Repurposing a Cover-Pools automatic cover...?

Patrick181

Member
Sep 30, 2019
10
Missouri
I have an old automatic cover with a snapped rope and some pretty crusty mechanics and electrical. I've never seen it operate as I have not had the house long. I've done enough research to know how to fix it and I'm good with a wrench. But I don't want to deal with the hassle of tuning the pulley mechanics and the parts cost and time to fix it is high. I was thinking of removing the canvas and using it as a powered solar cover drum without the rope system. Has anyone performed a hack like this before?

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