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    Glacier Chiller plumbing question

    I’m trying to figure out if I should leave my Glacier Chiller running while I’m out of town. My wife won’t know what to do if their is a problem. My concern is one of the automated valves. I’m wondering what happens if the automated valve dies and doesn’t flip to 12:00. See pic 2. When chiller...
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    My post-Ida salt level doesn't make sense

    I personally don’t see why this can’t be. We get that type of rain all the time down here Houston and can easily lose 1000 ppm. I mean think about how much rain water that is. I always keep my salt around 4100 ppm (what my SWG says) for these exact exact instances so that if for something reason...
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    CYA target level

    Just curious will the FC always fall quickly to the target level? Let’s say for example my SWG pool my current CYA is 80 (target level 6). If I raise my FC to 10 using LC and my daily FC demand is 3 and my SWG is set to produce 3 FC will my FC still fall to 6 as its trying to get to the target...
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    New build Pearland TX

    I’d Make sure and tell them to leave room for the SWG you are going to want after u get tired of draining water due to excessive CYA from the Chlorine tabs or dumping liquid chlorine in your pool EVERY day from May-October. Take it from a fellow Houstonian… Also, I’d consider adding some type of...
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    CYA bottle has label at different spot on 2 different kits

    Yes this is very frustrating. I’ve had several of these where the labels are not the same. Ie you’d fill the pool water to either more or less than the other. This has to make a difference on the test.
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    How I cool down my Pool

    Or you could go the Glacier Chiller route. Yes more money but it’s been 105 deg+ here heat index wise for the last three weeks! I have friends who’s water temp is 95 deg…
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    What are some things you didn't do, that you wish you would have when building?

    I would NIX any abalone shells that were added to the plaster and in its place added more glass beads. Abalone is a complete waste and causes stains when they leach.
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    High salt light blinking green on IC40

    Yes. Measured 4400 ppm with Taylor kit. Pouring now so it will be going down. When it rains in Houston…it RAINS!
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    High salt light blinking green on IC40

    I’m at 4200 ppm with a blinking green salt light everything else is green. Green light is coming on showing it is producing chlorine. My question is even though the chlorine light is green it is producing chlorine right? Basically the cell can produce chlorine with a high salt reading correct...
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    CYA testing question..

    I’ve seen lots of different posts with different answers. If at 70 the dot is still visible but at 60 dot is gone is the CYA 70 or is it 60??
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    Somewhat rough Wet Edge Primera Stone finish

    Man that looks very bad in my opinion. I have the Primera Stone Saphire Treasure and mine looks nothing like that. If I didn’t know what it was I would have thought that was quartz with all that mottling. My PB would be getting an earful.
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    Sugar Land TX, New Pool Build - looking for suggestions

    Glacier Chiller. Mines plumbed into my Pentair Easy Touch so I can schedule and turn on/off from my phone. As stated you can’t set it to turn on/off by temp. I’m sitting at 83 now as I type this.
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    Sugar Land TX, New Pool Build - looking for suggestions

    Howdy Sugar Land neighbor! I can tell you this definitively, you will be hating life without an SWG down here unless you are looking forward to making your pool your second full time job. Without an SWG you will need to manually add Liquid Chlorine EVERY day from June-October (I won’t go into...
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    Glacier pool chiller

    the chiller is worth every penny and then some in my opinion. When it’s 110 deg outside the last thing I want to do is jump into 95 deg water. I’ll handle the noise. Im not sure u could run the chiller without the pump on. Think about it. You chill the water and you need to get it distributed...
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    Glacier pool chiller

    I’ve had mine for 4 years. I get it down to 83/84 EVERY year. May be able to get lower but my wife says that’s enough! I run it for 3-4 nights from 6:30-1:00 am. Then from 6am-6pm. After those 3-4 nights I turn off the night running. Pool 83/84 deg. My chiller is in the shade most of the day...
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    Hurry up and wait! (Katy, TX)

    Howdy from Sugar Land. I would highly recommend the integrated spa. For one you need to exchange that water several times a day down here. That all can done automatically for you every day. I would highly recommend doing this. You don’t want that water sitting too long without being exchanged...
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    SWG and Glacier Pool Chiller

    I’m on year 4 with my Glacier Chiller with an SWG. I’ve had zero issues. More Crud from PB’s trying to spook people away from SWG. I don’t have “rust” or “corrosion” anywhere on my Chiller
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    SWG Pentair IC40 warranty question..

    Let’s say my pool equipment was installed Jan 2018. I had a flow switch give out and was fixed Jan 2020 obviously within the 3 yr Pentair Warranty. If the flow switch failed again in July 2021 would that be covered under warranty . I realize it’s past the initial 3 years but that same part that...
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    How do pool stores test everything with that machine?

    Without me digging into it Do u buy the Solar Naturals (blue bag)? Does it dissolve very quickly??
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    Can anyone recommend a QUALITY pool brush?

    Yeah I had this one AND the commercial one. Broke them both…
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    Can anyone recommend a QUALITY pool brush?

    I have the Whale brush already. While great on vertical walls I do not like to use it on horizontal surfaces (ledge,bottom of pool,etc). I have had no less than 6 brushes in last three years. Have spent easily $200 on brushes from Lowe’s,Home Dept, Leslie’s. They’ve all broken. I don’t care...
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    Vacation plan: thoughts on super-shocking?

    Now you see why so many on here recommend an SWG. You can keep it generating chlorine however much you want from the click of your phone.. I personally add LC to get to SLAM level or at least close before going on vacation then turn up the SWG a little. Ie my daily FC loss is around 3. Fix SWG...
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    IC40 question

    I had a weird problem today. Woke up and saw my cell reading 0 ppm. Went out to equipment. Everything solid green. Deleted the ScreenLogic app on my phone and reloaded. Still showing zero. Decided to restart pump screen logic showing 3600 ppm. Anybody ever see that? Not an issue with cell as it...
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    Somewhat rough Wet Edge Primera Stone finish

    Very odd. I have Sapphire Treasure. In three years I’ve never noticed anything but completely smooth plaster everywhere in the pool including the walls,spa, and Steps.
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    IC40 question

    I cycled the pump a few times on/off and it’s back to 3800 ppm. Main reason in Houston I try to keep my cell at 4000-4100 ppm that way if I do get a slug at least it stays above 2700 ppm. Last thing I want is for the cell to quit producing chlorine and me not know about it. honestly there...
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    IC40 question

    is there anyway to have the IC40 do a salt Measurement more than once every 12 hours? (Other than physically restarting it). I ask because down here in Houston we get some pretty darn hard rain. Yesterday I was at 3900 ppm on the Screen Logic. Heavy rains last night and u just looked and I’m...