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    First Time Pool Owner

    I am so happy to have found this forum. I have been lurking around for a couple days and have learned a ton, but have to admit, I'm a bit overwhelmed.

    Here are are my specs:

    Inground Shotcrete Pool 3.6 to 6 depth
Stone coping


    Includes: Skimmers, 1 LED pool light, all wall fittings (i.e., returns- maindrain covers etc.), 1 pool cleaner, 1 overflow extended 10 from pool, 1 Pentair Whisperflo 2hp pool pump, 1 management system for pool pump control, 1 sanitizer system (customer choice UV, salt or ozone), 400k propane pool heater, feature pump for water features, standard tile choice, standard pebble finish, 1 tan shelf as designed, dual main drains, shotcrete pool shell, all standard plumbing, rebar structure for shotcrete strength, pool excavation and rough grading around pool area

    Spa elevated 18 with stacked stone
    Concrete Deck
18 raised beam with stacked stone
    Waterfalls on raised beam wall
    Stacked stone on firepit side
    4' Firepit

    Flagstone steps to firepit area
    544 sq ft


    Some pics:











    I am really struggling with choosing waterline tile and pebbletec colors. Would love some advice!! Thanks so much!!
    UNDER CONSTRUCTION: 544 sq feet in ground shotcrete pool, 3.6' to 6' depth, stone coping. Includes: Spa elevated 18 with stacked stone, Concrete Deck
, 18 raised beam with stacked stone Waterfalls on raised beam wall, Stacked stone on firepit side, 4' Firepit, Flagstone steps to firepit area

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    First Time Pool Owner

    Welcome to TFP!!!
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    28K Gal IG FreeForm, CLI Quartz, Pentair 36"SF & VS Pump, Dolphin M5, Rheem

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    First Time Pool Owner

    It looks like my pics didn't show up. Any advice?

    Figured it out!!
    UNDER CONSTRUCTION: 544 sq feet in ground shotcrete pool, 3.6' to 6' depth, stone coping. Includes: Spa elevated 18 with stacked stone, Concrete Deck
, 18 raised beam with stacked stone Waterfalls on raised beam wall, Stacked stone on firepit side, 4' Firepit, Flagstone steps to firepit area

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    First Time Pool Owner

    UNDER CONSTRUCTION: 544 sq feet in ground shotcrete pool, 3.6' to 6' depth, stone coping. Includes: Spa elevated 18 with stacked stone, Concrete Deck
, 18 raised beam with stacked stone Waterfalls on raised beam wall, Stacked stone on firepit side, 4' Firepit, Flagstone steps to firepit area

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    First Time Pool Owner

    Nice! Welcome to the forum. You know you're gonna need a TF100 test kit closer to finishing. When is it gonna be ready for all of us to stop in for a swim?
    16x32x52" Steel Cornelius Miramar AGP Vinyl liner 13,100 gal. Buried 2 ft.
    2 Speed Hayward Power-Flo Matrix 85 g.p.m. 22" 250lb. sand filter hard plumbed
    Pool Rover Jr., Pool Blaster Max, Diver Dave TF100 Test Kit/Speed Stir
    Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker, Liqour Chiller, & Drink Mixer & Party Tub----Collect 'um all!

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    Hi Woody!

    We just had the shotcrete done this week so we are still a little ways out! Thanks for advice on test kit!
    UNDER CONSTRUCTION: 544 sq feet in ground shotcrete pool, 3.6' to 6' depth, stone coping. Includes: Spa elevated 18 with stacked stone, Concrete Deck
, 18 raised beam with stacked stone Waterfalls on raised beam wall, Stacked stone on firepit side, 4' Firepit, Flagstone steps to firepit area

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    First Time Pool Owner

    Hey All!

    First week is under wraps ... we have something that actually looks like a pool!

    Back yard is a mud pit right now ... we have had a lot of rain the past couple days ... Lola is loving it!




    UNDER CONSTRUCTION: 544 sq feet in ground shotcrete pool, 3.6' to 6' depth, stone coping. Includes: Spa elevated 18 with stacked stone, Concrete Deck
, 18 raised beam with stacked stone Waterfalls on raised beam wall, Stacked stone on firepit side, 4' Firepit, Flagstone steps to firepit area

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    Re: First Time Pool Owner

    I like the setting!


    36,000 Gallon Inground (IG) Gunite Pool with Spa and 12" tanning ledge | White Plaster | Cartridge Filter | Hayward Single Speed Pump (x2) | 400k BTU Hayward Heater | Hayward ProLogic Automation | Taylor K2006 Test Kit | In-pool Cleaner | August / September 2016 Build Date | Build Thread

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