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    I believe that both Proctor and Cornell are...

    I believe that both Proctor and Cornell are appropriately located, i just do not think that all of the research that is done in a particular climate is able to be considered absolute. You referenced...
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    I believe that we in central PA may be in more of...

    I believe that we in central PA may be in more of the same situation that you are in as opposed to the northern states. It seems that all of the research is done in and relevant to the climate and...
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    That sounds like a good addition to the season....

    That sounds like a good addition to the season. How much syrup did he make out of those 2100 plus taps before bumping? And what was the original tap depth and how much additional depth?
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    That is a brilliant marketing tactic. Omaha Steak...

    That is a brilliant marketing tactic. Omaha Steak does it too, the have burger with little fat therefore it has little taste so they raised the price and called it steak burger. I did it one time...
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    And "Randy, You are correct about the...

    And

    "Randy,
    You are correct about the barometric pressure. It directly relates to the boiling point of water. What I have for example..... my water boiling point is 210.7 My invert is say...50...
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    A previous post by Jake "White spots you...

    A previous post by Jake

    "White spots you say.... there are a number of variables that can cause this phenomenom. The first is your invert sugar could be a little off for candy making. Also each...
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    DO NOT CUT!!!!!!! The Ailanthus (tree of...

    DO NOT CUT!!!!!!! The Ailanthus (tree of heaven)will stump sprout, root sprout and every other kind of sprout if it is bruised badly or cut down. If you cut it, you will have hundreds of not...
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    I used 4 oz. Woodford Reserve single barrel...

    I used 4 oz. Woodford Reserve single barrel bourbon in 1/2 gallon of syrup. Everyone I talked with mentioned that the higher quality the bourbon, the better the taste.

    Stirred the two together...
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    yes, I have done this and it tasted good. Not as...

    yes, I have done this and it tasted good. Not as strong as barrel aged though and when the alcohol was dissipated off, the bourbon flavor was weaker yet.
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    I tried them the last time they were here....

    I tried them the last time they were here. Personally, I wasn't impressed with the taste. Not doing it again.
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    I think that the invasion may have driven the...

    I think that the invasion may have driven the gypsy moth north. A person in central PA can't process a thought these days with the noise from the cicada.

    Good thing they aren't here in sugar...
  12. This is an interesting comment. I know that I am...

    This is an interesting comment. I know that I am only using part of your sentience and I hope by my doing that, I am not taking it out of context.

    It appears that you are saying that invert sugar...
  13. Ken, I am sure that you are less concerned with...

    Ken, I am sure that you are less concerned with regulations than most simply because you deal with them every day and have either acquired or required (not sure if you are on the design or...
  14. Have your son ask the municipalities secretary...

    Have your son ask the municipalities secretary (not the building inspector) to ask the solicitor if an agricultural structure less than 1000 sq.ft. meets the agricultural exemption. Unless the town...
  15. Dr. Tim, I believe that virus, bacteria and fungi...

    Dr. Tim, I believe that virus, bacteria and fungi are all consider microbes, that said, what types of microbes are you finding in the sap? I should reword that, are you finding more than bacteria and...
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    Ken, when I was getting mine, my son is a HVAC...

    Ken, when I was getting mine, my son is a HVAC tech and had me talk to a rep. The rep did commercial work only and in a nutshell, he told me to size the on demand water heater at 2 times the size you...
  17. What he said. Unless you have a good bourbon to...

    What he said. Unless you have a good bourbon to mix with it.
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    Funny that you asked this, this same topic was a...

    Funny that you asked this, this same topic was a conversation at our local maple producers association this past Monday. Every person there gave a different method of shutting down.

    Because we...
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    This season I used Art Krueger's method a little...

    This season I used Art Krueger's method a little modified. I used 400 ppm chlorine water solution in every tap in January, tapped January 23rd but didn't get any sap until March 3rd. Last sap was...
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    Sap is flowing here. Not the flows from last week...

    Sap is flowing here. Not the flows from last week but good sap. It's been getting below freezing in the gap every night since last Saturday. Red and Silver maples down by the river are starting to...
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    That's pretty nice. Does the stack temp...

    That's pretty nice. Does the stack temp controller part dictate speed of fan or how far open a blast gate is? And how did you do that?
  22. Then the sap goes to the sugar shack and you are...

    Then the sap goes to the sugar shack and you are 7 seconds away from a disaster.

    Thanks for the tapping bit info Chris. I've been looking for a better tapping bit.
  23. Chris, what brand if tapping bit was it that you...

    Chris, what brand if tapping bit was it that you were impressed with?
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    I think that I finally have my vacuum pump where...

    I think that I finally have my vacuum pump where I am comfortable with it. At least until I know more about vacuum. Everything in the woods is cleaned up, thawed out and as ready as I know how to...
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    I asked a question about mid-season tubing...

    I asked a question about mid-season tubing cleaning to Joel Bouton (sorry if I spelled his name incorrect) and his reply was to not do it. You would need to flush the lines completely after cleaning...
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