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09-12-11, 12:16 PM
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Posted By 455olds

Cool blow bag

Go to the hardwarwe store and get a plumbers blow bag. A blow bag is a heavy duty rubber bladder that attaches to a garden hose, then insert into skimmer pipe and the water pressure will force water...
11-18-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,115
Posted By 455olds

thermostat recalibration

You need a new thermostat installed but save the old one because it is working fine its just out of calibration. There is an allen head adjustment screw on the microswitch of the T-stat that is...
11-18-09, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,106
Posted By 455olds

Here is the new link for the owners manual ...

Here is the new link for the owners manual

http://www.haywardnet.com/products/manuals/pdfs/Manual362.pdf
11-18-09, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,846
Posted By 455olds

Pentair owns the market in the Pool and Spa...

Pentair owns the market in the Pool and Spa Industry. I dont know if I would "flame" them for a little bit of Black algae/fungus but I dont know the details. I have never seen anything on the tile,...
06-29-09, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By 455olds

If its algae it should brush off. Get a closer...

If its algae it should brush off. Get a closer look by using a mask and dive down with a stiff sponge or your fingernail and see if you can get under it. If that doesnt do anything it may be a stain...
03-09-09, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,016
Posted By 455olds

The quickest way is to Vac the pool to Waste!! ...

The quickest way is to Vac the pool to Waste!! That way it isnt clogging up the filter more and add a good water clarifier when you are done. If it is Really cloudy and you cant see the bottom then...
09-22-08, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,374
Posted By 455olds

Main drain

It sounds like the main drain line was cut and plugged at the equipment pad. Someone must have thought it was leaking somewhere and did away with it. Pools can run with only a skimmer but I would...
07-14-08, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,106
Posted By 455olds

Hayward filter DE2420

Here is a pdf file on your filter. Its the owners manual with parts.

http://www.haywardnet.com/products/manuals/pdfs/Manual116.pdf
07-14-08, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,106
Posted By 455olds

I dont know filters they are installing on a 3000...

I dont know filters they are installing on a 3000 gallon swim spa but it should have a 75 or 100 square foot cartridge filter. Who puts on a D.E or Sand filter on something that small? I know you...
07-14-08, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By 455olds

I agree with todrut, you need a algaecide...

I agree with todrut, you need a algaecide specific for Black algae. United chemical makes a product called Black Treat that you use with Sodium Dichloro 99% chlorine. Try and find an Algaecide 60%...
07-14-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By 455olds

Did you even try to turn on pump? They usually...

Did you even try to turn on pump? They usually are locked up after sitting for that long and you can free them up by turning shaft of motor. You didnt really saw what it was doing?
07-14-08, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,106
Posted By 455olds

Get rid of that D.E Filter

Dont spend any money on that filter. Why would someone put that on a spa? You need to get a Cartridge filter and be done with it!!! I have replaced more D.E. Filters because of clogged or torn...
07-01-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,431
Posted By 455olds

That kit is Horrible, Dont waste your money!! It...

That kit is Horrible, Dont waste your money!! It doesnt even have Chlorine in it!!! It has a Monopersulfate non chlorine shock and a Cheap Algaecide!! Get a 25# Shock 65% Cal-Hypo and a 25# 99%...
07-01-08, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,431
Posted By 455olds

Get the Pool up and running first then worry...

Get the Pool up and running first then worry about chemicals etc...
Once you get it running, I would Vacuum the pool to Waste a couple of times even if you cant see the bottom. Keep the pool water...
06-24-08, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,915
Posted By 455olds

Try spraying Durasban or some type of strong...

Try spraying Durasban or some type of strong pesticide all around your residence. Just dont get it in pool. It will probably make the whole outside experience better for everyone. Do it a couple...
06-24-08, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By 455olds

The way tour doing it with flex pipe and clamps...

The way tour doing it with flex pipe and clamps is going to leak more after you try and fix it than before. Unless you use Flexible PVC Schedule 40 with glued fittings. Why cant you get to the...
06-24-08, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,179
Posted By 455olds

You still havent told us where your backwash line...

You still havent told us where your backwash line comes out? 9 out of 10 times it is a spoke gasket in multiport valve leaking out waste line. Is the pressure equal coming out of both return lines?...
05-28-08, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 18,338
Posted By 455olds

I agree with sandbagger. Our pool is a 16x32 with...

I agree with sandbagger. Our pool is a 16x32 with 9ft deep end and stairs and bench in corner on shallow end. The pool was built in 1977 and has the original white plaster finish still.
My opinion:...
05-28-08, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,759
Posted By 455olds

Dolphin

Make sure the tube handle/float is locked diagonally and switch it every few weeks so it can change patterns. It should always be diagonal not straight across body of unit. Also make sure cord is...
05-14-08, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By 455olds

Check out S.R.Smith Slides. There are detailed...

Check out S.R.Smith Slides. There are detailed installation instructions and specifications on all the different slides that they carry. Here is the link.
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05-14-08, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By 455olds

Most slides are added after Everything is done to...

Most slides are added after Everything is done to a pool anyway, just a few anchors mounted on top of concrete and a water line from your garden hose. You need at least a 4'x8' flat slab of concrete...
05-14-08, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By 455olds

If the pool isnt fiberglass then you can use...

If the pool isnt fiberglass then you can use white portland cement. You can even use a premix tile set from any hardware store if you just have a couple to fix.
04-02-08, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,297
Posted By 455olds

You said your tank is only 20% full. I know when...

You said your tank is only 20% full. I know when those tanks get low they can cause all kinds of funny problems so I would fill it. Then when you jumper the gas valve it should open. Make sure its...
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