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#6259612 - 04/14/16 09:09 AM What lurks beneath...?
Creekrunner Offline
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 8035
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell



Having a pool in "live oak central" totally sucks this time of year. Learn from my mistake - if/when moving/building, no matter how much the women (and girls) in your life whine for one, DON'T GET A POOL.
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#6259619 - 04/14/16 09:13 AM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: Creekrunner]
Bmnloader Offline
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Registered: 02/25/14
Posts: 305
Loc: DFW, Cisco
I've had one since I was a kid. Bought the house from my mom and pools are nothing but a money pit. When they're new, they're great, then it begins, My new place has a pool, with a mud bottom and it turns out the grandkids have just as much fun in it.
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#6259623 - 04/14/16 09:16 AM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: Creekrunner]
stxranchman Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
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I looked a small ranch to buy that had a nice house with a swimming pool. I told the real estate agent the first thing I would do if I bought this place was get a bulldozer and fill in the pool. Live Oak blooms/pollen get in or on everything.
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#6259632 - 04/14/16 09:21 AM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: Creekrunner]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 24061
Loc: Wise County Texas
Great "cement pond" CR up
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#6259655 - 04/14/16 09:35 AM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: Creekrunner]
bp3 Offline
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Registered: 08/06/11
Posts: 911
Stock it with channel cat. banana

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#6259732 - 04/14/16 10:13 AM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: Creekrunner]
kdkane1971 Offline
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Registered: 01/30/14
Posts: 1953
Loc: Mesopotamia

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#6259750 - 04/14/16 10:20 AM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: Creekrunner]
NewGulf Offline
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Registered: 09/16/09
Posts: 14586
Loc: New Gulf, Texas
yeah but they sure are nice when theyre clean on a hot summer day!

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#6259805 - 04/14/16 10:54 AM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: bp3]
dogcatcher Online   content
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Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 79365
Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Originally Posted By: bp3
Stock it with channel cat. banana


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#6259831 - 04/14/16 11:07 AM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: Creekrunner]
jimbob Offline
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Registered: 02/08/08
Posts: 829
Loc: Carrollton
I love mine and used to have the same problem this time of year since I had a huge
live oak 15' away. Was great for shade since it was on the west side. Pool would
literally Be covered in that crap. Tree is now gone and have a 20x30 covered
pavilion. A cover this time of year would help a lot, esp for the 2 weeks the
live oak pollenates.

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#6259944 - 04/14/16 12:00 PM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: Creekrunner]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 24170
Loc: Texas
No desire to own a pool. If I owned one it would be converted to a pond.
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#6259966 - 04/14/16 12:13 PM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: kdkane1971]
Elkhunter49 Offline
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 3495
Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
Originally Posted By: kdkane1971



LOL up
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#6259975 - 04/14/16 12:18 PM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: Creekrunner]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 24061
Loc: Wise County Texas
CR, make sure you let the neighborhood kids go in 1st, that way you will know if its safe....
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#6260155 - 04/14/16 02:00 PM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: Creekrunner]
Pope&Young Offline
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Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 4606
Loc: Watauga, TX / Hunt - Eastland
Duck hunting should be good hunting of the back porch roflmao
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#6260159 - 04/14/16 02:05 PM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: Pope&Young]
kdkane1971 Offline
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Registered: 01/30/14
Posts: 1953
Loc: Mesopotamia
Originally Posted By: Pope&Young
Duck hunting should be good hunting of the back porch roflmao


LOL good point!

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#6260578 - 04/14/16 06:58 PM Re: What lurks beneath...? [Re: Creekrunner]
skinnerback Online   content
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Registered: 05/30/11
Posts: 11146
Loc: Rockport, Tx.
Man I feel ya, I'm covered up in Live Oaks. I turned my pool pumps off two days ago, I'm done. It's a green algae pit full of frogs now. I'm in the process of borrowing a pump, it's getting pumped out. If I end up keeping this house I'm wripping the pool out and filling it in. I can't afford it anymore and am tired of keeping up with it. bang curious to see how much I save on my electric bill.

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