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    You will be happy with your sugarshack at the...

    You will be happy with your sugarshack at the house! Running water and electricity makes a world of difference!
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    Finally had time to get some pictures on.
    This spring I replaced sawdust gate valves with the
    4" ball valves, less air leaks and quieter too!
    Sorry about the last...
  3. Chris: It looks like your pipes are going to go...

    Chris: It looks like your pipes are going to go through to the back of evaporator. That's how I did mine. Just built a manifold across the back. Also wrapped them in ceramic insulation .
  4. Chris: I have reworked my old soule 30x8 in the...

    Chris: I have reworked my old soule 30x8 in the way you are about 3 years ago.
    Presently going to be out of the country until next weekend. But do have pictures I could send you
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    Finished my syrup bottling tonight: 61 gallons 5...

    Finished my syrup bottling tonight: 61 gallons 5 pint 3086 gallons of sap.
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    We pulled the plug on Thursday. No sap to speak...

    We pulled the plug on Thursday. No sap to speak of. Boiled out the evaporator, filtered and bottled some syrup made on the
    previous Thursday and Sunday. Evaporator is soaking in vinegar water....
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    Chief: Come over when you can , that would be...

    Chief: Come over when you can , that would be great. I boiled about 160 gallons today, and
    filtered and bottled 7 1/2 gallons of syrup. Sugar content is falling a little, hope it comes back after...
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    Hang in there Chief! Weather looks good until...

    Hang in there Chief! Weather looks good until next Wednesday!
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    I'm back in the game! Boiled a little over 200...

    I'm back in the game! Boiled a little over 200 gallons tonight and made almost 4 gallons of syrup.
    With the cold nights we have been able to go two days until we gather. Tonight low of 24
    and...
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    Was able to scare up about 70 gallons of sap...

    Was able to scare up about 70 gallons of sap today. Made just about 2 gallons of syrup. It's not looking good
    here, I think the end is in sight. I redrilled 100 taps on my one gravity bush. It...
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    We ended up with 370 gallons of sap on Thursday...

    We ended up with 370 gallons of sap on Thursday to boil! Made about 7 1/2 gallons of syrup.
    It's all bottled but the last 2 gallons I made in the evening. It was really hot here yesterday.
    We...
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    I have 200 gallons of sap to boil tomorrow. Most...

    I have 200 gallons of sap to boil tomorrow. Most of it 2.6 percent. Sap hasn't been flowing very
    hard the last few days, actually took two days to get what we have. Doesn't really look like the end...
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    Our tour went well yesterday! We had 23 people! I...

    Our tour went well yesterday! We had 23 people! I left a young girl drill a hole for a bucket tap
    and a young lad put in the tap. Had sap flow immediately, which was great to see. They were there...
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    Warming up quickly here! We have 25 people signed...

    Warming up quickly here! We have 25 people signed up for a tour.
    Decided to boil water with a little sap in the syrup pan for the smell.
    Thought I would try candy on snow for the crowd, should do...
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    Froze up here too! We have a group from the...

    Froze up here too! We have a group from the library coming on Saturday.
    Not sure how I'm going to proceed. I should just boil water , because that would clean out my flue pan good.
    I do have a...
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    We were a little surprised on Sunday. On Saturday...

    We were a little surprised on Sunday. On Saturday we barely scratched up 50 gallons of sap. So, I
    had everything washed out to start up after this weeks freeze up. Until it was all said and done we...
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    HowardR: I can remember below zero days in March!...

    HowardR: I can remember below zero days in March! But then again, maybe I'm admitting that I am getting old!!!!!
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    Although it was fairly cold today, the sap is...

    Although it was fairly cold today, the sap is really running on 3/16th lines. I have 250 gallons of 2.1 percent
    at the sugar shack now. I'm going to wait until tomorrow morning to boil, as I have 9...
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    We are catching our breath here after the...

    We are catching our breath here after the (whirlwind) weekend! On Friday we gathered around 385 gallons of sap.
    Started boiling at 6:00 and gave up around 12:30am. Got up Saturday and spent all day...
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    …....Is being mesmerized watching sap gush into a releaser!!!
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    HowardR: Sounds like your season is progressing...

    HowardR: Sounds like your season is progressing well! Right now it seems steady. Cool down for about 4 days, and a
    good run for 3 days or so. It makes it easy to keep up. I started a part time job a...
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    Chief103: That's great to get the kids involved!...

    Chief103:
    That's great to get the kids involved! Sounds like you are cranking in the sap!
    This weekend looks really good. Last night I got 55gallons of sap from my 90 reds on vacuum
    here at the...
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    This year seemed to be really bad for squirrel...

    This year seemed to be really bad for squirrel damage.
    I think some squirrels at my house may have overdosed on tubing!
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    Just finished up boiling 220 gallons of 2% sap,...

    Just finished up boiling 220 gallons of 2% sap, and made 4 gallons of syrup. I had collected on
    Saturday morning. I kind of forgot that it was really nice here that day. when I checked a drum last...
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    We gathered 360 gallons today here in Central Pa....

    We gathered 360 gallons today here in Central Pa. Started boiling around 9:30 and finished up at 4:40.
    Made about 5 gallons of syrup, have 3 1/2 gallons filtered and bottled, but couldn't coax the...
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