Eff. False bottom V. SS braid

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Bobby_M

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Loaded question. Are you batch sparging or fly sparging?

If fly sparging, false bottom wins because a braid will cause channeling.

If batch sparging, either one works but the braid is much cheaper.
 

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Actually, I would argue that the braid will win for batch sparging because you can get away with a finer crush. The braid both filters very well, and the channeling probably helps prevent a stuck sparge, too.
 
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