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    30 taps in last Saturday. Running well. Picked up...

    30 taps in last Saturday. Running well. Picked up 35 gallons and put in another 10 taps Wednesday. Discovered several taps leaking. Tried wrapping spiles with teflon tape. Will check them today to...
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    We purchased the R 10 kit this year. Couldn't be...

    We purchased the R 10 kit this year. Couldn't be more pleased with the performance. Easy to assemble. Excellent instructions. Support is top notch. Would highly recommend.
  3. Try polycarbonate. Available through brewer's...

    Try polycarbonate. Available through brewer's supply companies.
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    Collected 130 gallons of sap this week. Pulled...

    Collected 130 gallons of sap this week. Pulled the taps on Saturday. 21323Boiled Friday and Saturday. Ended up with just over 10 gallons of syrup for the season.
    Very happy with the RO bucket system...
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    Finished a little over two and a half gallons...

    Finished a little over two and a half gallons yesterday. One more week and we will pull the taps. It's been nice having our boiling time cut in half with the RO bucket system. Back to cleaning up...
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    Got up to the woods around 4:30 today. Picked up...

    Got up to the woods around 4:30 today. Picked up a little over 100 gallons. Running through the RO now. Probably will wait to start cooking until it warms up a little tomorrow morning. Sap was down...
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    Thanks.We'll be up Friday. Hoping for a good run...

    Thanks.We'll be up Friday. Hoping for a good run this week. I'd like to see 80 gallons or better.
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    Anybody know how they're running this week in...

    Anybody know how they're running this week in Langlade county? Have heard good reports elsewhere.
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    Picked up another 80 gallons this afternoon....

    Picked up another 80 gallons this afternoon. Going through the RO now. Will start boiling at 6 tomorrow morning. Running good today.
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    Collected 90 gallons of sap last weekend on 30...

    Collected 90 gallons of sap last weekend on 30 taps. New RO bucket set up worked perfectly. Ended up with just under 3 gallons of beautiful amber syrup.
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    Langlade county

    Tapped today. Most trees running already. Barrel evaporator all set up. Hope to start cooking next weekend.
  12. I would agree with bricking the stove. Add a...

    I would agree with bricking the stove. Add a grate to raise the fire under the pans. If you can shorten the fire box and add a ramp it will help direct the heat on to the pans. With a big open fire...
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    RB 10 kit. Should be getting started next week if...

    RB 10 kit. Should be getting started next week if the weather cooperates.
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    I've given it some thought. Most likely that 40...

    I've given it some thought. Most likely that 40 degrees won't come until late afternoon and will be short lived. It seems that when we have as much snow as we do this year it takes a couple of days...
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    Scaling back to 30 taps this year due to the...

    Scaling back to 30 taps this year due to the storm damage. Will have to wait until after the loggers finish this summer to create trails to some new trees to tap. Looking forward to testing the...
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    Getting ready

    Lots of winter left but getting ready in Langlade County. Looking forward to using the new RO. Will have to tap alot of new trees this year as we lost most of our tappers in the July blowdown.
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    Picked-up 125 gallons of sap Thursday night and...

    Picked-up 125 gallons of sap Thursday night and another 35 yesterday. Trees were running very well. Will finish cooking this morning and back up for more next weekend. Hopefully some more snow will...
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    Well good luck this year. Hopefully this weather...

    Well good luck this year. Hopefully this weather will knock the snow down a little for you. I will be setting up the stove this weekend and hope to boil next.
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    We are near Rose Lake. Fortunately there are...

    We are near Rose Lake. Fortunately there are enough trees just off our plowed lane that we don't have to venture in too deep. Still over three feet of snow in the woods. Old tap holes were at snow...
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    Langlade county

    Put on the snowshoes and got 40 pails hung yesterday.
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