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    Experimenting with pipe sizing/length and flows - considerations for new construction

    I had posted earlier about chasm between the theory and practice in pool plumbing (especially when it comes to finding 2.5" compatible equipment). So, I conducted little non-scientific science experiment with different pipe sizes/length and their impact on flows. Hopefully, this will help others...
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    Requesting expert feedback on return lines, skimmer placement, and sheer descent GPM flow - owner/builder

    Hi TFP community: I am a rookie to this site and pool building in general. I told my wife for 10 years we’d get a pool and was able to delay it until now. My kids are now 8 and 10, and now it seems I am out-voted 3-1 in my household; The family wants a pool for the hot Phoenix summers; I can't...
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    NEW to VS pumps - How to calculate turnaround?

    I just replaced my old single speed pump with a Hayward TriStar 1.85HP VS pump. I have 1.5" plumbing. How can I calculate the flow rate GPM at XX RPM with this pump and this plumbing size? My goal is to use this information to schedule my different speeds and intervals to move the 13k...
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    HELP! Flow Problem!

    Hi Everyone, I'm new to TFP and to pool ownership. We purchased a home with an 30k gallon IG gunite pool 2 years ago (this is our third summer). Here is a quick run down of the first issue I want to tackle with this pool: Year 1 We swapped out the old pump for a VS-SVRS pump and had no issues...