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    Taking down the Intex 9X18, sand filter, and SWG

    I'm draining my Intex. We want to us that space for something else in the winter so we will not leave it up. I have a few questions: 1. How do I close the pump and SWG? 2. I want to give her a good scrub down. What dilution bleach water for cleaning the empty pool? 3. I want to store the...
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    Can I put an Intex 2800 filter on my 9 x 18 intex pool?

    I have an 9 x 18 ultra xtr pool with the intex 1200 gph pump and sand filter; I also have the intex CG2667 SWG (which can be used with a 700-3200 gph pump). I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE my pool. (I am a first-timer, can you tell?) It is in our shaded, wooded backyard and I keep an intex solar cover on...
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    SWG Intex pool in the shade - high FC

    We have an intex 4500 galloon pool with 1200 gph sand filter and intex swg. Our pool is in the shade, basically always. We have a wooded backyard. I really think the shade affects or FC loss, which is very little. Lately it has been raining a LOT (midwest, MO). I have been running the filter...
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    Help understanding test results and whether to turn on my swg

    Hi, I have an 18 x 9 intex pool running a 1200 gph sand filter and intex swg. I filled the pool earlier this week for the first time. The salt finally dissolved yesterday and i turned on my SWG. My free chlorine got up to 4 yesterday so I turned it off. I'm trying to figure out if I should...
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    First timer, opening SWG intex 18 x 9 pool - question about timing

    We are FINALLY filling our pool. It is 18 x 9 intex ultra xtr with 1200 gph sand filter and intex swg. This is going to sound like the dumbest question - what order/timing do I do everything. I have read all the forum start-up guides, but i don't quite get the order. (We also have the TF pro...
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    Moving Intex 1200 gph pump away from pool

    Hi! I am setting up my 18 x 9 intex pool with the intex 1200 gph pump and the intex saltwater generator. The tubing that comes with the pump is pretty short and I would like to move my pump and swg a little farther away from the pool and closer to the outlet. Will it adversely affect the pump...
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    foam board as pool pad over concrete

    I am setting up my 18 X 9 Intex pool on a 12 X 22 concrete slab. I want to put something under it for insulation and to protect from the concrete degrading the liner. I currently plan to put 1/2 inch extruded foam board. (Owens Corning FOAMULAR 1/2 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. R-3 Square Edge Rigid...
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    Intex cg-26667? SWG? New - please help

    Hi. Our new 18 x 9 intex pool with 1200 sand pump is arriving on Friday. We have never had a pool before. We want to use a SWG. I am looking at the intex cg-26667. It says up to 7000 gallons and my pool is 4500 gallons. I read on this forum that I should get DOUBLE the size of my pool. I...
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    Pool heater question from a complete newbie

    We are planning on the intex ultra xtr, 18 x 9. We have a 12 by 12 level concrete slab and adding another one next week. I have a few questions. First, I plan to order straight from intex. Does anybody know about how long they take to deliver? I am nervous to order before the concrete goes...
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    Getting ready to pull the trigger on an Intex 18 by 9 pool. What am I forgetting?

    We live in mid-missouri. Our backyard is somewhat shaded and on a hill, so I never really thought we could get a pool. Alas, pandemic has given me a year to figure it out. We currently have a 12 by 12 LEVEL concrete pad and have hired a contractor to add another 12 by 10 pad onto it. Thus...
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    Hello from the Alexanders

    Hi! We are brand new to this pool thing! We are getting a 9 by 18 intex pool for mid missouri. We are excited to ask questions and learn more from this forum!