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  1. GOONiE

    Jacuzzi brand heater...

    Anyone else here have these heaters? I have a Leslie’s very close and looking to replace my old Pentair. Jacuzzi brand is just a rebadged Raypak for Leslie’s. They offer a 5 year warranty on their jacuzzi brand but wonder if I should just get a Hayward instead?
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    What would happen if you backwash pipe is clogged...

    Theoretically. What would happen if you backwashed your sand filter but the backwash pipe was clogged. Where would the discharge go? Back into the pool? Or would the pressure build up in the filter? My backwash waste pipe goes into the ground and I have no idea where it eventually ends up. My...
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    Polaris P9550 review...

    I bought this on amazon prime from amazon for $1200 shipped to try it out. Ran it for 3 hours. Pros: comes with caddy and a remote. Cleans well enough. Navigates the pool fairly well. Great at climbing walls and cleaning water line. Lift feature. Very easy to empty and clean canister. Ready to...
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    Great resource for robots...

    The Truth About Pool Cleaners: What Your Pool Store Isn’t Telling You Still deciding, none of these threads seem to point to a single best robot, it's all over the place lol What's the best, more reliable robot for a 30k gal vinyl pool? Arg...
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    Is the Triton ps plus good?

    Amazon.com : Dolphin Triton PS Plus Automatic Pool Cleaner with Bluetooth and Extra-Large Filter Basket, Ideal for In-ground Swimming Pools up to 50 Feet. : Garden & Outdoor should i consider others around $1000? vinyl pool 30000 gal
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    Wifi pool timer...

    Has anyone installed a wifi timer or switch to replace an old analog timer? Current setup is a standard 220v timer, would like to control with a phone app.
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    Eeek...

    Saw this picture and immediately thought of TFP :crazy:
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    Pool store pH test...

    Disclaimer. The manager at my Leslie’s is very knowledgeable and never tries to sell me chemicals. Occasionally I take my sample to test for metals and double check my own results. He said pH will not read correctly if FC is above 5ppm. My FC is 7 (cya 60) and pH is 7.6. He neutralized my...
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    Pool thermometer review...

    Thought I would share since I love my thermometer. https://www.amazon.com/Ambient-Weather-WS-14-8-Channel-Thermometer/dp/B00HTMSYZU/ref=sr_1_22?s=lawn-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1528280881&sr=1-22&keywords=pool+thermometer+floating#customerReviews Flawless the past 14 months. Even sat outside all...
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    Chlorinator pucks vs daily LC dosage...

    I have a bunch of pucks left over from previous owner. Am I adding that much CYA if 5 pucks take 2 weeks to dissolve? Im at 60 CYA. Sounds like most people are adding LC daily, any cons to using pucks in auto chlorinator or should I just turn it off and daily dose LC. I have been using cal...
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    New pool owner... 2nd summer.

    We bought a home with a vinyl pool 16 months ago. Already went through one summer of flawless ownership. Only had to add shock every week, have pucks in autochlorinator. Have had a tech come out weekly and got to know him well, we decided that I can maintain the pool myself. Got myself a...