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  1. Thread: Cdl venturi

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    Cdl has not released much info about the rig....

    Cdl has not released much info about the rig. Been looking for some material on the unit with no luck. I watched a introduction from Roths Sugar Bush about the unit, would have to call to find out...
  2. Thread: Cdl venturi

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    How many cfms are the blowers that creat the...

    How many cfms are the blowers that creat the draft on a 4 ft wide arch?
  3. Thread: Cdl venturi

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    Cdl venturi

    Anyone got them self's one of them new cdl venturi boilers?
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    That's what I figured. Thanks Dr. Tim for the...

    That's what I figured. Thanks Dr. Tim for the response. I'll maybe look around to see if I can find some syrup with low invert sugars.
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    Lowering invert sugars

    So I finally bought a glucose meter and tested some of my syrup and with it being late season syrup its reading high, too high to successfully do anything with besides leaving it as syrup. I did some...
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    I made one small batche with the kitchen aid...

    I made one small batche with the kitchen aid mixer that came out perfect which was mid to late season. The two batches I did a couple days ago were from the first half of the season(which seems to be...
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    Maple sugar issues

    So yesterday and today I made a couple batch of sugar and both batches of sugar came out clumpy, the whole batch. First batch I got it up to 262, and the second batch, 265. The only thing I can...
  8. Thread: Pre Heater

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    I'll have to check out smokeylake preheater. I...

    I'll have to check out smokeylake preheater. I have a steam hood made out of 20 ga stainless. I've done some looking before building a preheater and one thing that sticks out the most is having a...
  9. Thread: Pre Heater

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    Pre Heater

    Hello folks! So I'm planning on building a preheater like the one from Sunrise Metals http://sunriseevaporator.com/wp-content/uploads/flipbook/1/mobile/index.html#p=17. I've read some threads on here...
  10. All you guys who are running a 1hp, have you guys...

    All you guys who are running a 1hp, have you guys run into it where it seems like 1 hp ain't quite enough power? or havent you run into any issue with it whats so ever?
  11. Very good post here, very helpful with making a...

    Very good post here, very helpful with making a good quality machine. I found a funnel (5 gallon) http://www.bubbasbarrels.com/tri-clamp-funnel-5-gallon-0, that Im looking to use, the funnel can be...
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    Milk tank agitation motor

    Im thinking about making myself a cream machine, have the idea of using a motor off a bulk tank to connect to a brass gear pump instead of getting a motor and having to buy a rpm reduction...
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    Well I bought a 60 qt univex mixer, I paid $1,800...

    Well I bought a 60 qt univex mixer, I paid $1,800 plus a gallon of syrup, came from the school I went to....
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    Thanks for everyone chiming in! Last season I was...

    Thanks for everyone chiming in! Last season I was at 2000 taps and growing each year. I figured if syrup is being bought in barrel and the barrel is being returned when delivering a full barrel, I...
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    I understand there are so many variables when it...

    I understand there are so many variables when it comes down to figuring cost to make a gallon of syrup, not everyone's operation is the same. Just curious what some of you guys charge per pound just...
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    I did some looking and found a guy close by who...

    I did some looking and found a guy close by who has a 60 quart mixer made by Univex that I will be looking at this week, it's a little on the big side but at the price he has it at, it ain't a bad...
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    Maple sugar mixer

    I have a guy who is wanting maple sugar for his mini donuts he makes and sells out of his food vendor wagon. Right now I'm trying to find an efficient way of stirring the syrup once it reaches the...
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    Selling syrup by the barrel

    Today I was at a local town selling syrup and had a few different vendors who approach me about my syrup. One guy was looking for maple sugar for his mini donuts he makes and sells, the second guy...
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    I watched a couple videos about insulated fire...

    I watched a couple videos about insulated fire brick and they perform a little better the regular fire brick but dont come close to insulation like ceramic blanket. I got the impression your way...
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    Insulated fire brick

    Have anyone of you heard/used insulated fire brick?https://www.ceramicfiberonline.com/product/insulating-firebrick-ifb/
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    My idea is instead of replacing all the firebrick...

    My idea is instead of replacing all the firebrick with new brick I figured that I would just buy refacrotory cement in the dry powder from menards, I'd make some forms inside the fire box and mix up...
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    Redoing the fire box

    So I'm going to redoing my fire box, for durability is refractory cement more durable than firebrick?
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    Thanks guys for the help in finding out what it...

    Thanks guys for the help in finding out what it is.
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    They looked/felt like felt when I was observing...

    They looked/felt like felt when I was observing the leaf. The gentleman who brought the leaf said that there were a couple branches with all the leaves like the leaf in the photo. The owner of the...
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    I think it can be rubbed off, we never tried. The...

    I think it can be rubbed off, we never tried. The red dose not show on the front of the leaf which I would assume that it is not a fungus.
    The story behind the leaves is I dropped of some syrup at...
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