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Thread: Buying a Solar Cover that is 1' too big .. bad idea?

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    Buying a Solar Cover that is 1' too big .. bad idea?

    I have chance to buy a new solar cover locally for $25.

    Problem is my pool is 27' round and the cover is for a 28' round ... would this "extra" amount be a real problem?

    Would it be a problem if I decided later to get a reel for the cover also?

    Greg
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    Re: Buying a Solar Cover that is 1' too big .. bad idea?

    Go for it; you can always trim it down. Better than buying a cover that's too small, like I did!
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    Re: Buying a Solar Cover that is 1' too big .. bad idea?

    A good pair of scissors will make short order of the extra and it'll ba a custom fit then.
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    Re: Buying a Solar Cover that is 1' too big .. bad idea?

    Thanks!

    Greg
    27' x 52" Round Lomart Sandstone AGP
    ~ 18,000 Gallons
    Hayward S244T Sand Filter 300lb
    Hayward 1HP Matrix 2 Speed pump
    2" Plumbing - 50 Foot run buried 18" Deep - Widemouth skimmer and 1 return with eyeball
    Compupool CPSC24

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