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    red valves

    I have 10 red handle I think they are jandy valves they have a union on them so you can take them apart and lube them.
    Problem is the are so hard to turn that almost all the handle have broken off .. Its very frustrating I have the black valves for my drains the ones that you unscrew the top and can take the handle off and move they are butter smooth They might be called never lube ..

    I take apart the red valves and lubed them with pool grease from store but they should not be that hard to move kids can not turn valves anyone else have this problem pool is 3 years old valves are 1.50 and 2.00 inch
    Vinyl pool 37,000 gallons 2hp hayward , sand filter, true L 18-41-16-28 - 9 foot deep end .. Solar panels with goldline automation ..3/4 hp polaris 380 ..BBB method

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    Re: red valves



    Picture taken from this web site
    http://www.westsidewholesale.com/pool-s ... lves-plist

    These?
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    Re: red valves

    yes thankyou
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    Re: red valves

    Even though they have the union fitting they're not really very good valves. The never-lubes are great valves and designed to be rebuilt. Replacing the red handled valves is the best fix.
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    Re: red valves

    Okay I need 7 of them weres the best place and brand to buy them at
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    Re: red valves

    Wow, 7. I think I'd try and replumb to reduce that amount some. Maybe replacing some of them with 3-ways. I don't know the best place to buy them but I'd do some serious internet shopping before I bought that many.
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    Re: red valves

    My pool has two skimers two drains two set of steps a swim in spa and six water shooters also has lines for water fall and slide
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    Re: red valves

    Quote Originally Posted by twinsticks
    Okay I need 7 of them weres the best place and brand to buy them at
    Pentair makes a valve that's similar to the Jandy for about half the price of the Jandy. I have two, and they look to be well made, but I haven't installed them yet so I can't comment on function or longevity.
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    Re: red valves

    I have the Pentair valves - on a new pool so I can't address longevity, but they function smoothly and seem as well made as the Jandy valves - same lifetime warranty as well.
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    Re: red valves

    I bought mine fron here. Besure to look at all 6 pages of valves.

    http://www.westsidewholesale.com/pool-s ... lves-plist
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    Re: red valves

    Quote Originally Posted by Bama Rambler
    Wow, 7. I think I'd try and replumb to reduce that amount some. Maybe replacing some of them with 3-ways. I don't know the best place to buy them but I'd do some serious internet shopping before I bought that many.
    If you need just one way valves I bought a few in the 1 1/2" and 2" size from Lowes here in Nevada for around 9 and 11 dollars respectivly they are all white including the handles and are call a Union valve. Way cheaper than a Jandy one way but does not come apart as easy.

    The handles turn nice however.
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