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Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System

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Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System

Make a splash this summer with this backyard swimming pool. It features a 2000-gallon filter pump and a ladder for climbing in and out. Plus, you can start the fun right away — this backyard swimming pool is easy to set up.
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Questions & Answers for Intex Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System

Question

where do you purchess the 25lb bag of salt for the salt water

asked 6 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - providence, rhode,island
on Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System
4 answers
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answer 1
i got it at sam's, morton pool salt, its like $6 for 40lbs, works pretty good
answered 6 years ago
By
00mike
 - florida
answer 2
I could not find the salt at WM so I went to Lowes and purchased the salt pellets 99.8% pure. It disolved quite fast and is doing the job just fine.
answered 6 years ago
By
flatrocker
 - Gloucester Va
answer 3
The Garden Center has the salt for the pools
answered 6 years ago
By
Texasmom11
answer 4
We found Pool Salt at our local home improvement store since our local Wal-Mart was sold out. They now have it again, but try your local Wal-Mart and if no luck, then the local home improvement store.
answered 6 years ago
By
jennbugs73
 - Florence, SC
Question

how will a 2000 galon filtration system work on a 5000 plus galon pool?

asked 6 years, 1 month ago
By
Epifania
on Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System
3 answers
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answer 1
People, keep in mind one of the reasons these pools can be offered so inexpensively, is because the filters are not very sophisticated . Do yourself a favor and buy the salination pump offered by Walmart/Intek and replace the one that came with your pool. They are great and will filter the water in these sizes of pools wonderfully. Best of all no chemicals!!
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
By
Brinkle20
 - Pensacola, FL
answer 2
It filters 2000 gallons of water an hour.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
By
221204
 - IL
answer 3
The B filter is to small in my opinion. We live in a rural area and are cleaning our filter twice a week. In fact, I came on here looking for an answer about the addition of a sand filter, to help with problems.

NOTE, I emailed the Intex office three days ago about using it with this filter, pump system and still no reply from them.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
By
Greenthundar
 - Northeast Arkansas
Question

Does the ladder that comes with this pool have a platform at the top and how sturdy is it?

asked 6 years, 1 month ago
By
bcmac
 - Upstate NY
on Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System
3 answers
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answer 1
NO!!!! And mine broke as soon as I tried to put it together!! But you can order a platform from the Intex store on line. I ordered one, haven't got it yet. I'll let you know how sturdy it is afterwards, as for now you gotta try not to shake to much when your climbing it!!
answered 6 years ago
By
drumjammer
 - Virginia
answer 2
It has a very small platform that I always step around. It's a little wobbly. It's not great but it does the job (for now).
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
By
tp789
 - Southern Indiana
answer 3
buy a new ladder not very sturdy and no platform
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
By
poolspal
 - miami FL
Question

I see that this pool is 48" deep. The true water depth is important to me. Does 48" mean that you get 48" of water or is the fill line below 48"?

asked 5 years, 1 month ago
By
Hansknecht
on Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System
2 answers
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answer 1
Your water level is about 4 inches from the top of the frame, but still feels and swims like a 48" pool.
answered 3 years ago
By
LovesGodAlltheTime
 - Louisiana
answer 2
The fill line is below 48". I have a 48" pool, and the 48" is talking about the height of the pool as set up, not the water height inside. After you fill it to 90% capacity (recommended height) you will probably get about waist-to chest-high water (if you're 5' or above tall). If you want a deeper pool, then get one that has a 52" depth.
answered 5 years, 1 month ago
By
micsgirl03
 - North Carolina
Question

is the set up as quick as it says it is?

asked 6 years, 3 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System
2 answers
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answer 1
No, none of the Intex pools are as easy as they state on the box. The reason is because you need to have PERFECTLY level ground to put the pool on. But after you have perfectly level ground, the setup of the pools is pretty close to what they claim on the box, as long as you are fairly experienced in putting things together.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
By
WillsDaddy
 - Waco, TX
answer 2
It took us about an hour and a half to set it up, the directions are easy to follow and a DVD is included. Only tool required is a screwdriver.
answered 6 years, 2 months ago
By
Parris
 - Macclenny, FL
Question

