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    I have an old hot dog cart that I keep eyeing...

    I have an old hot dog cart that I keep eyeing thinking it will make a nice hood one of these days. Haven't used it in 24 years and the trailer is rusted to all heck. But the stainless is still purdy.
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    It's 2 inches to the top of the wall, then I cut...

    It's 2 inches to the top of the wall, then I cut the bricks along the sides and back with an angle grinder so they taper to that height from the outer edge. I've been stocking it fairly full and...
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    Final boil of the season last night and cooked up...

    Final boil of the season last night and cooked up a gallon. A nice and light buttery flavor to it. I'll drain the sweet from the pan tonight to boil in the turkey fryer this weekend for a final...
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    Yesterday was my best collection day yet... 80...

    Yesterday was my best collection day yet... 80 gallons! I collect with 10, 5-gallon buckets in the truck bed and had to make two trips. Back at 125 gallons in the tank and get out of work at 2pm so...
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    Sap ran wild the past couple days. Collected 101...

    Sap ran wild the past couple days. Collected 101 gallons Saturday noon to 7am Sunday morning for about 160 gallons in the tank since Thursday.

    Boiled for 9 hours yesterday with the new chimney...
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    Got two gallons yesterday - my first bucket full!...

    Got two gallons yesterday - my first bucket full! Sap had turned cloudy due to the warm weather (no smell, tasted fine, and not ropy) so its a bit on the dark side, but it tastes great. I'll collect...
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    Same way I did it :).

    Same way I did it :).
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    Gabe - When I shut down last Sunday I just...

    Gabe - When I shut down last Sunday I just flooded my pan without any dividers and when I started boiling again Tuesday the gradient set up again in no time. I had two draws in two hours and almost...
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    Hit 53 here is Westfield and I collected about 66...

    Hit 53 here is Westfield and I collected about 66 gallons total today - my best day yet. I had all ten 5-gallon buckets I keep in the truck filled to the brim at the main site, the reds at Dad's...
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    What a difference taking off the cap (and using...

    What a difference taking off the cap (and using the fan). Boiled off around 60 gallons in 4 hours yesterday and got my first gallon before I ran out of sap in the tote. Looks to be Amber Rich in...
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    New chimney is dripping in via FedEx one piece at...

    New chimney is dripping in via FedEx one piece at a time and have sap to boil (though it might be a block of ice in the morning). Had a small hour and a half boil Thursday without the cap and with...
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    Hi Help. As a general rule you can tap...

    Hi Help.

    As a general rule you can tap anywhere unless it's the State DCR land. The DCR has a great Forestry team you can call and talk to and they will walk the property with you as long as your...
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    That was my thought process on the cap - a spark...

    That was my thought process on the cap - a spark arrestor. Had a couple campfires get out of hand as a kid and have since been extra cautious as a result. But yeah it sooted up and while I did have a...
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    Came across this thread after my first boil...

    Came across this thread after my first boil challenges. Smoke? Oh there was smoke, and lots of back pressure.. Took apart the stack yesterday and the cap was chock-full of gunk, restricting flow....
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    Hindsight being what it is yeah I shoulda coulda...

    Hindsight being what it is yeah I shoulda coulda woulda. I actually started the madness with a barrel arch in mind and the pan was bought for that but then the plan changed/grew a couple times before...
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    Well... Dave was right. Had my first boil this...

    Well... Dave was right. Had my first boil this weekend and it was certainly a learning experience! As soon as I tuned on the blower I had ash coming out of every orifice possible, throwing ash in my...
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    Huh. I had two buckets with about a half gallon...

    Huh. I had two buckets with about a half gallon total that looked just like that. Thought it spoiled so I dumped it. Next time I’ll have to test it
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    Now why didn’t I think of that!
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    As Dave suggests, I cut the bigger hole to match...

    As Dave suggests, I cut the bigger hole to match a five gallon bucket cut about 4 inches down from the top. Depot/Lowes has a gamma-seal lid for buckets for about $8 that snaps right on and has a...
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    Yesterday had me feeling like a little kid coming...

    Yesterday had me feeling like a little kid coming down the stairs on Christmas morning looking to see what Santa brought :)

    Ended up with 30 gallons on the 44 buckets for yesterday's first...
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    Finished up my mapped trees last night after work...

    Finished up my mapped trees last night after work and have 44 buckets so far. Yesterday's were all Reds and didn't drip at all. From my reading here on the trader I know Red's don't do as well on...
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    31 taps on buckets today. Southern side taps were...

    31 taps on buckets today. Southern side taps were dripping like mad to. 14 more tomorrow then need to scout for the final five. There's plenty young sugar maples where the 31 are so just need to...
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    Nice! I didn't know cordless power sprayers were...

    Nice! I didn't know cordless power sprayers were a thing. Going to have to try it.
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    Tuesday for me - The cold weather has held me...

    Tuesday for me - The cold weather has held me back from finishing the final wash of the trailer drums and pump setup so hoping to get that done Sunday, while Saturday has me snow blowing a road from...
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    Welcome to the show Oft. I worked a summer job...

    Welcome to the show Oft. I worked a summer job years back building a Burger King in Epping many years back so I know where that is :). Good luck on your 50 buckets!
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