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Forum: Pool Cleaning: Manual or Automatic

Polaris, Kreepy, Letro, Barracuda, or hand-to-hand combat with your pool!

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Pool Cleaner Reviews

    We seem to have had quite a few new questions about automatic pool cleaners. For those of you who have one, give us a review, please. -- What kind...

    Started by Watermom‎, 05-13-2014 05:03 PM
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  2. Cool Sticky Thread Sticky: Water Tech Blaster Pool Max Reviewed

    But seriously... I actually enjoy the process of vacuuming my pool (yes, I'm weird), and I think this comes partially from having a little bit of OCD...

    Started by MattW‎, 07-28-2012 04:21 AM
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  1. Aquacritter, Baracuda Zippy or ?

    The only automatic vac we've ever had for our 18' AG pool was the patriot that came with it. I know why they gave it to me, because it stinks. LOL ...

    Started by Karen_in_TN‎, 03-29-2006 02:32 AM
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  2. "Permanent" wiring for a robotic cleaner

    I have an Aquabot Pool Rover Plus. It cord plugs into the DC timer/power supply unit. The connector in the unit is a standard appliance coupler...

    Started by leejp‎, 04-05-2006 01:58 AM
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    04-05-2006 05:32 PM Go to last post
  3. Robotic versus other Pool Cleaners

    I've been a pool owner for about 2 years, so I'm kinda new to the "sport". However, I have been a chemical engineer with numerous related "unit...

    Started by Aggie_ChE‎, 03-31-2006 10:30 PM
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    04-05-2006 05:36 PM Go to last post
  4. Smile Polaris tail keeps catching on side of pool

    I've got a nagging problem that I hope someone here can help with. Our polaris cleaner keeps getting it's tail caught on the edge of the pool. It...

    Started by geekgurl‎, 04-06-2006 03:48 PM
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    04-07-2006 08:18 PM Go to last post
  5. Smile in ground pool cleaner

    What would be the best value= dollars for performance for automatic cleaner on a pebble sheen pool? How is the Hayward ?:) :)

    Started by jgentilemd@aol.com‎, 04-11-2006 03:52 PM
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    04-11-2006 03:52 PM Go to last post
  6. Which vacuum for pool cleaning business?

    My friend and I are looking to start a pool cleaning business and need a vacuum. Many I have seen online are like this one: ...

    Started by Hubjeep‎, 04-07-2006 11:37 PM
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    04-13-2006 10:32 PM Go to last post
  7. Tiger Shark vs. Dolphin Automatic Cleaners

    I have read many good reviews of the Dolphin automatic cleaners, the only down side I see is the filters bags. I like the cartridge that the Tiger...

    Started by Deal Svengali‎, 04-14-2006 11:24 AM
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    04-14-2006 09:29 PM Go to last post
  8. Electric for robotic cleaner

    When the electrician comes to do my electric should I ask him/her to put in a seperate outlet somewhere as close to the pool as possible for the...

    Started by luvapool‎, 04-12-2006 10:17 PM
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    04-15-2006 09:40 AM Go to last post
  9. Question QUESTION About Vacuuming "TO WASTE"

    I love this board!:) I have received so much help already! After payday, I'm going to become a "Lifetime Member." Ok, I have a question about...

    Started by PopcornGirl‎, 04-18-2006 11:21 PM
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    04-19-2006 08:20 PM Go to last post
  10. Question Polaris 280 Service

    My Polaris isn't moving around my pool like it used to, and I'm wondering if I need to have it serviced. It's 5 years old. I see that I can buy a...

    Started by vgg659a‎, 04-11-2006 07:50 PM
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    04-20-2006 07:43 PM Go to last post
  11. Our Kreepy won't work

    We opened our pool ourselves this year. Everything seems to be working great except for the Kreepy. It won't work at all. We replaced 2 hose...

    Started by torsie‎, 04-21-2006 11:44 AM
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    04-21-2006 01:38 PM Go to last post
  12. Manual questions with Polaris

    It seems I would be better off using a manual cleaner sometimes, especially at spring start up so I can have it go to waste. I have never used and...

    Started by mizzouguy‎, 04-21-2006 11:26 AM
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    04-22-2006 10:45 AM Go to last post
  13. polaris 380 and pump operation?

    My prospective pool builder has recommended a two-speed, 1hp hayward pump for my pool. He also recommended a polaris 380 as an option. Does the...

    Started by buck1s‎, 04-24-2006 04:49 PM
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    04-25-2006 08:48 PM Go to last post
  14. Aquabot T4 Redesigned as T2 W/Remote

    A few months ago before the crash I mentioned that the Aquabot T4 was getting a redesign. I was told that there was an issue with some pools angles...

