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Thread: Hello from VA, also!

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    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Portsmouth, Virginia

    Hello from VA, also!

    Wanted to introduce myself. John from SE VA. Decided a couple of weeks ago to get a pool and this website has changed my life. I looked at a neighbors pool that was just purchased and installed by the same local company I was looking to buy from. TERRIBLE installation ! Owner said bottom was bumpy and it took them 3 hours for a 24' round! Not buying from them. (I even got two different quotes from the same company for the same pool but from two different guys that were $1000 apart! )

    Anyway, still looking but thinking of doing install myself . Have seen tons on info. Never thought I would but I going to look into it and keep my options open. It is amazing about what you guys say about the pool stores. They all want to sell this big pump and little filter and tons of fancy chemicals. Any way, thanks for the help and once I get it in I will post.
    15 x 30 Sharkline AG pool, Pentair cc100, Pentair 1hp 2-speed, Liquidator.

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Welcome to the group!

    Good luck on your purchase and installation of a pool. Don't forget to show us pics.

    14,000 gallon, in ground, plaster, free form, play pool.
    Sta-Rite Max-E-Glass with a 1.5 hp Emerson motor
    WaterCo Micron High Rate sand filter S750 490 lb, 4883 sq ft - using ZeoBest
    In floor Polaris cleaning system
    Blue Diamond robot for those after storm days when I can't wait overnight for the in floor to clean it.

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    Welcome to TFP!

    You will find folks here that have done their own installs, even some ingrounds, so there are people to help you along the way!

    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
    "Shock" is a process, not a product!

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    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Missouri City (suburb of Houston, TX)
    Glad you like the site and welcome!!!
    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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