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Thread: Hello From Katy, TX,

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    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Katy, TX.

    Hello From Katy, TX,

    Hello to All,
    My name is Larry. My family and I hail from Katy, TX., the land of eternal rain this summer. I am an engineer (Petroleum) by trade and an avid sporting clays shooter. We have a 23,000gal. in-ground gunnite pool w/ spa, heater, DE filter, flagstone coping and deck accents, Diamond Brite plaster, Polaris sweeper and water fall features. We had this pool built approx. 5 years ago and it has been relatively trouble free over the last several years w/the exception of the heater which I had replaced this last winter. I have been a disciple of the BBB program for about 3 years now, w/ short stints away from the bleach regiment due to work. I am having some problems now w/ scaling at the water line which I hope to address shortly. I am definitely not a pool expert, but I have been lurking off and on at Pool Solutions for some time. I do have some water chemistry history w/ oil and gas salt water floods and disposal. Some problems (metallurgy, scale, etc) appear to be similar in nature and solution, just on a bigger scale. But as I said, I am not a water chemistry expert by any means. There appear to be many of the same experts present over here that I have had the pleasure of learning so much from in the past and look forward to sharing our experiences here! It appears to be a great board.
    Thanks for letting me share,
    21,500 gal. IGP, Diamond Kote plaster, spa, and waterfall features, flagstone coping w/ flagstone/river pebble decking. Pentair NSFP 60 filter, 2-ea. 2 HP Whisper Flow pumps, 1-ea. 3/4 HP Hayward booster pump for Polaris 3900 cleaner, AquaLink RS6 controls, GoldLine SWG, T-15 cell

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    welcome to TFP!

    8200 gallon 20' x 48" round vinyl frame pool,
    Intex SWCG, 12" sand filter, 1600gph pump, TF100 test kit
    Handy Links: PoolMath, TF-100 Test Kit, Pool School, Chlorine/CYA Chart
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    ktdave's Avatar
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    May 2007
    Katy, TX
    Welcome neighbor! Lot's of great information and people here!

    Stay Dry!

    11,000 gal. gunite w/midnight blue and white pearl PebbleTec
    Intelliflo 4x160 pump
    Intellichlor IC-20 SWG
    Pentair cartridge filter 420 sq. ft.
    Mastertemp 400K BTU heater
    Legend Platinum cleaner
    Pool School
    JasonLion's Pool Calculator
    TF Test Kits

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    Mar 2007
    Missouri City (suburb of Houston, TX)
    Glad you found us and welcome to TFP!
    TFP Founder

    My Pool: 13K gal IG gunite with 7' spa, Pentair Cartridge Filter, Intellichlor IC40 SWG, Polaris 280 Cleaner, TF-100 Test Kit w/ salt test.

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    Jun 2007
    Spring, Texas
    welcome fellow Texan.
    36' x19' Freeform, 16' waterfall w/ groto and slide, 5' x 10' sundeck, 12" raised spa. Pentair IntelliTouch, Pentair IntelliFlo 4 x 160, Master Temp 400, IntelliChlor Chlorine generator, Aqua Blue PebbleSheen

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