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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: New Directions for PoolForum in 2018 (in revision)

    What’s been the problem? There are several, including personal ones I am not going to explain, but a major one is the poor average quality of the...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 04-09-2018 03:52 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: The PPC Method, version 0.1

    What is the “PPC Method”? It is the replacement for the "BBB Method", a sometimes helpful mnemonic for some ideas about pool care which originated...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 04-09-2018 02:48 PM
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  1. Unhappy Subscribed..before seeing this...Pump and filter probs?

    So I see I probably just waste $14 cause the forum owner is MIA. But if anyone can still hear me, I am having a loud humming sound from my filter....

    Started by bgkob‎, 07-19-2015 08:13 PM
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    07-19-2015 11:27 PM Go to last post
  2. Question pool test results, any changes needed other than FC?

    Hi, My test results from today are as follows FC 1.0, will add bleach, CC 0, ph 7.8, TA 70, CH 180. CYA 40. Is there any changes required or...

    Started by FNC1962‎, 05-16-2015 06:00 PM
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    05-22-2015 11:50 PM Go to last post
  3. Our 38,000 gal in groud pool has a leak

    Some time in January the water in our pool started to go down approx. 1 inch in 2 days. It stopped leaking when only about 10,000 gal. were left in...

    Started by Stierchen‎, 04-27-2015 06:33 PM
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    04-29-2015 11:35 AM Go to last post
  4. Just subscribed...

    Ben et al: Great website, just recently started maintaining my own pool, just like anything else in life, you tend to appreciate what you work...

    Started by Nomorepoolguys‎, 04-26-2015 12:13 PM
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    04-26-2015 12:13 PM Go to last post
  5. Question Chlorine effects on robotic pool cleaners

    I am considering buying a Dolphin DX6 and was wanting to know if 6-8 ppm chlorine will be bad for robotic cleaners? Any thoughts?

    Started by FNC1962‎, 03-30-2015 06:49 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    04-06-2015 08:23 PM Go to last post
  6. Valve actuator not working as programmed

    I have a Compool CP3400 controller. Freeze guard activated last evening. However, when alternating to spa, only the suction valve opened. The...

    Started by BIGOH‎, 11-18-2014 09:25 PM
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    11-18-2014 09:25 PM Go to last post
  7. New User- Hello thanks for accepting me :)

    First a question- I'll post my problem on another post tomorrow. I filled out my POOL PROFILE after I registered ( like your instructions told me to...

    Started by sweepmeup‎, 10-30-2014 09:30 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    11-01-2014 10:20 AM Go to last post
  8. Borates for a 10k gal pool

    How many pounds of ProTeam Supreme Plus for a 10,000 gallon IG gunite pool ? Thanking you in advance, shotgun

    Started by shotgun‎, 06-24-2014 10:10 AM
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    10-21-2014 10:17 PM Go to last post
  9. Question Oil sheen clean - looking for thoughts/ideas...

    Hi All, Looking for ideas on cleaning up a light oil (mineral oil) sheen on my pool water surface. I have used ScumBalls with some success and I...

    Started by SunnyOptimism‎, 10-13-2014 01:37 PM
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    10-17-2014 08:07 PM Go to last post
  10. Chlorine tabs w/o CYA

    Can they be had? I like the convenience of the dispenser, but don't want to get the CYA levels too high. .

    Started by zz28zz‎, 09-03-2014 04:35 PM
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    10-17-2014 07:18 PM Go to last post
  11. Question pool balance before closing?

    My pool is empty, freshly painted concrete bottom, allowing to cure for several days. My question is, What should my numbers be to balance pool . How...

    Started by FNC1962‎, 09-20-2014 09:32 AM
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    10-14-2014 06:57 AM Go to last post
  12. Cool Just saying Hi as a newbie subscriber

    Mods - please move if this post is not in the appropriate forum. Just wanted to post a "Hello!" as a new subscriber! So far being on PF has been...

    Started by SunnyOptimism‎, 10-06-2014 06:35 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 4,916
    10-07-2014 06:48 PM Go to last post
  13. Clear, but no chlorine???

    Hello! I ama fairly new pool owner (July 2012) and have a pool waiter problem that no one so far has a solution to! Stumbled across this website...

    Started by mary jo‎, 08-06-2014 08:19 PM
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    09-15-2014 01:05 PM Go to last post
  14. Plaster is like Sandpaper

    Hello All, So far I have done everything requested from newbies. I have subscribed, liked you on Facebook, and filled out the pool form and ordered...

    Started by Mikes Pool‎, 07-10-2014 02:21 PM
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    09-09-2014 06:08 PM Go to last post
  15. What to do with old MA?

    Last season I seem to have found the sweet spot in my pool chemistry where pH rise is no longer an issue with my SWCG, thanks to great info found on...

    Started by JimK‎, 08-31-2014 12:25 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    08-31-2014 08:53 PM Go to last post
  16. BioGuard balance pak 100

    We finally have the new pool finished and operational. Started the pump up on 14 Aug and PB added 7 qts of acid and 2 qts scale inhibitor. I didn't...

    Started by jmarty462‎, 08-18-2014 08:49 PM
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    08-28-2014 01:10 PM Go to last post
  17. Issue installing new light

    Originally posted in new users area. Upgraded membership so I could post over here: Needed to replace the light fixtures for my 2 pool lights. I...

    Started by zz28zz‎, 08-25-2014 07:21 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-28-2014 10:44 AM Go to last post
  18. Moved post

    I paid my subscription and was able to post in "Pool equip and operations". My post got moved to here. I got a good reply to my question, so I'm not...

    Started by zz28zz‎, 08-26-2014 01:17 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-27-2014 12:29 AM Go to last post
  19. Do sand filters need chemical cleaning?

    I just had a "pool guy" tell me that all residential sand filters need to be chemically cleaned once or twice a year to remove gunk like suntan...

    Started by Pappy‎, 08-23-2014 08:57 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    08-24-2014 06:24 PM Go to last post
  20. My thread suddenly closed???

    This thread I started was suddenly closed without explanation. http://www.poolforum.com/pf2/showthread.php/25915-Is-main-drain-necessary Was it...

    Started by JimK‎, 08-19-2014 11:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-20-2014 06:30 PM Go to last post

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