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  1. Thread: Saginaw

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    I'm finished! Boiled off last 20 gallons I got...

    I'm finished! Boiled off last 20 gallons I got Friday and Saturday morning yesterday...
    So year 2 is in the books with a total of 181 gallons of sap collected which made 40 pints!
    I think I'm...
  2. Thread: Saginaw

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    I will give that a try, thanks...

    I will give that a try, thanks...
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    Pdiamond, so you're saying as soon as I hit my...

    Pdiamond, so you're saying as soon as I hit my 219-220 temp, filter it right then without letting it cool down any? I guess I thought I read that you should let it cool some before filtering to...
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    Pdiamond, no I don't have a hydrometer... Heck I...

    Pdiamond, no I don't have a hydrometer... Heck I barely know what I'm doing! LOL BTW had another 15 gallons this morning!

    I boil outside and just keep adding sap until my buckets are empty and...
  5. Thread: Saginaw

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    Well, I've surpassed last year! Thru yesterday...

    Well, I've surpassed last year! Thru yesterday evening I've bottled 25 pints from 110 gallons. Got another 17.5 gallons today! I have to assume everyone else is as busy, that's why not a lot of...
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    Things were really slow 2-27 thru 3-3 maybe about...

    Things were really slow 2-27 thru 3-3 maybe about a half gallon, BUT then things have turned on!! The last 5 days (3-4 thru tonight 3-8) I've collected 65 gallons! I also added another tap to make...
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    It finally started here today! As of yesterday...

    It finally started here today! As of yesterday at 6pm I had less than a half gallon across all 9 taps since Monday! Checked them today about 6pm and had 12.5 gallons! Will start first boil of the...
  8. Thread: Saginaw

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    Well here we go for year 2... Put in 9 taps...

    Well here we go for year 2... Put in 9 taps yesterday afternoon, only one showed signs of sap. Does that just mean that it is still too cold for sap to run? Temps look great for the next couple of...
  9. Thread: Saginaw

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    Thanks... I had to correct my "signature"...

    Thanks... I had to correct my "signature" numbers as I missed a row in my excel spread sheet. Also, basically only 5 taps produced, I put in 2 more late in the game and only got about 1.5 gallons...
  10. Thread: Saginaw

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    Well my first year is over...Boiled down short of...

    Well my first year is over...Boiled down short of 20 gallons last Sunday and about another 15 gallons today that I got on Monday and Tuesday. Everything cleaned and put away for next year!
  11. Thread: Saginaw

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    Thanks for the feedback... Yes in looking this...

    Thanks for the feedback... Yes in looking this morning (basically no sap collected) buds are all flowered out. Looks like I'll boil this weekend and clean everything up and put away for next year.
  12. Thread: Saginaw

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    I'm gonna say they are Silver Maples... I was...

    I'm gonna say they are Silver Maples... I was trimming last year about this time of year due to storm damage and the sap was pouring out so I thought I'd give it a try this year...
  13. Thread: Saginaw

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    First timer, please help... When to stop? I put in 5 taps on Feb 21st. Thru March 9 I got 80 gallons which made 15 pints of syrup. From March 10 to March 16, basically nothing. March 17 morning...
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