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    Hello from Barbados!

    Hi there.
    I'm Barbara (English) and I live in Barbados. Small (5500 gal) IG pool. All year round swimming here, which is great, but difficulties in obtaining supplies sometimes. Still, you can't have everything!
    13,000 gallon inground gunite pool/spa. 2hp Whisperflow Pump, Pentair cartridge filter, Nature Soft SWG, Waterfall, Hayward Navigator.

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    May 2007
    SWSuburban Chicago, IL

    Re: Hello from Barbados!

    Welcome to TFP

    Difficulty in getting supplies....I guess that's the trade off for living in the tropics. What about the basics like with BBB, can you get those fairly easily?

    Hows the weather?
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    24' round AG pool, 52" high, Raypak heater; Waterway 2 spd Pump;
    150 Sq ft. Clearwater Cartridge Filter; Former and DISSATISFIED "Pool Frog" owner
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    Central VA

    Re: Hello from Barbados!

    Hey and welcome! Yep, if you have trouble getting supplies, the BBB method may be just the thing for you! Check out the Pool School area on the home page, you'll be surprised just how few supplies you'll need. Wow, how cool is Barbados! I just looked it up, NICE! 8)
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    Re: Hello from Barbados!

    Welcome to TFP!

    8200 gallon 20' x 48" round vinyl frame pool,
    Intex SWCG, 12" sand filter, 1600gph pump, TF100 test kit
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    South Carolina

    Re: Hello from Barbados!

    Hi Barbara and welcome to the forum!

    Could you post some pix?
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    Tampa Bay FL

    Re: Hello from Barbados!

    Welcome! I'm new too! Barbados sounds like a very awesome place to live.
    15' ROUND, 52" AG
    Newbie at pool ownership!

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