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    SWG Upgrade Questions

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    Hi, been a while since I last messaged. Is IC60 the recommended SWG to get for my current set-up? Also, is there a guide I can read on how I can install it myself? Do I just need the IC60? Does the water still flow through the Pentair SuperFlo VS 1.5 pump? How is the opening procedure? Do I not turn it on until I ensure shock and passes overnight shock level?
    23K gal (I think), IG vinyl lagoona, Sta-Rite Hi-Rate Sand Filter T-240BP-1, Pentair Superflo VS 1.5 Pump (342001), June 2007, Taylor K-2006, Hayward Chlorine Feeder CL220, Water source from garden hose w/ water restrictions | 1HP Sta-Rite DYNA-GLAS MPRA6E-147L single speed pump

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    Re: SWG Upgrade Questions

    g3,

    If you have a Pentair automation system (EasyTouch or IntelliTouch) then the only sensible option is to use the IC60, as the IC40 is a little small for your pool. Although in your location an IC40 would work ok..

    If you do not have an automation system, then you are free to use any brand SWCG you like...

    I am a diehard Pentair kind of guy, but if I did not have Pentair automation I would be looking at the CircuPool line of SWCGs...

    Here is a good link... Salt Water Chlorine Generators, Salt Pool Systems for DIY Conversion

    They have some good salt system info on their site...

    CircuPool systems are made to be installed by the home owner and have a full warranty... Most Hayward, Jandy and Pentair cells are made for pool builders to install and do not have a full warranty when installed by the homeowner.

    Thanks,

    Jim R.
    Finished in 2015 - 17K Gal, IG, 20' x 25' Almost Rectangular Pool, Pebble finish, three rockport water falls. Pentair Equipment: EasyTouch 4, IC40 SWG, 3 HP VS Pump, CCP520 Cartridge Filter.
    TF100 with SpeedStir and SampleSizer, ColorQ Pro 7, Dolphin Premier Robot Cleaner, added Screen Logic 2, added small 3 person Caldera Spa.

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