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  1. I am in SE Missouri and make some syrup. Hope...

    I am in SE Missouri and make some syrup. Hope for 500 taps this season. As the the winters have gotten shorter,,,,, 40 yrs ago taped in March but now tap in January. The main problem is the warm...
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    BAP,,,,, Now i'm sure many people click that blue...

    BAP,,,,, Now i'm sure many people click that blue circle and that takes people to the news post and not back to the original post so they only seeing the last couple comments and if they got a little...
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    No,,, really didn't get all of the carbon off. ...

    No,,, really didn't get all of the carbon off. Left a slight black tinge of carbon. Now I had made a power scrubber by tying,,,, sewing,,, green Scotch Brite pads to a limber piece of wood,,, about...
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    I had a guy bead blast,,,,, plastic beads. Done...

    I had a guy bead blast,,,,, plastic beads. Done of a good job got most but not all. I've heard that soda,,, backing soda will take stainless back to almost mirror finish.
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    Kitydids

    I heard first katydids last night. Only a few days early. Usually first days of July. To people not from Missouri, The old saying was,,,,,, first katydid singing,,, 90 days to first frost. Now...
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    Katydids

    I heard first katydids last night. Only a few days early. Usually first days of July. To people not from Missouri, The old saying was,,,,,, first katydid singing,,, 90 days to first frost. Now...
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    In Maple News ?????? Dr Tim ??? wrote about them...

    In Maple News ?????? Dr Tim ??? wrote about them going to hi Brix and using milk cooling tanks and turning cooling way down. Their hi Brix turned to shush at 22 or 23 degrees so they kept...
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    My first try at AUF. Boiling in flat pan on a...

    My first try at AUF. Boiling in flat pan on a stand, fire actually in ground. Got a big pile of coals that doesn't boil sap. Took a pieces of old exhaust pipe from my tractor and cut slots with 4"...
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    I may be way off topic, but prices can be...

    I may be way off topic, but prices can be affected by other than tariffs. A very major ice storm could cause price increases.

    On the some mention of soft woods,,,, Down here in Missouri, (I...
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    I use some expanded metal. Yes, only last one or...

    I use some expanded metal. Yes, only last one or two years but holds and protects blanket.
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    I raised my drop flue 1/2" to have a little more...

    I raised my drop flue 1/2" to have a little more depth in syrup pans. After burning syrup pans twice. Gives me a little more safety margin.
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    I have used new garden sprayers both for...

    I have used new garden sprayers both for water-air mix to clean and blow out and then peroxide mix to sanitize. I take off the wand and connect both sprayers to a"Y" with 5/16 and then 5/16 to...
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    Be careful and don't get to big,, yes I said to...

    Be careful and don't get to big,, yes I said to big.... You will need at least the gallons permeate as what you membranes run per hour for washing each day and then extra for when soap and acid...
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    Sap flowing like crazy now. Actually I never...

    Sap flowing like crazy now. Actually I never taped this year. Because I'm still working on my house and having to take care of my mother's trust.
    I've had surveyors out surveying mom's trust,...
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    Next purchase of spouts go 5/16 less damage to...

    Next purchase of spouts go 5/16 less damage to tree and they will heal over in less than a year. No holes showing for 2-3 years
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    Years and years. Just don't drop of throw large...

    Years and years. Just don't drop of throw large pieces of wood on brick. even if a brick cracks, still ok as long as they don't fall out
  17. For the cheap for 'right now' a real good sharp...

    For the cheap for 'right now' a real good sharp bit the size required for you type, style saddles. Slip a piece of tubing over drill bit for a stop so you only go thru one side. Drill slow,...
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    Some time just the luck of the weather. You may...

    Some time just the luck of the weather. You may just have to put that ice in you pans and start cooking form there instead all the waiting.
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    It's not going to take sugar to 8% BUT every...

    It's not going to take sugar to 8% BUT every gallon of water removed is a gallon you don't have to boil away. Time saved
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    WOW,,,, 5.5 gallons of great tasting syrup from...

    WOW,,,, 5.5 gallons of great tasting syrup from 140 gallons of sap. ....About 25 to 1????
  21. I may be off topic here. I would cut those vines...

    I may be off topic here. I would cut those vines growing on those trees. They steal some of the sunlight from the tree leaves and some vines may steal sap from your tree.
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    Slope,,, slope,,, slope,,,, % doesn't mean much. ...

    Slope,,, slope,,, slope,,,, % doesn't mean much. If I have 90% slope over 20' drop vacuum will be almost exactly the same as 20% slope over a drop of 20'. It is the drop in elevation NOT the slope.
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    The top red line is always for hot syrup,,,, 211*...

    The top red line is always for hot syrup,,,, 211* regardless of which side of you read Brix at 59 or baume at 32. The lower line is for 60* syrup ,, Brix at 67 or baume at 36. Top line for hot...
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    I had heard that the sapsuckers know which trees...

    I had heard that the sapsuckers know which trees have the sweetest sap, highest sugar. That why they go after the same tree year after year.
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    DE can clog filters faster. Use 3 or 4 per...

    DE can clog filters faster. Use 3 or 4 per filers and as flow slows down pull out the top per filter dumping into the next per filter. I know how much of a pain it can be. Just keep filtering
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