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    Best pool vacuum suction hose (Great White)

    No worries. I'd like to find a one-piece hose. The "connections" on the modular ones are a problem IMHO.
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    Best pool vacuum suction hose (Great White)

    I have not thought about that. But thanks for offering up an alternate solution. If I'm ever in the market for a "real robot" -- I'll make sure and post a thread about "real robots" -- but... if... it's OK with you... I'm asking about a hose for my - apparently - "not real" robot. LOL.
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    Best pool vacuum suction hose (Great White)

    Simply stated. I am DONE with those multi-piece "click together" hoses. I see many hoses for sale. What is the best one? I am introducing air when I use my pool robot (Great White) and I would like it to end. Thanks!
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    Pool leak driving me crazy, but do I have it narrowed down now?

    Here's my update. Not certain it's much of an update... Maybe you guys have some suggestions. 1) I plugged the bottom drain 2) I plugged the bottom drain skimmer opening (located at the bottom of the skimmer that ties to the bottom drain) Result: The leak appears to have slowed - however I...
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    Pool leak driving me crazy, but do I have it narrowed down now?

    Fun night! Got the two plugs in... cleaned some spots with the wire brush (figured I'd do lots while I have the dive gear out LOL). Filling pool to a certain point. I STILL can't tell, for certain, if it's not leaking through the outlet side or not. I tried a thin piece of plastic to see if...
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    Pool leak driving me crazy, but do I have it narrowed down now?

    Understood. There are no bubbles at all. Which is what leads me to think if this mission fails, it has to be on the outlet (return) side. Which We will find out on Mission 2 (LOL) when/if I plug that.
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    Pool leak driving me crazy, but do I have it narrowed down now?

    Wow! You guys made my day. I thought for sure I wasn't thinking things through. My skimmer does not appear to be threaded (I will check more closely today)... but I did get the rubber style plugs. I can't seem to remember what the bottom drain has. I had the plate off of it a while back...
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    Pool leak driving me crazy, but do I have it narrowed down now?

    Ok! Going to take my time and explain this the best I can! (Mods: Not sure which sub-forum... so I'm putting here...) Inground pool. Flunked the bucket test badly. Losing almost an inch overnight (pump off) and getting worse. Loses when pump on at same rate. Dove the pool with gear. Rit Dye...
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    Not even sure it's the pump... but could it be the pump? Hayward SP2300VSP Max-Flo VS Variable-Speed Pool Pump.

    Success! Thanks for all the help, The tell was that it was coming out of the outlet side of the Jandy like a fire hose, and, at the same time, filling the slight window on the Hayward when doing so. It was an obstruction in the outlet side @ the pool. Funny enough, there is nothing in the...
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    Not even sure it's the pump... but could it be the pump? Hayward SP2300VSP Max-Flo VS Variable-Speed Pool Pump.

    LOL. It's all in my signature. Jandy is the filter, Hayward is the pump.
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    Not even sure it's the pump... but could it be the pump? Hayward SP2300VSP Max-Flo VS Variable-Speed Pool Pump.

    Also, when I open the outflow valve next to the Jandy, the water level in the strainer basket @ the Hayward goes to the top. Logic tells me there's an obstruction at the output side return to the pool? Yes?
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    Not even sure it's the pump... but could it be the pump? Hayward SP2300VSP Max-Flo VS Variable-Speed Pool Pump.

    Ok. Update. Vac'd it and has improved flow at outflow in pool, but not nearly where it should be. She's a great "tell" If I open the valve at the outlet side of the Jandy, the water comes out like a firehose. My guess is there's an obstruction at the outlet side?
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    Not even sure it's the pump... but could it be the pump? Hayward SP2300VSP Max-Flo VS Variable-Speed Pool Pump.

    Ok. I'll get out there now and mega shop-vac out that line... I can snake it too if needed. LOL.
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    Not even sure it's the pump... but could it be the pump? Hayward SP2300VSP Max-Flo VS Variable-Speed Pool Pump.

