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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: 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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  2. 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
  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: 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
    • Replies: 3
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    08-17-2013 07:19 AM Go to last post
  5. 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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  1. Moving plumbing holes to opposite side of Intex pool.

    A person other than myself set up my Intex pool in my absence. Unfortunately it was done with the pump and plumbing facing the road, instead of in...

    Started by Melaniem‎, 08-06-2018 04:56 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-07-2018 10:23 PM Go to last post
  2. Question Soft side pool, but need heavy duty stairs . . .

    Hi folks, I'm a noob to both forum and pool ownership. We just purchased this pool...

    Started by BearLeeAble‎, 06-27-2018 07:57 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    06-28-2018 06:10 PM Go to last post
  3. Intex questions

    I have a 16x32 above ground pool, 16" sand filter, GPH around 3000 (I forget the exact number) I also have the Intex salt chlorinator. I've been...

    Started by Brokk‎, 06-20-2018 11:32 AM
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    06-21-2018 11:44 AM Go to last post
  4. Intex Easy-Set leaning

    Before I start, yes the platform is level. When I initially filled the pool one side was lower than the other After a heavy rain this happened...

    Started by brant‎, 06-18-2018 01:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-18-2018 06:03 PM Go to last post
  5. Best replacement ladder for Intex-type pools?

    Hi, I'm going on my 4th year of enjoying our 24x48 intex easy set. A very high fun to investment ratio! The tube of the ladder must have filled...

    Started by BRfromPA‎, 06-17-2018 09:09 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-18-2018 08:42 AM Go to last post
  6. Intex Pool Problem

    I have an above ground Intex pool. I am having trouble with the 2 things that install thru the pool and connect to the pump. I don't know the proper...

    Started by uffbros‎, 06-07-2018 12:30 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-07-2018 09:43 AM Go to last post
  7. New 10' x 30" Intex pool to care for . . .

    Hi! Im used to maintaining public pools. I now have a 10 X 30 intex type easy set pool and am wondering about maintenance. It looks like I can...

    Started by MagsKLB‎, 06-02-2018 02:23 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-02-2018 11:27 AM Go to last post
  8. What Does It Cost to Operate an Intex, Bestway, or Summer Waves Pool?

    ________________________________ What Does It Cost to Operate an Intex-type Pool? Incomplete! Unfortunately, more than you'd think. Why?...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-01-2018 04:01 PM
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  9. How start up new 18' Coleman

    We just bought a Coleman 18 by 48 above ground pool from a store? We are wanting to do the BBB method but wanted to know how to get started and how...

    Started by Tmiller‎, 05-31-2018 10:45 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-01-2018 07:48 AM Go to last post
  10. Acronyms Are My Favorite

    Hello, Pool People! I am so excited to have found this forum! Yes, I'm exited about learning how to maintain my new AGP which I will be setting up...

    Started by HermanaRed‎, 05-02-2018 09:26 AM
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    05-02-2018 10:09 PM Go to last post
  11. Horizontal Beam stuck to liner

    On my Intex pool, I'm trying to replace a few of the rusted horizontal beams, but they'e stuck/rusted to the pool liner loops. Any suggestions on...

    Started by macsdad1234‎, 04-30-2018 07:12 PM
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    05-02-2018 10:05 PM Go to last post
  12. Exclamation Pool is Level but....

    I would like to know your opinion or thoughts on how this pool was leveled. See the attached photos after the pool was filled.

    Started by sjeffers01‎, 06-18-2017 09:53 PM
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    06-19-2017 02:44 PM Go to last post
  13. How concerned should I be?

    I see i don't have authority to post attachments or i would include picks. My 9x18 intex, in third year, is leaning very slightly to one corner. From...

    Started by larrylintz‎, 06-17-2017 10:12 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-19-2017 02:22 PM Go to last post
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Filling pool an it's unlevel...

    Just started filling our new 22ft pool and there's about 3" of water on one side, 1.5" in the middle, and no water on the other side. Before going...

    Started by Allisonsorg12‎, 06-12-2015 12:06 AM
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    06-29-2016 03:06 PM Go to last post
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 15' x 48" Intex Pool sinking on one side

    I bought an 15' x 48" intex metal frame pool, near the end of the season, one side of the pool started sinking through the tarp and into the ground. ...

    Started by Bonnie*‎, 09-07-2013 01:43 PM
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    05-10-2015 06:59 PM Go to last post
  26. 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
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    05-06-2015 08:37 AM Go to last post
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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

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