Every pool system I have so far seen has a
drain cap at its lowest point, underneath the
sand filter. You just take the cap off and put
it back (greased) when it stops dripping. A
strap wrench helps if difficult of access.
(Don) must be assuming an above ground pool? Inground pools, I
just use a 4HP shop vac. Then fill the lines with recreational
Why would you be thinking about closing the pool now? It is a
great swimming pool season.
What's your water pressure? Probably less than 80 psi, I'd wager.
Now, is 135 > than 80? Then, it will probably do just fine provided you
make a good seal on the connection to the compressor, and be sure to
turn off the connection to the water supply.
Grandpa Koca - SAHD for 6 - Keeper of the Perpetual Kindergarten
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