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    Jandy Del60 - bulkhead nut cracked when I screwed it in - getting a new one - silicone on internal side off inlet / outlet elbows?

    I tried to just reuse the bulkhead orings and retighten (don't do this) with the big ole pipe wrench but the orings were too flattened, and I eventually split the threads on the bulkhead here it screws into the inside the tank elbows thank goodness I didn't injure the inlet or outlet elbows...
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    Jandy DE 60 - small return leak del60 - o-rings and jandy r40 sized led replacement light bulb

    Hi All - have a slow drip on the bottom filter connector and looks like it's the filter outlet - as I look at the parts diagram, and looks like a couple of o rings which shouldn't be too bad, any concerns and any tools besides a strap wrench to take off and retighten? Also - any led...
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    Moving ... from Newark, DE to Allen, TX - any pointers for a Texas pool owner?

    Hi Everyone - I'm moving from the Northeast to Dallas, and changing from a vinyl 28k to a pebbletec 35k (no idea on volume really) - challenges in the northeast were 1) full sun algae - responded well to borax, brushing and chlorine 2) opening / closing leaf load (mostly just due to wet leaves...
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    Purex 4036 DE amount 5.3 (label) vs 3.6 (online manual)

    So I'm thru opening, and was looking at the amount of DE that is required for the 4036 filter media - and I found an online manual vs label discrepancy [snip] from the pentair online manual Diatomaceous Earth (D.E.) Precoat Requirements Filter Model *By Weight Number Pounds 4024 2.4 4036 3.6...
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    plumbing help after filter ... CPVC / PVC 1.5" joining new Jandy

    Hi All, Getting ready to replace a 2 way 180 degree Jandy with a 3way to provide for a clean water pressure side leg to feed a pool cleaner. Have a couple of questions, and then wanted to make sure I'm going down the right path. In a normal lots of space plumbing world - would be able to add...
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    DE required for older filter. Clearwater Waterways DE

    Hi all Have a friend that bought a house with a Sylvan pool and the filter is a Clearwater DE. The filter is about 48 inches tall from the bottom of the filter to the top of pressure gauge , does anyone know if that is the 48 or 60 square foot filter? Appreciate the help. Sent from my...
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    So I did the borates and it looks GOOD. now about TA for the future

    Adding borax wasn't bad and ph rebalanced out nicely after the acid. (Just remember - do as you oughta - add acid to water ) before starting the TA was ballpark correct, about 80-100 ppm. Couple of questions.. 1) Does the TA chemistry change once the borates are in play? (I guess that the...
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    Awwww Crud.... lightning?

    Hi guys, I just got back from a week of vacation to a situation. The Intelliflo, and the pb4-60 I installed in the past month are not turning on. When I got to the house - the breaker was tripped, not sure WTF there - but after checking both legs of the 220, they are hot to both the...
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    Weekly timer schedule for cleaner pump

    I'm looking to replace an intermatic mechanical timer, and got all excited about the intermatic electronic timer like here ... http://www.amazon.com/Intermatic-P1353M ... B001DSEC7A I would like to run the pool cleaner "squirty" 2 days a week for 2 hours, but when looking thru the manual - it...
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    Converting polaris 360 to 380

    Hi All, I've been working on building a working Frankensquirty from a 360 which I just rebuilt, and a 380 + hose that a friend had for parts. I changed out the feed tube, and that seems to plumb up fine on the 360, but it seems "slow" compared to when I had the 360 feed hose in it. (Just...
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    Whisperflow vs Intelliflow port dimensions

    Hi - I'm considering replacing my 10 yo Whisperflo with an Intelliflo, but wanted to know if the inlet / outlet ports line up EXACTLY - there are 2" unions on each side of the whisperflo (top / back ports), but the height dimensions of the whisperflo and intelliflo look like they are about 1/4"...