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Re: Upflow Sparging
« Reply #15 on: November 25, 2013, 02:07:39 PM »
That doesn't sound pragmatic  :)

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Re: Upflow Sparging
« Reply #16 on: November 25, 2013, 02:13:44 PM »
That doesn't sound pragmatic  :)

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Re: Upflow Sparging
« Reply #17 on: November 25, 2013, 02:19:00 PM »
That doesn't sound pragmatic  :)

You are learning, Grasshopper!
I disagree, I think it is completely pragmatic given money>>time.  Pragmatism is situational. ;)
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Re: Upflow Sparging
« Reply #18 on: November 25, 2013, 02:34:08 PM »
Thanks Guys - am redoing my sparge tank (a new version of top 1/2 section smaller dia electric hot water tank)- I work in the water and wastewater industry and there are a number of variations on upflow filters which I thought might be beneficial to have less recirculation and take advantage of gravity to clear wort by leaving 3 or 4 " on top of bed, only need to regulate water to bottom to regulate velocity in the bed. Am thinking if Martin gave it a go and gave up, continuation of the idea is probably not good use of my time!

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Re: Upflow Sparging
« Reply #19 on: November 25, 2013, 02:36:00 PM »
Pragmatism is situational. ;)

Maybe farther north of here....;)
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Re: Upflow Sparging
« Reply #20 on: November 25, 2013, 03:01:44 PM »
Pragmatism is situational. ;)

Maybe farther north of here....;)
Ahem.

I'm kinda surprised you haven't already gone to fly sparging, Mic.  It IS the pragmatic thing to do in your case.  Batch sparging is an advantage pretty much reserved for home brewers.

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« Reply #21 on: November 26, 2013, 09:56:38 AM »
OK, you win.  ;)
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« Reply #22 on: November 27, 2013, 01:24:02 AM »
OK, you win.  ;)
I didn't expect you to give up so easily, since you said:
Maybe farther north of here....;)
And Mic is farther north of there ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Upflow Sparging
« Reply #23 on: November 27, 2013, 10:02:31 AM »
OK, you win.  ;)
I didn't expect you to give up so easily, since you said:
Maybe farther north of here....;)
And Mic is farther north of there ;D ;D ;D

Hey, yesterday was a bad day and I just didn't have the energy to correct you!  ;)
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