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love this pool
on May 29, 2012
Maybe I got lucky but I purchased this about 6 or 7 years ago and think it was a great deal. The only minor issues I have are that the feet push into the ground from the weight of the water in the pool. I like this size because it is economical for the initial purchase plus the pool maintenance casts are low. If you go much bigger the price of both go's up quite a bit. My pump lasted about 4 years but it was running most of the summer. I am going to a 150 dollar sand filter now to eliminate the need to buy the replacement filters. I have had no issues with leaks, etc. If I were to make any suggestions it would be upgrading the filter and possibly the ladder. I know its more money but without the maintenance costs this pool is only costing me a little over 100 dollars per year on average with my upgrades, and we use it often, almost daily at times.
we installed it on a sand base and added 1/2" building foam (seams taped together) and the bottom is very comfortable.
Also, I read more of the other reviews, I agree with Lee. I never empty this completely in the winter, I leave 18 inches or so of water and I'm in Wisconsin . No more time setting it up and taking it down.
Also, when I did change to a different pump, I removed my old pump, drilled out the bottom of my skimmer and attached the new intex hose on the bottom of the skimmer. I do take the pump inside in the winter after I drain it.