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06-07-08, 10:54 AM
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Posted By poolspapro

Tracy, please post if whatever worked for...

Tracy,

please post if whatever worked for you, in your case, so others can also benifit from your experience.

Richard
06-07-08, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By poolspapro

Amber, Most every manufacturer’s product...

Amber,

Most every manufacturer’s product will operate within that range 3200-3600 ppm , the salt taste is similar to a tear coming down your cheek. You will love the feel of the "soft, silky"...
06-07-08, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,371
Posted By poolspapro

Just remember to drain and refill any spa only...

Just remember to drain and refill any spa only body of water , no matter what Chemical is used. It is very important to refresh the entire body of water depending on use. smaller bodies are harder to...
06-07-08, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,557
Posted By poolspapro

Your heater doesn't give you much in easy access...

Your heater doesn't give you much in easy access to cleaning the pilot. it can be done but easiest with the burn tray pulled out. Cob Webs and Rust are the biggest problems..

question: when was...
06-07-08, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,239
Posted By poolspapro

I have never maintained a pools chemicals or even...

I have never maintained a pools chemicals or even cleaned a pool!! You homeowners got one up on this equipment guy! But I do know as you should. That a large amount of chlorine dumped in the water...
06-07-08, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 15,178
Posted By poolspapro

Generally a pool pump can have noise issues in...

Generally a pool pump can have noise issues in three categories:

Harmonic (Vibration)
Mechanical (Bearing)
Cavitations (Impeller, Low Suction with Water Flow)<O:p</O:p

The most common noise...
06-07-08, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,721
Posted By poolspapro

Sure sounds like your heating element has...

Sure sounds like your heating element has "opened" up and causing your problem. Now you can replace that element if you want. I'ts the same element used in many vertical can type heaters,...
06-06-08, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,646
Posted By poolspapro

todrut is correct, I would also (and have on many...

todrut is correct, I would also (and have on many ocations) just switched the plumbing to CPVC and it was never an issue or call back. I would be curious as to why you think you need to find new...
06-06-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 24,725
Posted By poolspapro

Thumbs up Heater Troubles? PLEASE start here...

The problem you have is so very common amongst any ignition control module installed electronic ignition heater, HSI or pilot. .

If the module doesn’t “see” the required millivolt feeding...
06-05-08, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,194
Posted By poolspapro

Your Whisperflo has a magnetek motor for 230V...

Your Whisperflo has a magnetek motor for 230V just use the high voltage tag in the below image.
B=White
L1- One line Leg
L2- Second Line leg
A=Brown

don't forget ground (green) to the 1/4...
06-05-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By poolspapro

Do you have continuity on the new Link? ...

Do you have continuity on the new Link?



"If New stuff never broke, Warranty Stations wouldn't exist"
06-05-08, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,359
Posted By poolspapro

Gentlemen, The two heaters described in this...

Gentlemen, The two heaters described in this thread have one thing in commen.... They are Leaking water from the thermostat "DRY" well.

The copper/brass clip secures the bulb to the side of the...
06-23-05, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 59,518
Posted By poolspapro

I Guess none of you have ever used a Propane (LP)...

I Guess none of you have ever used a Propane (LP) tourch like a Big Bertha.
We used those in every commercial job with stone. Burns everything that you don't want to bend over and pick up. Works...
06-15-05, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,030
Posted By poolspapro

Chris, Since your main project is to...

Chris,

Since your main project is to construct a new deck, whether you purchase a spa or not for it, Plan Ahead !! The number one item is to make sure it will be built to support the added...
06-15-05, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,048
Posted By poolspapro

Graham, You did all the Work! I didn't even...

Graham,

You did all the Work! I didn't even have to break a sweat for a change. :D Glad to have helped.
06-14-05, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 59,518
Posted By poolspapro

chfite, I guess I shouldn't have made it...

chfite,

I guess I shouldn't have made it sound like the stone will burn up most plantings. Hope it's not percieved that way, just that the beds do require more moisture now than before :D


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Views: 1,251
Posted By poolspapro

Since you are planning to just set these blocks...

Since you are planning to just set these blocks in the dirt, Im not sure how affective they will deflect from your yard or how much volume you will be trying to "move".

I do have a suggestion that...
06-14-05, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 59,518
Posted By poolspapro

Catherine, Both stone and mulch have their...

Catherine,

Both stone and mulch have their pro's and con's. My short story follows.....


Down here in Florida I haven't had great success with mulch, I never have a problem with it breaking...
06-14-05, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,182
Posted By poolspapro

This is why ALL contractors should supply you...

This is why ALL contractors should supply you with a general layout of their systems, so the next guy knows where to look when something is hidden from view. So many headaches could be avoided.

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06-14-05, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By poolspapro

Sorry to hear you ordered something that didn't...

Sorry to hear you ordered something that didn't fit your intended use.

If you are going to add a smaller circulating pump, do you have what you need to allow this pump to run on seperate...
06-14-05, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,110
Posted By poolspapro

Pain

Sorry for the Ouch!! but now atleast you can enjoy the pool. Recreation can hurt sometimes. Thanks :) for the follow up !
06-14-05, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 948
Posted By poolspapro

Tree Roots

Ski Nut,

My first job (too many to mention) was working after school and out with an Arborist. Few root systems even after several years have had a problem with the yard sinking from root decay...
06-14-05, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 35,642
Posted By poolspapro

Don't modify anything yet

Figure out if this is a Warranty issue first. I know you want to resolve it fast (everybody does) but... get the information off the unit. The make, model and serial code and find out if you can get...
06-13-05, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By poolspapro

new name

New name is in effect.
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