t come with a protective pad they can be purchased from numerous websites on the Internet. They have an internal filter for collecting debris and sediment. To get the correct position take your putting stance without any putter in your hands and allow your arms hang down at your sides allowing gravitational forces to find the placement your hands will need to be. Before you start building an above ground pool, start first with the pool ground. The bloggers however the ASHI highly recommended you conversation some inspectors before buying only one.