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    Try Northern Tool, it looks like they have Hondas...

    Try Northern Tool, it looks like they have Hondas in horizontal shaft. I suggest about a 389CC. I used a 240CC on a Surge 75, it used almost2x the fuel that I needed when I ran the same pump on a...
  2. Too bad you're not closer, I have an...

    Too bad you're not closer, I have an approximately 200 US gal SS tank for sale. It's listed in the classifieds (I'll heck to make sure it's still up.) It has an outer skin that's badly dented but the...
  3. Well, what's left is short enough that they...

    Well, what's left is short enough that they shouldn't land on the house, if they still look compromised you may want to park the car farther away.
    So sad when you lose the resource, even if you...
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    I say, place it where it's most convenient. For...

    I say, place it where it's most convenient. For stack height it really makes no difference. Your stack needs to be 2 times the length of the evaporator or 3' out of the roof or 2' above the highest...
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    I've had good success making bourbon barrel aged...

    I've had good success making bourbon barrel aged maple syrup. I heat the syrup to 190-200, then pump it into a recently emptied barrel and then when full I seat the bung. I seem to do it a little...
  6. Thread: Gas pumps

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    On 2 leases I used Honda engines to power the...

    On 2 leases I used Honda engines to power the pumps. On one site I was using a vacuum tank thus no releaser. That tank was rated to hold up to 20" vacuum, I ran with 3 vacuum releasers to hold it to...
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    Have they been stressed? (Defoliation, drought,...

    Have they been stressed? (Defoliation, drought, bigger trees shading them maybe)?
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    If you plant sugars as small saplings, plan on...

    If you plant sugars as small saplings, plan on 30-40 years. Closer to 30 if you fertilize them and keep competition down, 40-45 if you just let nature do it without help.
    Planting for tapping is...
  9. Thread: Syrup pump

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    I use my air diaphragm pump, but the air...

    I use my air diaphragm pump, but the air compressor is in my shop about 80' away. I ran a line underground when I ran the electric. The pumping speed is very temperature dependent, in summer it takes...
  10. Thread: Tees

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    The clogs are why I started a program of cleaning...

    The clogs are why I started a program of cleaning my tubing soon after the season, then again mid fall, each time using calcium based chlorine, then as I prepped for tapping I ran the pump pulling...
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    I also only ever got much off reds without...

    I also only ever got much off reds without vacuum. Are you on vacuum. It seems, at least on my reds that 3/16 gravity generated vacuum can't work because the reds are not on the hills, you need...
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    Sticky: When posting in classifieds

    I notice a very large percentage of those who post in the classified section get impatient and click submit again, and again, and again. Please, when you submit, give the system time to work. Don't...
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    Here's the one I have: ...

    Here's the one I have: https://www.amazon.com/VEVOR-Upgrade-Tankless-Propane-Regulator/dp/B07SYZ52N7/ref=sr_1_9?dchild=1&keywords=propane%2C+tankless+water+heater&qid=1620765458&sr=8-9
    I don't...
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    Over the years I've had 3 tankless water heaters...

    Over the years I've had 3 tankless water heaters in my sugarhouse. The first one only heated 1 gpm up to 120F, from 35F incoming temp. It was good but my problem was that 1 gpm was not fast enough. I...
  15. Everything I've heard about using sap ladders...

    Everything I've heard about using sap ladders with any diaphragm pump is that they don't work.
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    They are made to run off a 20# tank, however, I...

    They are made to run off a 20# tank, however, I have a bulk tank at my sugarhouse and a mainline with several take off's. My bottler used to be propane, my fire starter is a weed burner torch, my...
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    I use a tankless water heater, my Deer run RO...

    I use a tankless water heater, my Deer run RO does not heat the water very fast. The one I use is like this: ...
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    I would suggest a long sap hydrometer, very...

    I would suggest a long sap hydrometer, very accurate.
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    Back 19 seasons ago I filtered using a cone and...

    Back 19 seasons ago I filtered using a cone and pre-filters. The biggest issue was keeping the syrup hot enough. If you have a turkey fryer pot, try to come up with a way to hang the cone filter into...
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    I've had great results with a 115v model for 4...

    I've had great results with a 115v model for 4 years, however many have said the 12V is more dependable.
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    It's my belief that if a saw doesn't start in 4...

    It's my belief that if a saw doesn't start in 4 pulls max, it needs attention, something is not as it should be.
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    The two are not necessarily needed to get great...

    The two are not necessarily needed to get great results. It does however take some practice. A Steam bottler will help a lot, but it can be done without also.
    Get a smaller pot for bottling from....
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    While I have 4 gas chainsaws, in 4 sizes, I still...

    While I have 4 gas chainsaws, in 4 sizes, I still use a battery chainsaw on some stuff. It's amazing how far batteries have come, along with brushless motors, they can work wonders.
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    In most if not all states (and Provinces?) it's...

    In most if not all states (and Provinces?) it's illegal to sell unfiltered syrup except as bulk.
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    I have AOF and AUF, until my grandson forgot to...

    I have AOF and AUF, until my grandson forgot to shut off the blower as he added wood (back in the first season I had the blower) and I saw no sparks or smoke coming out the door, the fan no longer...
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