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    Forgive me for forsaking the pool forum-But I have a problem

    Re: Forgive me for forsaking the pool forum Yeah they did and when I questioned them before they started to fill it they said they would shoot it again and guess I'm more accurate than a level ;-) I'm just so sick of fighting with them and as long as these issues won't present long term...
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    Forgive me for forsaking the pool forum-But I have a problem

    Ok, Here's the deal. Pool build last year. There was a leak we finally found "a leak" after several months and just letting the water run out. I still think there might be another leak or I'm paranoid. Last fall my leak detector still showed like 1/4 in a day in an 800 Gal pool. I quit...
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    So now what- I have a leak

    Yes I purchased a check a leak system and it seems to be about 1/2 of an inch every 24 hours. that is about 250 Gallons of water given my size pool. The check a leak system works best for me as the bucket test was somewhat subjective on where to measure from (just had a hardtime marking the...
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    So now what- I have a leak

    I'm going to bump this up just one more time b/c I am at the end of my rope. We still don't have a fix. PB tried plugging the skimmers, no luck. Today the ENTIRE pool has been drained and he went looking for the leak in the liner and in the main drain. He still couldn't find it. Does...
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    So now what- I have a leak

    I can't believe it's two weeks later and we still don't have a fix. On Monday the PB came out and pressured all the lines and sealed the lights with some stuff and checked skimmers etc. What is bad is my wife was here the PB put this magic fix a leak in there. Basically he was trying...
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    So now what- I have a leak

    Just finished building the pool and I have verified that I have a leak. Bucket test etc. I am about 95% sure it's in the returns in my plumbing (six returns). When the pump is running and the returns are the only outlet are on I get about 1" of loss every 24hours. This translates to about...
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    Be careful what you ask for

    Update. Well I couldn't stand it any longer and on Friday I called the Pool-Krete people and ask them. They told me that it really didn't matter just to make sure to let the mixture dry. They came back on friday and did some fill in work which made it look pretty good all and all (I think...
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    Proper way to start a Brand New pool

    Okay so they tell me that the liner will be in for my vinyl liner pool this weekend and I will start filling it. I want to do it right so I ordered the test kit from duraleigh tonight. My pool is about a 30K gal vinyl lined pool with the DIG-60 Autopilot, 1.5 HP wisperflow and 700lb sand...
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    Be careful what you ask for

    kamoo thanks for the advice. That's exactly what has happend here. I really don't want to be picky (trust me I'm on the other side of picky people enough that I don't want to be that person. As you said I just don't want it to be a issue 2 years from now. The #1 concern I have is that it...
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    Be careful what you ask for

    Well I can't beleive it they did it anyway. There was a crew of about 5 here and it looks like they used buckets to get the water out (there was at least 4 ft in the hopper). and for the most part it looks good except on the sides in the deep end. I think becuase the rain caused some of the...
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    Be careful what you ask for

    So our simple vinyl lined inground pool has been draging on for 12 weeks now. I called the builder over the weekend complaining that it's time to be swimming. He came out monday and reshaped the pool to get ready to put in the vermiculite. Well Monday night, Tuesday and Wed it rained A LOT...
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    Pool Heat Pumps

    Let me just say that PoolSean always goes above and beyond to post anwsers to questions on this board- So I bought my SWG from his company through one of the vendors on this forum. But I will also say another supporter of this forum marcus from poolheatpumps.com did an wonderful job to talk to...
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    Waterfeatures

    Okay that's pretty awesome. more details how did you do it? I have had the PB plub for a Waterfeature but he wouldn't do much for my small budget and I thought about doing some EXACTLY like what you have done. I wanted to have a decent and have thought about different ways to elevate it...
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    Off We go.....

    Okay here's the update. Builder said he would start by the 20 somthing of Feb. Well I can't belive he started before he said he would. After the first week he had flagged the pool, dug it and put part of the walls up. Second Week he finished the walls, put in steps and buddy seat, cut the...
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    Off We go.....

    Thanks for the feedback. To address the questions. PB said he would do two skimmers and put them the direction the wind blows. Two main drains and somwhere between 5 and 7 returns. I did think about buying the two items from the PB the problem is the Salt System is Penair and $600 more than...
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    Off We go.....

    Well I thought I would post my progress thus far for those people like me who check here every day for new posts. Thanks to the forum although I'm not a frequent poster I read the forum for ideas every day. My modest pool build will start sometime around the 20th of the month. During the PB...
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    Help with Pool Bids in Oklahoma

    Thanks for the reply's thus far. There is a guy in my office who had a pool built about 7 years ago comparable to what I was talking about for 22K. He called his pool builder and said that he could replicate for about 24K today. I've seen this guy's pool and even 7 years later it looks...
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    Help with Pool Bids in Oklahoma

    Looking for advice here. We got a couple of bids back from some pool builders and they just seem way out of line to me but it's possible I'm the one who doesn't get it There were two bids from local guys here in oklahoma. I wanted to get a vinyl liner to try and keep costs down. For a...
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    Pool Build Costs

    Yes, I knew when I Posted that it was probably a little vague. 98, did exactly what I was hoping for. Because there are so many variables I just am trying to get an idea. My family would love an inground pool of sometype and I would like to make it as much an outdoor living space as a...
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    Pool Build Costs

    I understand a lot of people do not want to share this info. I'm just trying to determine what kind of money it will take to build a pool. I know that a lot of the costs have to do with where you live, yard conditions etc. But I'm sure a lot of folks are in the same boat as I am. If you are...