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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: 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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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Contact info, BBB reports & Reviews of Intex, Summer Escapes & Bestway pools

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

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 08-03-2013 06:20 PM
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    08-17-2013 07:19 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Maintenance and Cleaning Tools 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
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  4. 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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    08-26-2014 01:57 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: FAQs & Guides: Intex-type Pool

    ______________________________________________ FAQs & Guides for Intex, Bestway, Coleman, etc, ______________________________________________ ...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-01-2018 02:22 PM
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  1. -- CLOSED THREAD/ PoolDoc -- recommend auto cleaner for 18' Intex Ultra w/ 1hp pump

    Now that I've got a real filter system for the 18' softsided Ultra via Waterway 1hp, 50sq.ft. filter, I'm almost happy. I'm happy until I need to...

    Started by Psychoknight‎, 04-17-2012 12:25 AM
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    04-19-2012 07:45 AM Go to last post
  2. Pool Install for 22x54 Round Intex

    Hi, I hope I'm posting this in the right place. We are first time pool owners and I was looking for any tips on installation prior to tackling....

    Started by Soybomb‎, 04-23-2012 10:57 AM
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    04-23-2012 09:01 PM Go to last post
  3. intex pool

    does any one no if the gorilla pads you can buy are necessary for a intex pool?

    Started by kimberlysl2‎, 04-29-2012 06:11 PM
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    04-29-2012 10:15 PM Go to last post
  4. Intex Ultra Frame Pool Hard Plumbing

    Hello, we have an Ultra Frame Pool(the beige color) one and we already have a sand filter and pump - probably a little big for the pool. I hooked it...

    Started by labmom56‎, 05-06-2012 02:51 PM
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    05-08-2012 12:34 AM Go to last post
  5. Intex swcg or ???? (which is best value)

    Hey Guys/Gals, Just bought our first pool (above ground) and decided on intex ultra 22' 52" round which came with 2500 gph filter/pump. Definitely...

    Started by Dave_FL‎, 04-17-2012 09:30 PM
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    05-08-2012 10:24 PM Go to last post
  6. Intex pool filter and pump upgrade options/considertions

    Hi all, new forum member. First, what a great forum!! I lurked for a few days before deciding to join and yes, I will become a paid member in a few...

    Started by SafetyBob‎, 05-07-2012 09:13 PM
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    05-12-2012 05:52 PM Go to last post
  7. Exclamation Anyone buy the new 27' round Intex yet?

    I have a 3 yr old 24' x 52" UltraFrame. I bought some replacement parts this year, and found them to be reasonable. My liner, however, may not make...

    Started by ThaSatelliteGuy‎, 05-13-2012 01:48 PM
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  8. upgrade options for pump/filter....

    I am looking for suggestions in uprading my pump/filter. I have the original pump/filter that came with the pool. My pool info as well as...

    Started by costo‎, 05-12-2012 07:36 PM
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    05-13-2012 02:40 PM Go to last post
  9. Water Warden fence and Intex 24x52 blue pool

    Will the Water Warden security fence fit an Intex metal frame pool? Thanks.

    Started by choctaw‎, 05-13-2012 10:10 AM
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    05-13-2012 11:19 PM Go to last post
  10. Replacement Poles

    I picked up a free 15' x 25' x 48" above ground pool with all of the accessories. I got it home only to find out that I am missing one of the poles...

    Started by marvin4324‎, 05-13-2012 10:23 PM
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    05-13-2012 11:27 PM Go to last post
  11. Upgraded Intex Easy Set pool pump and now have questions....advice please!

    Hi, I have an Intex 18 x 48 Easy Set pool and after many months of dealing with how bad the included 1500gph pump is, I bought a 2500gph Intex pump...

    Started by KarenG3‎, 04-14-2012 09:54 AM
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  12. Intex Ultra Frame 18-by-9: How much space needed on each side for supports?

    Hi, We are thinking of taking the plunge (sorry for the pun) into an Intex Ultra Frame 18-by-9 pool. We have a small backyard, and need to know how...

    Started by nelson411‎, 05-18-2012 04:00 PM
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  13. Base for an Intex Easy Setup Pool

    Brand new to pools here and I have a few questions. I am looking at the Intex Easy Setup 18' pool with Krystal Klear Saltwater system and sand...

    Started by Wisewr‎, 05-19-2012 07:33 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-20-2012 06:24 PM Go to last post
  14. Cool Solar Panels and Solar Covers

    Hi All! I am divorced, still have my pool, yet back on here with a whole new name:) Yippie!!! Just filled my pool. Over the years this forum...

    Started by FlowerPool‎, 05-16-2012 02:55 PM
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    05-22-2012 06:12 PM Go to last post
  15. First post to gain access to forum

    No questions yet. Just getting the first post out of the way :) bought an Intex 12'x30' so I've been reading up on how to keep the water clear. ...