Winter

Can this pool stay up all winter long?
asked 5 years, 1 month ago
By
twiggy113
on Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes. Read your paper work that came with the pool or just call Intex and ask them. The number to Intex is in the paper work and also on the sidewall of the pool near the pump area. Hope this helped.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
By
Floridapoollady
 - Pensacola, Fl
answer 2
I believe it can. I had one similiar and I simply drained out half the water, then put in a large inflatable ball, then covered it for winter. It survived a Western Pennsylvania winter so it passed my test!
answered 5 years, 1 month ago
By
Jonesy39
Question

does the water taste like salt

asked 6 years, 2 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System
2 answers
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answer 1
Nope, it does not taste like the water in the ocean, which is realy salty. It is just a tiny bit salty, which is better than swallowing chemicals :-)
answered 6 years, 2 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - Lake Charles, LA
answer 2
No. If you taste salt water then you have too much salt in the water.
answered 6 years, 2 months ago
By
ILoveTheOutdoors
 - Canton, TX
Question

Okay to run extension cord to power the pump?

Is is okay to run a heavy duty extension cord to the pump on this pool? And, how long every day do you need to run the pump?
asked 6 years, 2 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - Colorado
on Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes, you can run a extention cord to it. I do and have no problem, just remember that the cord is there when you go to mow the grass. I let my pump run about 6 to 7 hrs, but that is because I live in a much warmer and humid climate. You would probably have run it a couple hours.
answered 6 years, 2 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - Lake Charles, LA
answer 2
We have ours set up with a heavy duty extension cord. I belive it runs about 5 hours a day. and you can program the pump to run when it is convienient for you., it shouldnt be ran when pool is in use.
answered 6 years, 2 months ago
By
ILoveTheOutdoors
 - Canton, TX
Question

Do you have to add the salt right away?

I have a very impatient 5-year-old who wants to swim in it right away. Since you can't run the pump when in use and it has to run 24 hours before even turning on the saltwater pump, is it okay to delay adding the salt by a day. It is Saturday night and we're still filling it with water, but I had told her we would swim tomorrow not realizing exactly how it all worked. Thanks for any advice.
asked 6 years, 1 month ago
By
sutchiebear
 - HG, Texas
on Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System
2 answers
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answer 1
You can if you want...but be prepared for VERY COLD water unless you heated it first. My advice is to set it up before anyone gets in it. This will ensure that the pump is working properly and that the salt is dissolved thouroughly so that the chlorinator will do its job at start up. This process will take at least 24 hours...and plan on 48 hours if you have not added the correct amount of salt. Also, last note. if you can buy NON-pelletized salt the process of disolving the the salt will be much faster and easier on you.

Good luck!
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
By
shoeyII
 - Portland, Maine
answer 2
My girls swam while the pool was filling! We finished filling it this morning, I added salt, and they are in it again. I figure the pump will run most of the time, but when I get ready to turn on the saltwater system after 24 hours, then they will have to get out for those five hours. If I set it to begin around 10:00 at night, then it should run about that same time every night. Good Luck!
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
By
Woaname
 - Mississippi
Question

Where can I buy the salt for this pool?

asked 6 years, 2 months ago
By
Nephre
 - Bastrop TX
on Ultra-Frame All-in-One 16' x 48" Backyard Swimming Pool with Saltwater Pool Filter System
2 answers
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answer 1
They also have it at Lowe's in South Texas.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
By
candiloohoo
 - South Texas
answer 2
I bought the salt at walmart. They had 40lb bags right next to the filters. Big white bags with blue writing that says Morton Salt!
answered 6 years, 2 months ago
By
ILoveTheOutdoors
 - Canton, TX
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