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  1. Thread: Vacuum upgrade

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    What Kind of Releaser are you running? Only...

    What Kind of Releaser are you running? Only reason I ask is you might do better total sap production wise, with an Electric Releaser at 25" Vac than you would with a mechanical releaser at 28-29" ,...
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    Nice looking rig.

    Nice looking rig.
  3. Thread: Syrup Labels

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    Syrup Labels

    I recently Ordered Some new Syrup Labels from Syrup Labels In Hubertus Wisconsin. Great company to deal with and they got them to me in 5 Days from the first phone call . Very pleased and the...
  4. Thread: August Journal

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    Hey Russell, thanks again for showing me your...

    Hey Russell, thanks again for showing me your Bubbler a few weeks Back, I think that I may try to build one myself this winter. Glad to hear your Dad is doing well. You sure have alot going on..

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    That should work just fine. I have seen releaser...

    That should work just fine. I have seen releaser with alot more plugs than that.
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    I haven't used a Vacuum filter but there is a...

    I haven't used a Vacuum filter but there is a pretty good video CDL put out on Utube of one working if you haven't already seen it.
  7. You dont need to go the width of your building, ...

    You dont need to go the width of your building, the pipe in the center section isn't doing anything. You just need it under your wall plates. Also PVC works good because it's slick and even if your...
  8. Lay down some boards for runners on the ground,...

    Lay down some boards for runners on the ground, get some schedual 40pvc conduit the grey stuff, shorts will work, roll your building on the pieces of conduit.

    I have moved some surprisingly heavy...
  9. Thread: July journal

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    Your Starting to Show your Age Dave.lol

    Your Starting to Show your Age Dave.lol
  10. Thread: July journal

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    A new Thor Evaporator sounds pretty awesome. ...

    A new Thor Evaporator sounds pretty awesome. What were you boiling on?
  11. Thread: July journal

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    I've been moving some syrup, did some trading...

    I've been moving some syrup, did some trading with a local producer for some amber syrup because I was about out. I now think that I have enough syrup to get me through October anyway. I've got to...
  12. You looking at evaporators again HEUS

    You looking at evaporators again HEUS
  13. The Add clearly Says that it comes with Forced...

    The Add clearly Says that it comes with Forced Draft in the what's included section. That being said, 75 sounds a bit generous. I have a friend that has a silver plate and it does boil really hard...
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    I hot pack 5 gallon pails all the time, use food...

    I hot pack 5 gallon pails all the time, use food grade 90 ml thickness and you will be fine, 185° I fill them full snap/tap the cover down over and tip them on their side, I've never had a top come...
  15. Thread: July journal

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    Well I had a busy June, it's only been less than...

    Well I had a busy June, it's only been less than 3 months,( I think my last boil was around April 18th) and I have already sold over half of my syrup. Seems like there is a shortage of Dark syrup in...
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    Really Depends on the syrup, some Dark Syrup...

    Really Depends on the syrup, some Dark Syrup will make nice sugar, some dark syrup will just turn into a sticky glob of sweet taffy almost like substance but it won't make sugar.

    Can happen with...
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    I have A steel Roof over asphalt Shingles. The...

    I have A steel Roof over asphalt Shingles. The house was like that when I bought it. It's not a huge Big Deal, that being Said most of the roofing guys I know recommend against it. I don't believe...
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    That looks like a nice tank, I have to agree...

    That looks like a nice tank, I have to agree with you that the NY state highway is rough, I was out there in April and I was seriously thinking about trading my 3/4 ton in for a half ton again.
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    R.O. size will effect your finished syrup too, a...

    R.O. size will effect your finished syrup too, a small R.O. is going to require many passes and is going to tend to make darker syrup. A 2x8 is going to do 60 gph maybe 70 if you really get it going...
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    You could spray it down with food grade silicon....

    You could spray it down with food grade silicon. That should keep it from rusting.
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    Ordered a New Sap Tank its 5' by 12' by 50", I...

    Ordered a New Sap Tank its 5' by 12' by 50", I went with a LaPierre its somewhere in the 1680 gallon range, also ordered a releaser support to go with it. I have had pretty good luck with the CDL...
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    Get a inverter generator, preferably a honda EU...

    Get a inverter generator, preferably a honda EU 1000, or even a Honda EU 2200 companion, get a 100 ft cord and put the generator behind something. You won't even hear it , and they run 10 hrs on a...
  23. Thread: Reusing jugs

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    I dont believe that legally you can reuse any...

    I dont believe that legally you can reuse any container, ethically I kinda say it's not a good practice, I have reused glass but I dont sell it I will give it away as gifts.
  24. Thread: Not impressed

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    I also think 50gph is pretty good. To me the...

    I also think 50gph is pretty good. To me the evaporation rate is greatly effected bye flue pan sap depth. If your not afraid to run a half inch or less over the flues they can really RIP through the...
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    Gilbert Block should have fire Bricks. If your...

    Gilbert Block should have fire Bricks. If your close to Littleton, they really are not that hard to find, lots of places sell them its just not something that you think of alot.
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