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Old 01-09-2009, 12:55 PM   #11
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My record is 8 batches on wlp004. Would have gone more had I not potentially contaminated the empty (other than cake) carboys.

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Old 01-09-2009, 01:07 PM   #12
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Read somewhere that 5 was max and that you get your best utilization on the third.
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