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    A Polaris 380 Rebuild Kit. Quick tip

    My rebuilt ride! I bought the rebuild kit which comes with everything except for the internal frame and supply hose. I had trouble getting the wheels to spin freely enough and even when they did they would eventually bind up and stop. I took the unit apart several times checking the bearings...
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    A question about Removing and jumping the pool timer

    Hi My setup is a main mechanical timer in the basement that controls all power to outside pool pumps. Outside I have another timer that's in-line for my cleaner booster pump. The outside timer is going bad, won't turn, the inside main timer is now unnecessary because this year I have installed a...
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    Need some help with a little green pool.

    Hello, I have a quick question for you all. We have had about 5" of rain around here and I have been away for a few days and I fine my pool to be a little limish. I have started slamming it but also find my levels are all over the place. So I wanted to ask where to start, PH is high, (7.9) but...
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    Can tile repair wait till I reopen pool next summer?

    Hello, I haven't closed my pool in Maryland yet but plan to do so next week. I have had about 3 6 x6 tiles pop off right at the end of the season as well as some of the bedding grout behind them. The cooping above has some cracks in the grout that have worked them out. I don't really have time...
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    Help with the proper sequence for Blowing out lines. Please

    Hello, I wanted to try closing this year. I have read the great advice on this site and watched a few you tube videos but Im still a little confused about the best way to blow out my lines. So here is what I think i will do and was hoping some one could correct me if I seem off. 1. Lower water...
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    Polaris 380 trouble shooting help please.

    Hello, so I just finished my 1st ever slam of my pool and now I need to clean up bottom of pool but my 380 is not happy. Some background on it and me, we bought this house with pool and equipment and this is my second season as a pool owner. The Polaris worked really well and had no problems at...
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    Started 1st Slam to combat green pool but have a few questions

    Hello, So opened a green pool for my second year as owner of one. 1st test of the season Ph 8.2 FC .5 Cc 2.5 Calcium Hardness test Color is more pink then red 200 TA 50 CYA 0 I started to address TA and Ph and CYA as I learned before starting SLAM. Below is the results between yesterday...
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    Need replacement a loop-Loc mesh cover but see what options if not using Loop Loc

    Hello, The pool came with a Loop-Loc mesh cover that is in really bad shape. The cover is so old Loop Loc dose not have it in there system so I will either need to send it to them or try something else. The pool already has the anchor points but I was wondering if they is another comparable...
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    Green mess, no cya need suggestions please. And happy Memorial Day

    Hello, I have read a lot about slamming and will do that but also read it's good to have ph levels good before you start, so here is my short story. Opened pool today and it's a green algae mess. Low chlorine but high PH and no CYA. This is my second year of owning a pool and 1st time opened by...
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    My first test results with the Tft-100 for a Newbie

    Hello, Today I tried my new test kit. We had lots of rain last night and I know my chlorine numbers are really low but I decided to wait until after all the rain this evening before I add the 12% Chlorine I bought at the pool store. Please advise as the best approach and what to attack first...
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    New to forum to Today! With Newbie basic questions.

    Hello, this is my 1st post. I have bought a house this past September with a beautiful Sullivan in ground pool that was built in 1985. I had the pool professionally closed and opened this year and have taken my water in for testing once this year. I added the recomended chemicals as per the...