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    "liner" under the pool

    I have been using sand under my UG pool Intex/summer waves for several years. last year I up sized to a 18' round. I felt like it was hard to get the liner smooth over the sand. Is and what ground liner could I use for a smoother bottom and added protection. My pool sprung a leak this season...
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    Where do you all get your adapters to upgrade filter systems ?

    I change filters weekly as they get pretty nasty with debris I would rather update to a larger system More GPH if its cost effective
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    Patch Material , kit supplied or surplus pool liner?

    So my 1 year old summer waves pool suffered a failure. Sprung a leak and before it was spotted it displaced enough sand to tear along the hole i. The ground. Doing so dropped the water below filter ports and smoked the pump. Looking at replacement pump cost i found it more coast effective to...
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    Where do you all get your adapters to upgrade filter systems ?

    Current pool is a Summer waves 16x48 5200 gal pool with the through the side Skimmer/pump/filter all in one unit. with a claim of 1500gph going through the small A type filters. Last year I did not have any problems with filtration running the pump at least 8 hours a day and changing filters...
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    water wont clear up

    I was given a a Intex sand filter set up. SF80110 but its only 100gph more than the Side hanging cartridge unit on the summer waves pool Quick run down kids 12 and 10. Started with the small inflatable ring pools. Then about 6 years ago got a 12' pool that went 4 years with out issue then the...
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    water wont clear up

    Yeah thats what I said going from 14 to 16 and It felt like 4x more pool to handle. Heavy too. Also would require clearing another 1’ all around more sand ....aarrgg So we sit thinking score a left over pool on clearance or bite the bullet and get a nice 21’ above ground professionally...
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    water wont clear up

    Well all was for naught. Sprouted a leak last night and did not see until 5 am . Pool was 2/3s empty and pump was on the way to burn out. Done for the season. Tried to patch the HOLE but it kept sucking the patch through. A previous patch gave way and then the liner tore along the washed...
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    water wont clear up

    thanks have this kit coming TAYLOR TECHNOLOGIES INC K-2006 TEST KIT COMP CHLORINE FAS-DPD I guess I need to learn the terms better. I followed the SLAM at the first onset of algae. Right now the FC has held over night for a few days. Im just letting the pumps run until my new test kit...
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    new to TFP

    been luring around since my first easy set pool. Im on my 3rd and yet bigger pool 16'x48" ....first year with set backs lasting more than a few days. So now I think I will be here more often
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    water wont clear up

    having a problem with my pool this past few weeks. I have been running intex pools for aprox 8 years now Going up in size over the years and last year I got the newest at 16' x 48" with 1500gph filter/pump. I have not much of any problems until now. 2 weeks ago the pool started with that little...