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

  1. 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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    battery vacuum, rechargeable vacuum, review, sticky, vacuum
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  2. 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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  1. My Dolphin: Now I'm getting rid of it

    About 12 days ago I shipped my Dolphin Dynamic back to SmartPool for servicing. It's been NOT cleaning the pool, leaving the shallow end untouched...

    Started by CarlD‎, 06-24-2006 09:38 AM
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    07-29-2006 11:45 AM Go to last post
  2. Moved: My Dolphin: Now I'm Worried...

    About 12 days ago I shipped my Dolphin Dynamic back to SmartPool for servicing. It's been NOT cleaning the pool, leaving the shallow end untouched...

    Started by CarlD‎, 09-08-2006 11:09 AM
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    07-03-2006 08:41 PM Go to last post
  3. More on PoolBusters

    When the PoolBuster first hit the stores, I acted like a little kid and bought one on impulse. Much to my surprise, it worked AMAZINGLY well--so...

    Started by CarlD‎, 05-02-2006 10:34 AM
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  4. Blue Pearl Robot - anyone know anything about them?

    I am returning my Dolphin Dynamic and thinking about a Blue Pearl. Does anyone know anything about them. There is a website that sells them at:...

    Started by cleancloths‎, 06-29-2006 06:17 PM
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    09-05-2006 07:23 PM Go to last post
  5. Water does not appear to be filtered very well

    Last year we bought a used 24'x4' aboveground pool with a sand filter.(our 1st pool) I spent all summer reading this forum and we seemed to have...

    Started by leena‎, 05-25-2012 08:31 PM
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    11-04-2012 12:25 PM Go to last post
  6. Pool Buster vs. Pool Buster CG

    Copied from Pooltalk Pool Buster vs. Pool Buster CG I'm getting ready to purchase the Pool Buster to use in conjunction...

    Started by JohnT‎, 04-03-2007 10:23 AM
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    05-14-2008 08:13 AM Go to last post
  7. Can't find 18-year old tool

    I inherited an inground pool with the purchase of my home 18 years ago. Among the tools and attachments left for me was an attachment that allowed...

    Started by jcg31‎, 07-17-2011 07:43 PM
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    pix, pix2fix
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    07-28-2011 10:36 PM Go to last post
  8. PoolSkim is great!

    I first heard about the PoolSkim (http://www.thepoolskimmer.com/) on this forum when gwrace1 was talking about it. I am not affiliated with them at...

    Started by NullQwerty‎, 06-03-2007 09:44 PM
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  9. Filter delivers dirty de

    My Hayward Perflex EC65 sends a temporary plume of dirty DE media into the pool thru the eyeball return jets after the 1.5 HP pump has been off for a...

    Started by FRANCIS‎, 10-12-2014 07:41 AM
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    de blowback, perflex
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  10. Pool Vacuums

    I have a Baracuda AG Pool Vacuum.. I am not sure which exact model.. but it is very similar to (if not exactly like) the Ranger. I have owned...

    Started by chuck9997‎, 03-25-2006 03:44 PM
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    05-18-2006 09:15 PM Go to last post
  11. Any experience with the Wall Whale brush?

    Does this brush actually work the way they claim? . . . It has me curious at least. If you're unfamiliar with this contraption, here's a link:...

    Started by SJohnson‎, 03-26-2006 11:57 PM
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    07-16-2007 09:08 PM Go to last post
  12. Booster pump won't start up...what to check?

    Just opened the pool last week and am ready to put the Polaris 280 cleaner. Installed the cleaner and went to turn on the booster pump. The pump...

    Started by JimK‎, 05-07-2013 04:40 PM
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  13. Robotic Cleaner Recommendation for New Pool Build

    Hello all, Were just about ready to start our pool build and Im looking for a little help with an automatic pool cleaner. So far, I have looked...

    Started by Toybuilder‎, 12-07-2014 09:42 PM
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  14. Who loves their Polaris 380?

    I am curious: I hear people say all the time how much they LOVE their Polaris 380. I've had one for 4 years and pretty much hate it. Am I the only...

    Started by jenmenke‎, 04-30-2006 03:18 PM
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    06-26-2006 01:23 PM Go to last post
  15. Just bought a Baracuda G4 any comments..

