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    Where can I buy a meyco cover?

    I am looking for a meyco rugged mesh cover, can you recommend a reliable online seller? Thanks.
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    Ph vs alk

    OK, thanks.
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    Ph vs alk

    I added 1 cup of muriatic acid to lower the ph. Next day I added 2lbs of baking soda to raise alk. Now the ph is back to 7.8 and the alk is at 70ppm. Am I right, if I add muriatic acid the ph goes down and the alk goes down also, if I add baking soda the alk goes up and the ph goes up? If...
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    Water sw open - Rheem Heater

    I cleaned the pump basket and backwashed the filter, I didn't have time to play with it today, but it did run ok. The heater came on and stayed on like it was supposed to. I'll get more time tomorrow to fiddle with it.
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    Water sw open - Rheem Heater

    I don't know. I've been checking the pressure gauge when running at high rpm and still reads around where it started the season with fresh de. Normally I would have backwashed by now. I am new to the variable flow thing. I'll take a look at the whole setup tomorrow and make sure everything...
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    Water sw open - Rheem Heater

    I am suspicious the water pressure switch is going bad. The story: I installed a new vs pump this year, the 7 year old rheem heater worked fine for the first 2 months. I found a low speed that satisfied the heater and it ran fine at this low speed, 11 gpm. Last week I found the error message...
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    cya and swg

    How fast can I add the cya. I have to add 7 lbs of the granular cya. I have done the sock method in the past, took a whole day or more. I also put it in a knee hi nylon, maybe a little faster. When I used hth pods, the sack disintegrated real fast, maybe 20 minutes, and all the cya was in...
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    cya and swg

    Is this stuff cya? From leslies Pool store. Liquid Pool Conditioner 1 Gal - 2 Pack Item No. B-Y5978 Manufacturer SKU: 17401NCM https://lesliespool.com/natural-chemistry-instant-water-conditioner-1-gal/12306.html#description-btn-div
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    cya and swg

    I was maintaining cya of 30. Maybe thats why I had cloudy water yesterday. I am in the 2nd day of slamming the pool. I had an overnight drop of 3ppm. So my plan is to slam until done, then restart the swg and then increase cya to 70. Thing is if you look at the chart to slam the levels for...
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    cya and swg

    Just updated to show rj60.
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    cya and swg

    I was reading the chlorine/cya page (Chlorine / CYA Chart - Trouble Free Pool) checking stuff and noticed the recommended cya level is 70 to 99. Is this right?. I am new to the swg and I had set the cya at 30 like I always did with bleach. Should I raise he cya to 70? Thanks.
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    Can I make my wfe-6 a 2 speed pump?

    Looks like I have something to do tomorrow while its raining . Thank you.
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    Can I make my wfe-6 a 2 speed pump?

    Thanks to all the members of tfp who helped me through. I installed a new liner, a sta rite vfp pump and a rj-60 swg. I have been up and running for about 2 or 3 weeks now and all is well. I went with the company who originally installed my pool 30 years ago and they did a good job. I paid...
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    My led readout is unreadable - rheem branded heater model P-M336A-EN-C

    Part # 013640Fis the LCD Display. It is a small ic board with the lcd on board. Pulled the old one off, gently pressed the new one on. Surprise- it worked!
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    RJ60 reads -5.0 amps

    I just installed the circupool rj60 today. I paged through the menu and for the cell current it reads -5.0. Is that a dash or is it a negative sign?
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    SWG newbie - will I need 820 lbs of salt?

    I should have said saturation index is .9; not lsi. What caught my eye was in the rj60 book it lists ideal calcium hardness range as 200 to 400 ppm.
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    SWG newbie - will I need 820 lbs of salt?

    I don't know what to do about the calcium hardness and should I wait another day to see if the cya goes up a little on it's own? I seem to have brought most of my numbers to about where they belong. CH -50 LSI - 0.9 cya -maybe a little less that 30 ph -7.6 chlorine -2.5 alk -80 salt -3600 temp...
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    SWG newbie - will I need 820 lbs of salt?

    I threw in 4 bags about an hour ago to see how long it would take to dissolve. It's the water softener type so it is a chunky.
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    SWG newbie - will I need 820 lbs of salt?

    I am buying my first load of salt. I tested at 200 ppm with 28000 gal pool looks like I need about 20 bags of salt. I plan on putting some in and testing on the way. How many 40lb bags should I put in at a time? When should I test the salt level?
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    SWG newbie - will I need 820 lbs of salt?

    I think one of my fingers must have pushed the wrong button
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    SWG newbie - will I need 820 lbs of salt?

    Good idea to test the water now to get an idea before the fill. I saw the k-1766 but I wanted a test kit for all the other stuff too, chlorine, ph, alkalinity and all that. I wasn't looking k2005, but rather k5005. Thanks.
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    SWG newbie - will I need 820 lbs of salt?

    -I am installing a new liner and a new circupool rj60. Can I assume a salt level of zero to start? (using Long Islands finest hose water to fill). - 41 bags sounds like alot, does that sound right? Where's a good place to buy that much salt ? (as per the pool calculator, 28000 gal pool...
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    Can I make my wfe-6 a 2 speed pump?

    The Hayward tristar vs W3SP3206VSP is my final answer, unless there's something you know that I don't. (really, let me know.) I was planning on installing it myself, until reading through the rebate requirements at pseg. They require an approved installer do the honors. That takes half of...
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    Can I make my wfe-6 a 2 speed pump?

    If it was wife #6 I doubt i would be able to afford a new pool pump or almost anything else. ;) Thanks for the suggestion, before I pull the trigger I will check with the seller. I'm leaning towards the tristar vs 2.7 hp.
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    Can I make my wfe-6 a 2 speed pump?

    Sorry bout that. I have the 240 volt . I saw the new style unions on the tube and will look into it. But after reading the specs for the pump I don't think I have enough pipe between the pump intake and the diverter valve. I have the room to slide the filter over a few inches but I will...
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    Can I make my wfe-6 a 2 speed pump?

    I am adding the circupool rj 60 swg and I need a new pump. I guess it comes down to intelliflo vs tri star. I never had a vs pump. My single speed was a 1.5 hp. The pool is 18x36, holds about 27000 gallons, (new liner going in next month), 1 1/2 piping, and a rheem 33000btu nat gas heater. I...
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    Can I make my wfe-6 a 2 speed pump?

    I am adding the circupool rj 60 swg and I need a new pump. I guess it comes down to intelliflo vs tri star. The pool is 18x36, holds about 27000 gallons, (new liner going in next month), 1 1/2 piping, and a rheem 33000btu nat gas heater. I have always had a 1 speed pump (1.5 hp whisperflo)...