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Tubber49

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  1. Tubber49

    Temp up button not working

    Which Spabuilders system? Have you disconnected the topside to see if the heater up button works without it?
  2. I'd think long and hard about moving it. I was quoted over $500.00 to move one I wanted to buy and it was only moving less than 20 miles total. Apparently, in the movers mind, these are very delicate things and need the utmost care. When I bought the one I have now, 4 of us picked it up, put it on a flatbed trailer and drove it over. The electronics were still in it and moved the thing just fine. I'd see if there was a way to do something like this (even if you have to put it in a u-haul). If you pull the pumps and the control out, they really don't weigh as much as you might think (it's the water that weighs so much and since you're not taking that...LOL). Just my experience. BTW, I kept my old tub. Didn't need to upgrade THAT much. Good luck.
  3. Tubber49

    Adding water in winter

    I use a hose to an inside sink also. I found that it wasn't worth it to use hot water. I have an electric hot water heater and using up all the hot water and then paying to heat the entire water tank was a waste. I just fill it with cold and let the tub heater go to it.
  4. Tubber49

    need a manual

    The manual for my older spa was pretty useless. no wiring diagram or much of anything but how to turn on the heat, etc. Is there a way you could post a picture of the control pack so that someone might identify it? Once someone knows what controls are in it, there's a chance a wiring diagram could be found. Good luck.
  5. Tubber49

    Stone Age Jacuzzi help

    My Mr. Spa has a date plate of July 1983!
  6. Tubber49

    Re-plumbing an Old Hot Tub

    Well, thanks for forcing this "lurker" to join up. I have a 1983 that I keep bringing back from the dead system wise. It has only 4 jets and the holes for the blower unit. While smaller, it looks a whole lot like yours. I once read if the shell is good, no leaks, etc. it's doable! Since no one else has replied, I thought I'd put in my 2 cents. Personally, I wouldn't worry about extra jets, etc. until you see what's up. And I'm sure that some of the experts out there are clueless to help you because all we have is a pic of the top of the tub! I'd need to see where the controls are and a pic of the underside of the tub. My PVC is still good from all those years ago, no leaks. I have put in a couple of pvc parts to create shutoffs to make my life easier. My older tub didn't even have a shut off so I could change the filter without draining the entire tub. I don't have ozone and haven't missed it although my replacement spa pack does have an attachment for it. My topside controls all the air switches BUT the airswitch on top of the tub is still functional and so I just left it there. So the bottom line is that not knowing anything more than a pic of the top of the tub, I'm no help. Looking forward to side view (where the controls go) and underside. Just one more thought. My jets use a separate jet pump and I've not found a way to attach that plumbing to the rest of the tub. It works great but again, until we see where the plumbing runs..... Good luck.
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