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  1. Nice addition to the Forums!
  2. What’s the best piece of advice you were given when you started?
  3. Unique Evaporator
  4. Draining a flat pan to finish
  5. Tapping in Middle Tennessee
  6. Cinder block vs fuel oil tank
  7. NE Ohio bucket tapping?
  8. Drill bits for tapping
  9. Information: When to Tap
  10. Information: How to Tap
  11. Rb10 bucket or kit(used to system)
  12. Collection & boiling schedule
  13. depth of tap hole
  14. Storing syrup
  15. another "too early to tap?" question
  16. Frozen trees
  17. Help Maximizing Efficiency
  18. late tapping?
  19. What is the smallest maple you have tapped?
  20. Previous owner put too many taps in
  21. Tapping on the north side of tree and the south side
  22. Sap spoilage thought...
  23. Kentucky Backyarder
  24. Homemade ro need 3/8 supply?
  25. MAINE Sap n School
  26. MAINE Sap n School
  27. How long do you wait?!
  28. Loops that hang below the saddle
  29. Chimney fire
  30. sugar content of early runs
  31. No wood, please boil my sap ogdensburg ny
  32. Montgomery County sap
  33. To Tap or not to Tap
  34. First Boil!
  35. Help - If I boil 30 gallons down to 2 or 3 how long will it keep in the freezer?
  36. Divided pan questions
  37. ice in buckets
  38. Boiling Pic Last Night
  39. Slow Start to 2021 - why?
  40. Tubes into Buckets VS Sap Sacks
  41. Large Sliver Maple
  42. Fort Plain syrup
  43. First time barrel stove evaporator questions
  44. Hydrodynamics question
  45. Artificially warming trees
  46. Can I legally sell a few extra pints on Facebook or Craigslist if i have extra?
  47. What weather will end the sap run?
  48. Red looking silver maples?
  49. My full kit
  50. Filtering question
  51. Divided pan use - Question
  52. Temperature for auto draw-off
  53. Small Batch Filtering
  54. When to stop collecting?
  55. How long is too long of a boil
  56. watch out for beginner sites that don't give good information
  57. Montgomery County sap
  58. Suggestions on a good hydrometer
  59. Temporary Sugar House for back yarders
  60. From propane and pots to a new evaporator.
  61. Infinety spiles
  62. Propane cookers
  63. Leader's shipping cost concern
  64. January thaw
  65. My plan
  66. Value of data for the back yarder
  67. How many trees is too many?
  68. Is the timing of the colour change in the fall, a predictor of how the sap flows in t
  69. Graduating Five Gallon Pails
  70. Fourth test boil was ultimately a success, but I have a few questions.
  71. Switching from steam pans to divided - help with evap modifications
  72. Is it March yet?
  73. 2022 worried about sap run
  74. Bird Poo!
  75. Tapping in KY yet
  76. Propane Hobby Evaporator
  77. Double Wall Thermometer
  78. New Sugar shack smoke stack question
  79. gravity drop line question
  80. Tapping and tree questions
  81. Bottling Temp & Sterilization Question
  82. Food grade liners
  83. 10 years of making sugar
  84. Red Maples
  85. Evaporator Pan Flatness/Depression
  86. Small Crowned Trees
  87. Gravity: temp seems high, but would my hydrometer lie?
  88. Holding Sap
  89. Continuous Flow with horizontal dividers
  90. Real-time data from the NEK of Vermont.
  91. Process Question
  92. RO Issues
  93. Sugar Shack
  94. Why some trees produce more sap than others
  95. Sap preheater
  96. Miles per gallon
  97. To ro or not to ro?
  98. Horrible Newbie Mistake
  99. "Right sized" backyard operation?
  100. Heatproofing to insulate barrel evaporator
  101. Can i use sodium hydroxide to clean my membranes ?
  102. Pan size
  103. How long do temps have to be below freezing for sap to flow?
  104. Sap color?
  105. Property caught fire
  106. Looking for Backyarders/Hobbyists to Chat With/Visit
  107. Temp/Hyrdometer Question
  108. The right pan for my cinder block evaporator
  109. My plan 2022/23
  110. Sublimes Maple adventure
  111. Using road brick for fire brick?
  112. Backyarders with Divided Pans
  113. How Long Does Raw Sap Keep?
  114. If you have a float box, can your pre heat the sap?
  115. Evaporating over Solo Stove?
  116. Pan thickness
  117. Do the fall colours predict sap flow in the spring
  118. Tapping above branches?
  119. Propane
  120. January Thaw
  121. Home made vacuum monitor?
  122. How to add draw off without welding
  123. How do you chose the best trees?
  124. Rocket stove for finishing?
  125. Drop Lines to Buckets
  126. Tapped In Hampden
  127. Oil Tank for Arch
  128. Sudden stratospheric warming
  129. Started tapping in Hudson Valley, NY
  130. neighbor issues-Shutdown?
  131. Dealing with bleeding around taps, once they're in?
  132. nothing like the first boil of a season
  133. Had an issue with tapping
  134. stove door fully open, halfway or closed?
  135. How often do you clean your evaporator pan?
  136. Made my first maple syrup today!
  137. Drill Bit Sizes for Leader CV Spiles
  138. Kicking off my 2023 Season (Chassell, MI)
  139. Red Maple healed tap holes or no sap flow?
  140. Leaking sap from tap - help me solve once and for all!!!
  141. Air Under Fire in a Barrel Evap - Pipe Size?
  142. Snapped tapping bit
  143. Substantial gains from substantial upgrades
  144. Favorite/ Least Favorite
  145. And after that last post -- sugarhouse destroyed in fire 4/1, have rebuild questions
  146. Comparing your production to others.
  147. Birch Sugaring
  148. My plan 2023 - 2024