Can't find hard plastic kiddie pools anywhere!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Kiery1105, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. Kiery1105

    Kiery1105 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 15, 2010
    Could I use a Snapset pool instead?
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    It's the wrong time of year to find kiddie pools, whats a snapset pool?
  3. mrsengeseth

    mrsengeseth Chillin' With My Peeps

    you could ask for one on craigslist or freecycle.
  4. Junkmanme

    Junkmanme Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can't find 'em ?

    Probably because there's too many "City Folks" raisin' DUCKS at home!

    -Junkmanme- [​IMG]
  5. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2009
    Quote:Well, I can't find a pair of winter boots now, in Michigan. They're already putting out the spring clothing here. Wait a couple of months, the kiddie pools and all of that other spring/summer stuff will be out.
  6. lovesduckies

    lovesduckies Bedroom Farm Inc.

    Jan 11, 2010
    the ducky room
    yup right now is a HORRIBLE time to find one but they will be out soon. i saw bathing suits in target in the middle of december... [​IMG]
  7. KingJamesIV

    KingJamesIV Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 5, 2011
    Indiana Pa
    I wouldn't think a Snapset pool would be a good Idea. Unless you plan on pumping that water through some kind of filter system you are going to want to dump the pool. You could always bail the water out but you would then have to wash it. That is way easier if you can flip it off and spray it with a hose. If you have the money to do it, you could put in one of those koi ponds witch have a filter system. Or you could just buy a pond filter for your snapset. Hope that was helpful
  8. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    I went to Walmart last week looking for kids pools, The woman told me, ...We might be taking the Christmas stuff down but it aint summer yet.....I told try telling that to my ducks!!!
  9. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    I couldn't find kiddie pools - in June!!!!!!

    So I picked up a couple of nice sized concrete mixing pans. about 2'x3', and 10" deep. Perfect.
  10. mommyofthreewithchicks

    mommyofthreewithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2010
    Try the local hardware store. Around here they have things in storage for off season and I asked in September after all "summer" items were put away- sure enough they had a few down in the basement.

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