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  1. Ben's Corner Last Post

    Announcements & Forum Use Info

    1. . . . including the blog

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    2. Questions about the Forum itself? Suggestions? Need help with the Forum?

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    3. Initial forum for subscriber posts, so their questions get priority attention.

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  2. Pool Water: Treatment, Testing & Problems (P) Last Post

    Water treatment sections are HERE!

    1. Swimming pool chemistry and water care for Intex pools, and other small above ground pools WITH a pump and filter, between 1,000 and 12,000 gallons

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    2. Which kit? Why? How? What does it all mean?

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    3. Bleach, cal-hypo, trichlor, dichlor, shock and STABILIZER: when, where & how.

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    4. Trichlor feeders, salt-based generators and systems, feed pumps, and more.

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    5. Issues w/ stains, from iron, copper, & other metals & with copper-based products: Nature2, Vision, Frog, Ionizers, skimmer pills, Pristine Blue, Chlor-Free & . . . ?

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    6. High alkalinity and calcium levels are much trickier to resolve than the pool books indicate

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    7. Green & slimey, mustard lined, pink in the pipes, black algae mats; Green Treat, Yellow OUT, Yellow Treat, copper algaecides, & more.

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    8. Chemical or water problems that don't fit elsewhere?

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    9. DPD-FAS based testing

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      Using a Taylor DPD-FAS based testkit? Questions & answers here.

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    10. Alternatives to chlorine. How to use PHMB (Baquacil). How to recover from using it

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  3. Pool Construction, Equipment, Operations, Seasonal Care (P) Last Post

    Physical pool care & construction sections HERE!

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

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    2. Questions and comments about problems with building or fixing your pool -- whether you DIY, or hire a contractor -- go here.

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    3. Got an AG pool question? I'm no expert, but someone else here might be!

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    4. Pumps, pipes, filters, lights; covers, valves, heaters, coolers; filling and draining . . .

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    5. Spring startup; new pool startup; fall shutdown & winterization.

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    6. Polaris, Kreepy, Letro, Barracuda, or hand-to-hand combat with your pool!

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    7. Questions about all sorts of pool equipment that is electronic, or controlled by electronics

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    8. Pools and pets are an uneasy mix; and skunks, skinks, ducks, dogs, biting bugs, and swimming snakes weren't the pool visitors most owners expected.

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  4. Odds-n-Ends (P) Last Post

    Stuff that doesn't go elsewhere.

    1. A gallery for your photos of pools, pool problems, and pool successes.

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    2. The China Shop

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      Wanna to challenge the BBB Method? Wanna get technical? Just feeling cranky? This is the place!

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    3. Want to discuss something that's NOT a pool topic? Please do it here.

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    4. Practice Posts, Moderation, Etc.

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    5. Old PoolLetters and other subscriber documents from PoolSolutions - accessible to Supporters and Lifetime users.

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    6. Purgatory for forum abuser's threads and posts . . . some people just can't follow a user agreement, so their posts end up here!

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