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    New to TFP

    Hello everyone! I am new to this site. I was referred here by ChemGeek. I am a APSP Certified Service Professional operating out of Bethesda MD. I have found these forums very helpful, especially with water chemistry. I have been to Tech 2 pool school and taken numerous advanced water chemistry classes. Alot of the stuff I've learned here wasnt even mentioned in these classes (such as maintaining Free Chlorine 10% of CYA). I've also completed Jandy, Raypak, and Pentair technical schools and am always looking to advanced my swimming pool knowledge. This is a great site!

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    Muss, it's my pleasure to welcome a 'brother in pools' to TFP!!

    I hope you won't mind my picking your brain from time to time as (for some reason) all 4 of the companies I've worked for have used primarily Hayward products - so I'm a little lacking on the Pentair and Jandy products that I run into a couple of times each season

    Again, welcome here!! I hope that you will not only use this site as a resource for learning, but also contribute from your knowledge/ experience

    Ted (aka - waste)
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    Having done construction and service for 4 pool companies in 4 states starting in 1988, what I know about pools could fill a couple of books - what I don't know could fill a couple of libraries :-D

    POOL SCHOOL, TF Testkits, Jason's Pool Calculator, CYA vs. cl chart, (Just a few DARNED handy links!)

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    Welcome to TFP!
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    1)You lose 1ppm or less FC overnight, & 2)You have .5ppm CC's or less, & 3)your water is clear.

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    Welcome to the forum, muss08.
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    20 X 40 foot vinyl Borates and Salt Pool
    Rolachem Chlorine Feeder
    Hayward 27 inch sand filter with 80 lbs of pea gravel
    Jacuzzi Splash Pak SP55 DE filter in parallel
    Pentair VF3050 pump

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    Greetings and salutations!

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    Welcome to TFP!

    it is always nice to have more professionals here to assist our members with their pools!

    8000 gallon 20' x 48" round vinyl frame pool, 12" sand filter (don't have the specs on the pump), TF100 test kit
    Handy Links: PoolMath, TF-100 Test Kit, Pool School, CYA-Chlorine Chart
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    Once again, thanks to Chem Geek!

    Oh, and welcome to TFP!
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    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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