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  • #16
    I'm in TX, so the pool is open year 'round. Not sure I'd mess with it otherwise.

    I have a chlorine puck feeder, but keep it fairly low, as I primarily use bleach (liquid chlorine), since the pucks leave cyanuric acid in the pool and the bleach doesn't.
    We just switched to a robotic cleaner this year after our Polaris 280 blew a wheel. I like the robot, but I haven't seen a big increase in effectiveness.
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    • #17
      Originally posted by JB View Post
      We use a robot to vaccuum each day, but added a little pool skimmer to the top today. Its a little bucket that attaches to the vacuum that skims the top of the pool constantly and sends the water through the filter. What a difference. Forget it keeping the top clean, the water flow on the top seems outstanding so far which is nice knowing the water is constantly flowing through the filter. Liking what I am seeing.

      I haven't seen those before, can they handle bigger debris?

      I LOVE an uncaged pool, but the idea of keeping up with a pool without it cage is a no go. That could certainly help I think.
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      • #18
        Prepare yourself for a spike in your electric bill. We ran our filter 6 hours a day and the bill went up $50 a month. Outside of the that the pool wasn't much of a money sink. Get yourself a good pool guy and let him handle all the chemicals and the kine, while you enjoy the pool.
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        • #19
          Originally posted by Wake View Post
          I haven't seen those before, can they handle bigger debris?

          I LOVE an uncaged pool, but the idea of keeping up with a pool without it cage is a no go. That could certainly help I think.
          I think in reality they are designed to. I will let you know in a few days how well it works overall. Early thoughts are solid.

          Although I'm the opposite and would never want an in ages pool. Partly because I have had cages most of my life. Just love every aspect of them.
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          • #20
            Originally posted by JB View Post
            I think in reality they are designed to. I will let you know in a few days how well it works overall. Early thoughts are solid.

            Although I'm the opposite and would never want an in ages pool. Partly because I have had cages most of my life. Just love every aspect of them.
            It's an aesthetics thing with me, walking into a house with a view and no cage can be stellar. Some of the retractable screen solutions can give you alot of the benefits, but maintain the look.

            For practicality the cage definitely wins, but something like this just calls to me.
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            • #21
              Originally posted by Wake View Post
              It's an aesthetics thing with me, walking into a house with a view and no cage can be stellar. Some of the retractable screen solutions can give you alot of the benefits, but maintain the look.

              For practicality the cage definitely wins, but something like this just calls to me.
              Better move to Clearwater then...Arent going to find too many of those views in Brandon : )
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              • #22
                Originally posted by JB View Post
                Better move to Clearwater then...Arent going to find too many of those views in Brandon : )
                That's Apollo Beach, but a lake or river works for me too!

                These don't suck either, all though the first pool isn't big enough for the view and the second doesn't do justice for how cool of a setting it was.
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                • #23
                  Apollo beach means power plant : )
                  I'll stick to the gulf. Lol.
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                  • #24
                    Originally posted by JB View Post
                    Apollo beach means power plant : )
                    I'll stick to the gulf. Lol.
                    Yep, that really taints the area for sure.

                    I mean, I guess I could always drop a few million to be Jeter's neighbor, his view doesn't suck.
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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by Wake View Post
                      Yep, that really taints the area for sure.

                      I mean, I guess I could always drop a few million to be Jeter's neighbor, his view doesn't suck.
                      The view of Jeter does though...haha
                      On all of this by the water talk, its time for me to head to go get a grouper sandwich.
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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by JB View Post
                        We use a robot to vaccuum each day, but added a little pool skimmer to the top today. Its a little bucket that attaches to the vacuum that skims the top of the pool constantly and sends the water through the filter. What a difference. Forget it keeping the top clean, the water flow on the top seems outstanding so far which is nice knowing the water is constantly flowing through the filter. Liking what I am seeing.

                        I've got to get one of those! There are several large palo verde trees just over out fence and in the spring they drop thousands of yellow petals in my pool. They just sit there on the top of the water.
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                        • #27
                          Originally posted by campilobaxter View Post
                          I've got to get one of those! There are several large palo verde trees just over out fence and in the spring they drop thousands of yellow petals in my pool. They just sit there on the top of the water.
                          We are caged so don't have any big debris, but for skimming anything that was on ours (gnats and such), completely gone in 2 cycles.

                          GG and I are both pretty darn blown away by this thing.
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                          • #28
                            Are the "cages" primarily due to bugs or something else?
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                            • #29
                              Originally posted by tomcat View Post
                              Are the "cages" primarily due to bugs or something else?
                              Bugs for sure.
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                              • #30
                                A lot of rich folk on here...

                                We have had an above ground 21 fitter for 15 years. Replaced it once when some odd winter weather wreaked havoc with a lot of pool liners here in New England and pools collapsed.

                                We got another one, kids don't use it much now being in college but my wife and use it all summer.
                                Maintenance, hardly anything...we have a salt system and to be honest at the beginning of the year it costs me under $75 to get shock, salt increased or what ever it needs when we have the water tested ...then nothing for the rest of the year. The salt system is magic!






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