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    We tried the NuCan containers some last year,...

    We tried the NuCan containers some last year, they worked good, people liked that a different style than jugs was available. Their English site states a lot of their advantages, which we also liked....
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    Ya, I get that all the time here, smallish wood...

    Ya, I get that all the time here, smallish wood fired evaporator, and outside a lot in the woods. I think with me its probably a combo of wind burn, and some kind of light almost burn from the fire...
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    Well, we are about done, I think we're done,...

    Well, we are about done, I think we're done, probably...lol. Filtering has been the most difficult ever this season, don't know why except that there's an exceptional amount of powdery sugar...
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    I too feel your pain regarding the bags. We use...

    I too feel your pain regarding the bags. We use them. Same issue with squirrels too. But being a stubborn Scandinavian, we keep using them every year so far. Only mitigating factor is that to a...
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    Back when we were registered with the FDA there...

    Back when we were registered with the FDA there was some amount of confusion of whether to register or not, or whether to un-register or not. I spoke with a Chief Inspector from the FDA about it to...
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    Well, that stinks, sorry to hear about your...

    Well, that stinks, sorry to hear about your cloudy batches of syrup.
    Others may have ideas about your filtering.
    What temperature are you bottling/canning at? Fine niter (makes syrup cloudy)...
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    We use two bottle brushes from Tractor Supply...

    We use two bottle brushes from Tractor Supply duct taped together, one after the other, then the handle duct taped to a broom stick. They are very flexible, and get the ash and loose black soot...
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    The "just walked away from the pans for a minute"...

    The "just walked away from the pans for a minute" deal got me. OK, so I'm not an expert but near syrup that boils up (foam) can leave the pan bottom empty, and that pan bottom can then burn. Even a...
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    I agree with Bricklayer on this one. I'm...

    I agree with Bricklayer on this one.
    I'm gonna take a guess and say that you might try to make the smaller ones work? Hey, I'm one to adjust stuff and make stuff work too. But here, you may...
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    When niter is heavy for us and there's lots of...

    When niter is heavy for us and there's lots of "schmutz" in the near syrup in the evaporator I sometimes will filter from the evaporator with a thin prefilter that catches a lot of the big stuff and...
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    OK, well I don't have all the answers but I'll...

    OK, well I don't have all the answers but I'll give you my two cents. I too started with taps your size. That is a good sized hole so as long as the drill bit has cleared the wood debris, thats a...
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    I think that if its an airtight issue, or a draft...

    I think that if its an airtight issue, or a draft issue, that everyone above is on the right track as far as solving it. But, if you have painted the arch rails and frame recently, or if its new...
  13. Got a part and got it fixed yesterday, so only...

    Got a part and got it fixed yesterday, so only missed one RO session really. Drove to Fergusons, and they had stuff, were helpful, and didn't cost an arm and a leg. It looked like they are set up...
  14. thanks for the suggestion. I'm gonna give that a...

    thanks for the suggestion. I'm gonna give that a try in the AM. Inexpensive too....if it works good I may not have much chance to be on here again for a bit, so thanks again.
    Mark
  15. thanks for the reply-- I checked (went there)...

    thanks for the reply-- I checked (went there) Tractor Supply and Lowes today, neither had it. Its threaded (female) on both ends, most I see online are socket (or smooth). Home Depot has it online...
  16. Part for Deer Run (Ray G.) 125 Electric Upgradable RO

    We've gotten many years of flawless performance from our electric 125 upgradable RO, but today a part blew out. Not mad about it, stuff happens, especially in several year old stuff.
    Called...
  17. Unfortunately I've had a couple of valves split,...

    Unfortunately I've had a couple of valves split, burst, whatever you want to call it. Thats after starting with 4-6 percent concentrate, then boiling a good amount of time maybe 3ish hours before...
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    I know you're talking about regular tubing...

    I know you're talking about regular tubing installations, but I used them last year for drop lines into buckets. Just put them on by hand, and they stayed on. Couldn't pull most of them apart at...
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    We have sugar maples, black maples, and what look...

    We have sugar maples, black maples, and what look like hybrid sugar/black maples. For us they are basically interchangable, with similar sugar content, and volume of sap. Black maples make fine...
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    If you want to learn how to fix or repair poly...

    If you want to learn how to fix or repair poly tanks yourself and have nobody nearby, just google "poly tank repair". Theres different stuff for sale, and different repair methods.
    If you're not...
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    here's their info in english, from their press...

    here's their info in english, from their press release: PRESS RELEASE For immediate release QUEBEC MAPLE SYRUP An outstanding 2019 harves tLongueuil, June 12, 2019 – A late spring and ...
  22. Hey, this is good, I'ma try some/all of these....

    Hey, this is good, I'ma try some/all of these. On the pudding one, whats the consistency supposed to end up like?
    And, maple coated cashews with a bit of salt sounds pretty good too. ...
  23. Three Ingredient Maple Desserts--What're yours?

    So, I've been trying out a LOT of combinations of things, and using three, and only three ingredients, have come up with my all time favorite dessert using our Maple Syrup.
    Here's the ingredients: ...
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    The thread "CDL or Lapierre 2x6 evaporator?" has...

    The thread "CDL or Lapierre 2x6 evaporator?" has a bit of stuff on the Lapierre Classic. Maybe you (the op) could PM a couple of them to get their thoughts and opinion?
    Just another 02 cents. good...
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    I think there are at least a couple of Traders...

    I think there are at least a couple of Traders here with that/those rigs. Hope they will chime in. Mine is a Lapierre, but only a 2x5. I found attached notes and paperwork when I bought it that...
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