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    Pool cover

    What kind of PooLCover do all use?
    Carolina Girl!
    Pentair 1 1/2 Hp
    Pentair clean & Clear Cartridge filter
    14 x 32 FG inground Pool

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    Mod Squad JohnT's Avatar
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    Winter-Loop-Loc Mesh
    Summer-Solar Blanket
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    20K Gallon 20X36 Vinyl Inground
    Hayward S244T Sand Filter with 1HP Whisperflo Pump. Liquidator C-201 and Solar Heat

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    Winter - Solid cover/waterbags (ugh)
    Summer - Solar blanket, manual reel
    40 x 16 IG Vinyl. Goldline SWG
    160 Sq Ft Roof mounted solar array
    2014 Hydropool Serenity 5000 Hot Tub
    The Pool School- A great place to start
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    winter loop-loc
    summer nothing(solar fish)

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    Just a warning if you have a Foxx pool cover that locks into the coping. They really mean it when they say to cover it with pool water when you store it. I didn't get mine covered well enough this past year and it shrunk so badly it wouldn't go on the pool. It really kept the pool sparkling clean though.
    23X40 Vinyl free form, 30,000 gal.
    2 skimmers, 2 return lines and main drain
    Sand filter
    Polaris 380
    Electric heat pump
    2 hp Hayward Pump
    Broken Jandy handles, lots of wrinkles
    No auto chlorinator, bye bye Frog
    Home to a food chain of mice, frogs and snakes

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    winter - no cover

    summer - no cover - No place to put a cover reel (furniture, potted plants). DW didn't want to lift solar reel with cover over everything.

    early spring/fall - leaf net - I remove it before freezing.
    IG 18x36 oval vinyl, Spill over spa, Northstar 2hp-2spd, 2.5" piping, S310T 500lb Sand filter, 400k gas heater, AutoPilot SWCG
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    Winter - no cover
    Summer - solar blanket until July, then no cover.
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    12,000 gal AGP, Hayward sand filter, Pentair 2-speed pump, timer.
    Please visit our Pool Issues pages for information about step weights, managing the solar cover, and PoolSkim.

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