Originally Posted by 30Bones
I am doing single tier so no. I was planning to pump from bottom to top during the mash and doing the same when sparging. No idea if this is the proper way, again I am learning via the internet. Joining the local brew club tomorrow to gain more hands on knowledge I hope
I've also done some research on using a setup like you have, just add 4-5 ft of 1/2 in silicone tubing to your top port and you can use it sort of like a Blickmann auto sparge does. Then your volumes do not matter and you can get a nice slow spiral sparge. This would be cheap to try at least.