Pentair LL505PMG Review

Pentair LL505PMG Kreepy Krauly Platinum Pressure Side Pool Cleaner

Introduction

The Kreepy Krauly Platinum is probably the most powerful pressure-side pool cleaner today. If you’re tired of settling for cheap, inefficient product, then it’s time to consider investing on this in-ground pool cleaner. This is perfect for pools that look black instead of clear blue. I can even imagine it. If you had loads of leaves and debris in your pool, and the Kreepy Krauly Platinum could talk, it would probably say, “Challenge accepted!”

Now, I’m sure you’re ready to know more about this high-quality pool cleaner. So let’s take a look at its specifications, features, pros, cons, and the customers’ feedback.

Specifications

Item Dimension 23 x 23 x 11 inches
Cycle time 1-3 hours
Hose length 33 feet
Item Weight 23 lbs.
Pool Type In-ground
Pool Surface All pool surfaces (vinyl, gunite, fiberglass)
Cleaning Area Floor, walls, and waterline
Manufacturer Pentair
ASIN B00C7UEK5M
Item Model Number LL505PMG
Warranty 1 year limited warranty
Customer Reviews (Amazon) 4.6 out of 5 stars

Features

For just 1-3 hours, the Platinum can give you a sparkling clean pool. It has heavily treaded tires and front-wheel drive that provide maximum traction on inclined surfaces to assure total pool wall and floor coverage that result to that sparkling clean pool. For uninterrupted and unattended operation, it even has four wheels to prevent it from tipping. Not to mention, it’s great for concrete, vinyl-lined, and fiberglass pools. It also has a large-capacity debris channel and huge intake throat that easily suck up larger leaves and debris. And it has dual thrust jets for quick and efficient cleaning.

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Why Should You Buy The Kreepy Krauly Platinum?

Because it comes from Pentair, we know it is a dependable pool cleaner. It’s lightweight frame and improved wheel design results in four times greater cleaning coverage than others. Plus, it can clean your pool walls. And we all know that there are only a few pool cleaners out there that can do that. It cleans efficiently and without any interruption. Seriously, Pentair has done it again with the Platinum.

Pros

  • It is easy to clean.
  • Its four wheels prevent it from tipping.
  • Cleans floors and walls
  • Has its independent filter bag
  • Works with all pool surfaces
  • Efficiently cleans in 1-3 hours
  • Has dual thrust jets
  • The Platinum’s front wheel drive system provides increased maneuverability and allows for thorough coverage
  • Light
  • It removes small and large debris from your pool—sand, dirt, bugs, leaves and more.
  • It’s perfect for yards with lush landscaping and other tough cleaning jobs.
  • Has a snap-lock closure that secures debris

Cons:

  • Inline filter gets clogged easily
  • Misses some spots
  • Needs a booster pump
  • The hose connections may be a bit loose.

What Are Customers Saying About It?

The Good:

  • It does its job well and is quick in doing so.
  • The Platinum cleans a 12’ x 24’ pool in just an hour.
  • Customers also said it’s very easy to install and you won’t get disappointed with it.
  • It works fast because the speed comes mainly from the 2 jets in the back, combined with the wheel speed.
  • One satisfied customer said, “There were no issues with my hose thanks to the swivels in the hose and on the backup valve.”
  • Its bag has a superior design and is easy to empty.

The Bad:

  • It is a bit of a pain dragging it to certain zones in the pool that it doesn’t get to.
  • Adjusting the travel pattern is tedious.

Conclusion:

There may be few reviews about this product, but so far the benefits are far greater in number than the drawbacks. Operating this won’t be difficult because it is user-friendly. It’s easy to set up and it cleans your pool in time for the next pool party. Don’t worry about the parts, too. Pentair parts may be expensive but they last long. All in all, the Kreepy Krauly Platinum deserves two thumbs up from us.