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  1. Icky

    Icky Well-Known Member

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    Can you stop posting stuff like this please. My piggy bank isn't big enough:)

     
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  2. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Just keep savin just keep savin :D
    I’d say I could help w finance, but iv seen your backyard plans. Your gonna need a bigger piggy bank, lol
     
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  3. wsuwrhr

    wsuwrhr The Masheenest

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    That picture has awholelot of basassery in it.

     
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    wsuwrhr The Masheenest

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    While not a pool just yet. Tim is updating the original bid to restart the barn slab, for the horses. I cant wait to get going on that. :)
     
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    Icky Well-Known Member

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    I should've had him do my RV pad like I originally planned. I wouldn't have been out there the night before they poured with my transit adjusting the forms :mad: I wouldn't have had to call my buddy over to help me lay out the diamond cut pattern or teach someone how to get a right triangle :rolleyes:
    Won't make that mistake again
     
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  6. wsuwrhr

    wsuwrhr The Masheenest

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    Nope you sure wouldn't. My retaining wall came out so badass. A few months later, we raised the property border walls a couple courses.

    Everything was done when he said it would and it looks like peeps that built it knew what they were doing. As a craftsman myself, I liked that.

    I don't want to pay someone to do a job and look back at it and think, "I could have done better"

    Brian

     
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  7. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    RiverBrian may recognize this pool.
    Just in time for the weekend
    We had a few hurdles but we got her done D17BAE6D-E6CD-4C4C-97AF-3CC4FBF532CD.jpeg 0B0C0E44-0AFF-418D-874A-34183FAA82DB.jpeg B79D593E-0D79-416C-BB5E-FFAB141B70DA.jpeg
     
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  8. riverbrian

    riverbrian Chloe's Dad

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    Its absolutely beautiful! Little landscape and we will be able to relax and enjoy.

    All I can say is don’t wait to make memories, pools are a great way to bring families togeather.

    And above all call Tim for a pool, he lives and breathes this stuff!

    Thank you Tim and the Socal Team!
     
  9. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    This was a members house. Pool we built last year, pics are from listing. C6B20BCD-DC4C-404C-9F4B-569A2D4723F4.jpeg D1FD28CB-EEBE-4B70-8DAF-0DBB8C33647C.jpeg 3538952C-40A8-4976-B041-BDF81F440318.jpeg A5CE8773-C853-47DC-AF8A-DEE22B1E927D.jpeg EB063EF4-54F5-4D64-8E57-A4494F76FFC5.jpeg 48DF6AF4-C6AD-48B0-B744-22C932BC8A6A.jpeg
     
  10. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Orange remodel, house when purchased was a convalescent home. 70s Pool and pretty much All Concrete everything. 9A357F61-AD1C-4BE6-874C-F20B56C03220.jpeg E24461D7-E65D-40A8-9D32-940F57B974DD.jpeg BA984CFC-CF98-47CF-9B8E-BD812F5AC762.jpeg 84B39401-5EDB-4F5E-ADCB-A557AD3AD1F4.jpeg 7E5EB0E8-270B-40EC-BA8B-2EDADB33561F.jpeg C9A61A2E-D3B3-4274-83CC-76C20AD1B769.jpeg B5644D02-469C-499B-96A0-14E1C48041BD.jpeg B93A8738-2460-48AC-9FAF-FA014895ACA1.jpeg 8E0A5054-7AB7-4D69-8FB7-5BB75D7CB0C3.jpeg 4F632CE4-3FC6-4571-A114-F78D2F157370.jpeg 33628C6D-4EFD-47B9-B43A-0845A0609F6A.jpeg 0EB7C2AA-0F4C-48E0-9EAC-987851E2DB6E.jpeg 7B66254A-5DB0-43E0-9FF7-548F5421B2B6.jpeg AC931D1D-710F-4B87-A456-7B6ECC0A5691.jpeg
     
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  11. Firemanjoe

    Firemanjoe Well-Known Member

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    I live in Apple Valley. What would it take to have you come look at my backyard and see what we can do?
     
