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    new filter

    hello all im in the process of overhauling my pool that hasn't seen sunlight in 3 years now the new liner came in today now im to the filter that i didnt think was doing the best job last time it was open so im open to suggestions here are my specks...18x33 above ground 15,000 gal. with center drain the filter is a aqua tools at3120 sand filter(2.18 ft2 surface area,44gpm filter rate,20 gpm filter rate with 200lbs of sand) which is a few years old running off a old 1hp jacuzzi pump...should i just change the pump out for a new higher hp motor? or change the whole set up?..also whats your input on these floor liners are they worth it? thanx
    18x33 above ground w/center drain
    15,000 gal.
    at3120 sand filter 1hp jacuzzi (2.18 surface area 44gpm filter rate)

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    Re: new filter

    Welcome to TFP.

    Don't go with a bigger pump. You could get by with a 3/4HP pump with your pool. I'd open the filter and inspect it to see what condition the laterals are in before making a decision.
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    Re: new filter

    the tank is like new i store it in doors when not used but i keep hearing bigger is better i am also liking a big cartridge filter but im looking for the easiest to maintain as this is the last time im gonna deal with it the next time it gets filled with sod
    18x33 above ground w/center drain
    15,000 gal.
    at3120 sand filter 1hp jacuzzi (2.18 surface area 44gpm filter rate)

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    Re: new filter

    looking for a manual for an Aquatool AT3120 pool filter for an above ground pool. Anybody have any ideas of where to search on the web?

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