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    Boy what a strange season. Trees really opened up...

    Boy what a strange season. Trees really opened up in the last few days. Iím up to 9ish gallons made so far this season. Iím doing a bunch of syrup for a few couples as wedding favors this year which...
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    I did my first boil yesterday and made a little...

    I did my first boil yesterday and made a little over a gallon of amber. I only have about 75 trees tapped, looks like this weekend Iíll put the rest in. Hopefully get enough sap to try out my RO this...
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    I got my small vac system tapped in this week....

    I got my small vac system tapped in this week. Sun was out yesterday and I got enough sap to clean my lines out and started collecting at the end of the day. Temps look good only for the next 2 days...
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    Same with me, Iím hoping to tap next weekend but Iím watching the forecast closely. Few more things to clean up and get ready this weekend.
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    What does everyone think about next weeks temps?...

    What does everyone think about next weeks temps? Iím in S. NH. Looks like great runs but itís early. Iíve tapped early before and done well. Iím thinking Iím going to try and hold out but not sure. I...
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    Well it’s 2019 and the season is knocking on our doorstep! I spent some time in the sugar shack today cleaning and organizing. Cleaned out the tanks, and made some drops. I’m getting itchy to drill!...
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    Hope everyone had a good maple weekend. We had a...

    Hope everyone had a good maple weekend. We had a handful of ppl come over, sold a little syrup, gave out nuts, donuts, and samples, and explained the process. Made almost 4 gallons also. That puts me...
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    Sap ran great yesterday, and my sugar measured...

    Sap ran great yesterday, and my sugar measured 2.5%!!! Insane. Very excited to boil that for maple weekend. Anyone elseís sugar that high? Guy down the road from me was 2.4.
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    Iíll look into that, thanks! Iím definitely doing something for an RO next year.
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    Made 3 gallons this weekend, first time boiling...

    Made 3 gallons this weekend, first time boiling in the last 3 weeks because Iíve been on storm working. Luckily my neighbor was able to pick up and use my sap while I was working. I only have enough...
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    No freeze last night here, woke up to 45ish gal....

    No freeze last night here, woke up to 45ish gal. Still coming in now but kinda slow. We will see what the day brings. Boiling this afternoon and looks like tomorrow too.
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    Half the water would be great! Iím definitely going to figure something out weather to buy or build, but Iíll wait till the off season, I donít really want to figure it out in the heat of the season....
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    Well I’ve never started my own thread but why not. So far I’ve made 7 gallons this year which is crazy for me. All amber except for last nights batch was dark. My new sugarhouse is great, and the...
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    Definitely scrambling! Im finally all tapped as...

    Definitely scrambling! Im finally all tapped as of tonight, nothing like tapping in the dark with head lamps and flashlights! Lots of squirrel damage I had to fix on my older 3/16ís line, stupid tree...
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    I have a new 10x14 sugarhouse, a lunchbox vacuum...

    I have a new 10x14 sugarhouse, a lunchbox vacuum system, and my neighbor got a RO that we tried out yesterday which was awesome. Took 130gal of sap down to 35gal and boiled it on my small evaporator,...
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    Iím going to put in a few taps in this weekend but for the most part Iím going to hold off till February. The earliest Iíve ever put taps in was January 26th and I got good runs but low sugar.
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    I would guess color, clarity, and taste?? Not...

    I would guess color, clarity, and taste?? Not sure tho.

    On the other hand I finally broke 10 gallons of finished syrup with my last boil!! Most I've ever made. Last batch still had low sugar but...
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    Well thermometer here is reading 38* and with the...

    Well thermometer here is reading 38* and with the mid March strong sun the sap is starting to trickle in here. Nothing earth shattering but it's still good to see after nothing for a week!
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    My guess is it will freeze. I wrapped blankets...

    My guess is it will freeze. I wrapped blankets around my barrel last night and it kept it from freezing but that's only for one night. I'm boiling today and it's not fun but I'm getting it done, I...
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    You'll laugh but the barrel I didn't get boiled I...

    You'll laugh but the barrel I didn't get boiled I wrapped in blankets and it didn't freeze last night. Got to do what you have to do lol. Cold day to boil but that's Mother Nature
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    Same here. I pulled in about 105 gallons the last...

    Same here. I pulled in about 105 gallons the last few days, boiling tonight and tomorrow. I hope I can keep my sap from freezing solid tonight with a low of 10. Sugar content is right around 2%....
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    I am up to 5 gallons of finished syrup down here...

    I am up to 5 gallons of finished syrup down here in so. NH. I changed one of my bushes to 3/16's and I'm so impressed! The way the weather has been going the last few years I'm considering changing...
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    That's funny I got a sunburn too! I thought a was...

    That's funny I got a sunburn too! I thought a was crazy but I guess not. I hit it hard yesterday got the rest of my taps in. After finding a few squirrel chews, and a few loose taps I had my 3/16's...
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    Nothing wrong with a little had work! Good luck,...

    Nothing wrong with a little had work! Good luck, I think it's going to be a good season!
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    Looks good! It's going to be a lot of work...

    Looks good! It's going to be a lot of work emptying all of those! Time to switch to tubing next year! 😊
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