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06-14-05, 06:39 PM
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Posted By drone007

yeh the problem is that the website i got the...

yeh the problem is that the website i got the pump off of probably doesnt have the dual-speed pump (it's not shown on their website at least). i'l call them tomorrow and see what i can do though. ...
06-14-05, 12:16 PM
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Posted By drone007

what low-power secondary pump to buy?

this is for a custom wooden hot tub i am building...

hey guys, I just ordered a pentair whisperflo 2 HP pump thinking that it was a two-speed pump, but I have now found out after looking at it...
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Posted By drone007

totally submersing wood? [hot tub construction]

hey guys, i assume this is the best place to ask this question... here goes:

i am building a hot tub this summer out of wood, meaning the whole thing including the area you sit on. I read up a...
05-12-05, 10:32 AM
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Posted By drone007

anyone mess with fiberglass?

hey guys, I'm going to be buildinga hot tub in the summer, and I had originally thought about using wood for the whole frame. recently the idea of buying some fiberglass cloth came to me and I was...
05-05-05, 11:06 AM
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Posted By drone007

any reason you can see that they're selling the...

any reason you can see that they're selling the whisperflo for so cheap on this website? all i could see is there is a "1 year warranty" as opposed to the 3 year that all the other sites...
05-05-05, 10:39 AM
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Posted By drone007

spa control units

after looking in many websites and reading up a bit, it's apparent to me that you can buy any miscellaneous bit and piece imaginable for a spa. :)

i have also run across these spa control...
05-03-05, 08:53 PM
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Posted By drone007

lol steve... thanks for letting me know what to...

lol steve... thanks for letting me know what to do if i plan to operate from 75 ft away. ;)


have any idea what i'm paying for with the purex/pentair pumps? i seem to see them listed for...
05-02-05, 05:02 PM
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Views: 2,894
Posted By drone007

yeh i will prob stop by a few stores when i get...

yeh i will prob stop by a few stores when i get off of school for summer... i assume their pumps that control the jets will only be 1-speed, but maybe with a variable valve or something to make the...
05-02-05, 05:38 AM
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Posted By drone007

interesting that your bathtub uses a 2hp pump... ...

interesting that your bathtub uses a 2hp pump... some of the hottub sites have said that they recommend 1hp for every 6 jets or something. :confused:

you think it would be possible to design...
05-01-05, 08:48 AM
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Posted By drone007

selecting a pump for custom hot tub

hey guys, this summer i'll be building my own hot tub, with a wooden frame. it will be 6'x6', not sure yet of the depth/heighth, but just envision a typical 6x6 commercial spa, 400gallons or less...
02-26-05, 03:51 PM
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Posted By drone007

well, yes, I am planning on building a wooden hot...

well, yes, I am planning on building a wooden hot tub. Unless I can find a used plastic or fiberglass interior, I see the wooden design as being the best.

I've read some things about Jets,...
02-24-05, 01:46 PM
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Views: 953
Posted By drone007

thank you guys for your replies so far. however,...

thank you guys for your replies so far. however, the main purpose I need to keep in my head is the cost-effectiveness of the project. I am a college student who wants to keep the total price of...
02-24-05, 06:45 AM
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Views: 953
Posted By drone007

oh boy... 500 bucks :eek: i guess it's either...

oh boy... 500 bucks :eek: i guess it's either that, or buy 500 bags of ice. ;)
02-23-05, 09:31 PM
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Posted By drone007

haha well I guess the main point of this cooler...

haha well I guess the main point of this cooler stuff is for convenience. If there was a way to provide cold instead of going out and buying ice all the time, i would prefer it. But, i'm realistic...
02-23-05, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,195
Posted By drone007

Thumbs up Tell me how you like your hot tubs

Ok guys, I'm building my own hot tub this summer, and I haven't had a chance to get out to any stores and see the average pump size on these things...

Can you all tell me:

1) How big the...
02-23-05, 03:20 PM
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Views: 953
Posted By drone007

Low-temp insulator material?

Hey guys, this is my first post here on the diy forums. seems like a pretty great resource. that said, be gentle if this isnt the right spot... :wall:


This summer I am going to build a hot...
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