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  12. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Money, lol

    Actually Apple valley with out typical cajon pass traffic isn’t that far. With traffic it’s a hell no. :D

    Iv got a large project we bid up there. If he pulls the trigger then I’d be willing to do both at same time

    Message me your info.
    I’ll have Julian set up meeting to see what it is your looking to have done.
    See you if we can work something out that works for all of us.
     
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  13. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Note on orange remodel.

    I do not encourage people to do lights like that above any water feature. Potentially life threatening in the right/wrong circumstances
     
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    hallett21 Well-Known Member

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    They’re on a GFCI at least right?


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  15. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    No idea, the owner put them up. I gave plenty of warnings and potential problems.
    People do dumb things all the time, it does look nice though :D
     
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    wsuwrhr The Masheenest

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    A neighbor classmate of my oldest has a pool with these exact lights over it. Same ones that are in our yard. I went over their house and all of the kids were in the pool.

    Both of her parents are enginerds so I thought it was strange they would do something like that.

    I specifically asked about the lights being over the pool and they both looked at me like I had a dick sticking out of my forehead.

    I then expressed my concern about the kids being in the pool with the lights on to my lovely wife and she vetoed me.

    Cant fuckin win sometimes.

    I am happy someone else thinks the same.

    Seeing those pictures I got the same uneasy feeling but I wasn't going to say shit and risk getting publically lambasted here by the resident experts.

    Brian

     
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  17. JDizel

    JDizel Active Member

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    Left you a few messages about doing my remodel in Upland but no call back. How far out are you booked?

    JB
    909 455-5986
     
  18. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Iv got zero missed calls from you on my phone. You sure your calling correct number.
    9098437172

    I’ll text you right now
     
  19. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    If what ever lights are hanging from fails, bad
    If someone uses a metal pole for like brushing or rake in pool and hits a light bulb while on, bad
    If bulb broke and a person is able to come in contact with inside, bad

    It’s pretty much equal to hanging a hair dryer over a full bathtub.
    Just waiting for the shit show to happen.
     
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    wsuwrhr The Masheenest

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    Oh I get it.

    Electricity and water is all bad.

     
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    boatpi Well-Known Member

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    IMG_2465.PNG IMG_2464.PNG IMG_2465.PNG What would you estimate this would cost if you work with my pool builder in Las Vegas. Planned seating for 8.

    Yard has unlimited access, you can back a semi up to the construction site. Grotto is my #1, The one with the bar to the left is number two but the grotto I was thinking of a slide wrapping around the back. Pool will be about 17x 30.
     
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  22. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    17x30 is no where near the scale of that pool in pics w grotto w barstools and what looks like Bbq inside
    But I’d say you’ll likely be 50k range on Pool alone, plus rock work 20k-75k many many variables, plus deck, Bbq, firepit, etc....
     
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    boatpi Well-Known Member

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    I can get the pool done for 40K, no issues, it is the rock work grotto that needs some expertise like yours. Grotto no bar will work. No BBQ, just spa inside prefer natural rock for top shelf, most of it can come from Hurricane, UT.
     
  24. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Well not sure who’s doing Pool, but you may double check that price.
    There is some serious surcharges/details needed in the pool and for real rock grottos.

    My guys for real rock are super picky for areas they’ll go. I asked them couple months ago when you mentioned before if they had any interest in Vegas job if money wasn’t an issue.
    They didn’t even entertain the idea. I can check again I’ll let you know

    Also if getting stone from Utah make sure not a sandstone. Tends to fail decently quick in Pool environments.

    Hit up moody here on the boards, he’s a faux rock guy. I’m sure he can point in right direction for real rock guy
     
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    boatpi Well-Known Member

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    Got you on that rock, but Utah has endless types, some are very good for water contact. I am trying to re create Red Rock as I see the mountain out my back yard/windows. As to 40G, yes, he is good, already built one for me. Price is good mainly due to access, etc. They have 2 guys who do specalized rock work in Vegas, one is too busy, other is not impressive. Pools are taking much longer now, shortage of concrete due to all of the construction, Raiders, Wynn, and thousands of homes going up non stop. Not to mention they are short 5-10K in workers.
     
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    Any pictures of this finished. This one is so cool.
     
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  27. Moody

    Moody Well-Known Member

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    Who is your Builder?
     