    First post newbie on this board and in search of guidence So broke down today and got me a Baracuda G4 on Ebay for what i think was a great price, i...

    Started by bkny1055‎, 08-05-2006 11:11 PM
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    12-13-2006 03:33 PM Go to last post
  16. Exclamation Please recommend an Automated Pool Cleaner

    I've been so busy lately I cannot clean the pool every week as I should, so I'm looking for an automated pool cleanner. I have an inground pool,...

    Started by vlad7‎, 04-16-2006 09:18 PM
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    05-10-2006 11:43 AM Go to last post
  17. Too much suction !!

    Hope I am posting in the right place-- Have an IG pool. have been having problems with algae so have been shocking and vacuming a lot. Problem is...

    Started by karenkr‎, 07-19-2006 02:15 AM
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    07-25-2006 11:46 AM Go to last post
  18. Auto cleaners..I just don't get it...

    I'm not sure I understand the appeal of auto-cleaners. I spend about 30 minutes each Saturday with a good 'ol vacuum head and pole. No Kreepy-Krauly...

    Started by steveinaz‎, 05-25-2007 02:06 PM
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    07-09-2007 09:32 AM Go to last post
  19. Dolphin Dynamic - How few $$$ ????

    OK, so I decided to pull the plug and get a Dolphin Dynamic to replace my polaris 380. What is the best price I can expect to find this for. I see...

    Started by cleancloths‎, 06-08-2006 04:14 PM
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  20. anyone have any experience with the Skim Shark?

    Just curious if anyone has any experience with the Skim Shark battery operated skimmer that floats and moves randomly around on the surface to pick...

    Started by waldreps‎, 04-13-2006 12:56 PM
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    06-29-2006 08:38 AM Go to last post
  21. My Dolphin is sick!

    My Dolphin Dynamic died after 6 great cleanings. I power it up and it does 2 little twists and goes 1 foot and stops. It has done this 12 straight...

    Started by jdolby‎, 06-18-2006 01:37 AM
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    07-25-2006 11:29 PM Go to last post
  22. Mr. Clean Magic Eraser

    Mr. Clean Magic Eraser This is the best product ever made - IMHO!!! I used it to clean the part of my liner that is above the water line. It had...

    Started by cleancloths‎, 07-04-2006 06:45 PM
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    07-15-2006 10:54 PM Go to last post
  23. 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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  24. Dolphin Tale of Woes takes a WEIRD Turn!

    Those of you who have followed my long tale of troubles with my Dolphin Dynamic, Maytronics, and Smart Pool, be ready for some truly odd twists! ...

    Started by CarlD‎, 08-01-2006 10:27 PM
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  25. ok i think i want to go automatic

    This is year 4 and im getting a little tired of vacuuming multiple times a week because pine needles from my neighbors trees are getting into my ig...

    Started by fog80‎, 06-01-2007 07:40 PM
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  26. Anyone heard of ipp america or pool maid pool cleaners?

    Looking for a different pool cleaner and these seem to be like Kreepy Krauleys. Don't know for sure> I'm just looking they are on sale for a little...

    Started by dansdad‎, 07-08-2015 10:44 PM
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  27. Which Vacuum For An 18' AG

    I was thinking of buying an Aquabug, but the comments on here have me concerned. I am leaning toward a Poolbuster because my pool uses those...

    Started by DCR‎, 05-24-2006 03:47 PM
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    06-01-2006 12:32 PM Go to last post
  28. First Dolphin run

    Got a new Dolphin Dynamic yesterday. I was very impressed with it's first run. After 2 hours it had essentially picked up everything off the bottom...

    Started by brent.roberts‎, 05-26-2006 09:27 AM
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  29. Blue Diamond versus Aquabot T2

    I have been following Carl D's saga with Maytronics/Smartpools and his new Blue Diamond. I am considering the BD or the Aquabot T2 for my IG...

    Started by Skillset‎, 08-02-2006 11:17 PM
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  30. Skimmer not catching debris floating on surface

    The surface debris won't make it's way to the skimmer. I have to wind up using a net to clean it up. The skimmer has plenty of suction and the weir...

    Started by WillB‎, 06-29-2014 03:59 PM
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    sticky, sticky-circulation, sticky-skimmer
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    08-04-2014 07:37 PM Go to last post

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