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Old 11-08-2012, 10:07 PM
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I took this picture today just for you. The lens on my phone was dirty so the picture is fuzzy.

The walls of this gunite pool are non-consistant in width, as you can see.

They had about 2.5 to 3 inches of mortar under the coping.

This pool had an automatic pool cover, so the coping overhung the edge quite a bit (for the track to mount under the coping).

Not sure how it would look for you, but you may wanna have the coping overhang the edge, similar to the picture. This way the back of the coping is away from the soil and won't heave.
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