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Pond / pool paint discoloration in short period of time

So no fish or anything living? To stop algae in a body of water in sunlight, chlorine must be routinely added just like a swimming pool. Hard to imagine the paint has anything to do with the algae ...
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Grounding electrode conductor

Go ahead and use a bare wire NEC 680.25 on feeders specifically calls out equipment grounding conductors, so you're fine using a bare copper grounding electrode conductor for your pool subpanel. Note ...
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Can a freestanding pool's poles be cut to accommodate sloped concrete?

Check the manufacturer's installation instructions for what the maximum supported slope/gradient is before you commit. (EXAMPLE NUMBERS) I bet it is recommended to be installed on ground that is flat ...
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Can a freestanding pool's poles be cut to accommodate sloped concrete?

Yes, you probably could shorten the poles on the higher side. This might level the top edge of the pool*. However, think for a minute about what you're asking. The bottom of the pool is sloped to ...
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Can a freestanding pool's poles be cut to accommodate sloped concrete?

The problem with cutting the poles is that the liner that goes inside won't fit like it's suppose to. Where the "shorter" poles are, part of the sides of the liner will be on the bottom of ...
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Pool Load Center Wiring from Main Panel

After discussion with a local county inspector I was able to answer the following Running Aluminum SER of the size I was targeting 1-1-1-3 was acceptable and I could fish the cable and suspend it ...
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Pool Load Center Wiring from Main Panel

Connecting the SER to copper will require the proper connectors or you'll end up with a fire like they did in the 70s. Consider running AL outside, too - eliminates the issue and likely will be ...
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