    Unfortunately, yes, I have been vacuuming directly... and have been for as long as I have owned the house (before the 2014 install of the pump)... and never had a problem. If the line is clear, why would that matter?
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    Not even sure it's the pump... but could it be the pump? Hayward SP2300VSP Max-Flo VS Variable-Speed Pool Pump.

    Would using an industrial shop-vac (yes, I have one LOL) be a better way to clear any possible obstruction? My thought would be to plug the inlet at the base of the skimmer, and then vac it from the pump...??
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    Not even sure it's the pump... but could it be the pump? Hayward SP2300VSP Max-Flo VS Variable-Speed Pool Pump.

    A picture of what? Everything that is in the system is in my signature... not sure what you want to see... but I'm happy to take a picture of it. The water level in the strainer basket remains in the same place when the power is off.
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    Not even sure it's the pump... but could it be the pump? Hayward SP2300VSP Max-Flo VS Variable-Speed Pool Pump.

    Did nothing prior to noticing. When you put hand in front of outlet in pool, it feels like there is no water jetting out like it normally does. There is a SMALL of flow. When working normally, the suction at the base of the skimmer would cause your hand to be bleeding if you got too close to...
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    Not even sure it's the pump... but could it be the pump? Hayward SP2300VSP Max-Flo VS Variable-Speed Pool Pump.

    Well... after spending hours and hours trying to troubleshoot... I find myself here on TFP! Situation: I have this pump: Hayward SP2300VSP Max-Flo VS Variable-Speed Pool Pump I have run a drain bladder to both the inlet and outlet sides and I have flow (no obstructions). The RPM on the VSP...
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    It is not algae... and vitamin C did nothing. These marks are a mystery, let's solve.

    I just replied with the other user id... but it didn't post... I'll try again, right now... Edit: There you go. Now we got the dual ID issue resolved... can we move back to figuring out what those marks are?
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    It is not algae... and vitamin C did nothing. These marks are a mystery, let's solve.

    I'm at the end of my rope. I have these "brownish" (slightly red... but really brown/black) streaks in my pool. Mostly in the shallower area and also on the radius where the wall meets the floor. I have maintained a consistent 30PPM... they don't go away. I have used different algaecides (I...
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    Hayward Blu or buy another Great White? Or rebuild Great White

    I currently have a Great White... it's going on 5 years old and to be honest... it's been used and abused. It is ready for a rebuild (skirt, etc.)... however, the housing, etc. is really starting to get beat too... So I'm faced with three options and hope you folks can help? 1) Buy another...
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    How long will I feel the love?

    I did a fixed... so far it's terrific... I just have to decide what I'm going to do with respect to acid.
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    How long will I feel the love?

    I did a fixed... so far it's terrific... I just have to decide what I'm going to do with respect to acid.
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    How long will I feel the love?

    I've been looking at that DIY thread... with the drip irrigation heads, etc... interesting... I just want to be able to change the flow as needed... interesting thread!
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    How long will I feel the love?

    Thanks guys! Yeah -- I'll change the sig after I send this... I'm torn. I hate the idea of spending around $500 (stenner, timer, tank, etc.) -- for something that would run for such a short time. It's almost like I need a "mini" Stenner. I'm talking I don't add more 1/3 a gal a week... if...
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    How long will I feel the love?

    So it's been all of ONE day. LOL... I already love my Stenner!! I just took a FC reading and it's working spot-on. I might even have it run for several 1Hr sessions instead of one long sesssion! My question... my love affair is already spreading to my desire to do the same with my acid...
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    Simple solution to pouring from 2.5 gal. bleach jugs?

    I wonder how that would do with corrosive material... ?
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    Simple solution to pouring from 2.5 gal. bleach jugs?

    Ha! I'm no alone! I'll order the pump now!! Thanks! :)