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    My First AGP Build

    Ok so its been a little while, and we have had a lot of great progress. We found a couple days of no rain so we sprinted to the finish and got the wall all put up! The 3d printed strips helped a ton to hold a consistant gap in the track while we worked the wall around. Also having lots of...
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    New Fill need help determining first step

    I just filled my new pool up today and it's late now so I won't be doing anything till tomorrow. My question is what do I do first? Do I add my liquid chlorinator to get my chlorine levels up, or do I balance the other attributes of my pool first? Should I go directly into SLAM even though my...
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    My First AGP Build

    So after digging more trenches and all sorts of tricks we are left with this ... But after a day's work, we end up here Unfortunately, while everything looks nice it's still very squishy inside the center. So setting blocks and final compact is out for this weekend (more rain in the...
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    My First AGP Build

    Rain again... Nowhere on the forcast until I am in the middle of my 8-5 job and can do nothing about it. All my level work ... All my chances of getting the walls up this weekend. Sigh.
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    My First AGP Build

    Ok This post is a little more progress from last night, as well as a few "neat tricks" I was able to do with my 3d printer. I got into 3d printing about 6 months ago and I seem to find a way to work it into just about everything I do. First here is the progress picture. We got the Lime Sand...
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    My First AGP Build

    After about 2 weeks of intensive research I made the dive (pun intended) and ordered my first "real" Above Ground Pool (only inflatables up to now). I might be crazy but I am trying to DIY this entire setup between my Father and I. We are both very mechanically inclined and have done a lot of...
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    Acceptable AGP Level Tolerances

    That's a great idea! Thanks for the tip. So it seems like I might be overkill going for any better than 1/2" over my run.
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    Acceptable AGP Level Tolerances

    I am putting up my very first steel sided AGP and I have a question when it comes to leveling. We have begun digging and we have a pretty good start. The plan is to level the ground as close as possible, put a top coat of lime sand just thick enough to get everything smooth, and then throw on 1"...
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    First Timer with a few questions

    Thanks for the info on roofing felt, I will keep that in mind as an option. We are not putting 2" of sand under the foam, at most we are going to do a "level coat" just for final level to make sure all the bumps and smoothed over. And even that coat we are looking at doing a lime sand or very...
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    First Timer with a few questions

    I found another thread with a licensed electritian who just finished his own pool, and got all of my bonding questions answered. Quoting him here for the sake of anyone searching this in the future.
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    24 Foot Doughboy Installed Today

    You Rock! I appreciate the response. This is all great information. I will be sure to bury my grouding ring and replace my lugs with the "Direct Bury" type. I also had to do a double check on my county, but we are all good. No regulations for "nowhere Missouri". Thanks again for taking the...
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    24 Foot Doughboy Installed Today

    I posted this in my own thread, but seeing as you are an electrical contractor I would love to hear your opinion, if you would give it. I live outside of any city limits and in a county were there are no permits. I understand the purpose of these permits is for a safer experience and since my...
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    First Timer with a few questions

    Thanks for your response! I am really excited, but also nervous. This is a large investment for my family and I and I want to make sure this is not a green eyesore (or worse a mangled mess) 5 years down the line. I am confident with this forum I have the resources I need to make sure that...
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    First Timer with a few questions

    After about 2 weeks of intensive research I made the dive (pun intended) and ordered my first "real" Above Ground Pool (only inflatables up to now). Ever since that moment we have been none stop leveling, clearing, collecting supplies, and praying for rain to go away. This post is long, but I...