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    Better late than never!

    Better late than never!
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    New maple grades

    I just received information that the USDA announced they have approved the new grade standards. Here is the link to the announcement>
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    I wear Cabelas Briar Gard Pants the are fairly...

    I wear Cabelas Briar Gard Pants the are fairly warm and water resitiant around 100bucks
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    what i have found are 2013 presenters.

    what i have found are 2013 presenters.
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    Where can one find the a list of seminars and...

    Where can one find the a list of seminars and presenters?
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    I saw the Eco-Vap in action at the open house. It...

    I saw the Eco-Vap in action at the open house. It is quite and clean and way more expensive than any of would ever pay. They where making syrup on it and handing out samples. the syrup taste like...
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    Sullydog, are you saying 60 is old? I am 58 and I...

    Sullydog, are you saying 60 is old? I am 58 and I have 3000 taps this year one other person helped we nearly made 1000gal of syrup. I sell almost all of my syrup retail, I make candy cream sugar...
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    you probably had leaks. I bought a Busch pump and...

    you probably had leaks. I bought a Busch pump and had no trouble getting to27hg. as far as imploding your moisture trap i would say there was a defect in the trap. I have two on mine and have had no...
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    I have heard bascom is paying 2.50 for the top...

    I have heard bascom is paying 2.50 for the top three grades. 2.40 for B and 1.90 for C
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    I have heard that peepers look thru glass three...

    I have heard that peepers look thru glass three time before its over. meaning three freezes after you first hear them.
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    I dont buy in to the syrup per tap game, You can...

    I dont buy in to the syrup per tap game, You can have poor trees and good vacuum and only make a qt or pint per tap. But you have done every thing you could to produce more syrup. Or you could have...
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    Theron, I know the signs of budding. I was just...

    Theron, I know the signs of budding. I was just poking you a little.
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    Theron, how do you know the trees want to "bud...

    Theron,
    how do you know the trees want to "bud out", have they been talkin to you?
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    You guys are missing the point of the post. I...

    You guys are missing the point of the post. I want to know who has the most taps w/o an RO. Although I do appreciate you comments.
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    while free labor and free wood is a consideration...

    while free labor and free wood is a consideration , the need for sleep comes into play also.
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    Most Taps w/o an RO

    I have always wondered if I am crazy or if there are other folks with large tap count and have no RO. I have 3000 on high vacuum and boil on a 4x14 Force 5. Anyone have more and no RO?
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    Stared the day with 2500 gal of sap made 40gal...

    Stared the day with 2500 gal of sap made 40gal and still have 3000gal. For the biggest part of the day we were getting 300 gal of sap an hour. releaser was tripping every 2mis 50 seconds. I have a...
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    I started running hard this afternoon . This past...

    I started running hard this afternoon . This past run we collected 8500 off of 3000 taps. I think thats pretty good.
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    I have a 51cfm pump on 3000 taps, I have a north...

    I have a 51cfm pump on 3000 taps, I have a north and west facing exposure. trust me when the pump is off the sap is frozen. I have a mechanical releaser in a heated building. Here is my reasoning for...
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    I do not belevie that there is such a thing as a...

    I do not belevie that there is such a thing as a bullet proof pump. liquid ring pumps need to be cooled and if you are using water for a seal you have to worry a bout freezing. oil flood also need...
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    Sean, you are under no obligation to tell...

    Sean, you are under no obligation to tell customers that you did not make the syrup. Your customers buy from you because they like your product,and you are local. Make sure the syrup you buy meets...
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    Chris, the grade has been B and slowly moving...

    Chris, the grade has been B and slowly moving up. the flavor has been excellent, been cleaning tanks and started from scratch twice. a just a dark syrup year. the runs have been decent, but not...
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    spud, I bought a 51 cfm Busch pump for this...

    spud, I bought a 51 cfm Busch pump for this season. So far it has performed flawlessly. Mine has a vfd and a single phase to three phase converter running it along with a Johnson temp control. It is...
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    A quick report form Forest Co. I should finish...

    A quick report form Forest Co. I should finish the day with 370 gal of syrup. Friday and Saturdays run produced 5650 gal of sap,off of 3000 taps. we have boiled 6 days and collected a total of 22725...
  25. Thread: Thin syrup

    by Dave Y
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    Your thermometer is faulty. Buy one you can...

    Your thermometer is faulty. Buy one you can calibrate.
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