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Thread: Has anyone used the "Solar Roller"?

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    Oct 2007
    Valrico, FL

    Has anyone used the "Solar Roller"?

    Check out the website: here. I use a solar cover on my pool during the winter months to try to eliminate as much evporation as possible. However we do not have space around our pool for a normal cover reel. I was wondering if anyone on this forum has used this system and how well does it work.
    7,500 gal, IG pool, L shape 22' x 15', 1.5 hp pump, cartridge filter, AquaPlus SWG/Controller, Pebble-Tec liner.

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    Jun 2008

    Re: Has anyone used the "Solar Roller"?

    I have one and it works fine for me. The whole key is cutting the cover to make it more managable. I can remove my cover in about 3 minutes using the roller by myself, and while I can deploy the cover by myself, it is much easier and quicker to deploy it with 2 people.
    18k gal inground, everbrite finish, 505 sq ft; 1.5 hp two speed whisperflow; rheem 5100ti 100k btu heat pump; 3 sheer descent falls; DE filter; swg (cell out and using trichlor for now)

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    May 2007
    Pleasanton, CA

    Re: Has anyone used the "Solar Roller"?

    I have one as well and I would echo jmas65's comments. Roll up seems easier than the unroll. Sometimes I need to adjust the cover by hand.
    Hydraulics 101; Pump Ed 101; Pump/Pool Spreadsheets; Pump Run Time Study; DIY Acid Dosing; DIY Cover Roller
    18'x36' 20k plaster, MaxFlo SP2303VSP, Aqualogic PS8 SWCG, 420 sq-ft Cartridge, Solar, 6 jet spa, 1 HP jet pump, 400k BTU NG Heater

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