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Old 06-30-2019, 08:40 AM   #21
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so is the liner track going to be all wobbly up and down around the pool? What about the rest of the coping?

What did you wind up using to smooth the walls for the foam layer?

Be nice if you gave updates on some of the previous questions you asked
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Old 06-30-2019, 12:24 PM   #22
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if i did a 3/8-1/2" bed only for leveling the first row, type s suitable?
Both type S and a 3/8" bed are basically the standard.

Are you going to cut the brick to fit to keep the uniform bed?
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so is the liner track going to be all wobbly up and down around the pool? What about the rest of the coping?

What did you wind up using to smooth the walls for the foam layer?

Be nice if you gave updates on some of the previous questions you asked <img src="http://img.contractortalk.com/smilies/smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" />
The liner track is pretty straight, i just raised it above the top of the icf so that the front of the bullnose paver would sit on the track and i would have space to mortar on the back,

I have extra brick from my retaining wall thats why i decided to stack some on the backside (the reason for this thread) i wanted it to sit over the coping but ive decided to do a minimal layer of mortar and sit these bricks behind the liner track and ill cut the bullnose edge off my extra, gluing them on this wall to cover the track.

Also i decided to just put the liner right on the ICF face, if im not happy with the turnout next year ill slip some dibond material behind it. But i ran an orbital sander on it and spray foam to smooth it out and touch it up so its ok for now
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How many courses you got to work with? I can fix 2" in probably 5-8 courses.
its 6 rows high of stone, each is 4" making a 2ft wall, but i just wanted to confirm the strength of the initial row of mortar to level the first row bottom, all other rows will be just PL'd and stacked
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Your water fall feature will leak expensive treated water constantly, unless built in water tight pocket.

Even then it will evaporate a considerable amount of water, cooling the pool....

Maybe a timer or motion detector to reduce in-use on the pump?
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its 6 rows high of stone, each is 4" making a 2ft wall, but i just wanted to confirm the strength of the initial row of mortar to level the first row bottom, all other rows will be just PL'd and stacked
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