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Old 07/24/2020, 12:27 AM   #151
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With a couple of friends, I completed the geothermal... it took a month.

Now I’m running pressure tests to find any holes and fixing them.

The weather was a big obstacle for weeks and working in a mud pit in 100 degrees after a rain was ... unique



https://imgur.com/gallery/h1izlTL

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I apologize for not posting all the pics in the thread. It’s exhausting work.

Once it’s fixed, I need to remove the sawhorse supports, drop it in the pit with rope supports and then fill with sand and compact it

Then comes the air geothermal

Then the crushed concrete base under the pool


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Old 07/24/2020, 06:12 AM   #152
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With a couple of friends, I completed the geothermal... it took a month.

Now Iím running pressure tests to find any holes and fixing them.

The weatHer was a big obstacle for weeks and working in a mud pit in 100 degrees after a rain was ... unique



https://imgur.com/gallery/h1izlTL

https://imgur.com/user/BrightReefGardens

I apologize for not posting all the pics in the thread. Itís exhausting work.

Once itís fixed, I need to remove the sawhorse supports, drop it in the pit with rope supports and then fill with sand and compact it

Then comes the air geothermal

Then the crushed concrete base under the pool

Thatís crazy whatís your background?!


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Old 07/24/2020, 09:48 AM   #153
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Still inviting anyone who wants to participate on this! It’s a hard project so needs lots of hands and minds


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Old 07/25/2020, 10:42 AM   #154
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Glad to see some posts on this again. I've been curious about how it's coming along.

Wish I lived closer so I could help out.


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Old 07/25/2020, 12:51 PM   #155
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Me too. I need a lot of help!


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Old 07/25/2020, 12:51 PM   #156
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Me too. I need a lot of help!

If I didnít just frag a baby I would be there! Iím in Houston and have a 4 week old. My tank is even feeling left out at the moment! Lol


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Old 07/25/2020, 12:54 PM   #157
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Today I’m using a vacuum pump to try and draw pvc glue into the holes I found by pressurizing the system with my air compressor and listening for leaks. I’m waiting for it to dry and then I’ll repressurize and retest.

There are about 300 joints and each needs to be checked. I got an ultrasonic leak detector for the next pass in case there are still holes I couldn’t find with a stethoscope.


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Old 08/08/2020, 06:59 PM   #158
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Old 09/15/2020, 09:06 PM   #160
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This is awesome! I have a possibly-upcoming prroject to renovate a small pool into a shark tank and Im going to be taking some tips from you!


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