Pentair aluminum extention pole


LifeTime Supporter
Sep 5, 2007
Ont. Canada
Finally have the pool running, PB came by and drop off some pool cleaning equipment also show me how they work, today I brushed and vacum after that tried unscrew the connector to shorten the pole but for the life me I couldn't unsrew it, OK out came the Wisegrip and pryer still no can do ( Boy my Pb is really strong or I'm dum ) any help would greatly appreciated.


Mod Squad
TFP Expert
Apr 4, 2007
SW Indiana
They can be a pain. A strap-wrench will do it usually. I keep one hanging by the filter for all of the various fittings. A quick trick is to pour hot water over the fitting to free it. Not boiling, but pretty hot.