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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: FAQs & Guides: Above-ground pools

    ___________________________________________ FAQs & Guides: Above-ground pools ___________________________________________ I'm updating the...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-25-2018 03:21 PM
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  1. "drying" a solar cover

    Our cover has been rolled on the reel and sitting on the end of our oval pool for over a month now (I now know that's a bad thing). So we want to...

    Started by denanbob‎, 09-24-2006 03:18 AM
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  2. "Scratched" liner?

    I have two young children that spend a lot of time sitting and playing by the steps of our pool. I have noticed the liner under the steps on the...

    Started by Leehicks79‎, 07-19-2013 01:16 AM
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  3. Smile 1 1/2" styroform v sand bottom

    We're getting closer to putting our 15 x 30 AG pool up and I need to decide whether to use 2" of sand on the bottom (I purchased coving) and worry...

    Started by ShelleyAnn‎, 04-14-2006 03:37 PM
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  4. 1 extra slat in my wall

    Finished assembing the wall and started laying down the foam. I have 2 extra slats in the wall by error and am going to pull one out at the far end,...

    Started by roto23‎, 06-24-2013 11:39 PM
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  5. 1 HP or 1 1/2 HP ?

    We have a 30' round 22,000 gallon pool. The filter has 200 pounds of sand and I want to change out the pump to a 2 cycle (save on electric) pump. ...

    Started by mohawk‎, 02-22-2008 09:49 AM
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    02-25-2008 06:19 PM Go to last post
  6. 1" or 1.5" Foam?

    Hey - I'm putting up a 15x30 AGP and was wondering does it matter 1.5 or 1" foam underneath? It makes a difference on price 480 vs 320. I...

    Started by bradatkins‎, 08-05-2012 10:41 PM
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    08-21-2012 11:25 AM Go to last post
  7. 12 x 24 x 54 Pump/filter

    Greetings, I have been reading the threads and I am in need of purchasing a pump/filter setup. The setup that seems to be most popular seems to be...

    Started by Yes Dear...‎, 07-21-2006 12:07 AM
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  8. 12'x24' Dough Boy on top of retaining wall

    Major slope in my back yard so i built a retaining wall and put a 12'x24' oval dough boy on top to be level with my existing deck.

    Started by johnnysnok‎, 04-12-2013 06:40 PM
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    04-18-2013 07:55 PM Go to last post
  9. 15x30 above ground

    I need a new linver , overlap design 52 in walls and was looking for recomendations about who to get one from, I am about to pull my hair out...

    Started by donintc‎, 06-06-2014 09:24 AM
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    06-08-2014 03:34 PM Go to last post
  10. 16' metal frame...ground level, now what?

    Hi, I now have a big 18' round hole (the pool is 16'). Husband wanted room to work. Sod was removed with sod cutter, ground is pretty level after...

    Started by tbelle‎, 06-20-2006 04:16 PM
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  11. 16x30 or 15x30 liner?

    We bought a used Esther Williams pool from a lady who said it was 10 years old. She said it was a 16x30. Every place I called to get a replacement...

    Started by denanbob‎, 06-19-2006 10:03 PM
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    06-19-2006 10:26 PM Go to last post
  12. 18 x 38 expandable liner

    Can someone tell me if I can use an Ester Williams, or any other expandable liner in place of a Doughboy liner? Or do I have to use a Doughboy?...

    Started by minermom‎, 05-05-2008 10:14 AM
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  13. 18' AG Advice

    Hi, first post, great forums. Putting everything together this winter for an AG pool purchase and install in spring 2011. We have a large yard...

    Started by cramar‎, 11-09-2010 04:46 PM
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    11-19-2010 03:05 PM Go to last post
  14. 18' round pool leaning

    We put up our pool about 5 years ago. When the pool filled with water one of the sides seems to be leaning a bit accounting for about a 3/4"...

    Started by nicole12‎, 04-23-2008 02:04 PM
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  15. 18x33 abg pool what size sand filter

    Hi everyone,would a 100 lb sand filter be big enough for my size pool.I bought a 200 lb hayward and have nothing but problems.my hubby said to go...

