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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 04:53 PM
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    sticky, sticky-summer-escapes
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    08-26-2014 02:57 PM Go to last post
  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 07:20 PM
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    08-17-2013 08:19 AM Go to last post
  3. 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 12:12 PM
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    04-25-2012 12:12 PM Go to last post
  4. 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 08:51 PM
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    06-13-2014 08:51 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 03:22 PM
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    06-01-2018 03:22 PM Go to last post
  1. 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 12:21 PM
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    05-20-2015 09:46 AM Go to last post
  2. 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 01:23 PM
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    05-27-2015 05:48 PM Go to last post
  3. Intex Ultra Frame 16' x 48" build

    Picked up an Intex 16' x 48" Ultra Frame a couple of weeks ago but due to weather and a busy schedule I haven't had the time to start putting it...

    Started by jab240‎, 06-02-2014 01:06 PM
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    07-14-2014 05:02 PM Go to last post
  4. Filter / Pumps / New Pool

    Hello, I am looking to purchase a 17' x 52" Summer Escapes metal frame above ground pool. It has listed to include one C type filter cartridge...

    Started by rkooz‎, 05-19-2014 01:16 PM
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    07-04-2014 09:47 AM Go to last post
  5. New Member, yucky pool

    My husband and I have decided to resurrect our old cheapo above ground pool for another year. We are retired now and just want it to cool off in, but...

    Started by Old Bat‎, 05-24-2012 10:23 PM
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    calcium, scale, white bucket
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    07-09-2012 05:40 PM Go to last post
  6. New to Forum

    I have an intex 24' x 52 pool, approx 12k gallons,633t filter says 2500 not sure what that is measurement wise. I'm having problems with spring...

    Started by crazy cat lady‎, 05-26-2012 11:06 AM
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    06-16-2012 05:51 PM Go to last post
  7. Question Cloudy water

    Hi ---I'm new here and hope I've used the right area to post. I opened the start here link and couldn't find a post button there. I have a 15'...

    Started by poolpuppy‎, 05-17-2012 02:34 PM
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    06-21-2012 11:11 PM Go to last post
  8. Leveling the ground for a new Intex pool

    Hi there, we just got a 20x52 ultra frame intex pool with the sand filter. We are working on leveling the spot but are having troubles knowing if...

    Started by dtjoseph95‎, 05-24-2014 03:50 PM
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    sticky, sticky-level
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    05-29-2014 11:45 AM Go to last post
  9. New Pool Owner

    Hello everybody! I am a newer pool owner, I hope to learn more about pool maintenance from you all! We bought a Pro Series 20' x 48" pool this...

    Started by CMaxim‎, 07-15-2014 11:36 AM
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    07-26-2014 12:19 AM Go to last post
  10. Wanting to change wall mounted screen filter to a skimmer on Intex Ultra Frame pool.

    Hi, Thanks for hosting this forum. I have an Intex Ultra Frame 12x24x52" pool in my back yard. Sadly it must sit under a few trees that can not be...

    Started by The Brabarian‎, 04-21-2014 10:48 AM
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    05-04-2014 12:51 PM Go to last post
  11. How to properly chlorinate small 12'x30" intex pool? And few other questions.

    Hey all, i have small 12x30 intex pool for kids to enjoy. Thus far I've been reading up on the chemicals that I need and so far what I have is the...

    Started by Azmp1‎, 07-07-2012 10:23 PM
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    07-13-2012 01:04 AM Go to last post
  12. 18ft Intex pool help with well water

    As always came across this forum to late. My pool is filled already. I have placed the Flipping frog In against better judgement.. and it went from...

    Started by borntworide‎, 05-22-2013 07:58 PM
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    amz, pix2fix
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    05-30-2013 02:57 PM Go to last post
  13. How can I remove the dead algae from an Intex 15' X 48"

    We are under water restrictions which prohibit drain and refill of pools, so that's not an option. There is a good bit of algae in the bottom of the...

    Started by Pappy‎, 05-04-2014 01:51 AM
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    05-17-2014 07:21 PM Go to last post
  14. 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 05:40 PM
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    09-06-2014 07:20 PM Go to last post
  15. Question Starting over

    Well due to a bunch of rain, too much water and a leveling/placement issue, I drained my pool last night. I was afraid of a collapse and didn't...

    Started by RedwingT‎, 07-29-2012 03:28 PM
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    08-02-2012 01:54 PM Go to last post
  16. Intex filtration problems

    Why is the sky blue but my water green? Kidding. I am new to pools and got my 22'x58" Intex up Memorial weekend. We started with guess strips (I will...

    Started by teamwir‎, 06-10-2013 12:36 AM
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    amz
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    06-20-2013 04:04 PM Go to last post
  17. First time adding chemicals to 18x48 intex ultra frame pool..HELP!

    We have a 18x48 ultra frame intex pool. It was completely filled up by Monday night and we covered it Tuesday. Wednesday and today we left the cover...

    Started by babyblueiz77‎, 06-21-2012 08:20 PM
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    07-10-2012 10:15 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 11:49 PM
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    08-23-2014 06:31 PM Go to last post
  19. Intex Ultra Frame 18 x 48 Pool

    I've got my pool full. I've been circulating water for about 5.5 hrs. I added 7 doses of bleach while filling. Pool capacity is 6423 gals. I just got...

    Started by slick6‎, 07-06-2014 09:37 PM
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    07-11-2014 07:14 PM Go to last post
  20. No questions yet...

    Hello to PF. I will soon be the new owner of an Intex 15' X 48" Steel pole frame pool. After ordering the pool I did a google search and found the...

    Started by rmk_racer‎, 06-08-2012 09:56 PM
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    attaboy
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    07-03-2012 01:04 PM Go to last post
  21. 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 09:35 PM
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    06-09-2012 11:38 AM Go to last post
  22. Converting 15' Round Intex to Hard Plumbing

    I new to posting to this forum, however I have been reading over a lot of the post and they have helped alot. Especially, the posts related to...

    Started by ATC_NH‎, 07-08-2012 08:49 AM
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    pix-broke
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    08-31-2012 06:22 PM Go to last post
  23. Considering an above ground pool

    Hi, this is my first post. I'm considering getting an above ground pool. Right now, our family of three has a summer membership to a local pool...

    Started by momofonly‎, 07-10-2012 12:22 AM
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    07-12-2012 10:02 PM Go to last post
  24. Intex 12x30 _what is my daily dose

    Hi all. Of course I found this fourm after I filled my pool and its been running almost a week no issues yet but my pH is starting to get low (7.0)...

    Started by greenfae30‎, 06-11-2014 08:13 PM
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    07-07-2014 04:19 PM Go to last post
  25. Smile Our First Pool -- Intex 9 x 12

    This is going to be our first pool so I want to make sure I get things right from start. We ordered our pool online and it won't arrive until July 1...

    Started by BlackQueen40‎, 06-21-2014 10:48 PM
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    06-28-2014 05:58 PM Go to last post
  26. 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 10:54 AM
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    05-15-2012 11:10 PM Go to last post
  27. 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 10:14 PM
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  28. Salt water and stairs....

    Hi all - thanks for the forum! I've been lurking for a while but now it's time to ask questions... We have an easy set 48x18 at our weekend place....

    Started by Kailuamom‎, 06-02-2014 12:45 PM
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    06-10-2014 01:32 AM Go to last post
  29. 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 09:15 PM
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    07-10-2015 09:21 PM Go to last post
  30. 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 12:32 PM
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    06-21-2018 12:44 PM Go to last post

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