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    The arches on each side were added somewhere...

    The arches on each side were added somewhere along the line. Keith does have a AUF blower on a rheostat at the back of the firebox. I think they are mainly for looks. Its a dandy arch! They make...
  2. Thread: Syrup color

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    How does it taste on pancakes?:) You did good!...

    How does it taste on pancakes?:) You did good!
    Keep boiling!
    Regards,
    Chris
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    Folks, I have this picture of the arch builder...

    Folks,
    I have this picture of the arch builder and sugarmaker taken this spring. Keith T designed and built the brick arch around the door frame he got from Jim (Father & son) several years ago. It...
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    Father and Son has a 2 x 8 oil he might be able...

    Father and Son has a 2 x 8 oil he might be able to give you some numbers.
    Regards,
    Chris
  5. Filter them out and keep going. Do you need...

    Filter them out and keep going. Do you need freezing nights to have the black walnut trees run? Just call it the anut run. Next should be the moth run.:)
    Regard,
    Chris
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    I wont say it wont work and of course more...

    I wont say it wont work and of course more boiling surface should get you more GPH. I would ask those folks that did this what there boil rate was and what it went to. You basically making a 3 x 13...
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    Not sure what your canner system looks like but a...

    Not sure what your canner system looks like but a trick/tip I use, is to put a piece of cheese cloth over the filling nozzle ( held on with a tight rubber band) and it helps reduce the foam during...
  8. Folks, Random picture time. Some of the unsung...

    Folks,
    Random picture time. Some of the unsung heros in the sugarhouse that never get much attention.
    Finished syrup canner on the left. Yes its a old propane grill modified to support a stainless...
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    I have a feeling that unless you increase your...

    I have a feeling that unless you increase your heat source the rear flue pan may be more of a preheater. Not that that would be a bad thing, it just may not boil as you might expect it to? I believe...
  10. Folks, Back to maple today. Maple Mustard and...

    Folks,
    Back to maple today. Maple Mustard and Maple BBQ sauces made this afternoon:
    https://i.imgur.com/Fj6KXBx.jpg

    Mustard on the right coming back up to 180 F after mustard added to the...
  11. We tend to be more hands off on beekeeping! But...

    We tend to be more hands off on beekeeping! But maybe we should have fed these 4 new colonies last summer? We do not typically treat for mites either. Its not a cheap date to buy nuc's each year...
  12. Thread: Confused

    by Sugarmaker
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    My rough numbers, no magic here: 8% into 86...

    My rough numbers, no magic here: 8% into 86 =10.75 gallons of concentrate to make a gallon of syrup. Are you getting good sugar percentage numbers? Your checking instruments calibrated?? I have seen...
  13. Doug, Excellent idea on the clear tape. I was...

    Doug,
    Excellent idea on the clear tape. I was doing everything except that. Thanks for the suggestion.

    Today was warm enough to look at the bees. Well whats left of the bees. Only one of the 7...
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    Tim, I have not run a real one, just my little...

    Tim,
    I have not run a real one, just my little home made one. I would look for one that is easy to clean. Especially if the pump/ pipes get clogged up.
    Regards,
    Chris
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    Maybe sugarsand in the pan? Regards, Chris

    Maybe sugarsand in the pan?
    Regards,
    Chris
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    I choose to rinse my lines with just plain water...

    I choose to rinse my lines with just plain water again this season. Was going to use bleach solution but was afraid i would get it on the cloth truck seats. Yesterday when I was taking down some...
  17. I would recommend pouring the wood shed floor...

    I would recommend pouring the wood shed floor too. I did not for the first few years but was glad when I did later. Easier to clean up the wood mess too.
    Regards,
    Chris
  18. Folks, Maybe should have stayed home but wanted...

    Folks,
    Maybe should have stayed home but wanted to get this tubing home. Finished up this afternoon.
    https://i.imgur.com/yQQhY4A.jpg

    Checked on Kelly's bees. One of the 7 colonies is active;...
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    dadtkm, Sounds like your doing it right! Sweet...

    dadtkm,
    Sounds like your doing it right! Sweet and thick. Are you checking the temp in the cup with the hydrometer in hot syrup? I was never good at that, or never even tried it. just used a...
  20. Folks, I had the opportunity to visit Jim...

    Folks,
    I had the opportunity to visit Jim (Father and Son) for their last boil of the season.
    Jim was enjoying running his rig which he calls the "Mutt" since it has several manufactures components...
  21. Folks, Dr. Tim, Yes spring seems to be here as...

    Folks, Dr. Tim,
    Yes spring seems to be here as we are now alternating between rain and drizzle then back to rain!:)
    50% of the 2020 syrup was in the Golden Delicate category. We stopped making...
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    Mead, Thanks for the recipe. Do you think using...

    Mead,
    Thanks for the recipe. Do you think using maple sugar would work too in place of the regular sugar?:) Usually additional maple is not a bad thing! It looks awesome. Cant wait to try it!...
  23. Jason, Thanks. On the trader there is not a...

    Jason,
    Thanks. On the trader there is not a general section as per sugarhouse. As an example on the truck forum I chat in there are "Build threads that are truck specific".
    Some additional...
  24. Casbohm Maple and Honey 2020 and beyond......

    Folks,
    I have been considering starting a thread that is mostly about our sugaring operation and the folks who make syrup around us. This is an attempt to not clog up the Pennsylvania tapping...
  25. Galena, So maybe some one in the states could...

    Galena,
    So maybe some one in the states could buy it and then send it too you???
    I am not up on global trade policies/ rules, or is this just a company policy?
    Seems restrictive?
    Regards,
    Chris
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