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    boatpi Well-Known Member

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    Nationwide Pool Design Las Vegas. I've done one pool and replaster and decking on another for me always came out well what an exceptional price I deal directly with the owner. He doesn't do a large amount of jobs but is best known for doing a complete remake of the lazy river pools at the MGM Grand.
     
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    boatpi Well-Known Member

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    IMG_1965.JPG IMG_1966.JPG My rear yard. Upper Photo rear, I have no neighbors on the backside it's a very small street that has exceptionally light travel provides me an unlimited view of red rock.

    The actual wall on my side is only 4'4" tall it's about 6 1/2 feet on the other side. Lot is about 150' wide, the lower photo is the kitchen side of the house that has 47 feet.

    if you see the windows along the kitchen to the left, that's going to have a 20 x 20 awning manufactured by us using powder coated extruded aluminum. And up against that front wall is going to be an outdoor fireplace probably 18 feet wide for the cool winter's.

    The far end of the lot and the other side of the house has all RV but I'm in expand my garage another 40 feet probably and still have another 5000 feet of yard space it's just going to be rock and decoration.
     
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    Moody Well-Known Member

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    Im not familiar with this company. Its a Chain Pool company. Like Blue Haven and Sylvan. I dont think I ever met Jon. I have been here for 23 years or so. You are more than welcome to stop by my house and talk. Check out the pool. Im not far from you. 702.296.5358
     
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  31. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Not yet, it’s still in progress.
     
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  32. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Simple n classy pool in Huntington Beach. Can’t recall if he’s a member, members bff, or lurker. 5E962B45-1D22-4EBC-842F-524A3BE7F985.jpeg E38B6D2A-D5A3-4F6B-8C41-21C6F47F01FC.jpeg EED3A668-C388-43DB-B876-173F693EB8C8.jpeg
     
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    boatpi Well-Known Member

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    Thanks t the board members that gave me some great advise in this subject matter. I am pulling the trigger for a pool at my Vegas house today.

    The design will be; Overall is 55', 4' deep center. Beach entry with wet deck, 30' X 17' volleyball free form main pool, large grotto that will have a 9' wide sunken bar, 5' bench permitting a view of the volleyball game, with 6'6" interior height and hidden entrance not visible from the house. The grotto will have the spa inside that is shielded from view of the main pool section for privacy at just 4" above pool height. Bar will have refer, sink, etc., LED lights. Outside of grotto stairs in back with slide down north side exiting in deep section of pool. All drains, deck lids will be hidden. Deck will be a very cool plank, Shellock desert series, about 30 degrees cooler than cool deck. Man made from natural materials.
     
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    Looking for something like that for my house in La Marida!! But I don't think my setbacks will allow for that.

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    Hats off to you MYV!!!!!!!!
    Your work is spot on astonishing!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  36. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Most cities have 5ft set backs.
    Huntington Beach and Long Beach have zero setbacks so it makes it nice to utilize that space
     
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    Wow!! That's awesome!!

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    We have the sport pool and we love it. I wouldn't go back to the old deep end design way too much fun with the deep end in the middle. Sounds like an awesome setup.
     
  39. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Another remodel for I believe a rdp member, or at least a friend to many on here. E8ACD4C8-B71A-4C58-8303-690C907A94BF.jpeg DD67FB8F-EDC5-4EE9-8A39-0E84DE4FC879.jpeg 7F81C59E-67F9-4BCD-A1E1-B8E5E4F07623.jpeg 98737143-6360-4653-93A1-659D5F81C4EB.jpeg 492A1B82-DB60-4BC7-90AA-E423B91571AA.jpeg 1382DFDA-C478-4603-AF95-DB9CBF1B00BF.jpeg 68C0AE75-26D1-4F19-BE40-AA1FD81D753C.jpeg
    Ya ya great pool, house, property.

    But the real MVP here is the garage. Or should I say man heaven! I believe 110ft deep double rv wide garage for big toy side and I believe 6 or 8 car garage connected to that for cars. Full temp controlled and finished everything.

