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ash

pool salt

Postby ash » Tue 10 Apr, 2007 14:52

where can I purchase salt in 50 lb. bags to use in my 18x33 oval pool and how much do I need?


lunticfringe

Postby lunticfringe » Thu 12 Apr, 2007 12:16

most pool distributors and any restaurant supply-maybe even BJ, Costco
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Postby dkemme » Mon 30 Apr, 2007 20:40

Any hints of what to look for or avoid in chosing a salt? I've heard Kosher is better.
chrisinspring

Postby chrisinspring » Tue 01 May, 2007 17:29

Go to a pool store. There is a difference in salt ie water softeners & salt systems. So don't go to Lowes or Home Depot.
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Postby howzball » Thu 03 May, 2007 18:00

Use Sodium Chloride not Calcium Chloride.

Water softener pellets can be used but take longer to dissolve.
mjcox

Postby mjcox » Sat 05 May, 2007 13:24

You can go to Lowes or Home Depot. I bought mine at Lowes for $4.73/40lb bag and it was 99.6% pure salt crystals. Course solar salt is what is needed. You will not get much more pure than 99.6% pure.[/b]
tigerpilot

Postby tigerpilot » Mon 06 Aug, 2007 17:26

I think that if you check the bag it says UP TO 99.6% pure.
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Postby Backglass » Mon 06 Aug, 2007 19:00

Repeat after me.

"Chlorine is chlorine...bleach or pucks."

Now repeat after me again.

"Salt is salt...table, kosher or solar."

:lol:

Just make sure, as mentioned above, it doesn't have any additives (iron out, "system saver", etc) and it's pure salt. (IE: Blue Morton Water softener bag from Home Depot).
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Pool salt vs Soft water salt

Postby gwoolery » Mon 17 Mar, 2008 12:28

Pool salt vs Soft water salt. What is the difference?
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