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Solution 1: Buy a "Manual Winter Cover Drain" As described here, look for a "manual winter cover drain". These look like this: Solution 2 — DIY: Build your own device A manufactured device is nicer, but since I didn't have the benefit of finding a manufactured solution, I DIYed it (you are +1-ing this answer; aren't you!?). You will need to also ...


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I don't think this is going to work. Shop-vac posts their specs here: https://www.shopvac.com/specifications/quiet_series.asp Even their most powerful vacuum only has a sealed pressure of 64 inches. I would presume that the blower would have the same pressure. I don't know specifically what you are using an air pump for to close a pool but I think you may ...


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There are two solutions: Wet/dry "Pump" Vac Look for a wet/dry vac that is labeled "pump" (the manufacturer will likely draw a nice hose with fresh water prominently on the box). Such wet/dry vacs have a built-in water pump. One model on the market looks like this: Universal Pump for Wet/Dry Vacuums These are add-ons to your wet/dry vacs. Your vac ...


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There are three reasons why you need not worry: UL/CE rating I think you will find it is UL or CE rated I know with UL the items are tested and abused like any home owner would, not as sure about CE but some equipment I helped build to send over the pond had 3rd party inspectors checking every part to make sure it could be CE compliant. The pump should ...


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Hardware cloth, it's easy to cut in squares or rectangles. Use small fence staples to tack it to 2x2 sections at the edges to create a screen box to set the pump in. 1/2" or 1/4" mesh.



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