    Jack very well may be Senor Dos Equis, he doesn’t always need a garage but you better believe when he does he can park what ever the hell he wants indoors! :D Cheers to you fine sir! FF3AB4D5-FD16-4ABE-9D3D-557663C7ABDB.jpeg
     
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    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    HallettBill may recognize this backyard, pretty much done just in time for the holidays.
    This project started out as a simple plaster and tile job, as you can see from the before and after pics (that loaded out of order). Plaster and Tile turned quickly into a complete backyard makeover from an 80s backyard into a resort for staycations when he’s not at the river, flying, or out in the desert. 408F7E80-2C01-4D7C-BD0D-008AABB63D08.jpeg 46C664F1-41F5-4660-BFDA-C6EAFEE712A3.jpeg 9AF9B4CD-C004-41AF-BCD6-4D2DC2F25F65.jpeg A6F9BC10-8D2F-46C6-A0D2-D26244F08F32.jpeg 27F93A71-5345-4E2E-ADC1-21D549B149DA.jpeg 1D6649C2-DBB7-4E13-B59A-9EC1CF3630E9.jpeg B3180615-5A05-4A32-A24F-57265D5EC056.jpeg 43B9ACDC-0DC9-4722-B80E-2570005DB6BE.jpeg C79A08CD-311B-4542-829A-129D99781387.jpeg 50C6B152-8E4B-40E9-97EB-5EB723F40402.jpeg
     
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    boatpi Well-Known Member

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    IMG_2615.JPG IMG_2625.JPG Well here we go, day two in Las Vegas. Pool is 53' long and 13' wide at the most narrow part, 4.6" deep. Hidden drains, three 4.5 HP pumps with 5" lines, all variable speed controlled by a pad.
    All Pentair with double salt systems, massive heater and spa booster.

    Pool center is a 13' x 30' volleyball section, 9' wet deck at south end.

    West side of pool is a 20' wide by 8.5' tall grotto with slide in north side that has the 8 person spa inside. Grotto has a 9' wide sumken bar, 4 in pool seats and a bench seat facing north to allow viewing of the volleyball game. Bar will have Beverage Air bar back frig, and 65" HDTV 4K.
    Pool plaster is a blended quartz to match Red Rock Canyon that is the backdrop we see of our window and is the mountain backdrop for the pool.

    Bar has a 250 strand fiber optics so the ceiling will look like stars at night.

    Over grotto entry is a 6' wide waterfall, led lighting and a 250,000 BTU, 5' long flame to give a Mirage Hotel sort of look.
     
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    Interested in quoting a pool in san Bernardino?
     
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    Hallet Bill's pool turned out bad ass!!
     
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    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Sure, were working on a bid now for a pool off of Kendall
     
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    Walnut 3 oaks project w JL Development. Tuscan style escape, pool spa and koi pond BE5432F4-00BB-4D3E-BE25-394061237E1C.jpeg 70ABCFBE-400F-4B8A-9AAD-1F413C079010.jpeg F54D5ADA-0CE9-4B25-9DD2-72C2B5248A08.jpeg D9904ACA-12E0-4967-8E39-C82A99C8BCD9.jpeg 13F90663-C6D9-4B03-805B-683CA8665991.jpeg
     
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    JB in so cal Well-Known Member

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    You're doing some sweet work!
     
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    I'm signing our contract with Julian tomorrow. I'll post some pictures when things get started.
     
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    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Glendora project, this was a collaboration build of some of the best guys in the industry in So California for by far my largest customer. Some have shown interest in wanting to see this pool complete. Owner is pretty private. So here is some sneak peaks of pool nearly complete. Still final touch ups to finish. Landscape to complete. 60ft commercial slide to crane into place behind rockwork. Programming the crazy amount of pumps, actuators, salt, ozone, 2 heaters, 2 filters, 2 in floor cleaning systems, excessive amount of lights, bubblers, laminar jets, the list goes on and on. 377B83E9-0E60-4319-835D-53CFFEBB75D9.jpeg


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    What you face does when you walk onto this property, lol (sorry Bill :D)


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  49. Melloyellovector

    Melloyellovector Well-Known Member

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    Another members pool finished up. Thanks Dustin, hope the family enjoys.
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    Angler Tritoon Racing

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    Melloyellovector,
    Do you re-plaster pools with 3m color quartz? i built my pool like 15 years ago. Looking to re-plaster with a mix of blue and black 3m quartz.
    Looking to make my pool a deeper blue.
     

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