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    Yeah I tried tapping my Manitoba maples one yeat,...

    Yeah I tried tapping my Manitoba maples one yeat, def not worth it just for slightly different flavour. I understand birch syrup is big in Scandinavian countries, but then so are all kinds of weird...
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    Ah ok. BTW how goes the birch tapping?

    Ah ok. BTW how goes the birch tapping?
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    My reds are only just starting to bud. Sugar...

    My reds are only just starting to bud. Sugar maple buds still closed up tight but no fear, I'll be still be doing lots of raking in the fall!

    Pulled my spiles April 7th, would never dream of...
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    Reworking ropey syrup...hmmm seems like tilting...

    Reworking ropey syrup...hmmm seems like tilting at windmills to me. I'll just stick with my parlour trick of *making* a small batch of syrup from my collection of syrup-laden nitre, saved for...
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    Haha, don't think I would have been offended by...

    Haha, don't think I would have been offended by the new words, probably heard and used em all before...and I'd've been glad to take some of that uber-concentrate off your hands ;-)
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    @ennismaple - thanks again Marty for the tour and...

    @ennismaple - thanks again Marty for the tour and talk and showing me fun stuff like collecting tanks beg enough to swim in! And next time I get ahold of some scrap copper, I think I know what I'll...
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    Karen sweetie! So good to hear from you. ...

    Karen sweetie! So good to hear from you. Understand that you've been quite busy. I had a really short season, and as my best tree had surgery in January, I didn't tap it. Still quite a decent...
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    Marty...phone # incomplete...please re-send!...

    Marty...phone # incomplete...please re-send! Thanks! :-)
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    @ paulslund sent again. *cough coughDrTim*...

    @ paulslund sent again.

    *cough coughDrTim* Jeez site admins, wish this site allowed for more than just 25 emails at a time.
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    @ ennismaple pm sent again.

    @ ennismaple pm sent again.
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    Just graded my last batch, #5, at 49 on the...

    Just graded my last batch, #5, at 49 on the Hannah so it's a nice Dark Amber. Lots of nitre in this batch so patiently filtering it out, should come out around 4.5l. Ought to have the annual *class...
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    Tiny amounts of sap in the pails, spiles drying...

    Tiny amounts of sap in the pails, spiles drying up...also heard seagulls this a.m....all signs to stop . Will collect what is left and add to batch 5 which is going to be massive. What a season....
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    Gaaahhh trees trying to kill me...got 26l today,...

    Gaaahhh trees trying to kill me...got 26l today, not enough to fire up evap so doing in house, I should open a freakin spa here...some slightly cloudy sap but not overly concerned, never been an...
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    Poor Bruce, I definitely felt that ouch on the...

    Poor Bruce, I definitely felt that ouch on the chunk of wood hitting the top of the foot and not the toe, esp when you have steel toes on. Hurts like crazy. On the other hand, I've had my toes...
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    My trees definitely slowing down. Still got 25l...

    My trees definitely slowing down. Still got 25l off of only 7 trees and 15 active spikes...for some reason the S and Sw taps had very short runs and quit about a week ago. Still a few keener trees...
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    Oh I love all the grades of syrup that I get, but...

    Oh I love all the grades of syrup that I get, but for personal preference I love the darker Amber and Dark stuff. I very rarely ever give away any from batch #6 on.
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    True, but even with long hours of boiling - my...

    True, but even with long hours of boiling - my barrel evap is very well insulated so I'm not motoring through wood (and gives me a chance to get rid of that frickin elm that won't split cleanly) and...
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    Yeah the forecast after Tuesday not looking...

    Yeah the forecast after Tuesday not looking promising.

    Certainly not breaking any records this year, don't mind that cause I need to sleep sometimes lol. Pushing 70l today. Have fun everyone!
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    Just don't go over 190 and you'll be fine, that's...

    Just don't go over 190 and you'll be fine, that's when sugar sand aka nitre starts to form. And apparently if there are hot spots in your pans then they may help nitre form. Some years nitre is a...
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    My trees kept me busy too, even though I am down...

    My trees kept me busy too, even though I am down by 3 taps and 1 tree. So I am on 15 live taps on 7 trees but perhaps it's just as well. I slept in a few more hours and my arms still feel like...
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    Ok sugaring peeps, someone kindly tell me why I...

    Ok sugaring peeps, someone kindly tell me why I am sitting bundled up by a woodstove in my sugar shack pushing sap, while my cats are nice n cosy near a roaring woodstove with no wind/rain coming in...
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    Working my way through the first 20+l from...

    Working my way through the first 20+l from yesterday and this morning...approx another 50l to go lol
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    Same here, got about 11l this morning and about...

    Same here, got about 11l this morning and about 32 during the 7pm collection. Checked at 9, some in the buckets but only one tree is really hot think it'll be fine til morning. Warned neighbours...
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    4Walls, think you could build an RO?

    4Walls, think you could build an RO?
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    OMG I know someone who also has converted...

    OMG I know someone who also has converted everything he runs to veggie oil...a car, van, tractor....it works!
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