Sparge Float Ball Assembly

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  • Price: $19.99
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This fits snugly on a 3/8" valve hose barb, and allows you to meter sparge water onto your grain bed with the valve. The hollow 304 grade stainless steel float on the end of the  3/8" silicone hose is 2" in diameter, and keeps the hose above the grain bed so it does not dig in and disrupt the grain bed.

 To use, just put on top of your grain bed in your lauter tun, and adjust your valve until an inch of water is above the grain bed. Open your lauter tun exit valve, and keep about an inch of water above the grain bed for even sparging. Continue until you have finished sparging and then turn off.

Simpler and easier to use than a Sparge Arm, and just as effective. Fits any valve with a 3/8" hose barb (so it can be used with a wide variety of systems). The silicone hose is 4' long,and the stainless steel float features a 3/8" opening for the tubing.

Click here for assembly instructions.

Average rating 9.33333333333334 out of 10 ( based on 6 reviews )

Works Great

Review by Chuck on 10/5/2020

I use this on the discharge of my new pump, Q85, to recirculate during mashing and cooling the wort. I works great. Recommend buying a couple hose clamps also, even if you just use it on a sparge water heater. The silicon tubing fits snuggly on a 3/8" hose barb, but to be safe I hose clamp the connections.

Great affordable sparge option

Review by Brad Korte on 10/31/2018

After considering every option on the market from an auto-sparge to a waterfalling carousel, landed on this simple design. It’s easy to use, easy to clean, affordable, and adaptable. I started with all grain using this setup so I cannot attest to any change in efficiency, but off the bat I’m seeing 75-80%. Yeah you need to watch the water level when fly sparring but you’re brewing, be engaged. Thanks for the great product.

Prompt Shipping good quality item but..

Review by David on 12/4/2017

the float ball was not used to distribute sparge water it was used to help clear the beer and it worked well.

Sparge ball float assembly

Review by Ritchie Boyd on 7/16/2017

Works great , keeps water above grain bed, don't dig in and is easy to clean, plus the price is right

Easy to use and works great!

Review by Paul on 4/23/2015

The floating ball keeps your sparge water flowing gently at the surface above the grain bed. This assembly is simple to set up and easy to clean.

Nov 02, 2017 by Airetime

Q: What is the size of the SS Bobber please?

A: 2 inches tall and 2 inches wide.

Aug 22, 2017 by Larry

Q: What is the size of the hose, ID and OD

A: 3/8" interior diameter, 5/8" exterior diameter.

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