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Forum: Intex-type Pool Setup & Operations

If you are getting, or have, an Intex type pool, this is the place for questions about site prep, setup, pumps, filters and operations.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Convert a Summer Escapes / Pro Series pool to use an Intex sand filter & pump

    There are so many configurations and some many threads out there, i will be trying to update this as i go. How to convert a Summer Escapes to...

    Started by eblade21‎, 06-13-2014 03:53 PM
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    sticky, sticky-summer-escapes
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    08-26-2014 01:57 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Maintenance and Cleaning for Soft-side (Intex-type) pools

    Here's a quick list of cleaning and maintenance tools many have found helpful; feel free to add to this thread items that have worked well for you. ...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-13-2014 07:51 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-14-2014 09:51 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Contact info, BBB reports and Reviews of Intex, Summer Escapes & Bestway pools

    I've discovered there are at least 3 Chinese manufacturers supplying 'Intex-type' pools to the US market . . . and that there are significant...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 08-03-2013 06:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-17-2013 07:19 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Intex installation and trouble-shooting videos, how-to's and manuals

    Intex (www.intexcorp.com) has a wealth of information on their website for their customers, but it's often hard to find. And, if you find it, it can...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 04-25-2012 11:12 AM
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    04-25-2012 11:12 AM Go to last post
  1. salt system not working

    I have a krystal clear model cs8110 salt system that has been working well, coming on 5 min. after the pump starts for 3 hours. Recently, it has not...

    Started by jimmyruss‎, 08-03-2016 01:23 PM
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    08-03-2016 01:23 PM Go to last post
  2. Too many GFCI's on my pump

    I have always plugged my Intex pump (see signature for model) into a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI)- equipped outlet with outdoor extension...

    Started by donovan.lambright‎, 05-30-2016 05:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-29-2016 09:15 PM Go to last post
  3. pool pump problem

    I have a intex 15x36 easy set pool with a krystal clear pump (633T) and a cs8110 salt system. This is the replacement for the standard pump and...

    Started by jimmyruss‎, 07-26-2015 04:37 PM
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    07-26-2015 05:16 PM Go to last post
  4. best solar cover

    I am looking at the solar covers for our new pool , which one is best? I have seen blue black silver and clear, any ideas?

    Started by mberryrfd‎, 04-30-2015 08:15 PM
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    07-10-2015 08:21 PM Go to last post
  5. New skimmer for Intex frame pool.

    I have an Intex frame pool and a Hayward pump and filter and I am wondering if anyone has found a better skimmer for the pool. My bracket just...

    Started by im45us‎, 06-28-2015 07:35 AM
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    06-28-2015 07:35 AM Go to last post
  6. tears near the sewn section patched but still leak

    I had the pool up for one summer in 2013 when I bought it. I took it down and moved but didn't get it up last summer. I put it up last weekend and...

    Started by teamwir‎, 06-01-2015 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-03-2015 06:58 AM Go to last post
  7. Problem with inlet nozzle, not adjustable!

    I just set up my Intex 9x18 pool and everything is fine except the adjustable pool inlet nozzle isn't adjustable. It just shoots the water across...

    Started by larrylintz‎, 05-27-2015 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-29-2015 03:01 PM Go to last post
  8. Solar Heater, Brand, Cost and Hookup

    Hi all As i continue to make paradise in my backyard with my summer escapes pro series 14' x 42". Now I am shopping for a solar heater. Here are...

    Started by eblade21‎, 07-23-2014 12:23 PM
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    05-27-2015 04:48 PM Go to last post
  9. Lightbulb Surface skimmer frame set pool bracket mod

    After my skimmer bracket cracked I saw this tip on Amazon. You fill the bracket sides with Bondo for extra strength. The $6 Bondo is cheaper than...

    Started by Cords‎, 05-24-2015 11:32 AM
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    05-24-2015 11:32 AM Go to last post
  10. Red face Installing a new Intex AGP with saltwater chlorination.

    We are in the process of setting up a 15' x 48" Intex AGP-metal frame (4400 gal roughly) and will be adding the saltwater intex chlorinator system to...

    Started by tigers75‎, 05-14-2014 11:21 AM
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    05-20-2015 08:46 AM Go to last post
  11. Fence or cover for intex pool

    Last year we set up a 15'x36" intex pool and were very happy with it. But I always had a lingering fear about safety and am hesitant to put it up...

    Started by bellini‎, 06-16-2014 11:34 PM
    fence, intex, safety
    • Replies: 8
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    05-06-2015 08:37 AM Go to last post
  12. looking for a bigger pool

    Well this year we decided to get a bigger above ground. Does anyone know where any deals are? Minimum 16 x 52

    Started by mberryrfd‎, 02-08-2015 06:43 PM
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    04-03-2015 10:56 PM Go to last post
  13. Deb62's pool

    These testing demo videos may help. http://pool9.net/K2006-vid/

    Started by Watermom‎, 06-22-2014 07:15 PM
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    01-31-2015 12:04 AM Go to last post
  14. Vacuum the pool using the Intex A filter pump.

    I have been using my shop vac to try to keep the bottom of the pool clean from the dirt and crud that settles into the nooks,seams, and crannies on...

    Started by Larryh86GT‎, 07-08-2013 11:42 AM
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    12-08-2014 08:25 AM Go to last post
  15. Another winter close question

    So I'm ready to drain my 18' x 48" Intex Ultra pool. I go to the hardware store and pick up a long enough garden hose to get from the pool to the...

    Started by rkooz‎, 10-11-2014 09:36 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    10-15-2014 08:41 AM Go to last post
  16. Taking pool down for the winter.

    Any advice for take down and storage of our 22' x 52" intex pool. Getting too cool and time to close it down. We decided early in the summer we'd...

    Started by mcbdz‎, 09-19-2014 01:57 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-07-2014 02:44 PM Go to last post
  17. Smile As the First Season Comes to a Close

    As of yesterday my first season is officially ended. It was a warm, sunny day, so I put on my swimsuit and thoroughly cleaned the pool (Intex Easy...

    Started by hollyp53‎, 09-28-2014 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    09-29-2014 02:23 PM Go to last post
  18. Using 1-25 Micron Bags in Skimmer

    My husband and I are both disabled, and we're finding that we cannot stay on top of keeping the filter cartridge clean. Since we've been trying to...

    Started by ransomedbyfire‎, 09-02-2014 04:40 PM
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    09-06-2014 06:20 PM Go to last post
  19. Will a Krystal Clear Sand Pump and Saltwater System work for my pool?

    We just purchased a ProSeries 14' x 42" metal frame above ground pool -...

    Started by inhope‎, 08-03-2014 10:49 PM
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    • Replies: 15
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    08-23-2014 05:31 PM Go to last post
  20. Rain topping off Intex 15x48 pool...

    Rained a few inches in NYC last two days. Water level is nearing the top of my Intex 15x48 metal frame pool. What should I do, if anything? Empty...

    Started by Robryan29‎, 07-15-2014 07:29 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-01-2014 10:32 AM Go to last post

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