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Switching to salt water

Posted by fwals (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 27, 11 at 15:09

My pool is under 20,000 gals. I built it 30 yrs. ago so I know it's properly bonded. I have resurfaced it from plaster to fiberglass and my equipment is all fairly new. It's all Pentair with VS 3050 pump and cartridge filter. I heat with solar and have a gas heater for the attached spa. Everything is controlled with an Easy Touch panel. Equipment pad is about 40' from the pool. The only metal I can think of would be two pool lights.

My dog drinks from the pool so should I be concerned? I figure it can't be worse then what she has been drinking for the last 9 yrs.

Even with proper bonding, can I expect problems with my lights?

Will an IC 40 be the size to go with?

How much of a learning curve can I expect? I installed all my equipment and programed the Easy Touch so I'm hoping it should be fairly easy.


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RE: Switching to salt water

Should be fine. If you can handle a VCR, you can handle this.

Get a good test kit.

The IC40 will be fine.

The dog will be fine.


RE: Switching to salt water

Thank you, thats what I was hoping to hear.


RE: Switching to salt water

Once you learn the menu, the VCR will have been the harder task, btw.


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