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    New Filter install w/pics

    So i want to buy and install a pentair quad de 60" filter but dont know if it will fit in regards to the diameter.

    As you will see in the picture, the plumbing by the heater is touching my filter. If i move it the opposite way from the pluming my booster pump will be in the way.







    1. Can someone give me the circumference of thier pentair quad de filter at 1'10" from the ground? The reason at the height is because some filters have a slight angle/taper.

    2. Also does the bottom (base) of the filter look small like on mine?



    Century B129, 3/4 HP, 1.5 SF,
    In-ground gunite 17,400 Gal, FNS plus 60 DE Filter

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    Re: New Filter install w/pics

    as long as your going to that much trouble , why not re-plumb & spread things out , instead of cram another filter in where that one now sits ?

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    Re: New Filter install w/pics

    Any suggestions? I dont mind re plumbing the filter but rather not move the pumps so i dont need new jandy valves


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    In-ground gunite 17,400 Gal, FNS plus 60 DE Filter

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    Re: New Filter install w/pics

    Bring the booster pump out in front, having the front of the pump facing heater. This should give you more room for the new filter. The quad filters are close to same diameter from top to bottom, where it's smaller at base

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    Re: New Filter install w/pics

    Nice suggestion kadavis. Do you think if i buy the filter with 2" plumbing i will have enough room for a reducer! Do i install the reducers going into the multiport or coming out the MP?


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    Re: New Filter install w/pics

    Which multiport are you going to use? Most come with 2" plumbing

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    Re: New Filter install w/pics

    Pentair multiport hopefully threaded. All my plumbing is 1.5"


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    Re: New Filter install w/pics

    So i was going to buy a quad but ran into some plumbing issues. Since the quad de filter is designed like a sand filter it would require me to buy a 1.5" multiport 261173 which has the waste/backwash inlet on the opposite side of my current setup.

    I have decided to buy a fns plus with a multiport 261177 to minimize the amount of replumbing.

    My question is regarding the place of purchase. Should i buy it online and save $200?


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    In-ground gunite 17,400 Gal, FNS plus 60 DE Filter

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    Re: New Filter install w/pics

    Who were you going to buy the Quad filter from? Online is fine just check all the warranties

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