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    Advice on what pump to get

    Hey guys, I have a doughboy pool with the doughboy filter and 1hp pump. My pump went bad and I need to buy a new one. I don't want another Doughboy pump. The pump it has is a 1hp pump single speed. Now my fiter ratings are: Model 0-1750-000 Filtering surface 1.4 sq ft Max Pressure 50psi...
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    Excellent Customer service from HASA

    WOW Had a problem with my Liquidator. Called HASA and they are sending parts direct to me. Man I wish other companies had the same excellent customer service as that company does. No questions asked, just, "sure we will send the part to you no problem". Actually the person told me there were...
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    Sundance spa heater wont shut off

    Hey everyone, I have a Sundance Optima spa in my yard and the heater seems to not shut off. The temp is set at 80 degrees on the control panel but the water tem is at 104 degrees and wont come down at all. Anyone know of a fix for this?
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    to shock or not to shock that is the question

    Well I opened my pool finally today, 80 degrees and I couldnt resist any longer even though we are going to be gone for the long weekend (I was going to wait till after the hoilday weekend) So Im opened and my levels are: FC 7.0 CC 0.5 TC 7.5 PH 7.2 TA 50 Borates 30 Havent checked the CYA yet...
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    Liquidator for sale reduced

    Well $125.00 must have been too much so I lowered it down a bit. I have a brand new liquidator for sale. It is the 8 gal. model. I was going to ask $100.00 plus shipping for it. PM me with offers if you think $100.00 is too much :goodjob: Thank you
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    Above ground solar cover reel

    Hi everyone, A quick question. I have an above ground solar cover that is on a reel that is off the pool on two poles. This is the first year I have had it. I planned to keep the solar cover on the reel for the winter. Do I cover the solar cover with a tarp or just leave it uncovered and it...
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    Liquidator adds Cl even when control valve is off?

    I was wondering anyone know if when the control valve for the LQ is off and the flowmeter is showing no flow at all, does the LQ still add Cl into the pool? Brian
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    Forgot the leaf net

    Hey everyone, I forgot to take out my leaf net off my pool before the weather froze it in place. It said in the instructions to take it off before it froze outside. I wasnt paying attention to the weather much and before I knew it it is stuck in about 1" of ice with not many leaves on top of...
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    Copper in the body and swimming pools.

    Hey everyone, I have a friends who's daughter has a copper sensitivity. Dont know why it just is. The Doctor told her that she cannot go into swimming pools because of the copper in the water will be absorbed by her body and it is bad for her. So I told my friend that the only way that copper...
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    A few questions about closing my pool

    Hi Everyone, Great pool season coming to a close. I used the BBB all summer and had not one problem!! Thanks everyone for your help. But now we all up north have to say goodnight to our happy warm days of sumer and prepare for the wintery days ahead of us. This is my first winter closing and...
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    Does a solar cover....

    Does a solar cover help so much to prevent Chlorine from evaporating....alot? I checked my CL level 2 days ago and it was at around 9.5ppm. We have strong sun and cool nights here lately and it warranted me putting my solar cover on. Well I checked the CL level today, 2 days later, and it...
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    My CSI any suggestions?

    Hey everyone, I was using the pool calculator, and at my current levels it says that the CSI is -0.7. It says in the that any pool over -0.6 is bad for it. Is this true of my pool? My pool specs are in my signature below. So what do I do to get the number under 0.6 if it needs to be? Any...
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    What type of Tygon tubing to order

    Hey guys, My head is spinning from reading all the posts about the Liquidator. I ordered one today from Dave and was wondering, what type of tubing do I order from US Plastics to replace the tubbing that come with it? I know it is Tygon tubing but there are so many to chose from I dont know...
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    Do ya think I have channeling?

    Hey everyone, I have had my pool up now for about for about 1 1/2 months. I have never had the filter gain but maybe 1psi in pressure. I have regularly backwashed it as we have had alot of rain this spring and early summer. It has been about 2 weeks since my last backwash and still the thing...
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    Got my TF 100 test kit. Here's the numbers and a question or

    Hey Dave, Excellent kit, I am very impressed with how many tests I can perform with it, great job!!! Plus the pool store doesnt have a clue if you ask me, (they told me my FC and CC was all out of wack). I waited for the test kit to come before doing anything else ( I added some Baking soda...
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    Underground hose placement question

    Hi everyone, I have a 24 ft round 52" deep Doughboy with a 1hp pump (Doughboy also) with a Silica II filter, and a 180,000 btu Raypak heater. I was wondering, am I going to lose alot of heat running the lines underground? Also am I going to put too much strain on the pump, and should I get a...
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    New and another one from SE Michigan

    Hi everyone, Just joined and man what a site!! This place has days full of info to read!! Thanks to all that contribute so anyone like me can have and maintain a pool. Just had a 24 ft round Doughboy installed a few days ago. Had the intex soft side for a few years and figured we used it...