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    Natural gas to propane

    1. call the city and ask about upgrading the gas meter, if it needs to be upgraded the city should do it for free. The new gas meter are high pressure and can handle a 400k btu heater. The city will let you know what you got. 2. the gas line to the heater is independent to the house, or should...
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    Is this quote to move pool equipment reasonable?

    Those estimates look to be on par what I was thinking. They also have to hand trench it as the OP says, add another 2k for that.
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    Steps in applying Magic Lube II to pump basket o-ring?

    I remove the o-ring and clean it with a clean rag. Use the same rag to clean the channel. Not spotless, just to insure there is no grime or dirt that can cause issues. Use liberal amount of pool lube, i use my index finger and thumb to get a good coverage of lube on the o-ring. Install o-ring...
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    Is this quote to move pool equipment reasonable?

    Sorry to hear you are in that predicament. How old is the pool? Bring the pool to current code and moving electrical/gas can cost $$$. If 14K includes all unforseen circumstances and you don't have to come out of pocket for anything else, it might be worth it.
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    How to chlorinate with liquid chlorine so I maintain a residual free chlorine level throughout the day?

    I use a Stenner pump for my chlorine injection. The stenner pump runs every four hours (each cycle runs for 18min during the day and 6min during the night) to add about 64 oz of chlorine a day. I like to add chlorine through out the day, and I also run my VS pump 24x7. At 1100 RPM the pumps...
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    Pump Location Questions

    Mine is in a single trench. The trench is ruffly 3' deep and 3' wide. The gas and electrical have to be 2' apart. But you'll have to look at your local code to determine what is building code in your area. From the house to the pool equipment is about 55', I also had a shed build at the same...
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    Squealing pump

    My PSI barely registers on the DE gauge at 1200 rpm maybe 5ish or less. At 2750 RPM with clean DE it’s 20ish psi.
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    Squealing pump

    My pool was finished April 21, so 3 months.
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    Squealing pump

    I went out to test my pump. In the first video mine also make the same noise when turned on/off. The second video at 1000 rpm yours is louder but I feel the pump is working harder at 1000 rpm vs 1200 rpm.
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    Squealing pump

    I have the same pump, and mine is very quite. Even when it goes to full RPMs, you hear it ramp up but no squealing. The pump runs 24/7 at 1200 rmps, then 3x a day goes to 2700 rpms for my cleaning mode. At 1200 rpms it runs at 80w.
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    Water Meter

    I used these when i filled my pool. Amazon.com: 2 Pack - P3 P0550 Water Meter | Measure Watering Use in Gallons or Liters |Fits Standard Garden Hose: Home Improvement
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    Jandy True Clear Cover Leak

    Looking at the parts page, there is an o-ring under the cap. Most likely you will have to buy a new o-ring and/or new cap. If the o-ring looks good but the cap is cracked, you can try a two part epoxy and try to fix the crack temporarily.
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    Bonding, Whose Responsible?

    This!!!
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    Advice required (lots to cover)

    I would just add a gallon of liquid chlorine every evening until your test kit arrives.
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    Jandy AquaLink RS - Program Scheduling Nightmare

    Have you tried using the web site instead of the app to set your schedule. https://www.iaqualink.com/en
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    Stenner flow

    It sounds like the Stenner is not sealing as it should. Make sure the rollers are snapped into place and is pinching the tube.
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    Liquid Chlorine Automation?

    Our PB wouldn't install a SWCG. I guess it's a Texas thing. I panned on using a chlorine injection and bought all the parts during the pool build. I used this thread as a template. Stenner pump for chlorine. Help with sizing and install ideas The parts list is on post #4.
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    How much liquid chlorine will I be using weekly (what is your guess based off experience)?

    I'm still dialing in my Stenner 45MPHP10 Pump. Looking at my logs for 7 days, I'm at 4.08 gal/week of 10% chlorine.
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    Jandy Automation

    Yes it does. In the Color Light Setup there are options for: Jandy LED WaterColors, Hayward Color Logic, Pentair IntelliBrite, JandyColors, Pentair SAm/SAL
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    Door locks/child safety

    In my area, it's code for every door or window that has access to the pool must have an alarm. My PB gave me these: Amazon.com : Doberman Security SE-0129-4PK Mini Entry Defender with Chime - 4 Pack (Black) : Camera & Photo
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    VSF runtime and RPM settings?

    Every pool will be different and you'll have to play around with your setting to find the sweet spot. You want the minimum for your skimmers to still function. I currently run my pump at 1100 rpm 24/7. Wattage is around 80w. 2x day it jumps to 2750 rpm, 45min for my cleaning mode along with my...
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    Need Margarita Machine Drink Recipes ASAP!

    Yes, Grand Marnier is great in a Margarita.
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    Need Margarita Machine Drink Recipes ASAP!

    You'll need tequila, triple sec, amaretto and frozen limeade. 8oz Minute Maid Frozen Limeade 8oz Tequila, any tequila will do. If you want to step your game up Patron Silver will do. 4oz Triple Sec, any will work. Blend with ice. Up to you one how thick you want it. Salt or no slat the rim of...
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    valve position question

    The cap missing on the valve on the far left is only to lock the valve from moving. You loosen the cap to move the valve then tighten the cap to lock the valve so someone walking buy doesn't bump it out of position. Mine do not let water out of them when loosen.
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    valve position question

    I'm taking a wild guess. But i believe what you are showing us is the drain side of the pool. We need to see what's after the filter going back to the pool. See attached for how I think your drain side is plumed.
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    Starting up problem with DE

    When the pool builder was going through the process of starting my equipment. They forgot to open the skimmer valve after they were testing the main drain, so when they added DE most of it went into the pool. After getting all the valves in the correct settings, it took over night for the water...
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    Amp draw on 3hp Pentair Intelliflo at various RPMs

    Sorry don't know what wire gauge they ran. I know it passed city inspection. No heat pump either, but I can handle the load if i choose to add a heat pump later down the road.
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    Amp draw on 3hp Pentair Intelliflo at various RPMs

    I have a 70amp breaker going to my pool subpanel. The electricians used 1" gray pvc conduit for the 125' run. My 2.7HP pump is on it's own 20amp breaker.
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    Help with Return Jet and Skimmer Placement (How many?)

    I'm building roughly that size and I have 5 returns and 2 skimmers. Attached is my build and I circled in red the returns and skimmers.
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    2019 Bleach Prices

    Went today and bought my 3 packs (x5). date code of 19088. Saved $5 for them all. Comes out to 2.99/gal for %10, not bad.