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  1. thanks for the replies - this has been a big help!

    thanks for the replies - this has been a big help!
  2. I appreciate the help I've received so far. I...

    I appreciate the help I've received so far. I have a bottle capper for homemade soda capping it should work pretty good I hope. It is a lever type press to press the lid onto the bottle. ...
  3. How to? bottle small glass containers with cork. Is it possible.

    I was asked to supply @ 5 gallons of syrup to fill some fancy glass bottles for wedding favors. The bottles are new and have cork tops. I see pictures of syrup in bottles with cork tops for sale...
  4. Okay thanks for the advice!

    Okay thanks for the advice!
  5. I did a boiling point check and then took the...

    I did a boiling point check and then took the syrup to @ 48 - 50* above that (did several gallons in separate batches.) I have made drier sugar and have made it more moist before but I never had it...
  6. MAPLE SUGAR - GOT TACKY INSIDE SHAKER. help...

    I sell a fair amount of granulated Maple sugar in shaker containers. I recently made some from some early season syrup. It seems like it is a really nice batch, was very easy to sift and has a...
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    There is a lot of good advice here thanks to each...

    There is a lot of good advice here thanks to each one!
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    Thanks for the replies! Started with a new...

    Thanks for the replies! Started with a new prefilter and changed it between each soap wash and again before the last rinse.
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    Did I ruin my RO membranes?

    I finished up my last boil of the season a few weeks ago. I did a 250 gallon rinse on my RO after the last run. I had planned to do a triple soap wash a good rinse and then store the membranes in...
  10. Thanks Dr. Tim for your time in answering this...

    Thanks Dr. Tim for your time in answering this question.
  11. Wow was not expecting to get a reply from Dr....

    Wow was not expecting to get a reply from Dr. Tim! Thanks a lot - hate to ask but I want to be sure I understand your answer. The optimal approach for this particular spot would be 5/16" tubing on...
  12. 5/16" on top where flat to 3/16" down steep ridge?

    I have a question for an area currently on buckets. I have a hollow with 3/16" tubing and 5/16" drops that has performed well over several seasons seems way better than my areas that had/have all...
  13. Thanks for taking the time help me on this. I...

    Thanks for taking the time help me on this. I plan to order one and try your suggestions on the ratio of the mix.
  14. Thanks for the info that looks like the same...

    Thanks for the info that looks like the same unit. What do you recommend for the white sugar to Maple sugar ratio 5:1, 4:1, 3:1?
  15. anyone tried a Cheaper Cotton candy machine?

    I would like to start making some maple cotton candy several times a year, mostly for family and friends. There is quite a range of price tags on different models. For our occasional use I can't...
  16. Potters 3 - Thanks a lot for your comment - I am...

    Potters 3 - Thanks a lot for your comment - I am hoping to save some vacation days for the big runs... and yes it is hard to work the day job and always do all your many sugarin' activities at...
  17. Another Question Regarding Holding Ro Concentrate

    I have some fresh sap I just collected (@800 gallons) it is cold and has some ice in it from the buckets. Could I concentrate it tonight from @2% to @4% and cook it down tomorrow afternoon? I use a...
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    Thanks so much for the quick replies!!! I will...

    Thanks so much for the quick replies!!! I will follow your advice! Don't want to impart bad flavor to my first batch...
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    Will i be okay to run ro?

    I made a RO for this year. I have 2 4x40's in series. I performed the new membrane "rinse" several weeks ago with good clean well water. I want to use the RO today for the first time with sap. ...
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    Thanks for taking the time to reply and for all...

    Thanks for taking the time to reply and for all the help! With my small operation - selling most of our syrup retail I think I will cancel my registration.
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    Should I unregister with the FDA?

    Hello, there was recently an article in the Maple News (December 2018 issue) specifically about the FDA etc. It was a good article and included a lot of information from Commander Joseph Frost from...
  22. Chase family - thanks for your reply I think I am...

    Chase family - thanks for your reply I think I am set up to receive private messages now.
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    Shurflo 2088 in Parallel?

    I currently have 2 Bosworth type vacuum systems in use 1 dual and 1 single. I also have several setups using the shurflo 2088 pumps. I have another area I plan to do with @ 300 potential taps. I...
  24. Please help me with a home built RO thanks!

    I have been gathering up items for a simple home built RO. My current tap count has been around 1,000. My evaporator will process @ 180+ GPH. I work a day job and would like to shorten my long...
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