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    5-10 minutes

    5-10 minutes is sort of a loose term and it implies the longer the better.

    But for those of that can keep the mixture in our lines until the hot place freezes over, how long is the point of no...
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    I'd be willing to make a bet and a good one ......

    I'd be willing to make a bet and a good one ... say 500 gallons of good quality syrup .... that more sugar makers have been killed in the woods by falling tree limbs then wild animals.

    So with...
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    Old News

    While i do not mean to offend anybody, and while it is NOT "Fake News", this article is presenting news that may very well be older then the bible.

    Or perhaps even older then maple trees...
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    Eab

    So here in Southern CT and NY the EAB has made fine progress ( as far as it is concerned ) with killing every Ash tree in the region and so last night I had a night mare and woke up in the middle of...
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    Is the syrup with all this foreign matter infused...

    Is the syrup with all this foreign matter infused into it, eligible for US Certified Organic Status?

    If it were .... then that would be clincher to me in the proving of the existence of Certified...
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    This tree is either a Rock Elm ( native to as far...

    This tree is either a Rock Elm ( native to as far east as Western New England ) or American Elm .
    The bark looks more like that of a Rock Elm and perhaps that is why it has not fallen to the...
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    Yes I would agree with that but ... Its a good...

    Yes I would agree with that but ...

    Its a good thing the rest of the food industry does not open their doors to the public.

    People would never eat again or only produce their own food.

    While...
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    I am sure the "laws" are designed to protect the...

    I am sure the "laws" are designed to protect the consumer from the reuse of a bottle that was say used to store something like model airplane fuel after the maple syrup was consumed from it.

    Even...
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    Leaving taps in over the summer is up there with...

    Leaving taps in over the summer is up there with not brushing your teeth over the summer !

    While I have not hoot of a toot of a degree in Biology ... I strongly advise against it.
  10. Agree with what you are saying about integrity of...

    Agree with what you are saying about integrity of an industry. Don't slam the other guys product by saying yours is better.

    However, everybody does it, from one facet or another for the same...
  11. Obviously this is old news ...

    Obviously this is old news

    https://www.crownmaple.com/about-crown-maple

    If I were an old school producer relying on my syrup income, I would be out saying the old style makes better syrup too....
  12. Yes, Besides know a lot of what their is to...

    Yes, Besides know a lot of what their is to know about maple trees and syrup, part of your job is to stand up for the integrity of the industry.

    I did not like it a couple years back when...
  13. Exactly who or what Henry Ford was, makes my...

    Exactly who or what Henry Ford was, makes my point no less salient, but I do love this website for all that it has taught me. So thanks to you and all for making me more knowledgeable.

    It is also...
  14. There is a backwards "rear endedness" to every...

    There is a backwards "rear endedness" to every argument, everybody makes.

    Everything is so nominal compared to our footprint we put on this planet with the use of Henry Fords great invention. ...
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    Seems to be they could be a tad bit dangerous as...

    Seems to be they could be a tad bit dangerous as well!
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    By the way here in the lower Hudson Valley the...

    By the way here in the lower Hudson Valley the sugar maples tend to thrive in the well drained, rocky, little soil of the lower to mid slope sections of the Hudson Highlands ( a small widespread...
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    I'll bet my char broiled pans back in the 70's...

    I'll bet my char broiled pans back in the 70's would have laid waste to your soil rich sap.
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    Now that is how we answer questions.

    Now that is how we answer questions.
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    Pretty sure this relates well to this thread. ...

    Pretty sure this relates well to this thread.

    I was having a discussion a few weeks ago with a friend. It was about the troubled times we live in now. I told him that if there are 5 billion...
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    Soooo... when I read the threads where people...

    Soooo... when I read the threads where people are complaining about strange things happening to their syrup and or sap during mid season I frequently notice that in their description lines at the...
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    That is just some serious stuff. No joke and...

    That is just some serious stuff. No joke and thanks for your interesting input on a interesting topic !

    I too boiled as a kid in the early 1970's and I don't think it was the ash so much as the...
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    NO ... you are closer to the last! But that's...

    NO ... you are closer to the last!

    But that's OK cause you do know more then anybody about maple, and thanks for all your help, research and innovation that works.
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    I know there are a lot of people a whole lot...

    I know there are a lot of people a whole lot smarter then me, on this forum. I did have dinner the other night ( thanks to my wife who is a chemical engineer graduate from Yale ) with a lead...
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    Neurotoxin is a big word and relatively...

    Neurotoxin is a big word and relatively meaningless by itself and should be put into perspective rather then just randomly used as a "fear" word.

    A neurotoxin is a substance that destroys or...
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    Think of fittings like rocks or boulders in a...

    Think of fittings like rocks or boulders in a free flowing river/stream.
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