    Started by android‎, 05-22-2012 02:57 PM
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    05-23-2012 05:41 PM Go to last post
  16. Unhappy Intex Metal frame poles outside the band

    Hi! We are on the second summer with our Intex 15" x 48 pool. Unfortunately, this year in our haste to put up the pool we accidentaly installed the...

    Started by Amanda‎, 05-22-2012 02:17 PM
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    05-25-2012 11:30 PM Go to last post
  17. Question Welcome from New York - Metal Frame 15 x 48 Set up issues.

    I recently purchased a Intex 15x48 Metal frame pool. My backyard is mostly concrete so the bottom is level. I went to Home Depot and picked up 2...

    Started by Bill1404‎, 05-22-2012 06:54 PM
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    05-25-2012 11:32 PM Go to last post
  18. Pool startup problems.

    Ok, so we have a 15' X 42" steel frame, soft sided pool. Not sure if it's an Intex or what, it's whatever Kmart sells. It was great all last year but...

    Started by Tander‎, 05-28-2012 02:56 PM
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    05-28-2012 07:31 PM Go to last post
  19. Convert intex pool from 1.5 to 2" hose

    I have the 15' Intex above ground pool. I have upgraded the pump to a sand filter and added a a SWCG. The pool has 1.5" hose connections and both the...

    Started by anIceFan‎, 05-28-2012 02:20 PM
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    05-28-2012 07:46 PM Go to last post
  20. new to pool forum love the site!

    Thank you for having such a great forum to help with the pools, i have a small intex 16' so i am going to get a solar heater..looks like the thing...

    Started by splash‎, 05-26-2012 09:14 PM
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    05-30-2012 11:20 AM Go to last post
  21. Base for an Intex Easy Setup Pool

    Brand new to pools here and I have a few questions. I am looking at the Intex Easy Setup 18' pool with Krystal Klear Slatwater system and sand...

    Started by Wisewr‎, 05-19-2012 11:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-01-2012 05:28 PM Go to last post
  22. Question Intex Delux Skimmer pulls away from the pool wall

    I have an Intex 24' x 52" pool with an Intex Delux Surface Skimmer. I have replaced the original cartridge pump with an Intex 2,650-Gallon Sand...

    Started by johnfluharty‎, 05-29-2012 12:27 PM
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    06-01-2012 08:53 PM Go to last post
  23. Smile 24' x 48" Pro Series Frame Pool how to heat in Oregon

    Hello My name is Jenny. We own a 24' x 48" Pro Series Frame Pool and live in the state of Oregon. We have nice summers we average from 75 to 85. we...

    Started by jen2sons‎, 05-26-2012 04:59 AM
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    06-03-2012 07:28 PM Go to last post
  24. What chemicals for a freshly filled pool? -- Do we really need the plastic feet.

    This is our second year with our 24' x 48" Pro Series metal Frame Pool. we took it down after last season mostly due to it not being perfectly level...

    Started by jen2sons‎, 06-03-2012 04:46 AM
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    06-03-2012 07:30 PM Go to last post
  25. First Post

    New member from East Texas, just purchased 32X16X52 Intex Ultra-frame AG pool. Reading the forum for information in ground preparation for the pool....

    Started by ssowell‎, 06-03-2012 02:37 PM
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    06-04-2012 12:50 PM Go to last post
  26. Unhappy Pool pump not filling all the way to the top

    I'm a newbie who has a question. I have had an intex pool and pump for a few years now and this is the first time I have had this problem. The pump...

    Started by cynjam‎, 06-04-2012 10:37 PM
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    06-05-2012 08:28 AM Go to last post
  27. Newbie with intex pool. Solar arc

    Hi we are in connecticut. We have a 24' x52" intex pool with salt water and the crystal clear intex pump. The pool is not in the sun all day. We...

    Started by Sunny4458‎, 06-07-2012 11:04 PM
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    06-08-2012 03:00 PM Go to last post
  28. Is this a correct pump to use for a above ground swimming pool

    Hi there, We got a free 15 ft round above the ground pool from craigslist. And we got this pump with it:...

    Started by qbinflorida‎, 06-05-2012 08:35 PM
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  29. How to level a temporary agp on existing concrete patio

    We would like to purchase a temporary agp; looking at the 10 x 30 by Intex, either easy set or metal frame. We are currently renting our home so...

    Started by andywilson1224‎, 06-08-2012 05:25 PM
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    06-11-2012 05:39 AM Go to last post
  30. newbie

    okay....trying out pool ownership, as advised, with intex metal frame (16x48).... it is on mostly level ground....it has a bit of fall to one...

    Started by ScottsPool‎, 05-24-2012 12:46 PM
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    06-11-2012 01:57 PM Go to last post

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