    Started by sisie5‎, 05-18-2007 05:52 PM
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  16. 1hp pump enough for a 16x32 oval?

    Please help

    Started by dandy327‎, 08-03-2006 11:28 AM
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  17. 1st time pool owner

    hello everyone last august i purchased a house which came with this pool. my intentions were to tear it down as the tarp had fallen in,the water...

    Started by hamiltonmike‎, 05-14-2010 02:28 PM
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  18. Question 2 more AG questions

    What would you say is your yearly cost to maintain/own your AG pool is. We are in Pa so would only be using the pool a couple months a year Also...

    Started by zebfam‎, 03-24-2007 11:22 AM
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  19. 2 Panels Instead Of 3?

    I've looked through the post here and on web sites and I'm not sure on how many solar panels we will need. We have a 30' rnd pool-not 27' like I...

    Started by mohawk‎, 04-16-2007 11:46 PM
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  20. 2 speed pump low setting and pressure?

    All my pvc held without leaks, but it looks like the electricians that put my cord on my pentair 2 speed did not hook it up right. Either that or...

    Started by mjs31‎, 06-22-2007 10:41 PM
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    06-25-2007 05:08 PM Go to last post
  21. 2" Dow Blue Styrofoam under Pool?

    I have heard some put 1 1/2" Dow Chemical Blue Board Styrofoam Board under their pool instead of sand. I was thinking of doing this too. I have a lot...

    Started by Aranon‎, 04-22-2006 08:06 PM
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    04-23-2006 02:31 PM Go to last post
  22. 2" styrofoam below sand?

    Another question.........sorrrrrrrry:o I know we are supposed to remove all rocks/stones but that is 95% of our soil I think. There are...

    Started by denanbob‎, 06-20-2006 09:38 AM
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    06-21-2006 11:40 PM Go to last post
  23. 200lbs sand in a 250lb filter

    I know those goof balls that installed my pool only put 200 lbs of sand in my filter and it states that it holds 250lbs. I have had a great looking...

    Started by traceyb‎, 06-22-2007 09:51 AM
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    06-23-2007 10:32 AM Go to last post
  24. 24 foot Freedom Pool from Rec Warehouse

    I am in the market for an Above Ground Pool and have been looking for used ones. I found a 24' Freedom Pool from Rec Warehouse and am going to look...

    Started by russtwebb‎, 07-09-2012 02:11 PM
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    07-09-2012 05:54 PM Go to last post
  25. 24 round - single return

    Hi Folks - Most 24 round above ground pools come standard with only 1 return. Is this sufficient for adequate cleaning/skimming? Does adding a...

    Started by GregN‎, 08-19-2018 09:38 PM
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  26. 24' AGP - Model - "Venture" from Family leisure

    Is anyone familiar with this model, I am looking at purchasing an AGP soon and like this one at first glance. It is a 24' x 52" - Resin Frame. This...

    Started by jsb1878‎, 06-19-2012 02:16 PM
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  27. Cool 24ft AGP Installation Photos

    Hello all, I thought I'd upload some photos of an installation I did about 2 years ago to webshots and provide a link to them. I sold the house...

    Started by fhcaputo‎, 04-16-2006 01:36 PM
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    04-16-2006 10:17 PM Go to last post
  28. 27ft above ground pool

    Hi, We just got an above ground pool, as in, uninstalled it and moved it to our house. It needed a new liner. So we ordered one. Any big secrets on...

    Started by HollyClo‎, 07-01-2011 11:26 AM
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    07-04-2011 10:01 PM Go to last post
  29. 3 Large Holes

    I was reading around on the forums on how to fix a whole in an above-ground pool liner, but am wondering how large the holes can be to make this...

    Started by newbie2pools‎, 12-26-2006 09:28 AM
    liner replacement, patch, sticky, tips
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  30. 30' AG pool - going on Vacation

    Have a 30ft above ground pool. Going on vaca, should I leave pump on? Should I leave the solar cover on? Any advice.

    Started by TooLate‎, 07-10-2012 07:56 PM
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    07-11-2012 12:23 AM Go to last post

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