    Started by samendolaro‎, 04-27-2006 10:57 AM
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  15. Dolphin diagnostic advantage-differences?

    Could anyone tell me the differences between the Dolphin Diagnostic and the Diagnostic Advantage? I have seen both on ebay and the Advantage seems...

    Started by luvapool‎, 04-26-2006 04:29 PM
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    04-27-2006 12:26 PM Go to last post
  16. Robo Kleen or Pool Rover

    First off I would like to say I enjoy reading the many posts in this forum and this being my first post hope for knowledgeble input. I am entering my...

    Started by dave61348‎, 04-27-2006 01:35 PM
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    04-27-2006 08:04 PM Go to last post
  17. Letro Legend Not Moving Around Well

    We have a Letro Legend in it's 3rd year of operation. It has plenty of power, we've counted the wheel revolutions, etc., but no matter what we do,...

    Started by kjsmom‎, 04-23-2006 03:14 PM
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    04-28-2006 01:52 PM Go to last post
  18. Anyone familiar with this site for Dolphin?

    I found this site http://www.dolphinpoolcleaner.org/about_dolphin.htm Does anyone know if this is Maytronics own site? Anyone bought from there...

    Started by luvapool‎, 04-02-2006 10:23 AM
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    04-28-2006 10:53 PM Go to last post
  19. IG-Robotic - How frequently do you clean?

    I'm ordering a dolphin dynamic robotic cleaner. I am looking for recommendations on the frequency of cleaning. Any tips would be appreciated.

    Started by jabre‎, 04-28-2006 12:19 AM
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    04-29-2006 04:18 AM Go to last post
  20. Question Any experience with Baracuda G4?

    I'm new to the forum but not to Pool Solutions ( great site). I've had a IG pool for 15 years and have allways cleaned manually. We have only for...

    Started by essikr‎, 04-26-2006 04:59 PM
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    04-29-2006 02:17 PM Go to last post
  21. Vacuuming to Waste

    Can someone please remind me how to vacuum to waste with a sand filter, and vinyl, inground pool. I haven't needed to do it in several years, and...

    Started by CUTURHAIR‎, 04-30-2006 11:10 AM
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    04-30-2006 02:24 PM Go to last post
  22. Opinions on Polaris 165....

    Hello all - Just wanting to get REAL opinions on the effectiveness of the Polaris 165 pool cleaner. I have an IG 16x32 vinyl pool with sand...

    Started by sehicks‎, 04-29-2006 04:05 PM
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    05-01-2006 11:50 AM Go to last post
  23. Kit to close return line to increase pressure???

    Okay I have a letro legend II I picked up really cheap for my pool, the problem is I have a 1Hp pump but I guess there are too many return lines as...

    Started by ahbroody‎, 05-02-2006 03:44 PM
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    05-02-2006 04:35 PM Go to last post
  24. Silt on Steps and Outs

    The pool is: 13,500 gal gunite Aquarite Salt/Chlorine generator DE filter, Polaris 280 Waterfall (2~3 ft) and a bubbler on a tanning ledge....

    Started by mphare‎, 05-02-2006 09:48 AM
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    05-03-2006 01:07 PM Go to last post
  25. Solar Covers and Automatic Cleaners

    I was wondering if automatic cleaners, either the Polaris type or the Aquabot type, can be used while a solar cover is in place?

    Started by ohpoolboy‎, 05-04-2006 02:41 PM
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    05-05-2006 08:48 PM Go to last post
  26. VAC first or Brush First..

    Is there a correct sequence for this? Should a pool be vaccumed first then brushed or vice versa?

    Started by Bppool‎, 05-05-2006 10:51 AM
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    05-06-2006 01:30 AM Go to last post
  27. Easy Set pool cleaning

    Here's a few things I've learned from owning an 18'X48" Intex easy set pool. (the one with the big blow up ring on top). Cleaning can be really...

    Started by ssweaser‎, 05-05-2006 07:54 PM
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    05-06-2006 04:39 PM Go to last post
  28. Ray Vac Going in Circles

    I have a Ray Vac that is constantly going to the right. I don't see anything obviously wrong with it. Does anyone have any suggestions for correcting...

    Started by rk133‎, 05-06-2006 04:20 PM
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    05-07-2006 11:06 AM Go to last post
  29. Just bought a Dolphin - would love tips

    I was a follower of the former forum and loved it - there were many happy Dolphin owners - so I just bought one. Decided that I want a super duper...

    Started by west1745‎, 04-23-2006 05:07 PM
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    05-07-2006 11:13 AM Go to last post
  30. Question Pressure side cleaners?

    My builder installed a second pump when my pool was built for water features (deck jets, spillovers,and bubblers) that has it's own intake a bit...

    Started by waterbear‎, 03-31-2006 11:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-07-2006 04:00 PM Go to last post

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