If this is not replacing an existing similar filter you will need to purchase the valve fittings separately along with a roll of teflon tape. This filter is used on a 30foot round above ground pool. Take advantage of the long-lasting, reliable performance that a Hayward Above Ground Pool Pump can offer. I have made a way to hook fountain by diverting some of water to a adjustable shut off lever so I can control pressure as not to blow fountain line. In previous reviews there were complaints about not including a base , it not only included a base for the filter but also a base for the motor.
And the price thru Amazon was far better than dealing direct with the seller. Sand filters are the best pool filters no question! The cartridge filter I used the last 2 seasons was not keeping the water as clear as I thought it should be. It pushes all the dirt to middle when circulating. You can run 2-speed pumps on low for 24 hours a day and not use half the electricity of a 1-speed running just 8-hours. Cartridge filters catch more dirt on low speed, and the cartridge lasts longer running lower flow rates.
All photos are for illustrative purposes only. When it arrived a day early I was pleasantly surprised then I realized how easy it was to install. The trick is going with a big enough filter. Seems quite forceful and is reasonably quiet. You can even find you tube videos to help with the installation.
Please visit one of our retail locations for specific product pricing and availability. It has a couple of suggestions that are a little outside the box for those looking for something extra. Silicon around the threads, and screwed the. Strainer basket in pump with clear top is nice. Plus having purchased it locally and had it professionally installed you get a 2-year part and labor guarantee from Pentair.
Chances are you would not have to clean this filter at all during a 5-month pool season, probably just when closing the pool for winter. We have well water, and the iron content is very high. It has the pressure gauge, the guts for the sand filter, the top housing with the dial and lever and even the drain plug. I am a fan of going with big pool filters, I would personally rather spend a little more money if it keeps me from doing more work. A quick trip to Walmart for some sturdy clamps and I was in business.
These are more like traditional filters used for drinking water. With sand filters go for the largest you can afford. Yes, sand filters are inexpensive and when paired with a two-speed pump, operate for peanuts. It has an external skimmer, and the stock pump connects directly to the bottom of the skimmer bucket, has a 1. Pentair 342001 Pump with Spla 100 Sq.
You would have to buy everything separately and plumb it yourself. Assemble it at the location where it will be used as it is heavy and could be damaged if moving it fully assembled. Actual retail prices may vary. I have a 16' round pool and it works well for that. This filter housing requires extra steps to reduce the coupler size to accommodate plumbing the system. If you already know which filter type you prefer, you could just skip to that section for a breakdown of what I would buy if I were you.
Assembled this filter in about 15 minutes. The Quad 60 filter was new in 2015 and immediately became my favorite when I saw the material Pentair used to make it. Complete packages that include the filter, 1. I would only use this on the big above-ground pools and would use a variable speed pool pump. The hose clamps that come with it are flimsy and I broke 2 of them just trying to get the hoses tight enough that they wouldn't leak. Colors, product specifications and prices may be updated at any time by Pool City. The only filter system I know of that comes with shut off valves in the package.