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Hi. I would try to use a air dryer to make the metal expend a bit (without heating too much as to damage the pool material. Alternatively, i would try to rub the internal side of the pool with ice cube as most of the time gum is less sticky once frozen. Heating the pool material from the indide may also help to peel it from the post. To avoid the same problem in the future, using a cellophane between the two may prevent that (using oil over time can degrade some membrane, but wax could work also).
Glad that you got it detached.