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  1. M

    Power Pool

    Thanks for each of your advice. I agree, why mess with the tried-and-true if the sand is working. Then I looked at the goopy mess that comes with changing sand and knowing I would be the one to have to do it when the time came. Given the downside seems minimal the mess looks much easier to...
  2. M

    Power Pool

    Thank you all for your thoughtful replies. Your advice and encouragement are invaluable. We're finally ready to upgrade my mom's pump & sand filter for her above ground pool. Amazon had a good price for the Hayward Pro Series 1.5HP w/21" sand filter so went ahead and bought it. However, I...
  3. M

    Power Pool

    Last season my parents had me put up an above ground pool (12'x24' 9,000 gals). Unfortunately, the included pump/filter was entirely inadequate. I'd like to upgrade their current system, (0.5HP & 20 lb sand vessel) but with enough power to also run an auto vac on the filter side. I'm...