
  2. RhondaF

    Sand in pool and backwash

    I just installed a brand new hayward 180T. Among other problems I have sand in the pool and noticed in backwash today. So it occured to me after reading a lot of TFP posts....my filter reads capacity 150 lbs sand....that does mean I should put 150 lbs of sand in it, right? Dumb question I know...
  3. RhondaF

    Am I screwed?

    My Intex SWG took the "low salt light" dive last year. I normally replace it every 2-3 years but tried to fix it last year by bypassing the low salt light . It didnt really work...I think. The plates got really gross which is unusual for me...I normally dont have any plate issues. Fast forward...
  4. RhondaF

    Hairline cracks in my Heyward 180 T sand filter tank

    I have a 27' ( I think) round above ground pool I guess its gonna be another one of those expensive seasons:/ I have a few problems. I have 2 hairline cracks in my sand filter tank. I tried to patch it with flex seal pool patch tape but it didn't help much (now its dribbling instead of...
  5. RhondaF

    Can I give up now?

    I have a 24' above ground swamp. I've been fighting green algae all summer and finally changed the sand in the filter (twice....too much sand under the octopus thingey the first time). I've had the pool for 8 years and am of average pool intelligence. I have the good Taylor kit and try to...