Search:

Type: Posts; User: Chicopee Sap Shack

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    39
    Views
    4,671

    November Journal

    Pulled a stupid when cutting a blow down off a new 1 in pipe with the chain saw. In a hurry I was cutting over the wire and pipe when it sprang up and cut both. So needless to say I had to splice new...
  2. Tee's VS Wye's - Main to Branch Line

    Ys work better for less turbulence as the sap is already moving in that direction. Ts will create disruption in flow and cause an early freeze up point. Also spend the money on stainless now it will...
  3. Replies
    11
    Views
    3,002

    Popple burns super hot for sure.... but it take a...

    Popple burns super hot for sure.... but it take a long time to dry. If you have your wood done by June you will be fine it you wait until November you might have to turn the blower up.


    Sent...
  4. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,170

    Even if you drain the Releaser you need to keep...

    Even if you drain the Releaser you need to keep the heat on as there will always be some residual moisture in the pump that will lock it up


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Replies
    4
    Views
    704

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180823/7f53df73...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180823/7f53df7305d6e6418ccbd629ec0a55b6.jpg
    I elevated my old arch with cinder blocks then brick to dress it up. There will be minimal heat on the blocks as heat...
  6. The one time use is due to the flavors of the...

    The one time use is due to the flavors of the barrel being consumed by the syrup that was already in it. Also it is worth more money as a bourbon or whiskey barrel to a brewer to make a maple spirit...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,369

    Re-Starting a Family Tradition

    Thats a picture to get a copy of and post in the sugar house for sure. I love the old horse drawn sledge and tank pictures


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Bourbon Barrel syrup verses bourbon infused maple syrup and taste

    I base my aging time to the flavor that I like. Im not selling it as ;pure maple syrup so off flavors don;t mean anything as it is a specialty product. Its like apple pie in a contest where I use...
  9. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,184

    You can do bulk mailers through the post office...

    You can do bulk mailers through the post office for cheep money. Doing a mailing with a Christmas discount will generate sales for sure


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. Nope vacuum will pull a max of 30’ if you...

    Nope vacuum will pull a max of 30’ if you had perfect vacuum


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,414

    Fixed a couple lateral lines the other day that...

    Fixed a couple lateral lines the other day that were down due to firewood logging and a big tree that came down. 6yards of stone around the home woods tank so I don’t have to stand in water...
  12. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,864

    Leader sells the pins and backer plates for $9...

    Leader sells the pins and backer plates for $9 each. They are inconel (sister to stainless). To pricey for me


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. Replies
    39
    Views
    20,655

    Nope just as tight on space as before after...

    Nope just as tight on space as before after adding tanks and an RO room.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,864

    I welded nuts in then used pieces of threaded rod...

    I welded nuts in then used pieces of threaded rod as pins with fender washers and nuts to hold the blanket. This allows me to replace the pins as needed. Or just weld in nuts and use bolts and fender...
  15. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,482

    carry the same prices as the other producers in...

    carry the same prices as the other producers in your area. Most are not shopping price they are shopping for an experience first, then they come back and don't look at price. Don't be high, don't...
  16. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,233

    10" or the 7.5" full bank from leader you will...

    10" or the 7.5" full bank from leader you will have a bunch of syrup and you don't want filtering be your back up. Spend the money now to go to an air pump dont wast your time with a gear pump if...
  17. Replies
    21
    Views
    5,033

    i love mine except for the lack of a cart. Being...

    i love mine except for the lack of a cart. Being able to see the DE build up is a pig plus when it comes to figuring out how much to use. easy to clean. I wish they had gone with the off set rods...
  18. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,997

    the timer that BAP posted is the same that we...

    the timer that BAP posted is the same that we switched to this year after using the kitchen egg timer. Best money one of the guys ever spent.
  19. your going to have to pump it up hill for sure. ...

    your going to have to pump it up hill for sure. Smaller line equals less line left in the pipe but less flow due to friction loss. Larger pipe = less friction loss and more flow but more sap left...
  20. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,765

    i use 1X4 rough saw hemlock because its cheap and...

    i use 1X4 rough saw hemlock because its cheap and i need a lot of posts. I have several that are set around 16' in the air. I tried using just a screw under the wire and one over the wire. This...
  21. Replies
    28
    Views
    4,234

    I used a 30 last year and aged from 4/1-8/1 good...

    I used a 30 last year and aged from 4/1-8/1 good flavor but not as strong as i was hopping for, but i sold out with rave reviews. This year i filled a 53 at the end of march and i am going to wait...
  22. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,007

    Poll: I would say be ready for Valentines day, but...

    I would say be ready for Valentines day, but don't tap until the 10 day forecast looks like good sugaring weather. If come 2/14 its froze up for another week, wait another week, but somewhere around...
  23. sounds like it would be more of a PITA than its...

    sounds like it would be more of a PITA than its worth. Go knock on your neighbors door with a bottle of syrup in hand and ask if you could tap their trees. Most will say yes if you offer some syrup...
  24. Replies
    39
    Views
    20,655

    Up dated photo i finally finished staining it...

    Up dated photo i finally finished staining it this year
    18720
  25. Red maples. Some give up sap easy others not so...

    Red maples. Some give up sap easy others not so much but the do great on vacuum


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Results 1 to 25 of 250
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4