Search:

Type: Posts; User: Zucker Lager

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    2
    Views
    579

    I just bought a bunch of buckets for collecting...

    I just bought a bunch of buckets for collecting but they are rated for food storage and heat.
    I ordered them from Uline. To save on shipping I looked around for a store that purchased from them...
  2. Replies
    2
    Views
    452

    Hey Erob: Sometime back one guy was making an...

    Hey Erob:
    Sometime back one guy was making an arch out of a wood stove here is the thread.
    http://mapletrader.com/community/showthread.php?29678-New-Evaporator-Build&p=319878#post319878
    Good...
  3. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,873

    If I may add just a little to Dr. Tim's...

    If I may add just a little to Dr. Tim's explanation.
    For a very accurate reading you need a "positive displacement" meter. Its not just a spinning wheel or fan it actually takes an accurate measure...
  4. Replies
    7
    Views
    966

    I use HDPE 55 gallon drums for sap storage that...

    I use HDPE 55 gallon drums for sap storage that had wine in them I now know that the "white wine" barrels clean out and the smell goes away but the "red wine" barrels hang on to that smell one barrel...
  5. Thread: Ticks

    by Zucker Lager
    Replies
    17
    Views
    1,668

    Years ago there was an article in Wisconsin...

    Years ago there was an article in Wisconsin magazine about using permetherin to rid an area of tics by spraying cotton batting with it, stuffing the treated cotton into waterproof tubes the size of...
  6. Replies
    6
    Views
    955

    One guy came to work looking like he got into a...

    One guy came to work looking like he got into a bar fight. He was splitting hickory and it hit him in the face..............ouch! Jay
  7. Replies
    22
    Views
    4,817

    Finally getting some sap here but now a possible...

    Finally getting some sap here but now a possible foot of snow coming???? holy smokes get the snowshoes back out ha ha. Jay
  8. Replies
    18
    Views
    2,216

    Don't stop with just morels there are many fungi...

    Don't stop with just morels there are many fungi available throughout the year that are great edibles and I agree with Twisted Minds that joining a club is a great way to learn how / what to pick...
  9. Replies
    18
    Views
    2,216

    If you check online look for a picture of a...

    If you check online look for a picture of a cutaway of a true morel its hollow throughout from stipe to cap all in one piece but there are a few false ones Gyromytra E (sp?) is one if you look that...
  10. Replies
    31
    Views
    5,668

    Hey Grandma Guess I was thinking more about...

    Hey Grandma Guess I was thinking more about latitude. Its a guessing game every year for when things start and stop. I collected about 25 gallons of solid ice yesterday 5 of 17 trees are still dry....
  11. Replies
    31
    Views
    5,668

    Hey Grandma: Seems like every year you are...

    Hey Grandma:
    Seems like every year you are running way before I even get started. I'm just a little South and East of you and we're getting days that go just ever so slightly above freezing then...
  12. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,015

    If I do have to shoot them I wonder if they will...

    If I do have to shoot them I wonder if they will taste mapley ?? Jay
  13. Thread: Squirrels

    by Zucker Lager
    Replies
    16
    Views
    1,402

    Just wondering if the guys still having trouble...

    Just wondering if the guys still having trouble with chewers after using the tape might just give the tapes sticky side a light dusting of hot pepper then apply it..............then if they do chew...
  14. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,015

    I'd Rather Have Squirrels ?

    I know squirrels are a pain to deal with but this really sucks. I've got porcupines eating my trees! Now what can I do about that ????? Jay

    19858 19859 19860
  15. Replies
    6
    Views
    368

    Hey Grandma: I've found that what they use in...

    Hey Grandma:
    I've found that what they use in wood stoves to seal the components together when they assemble them works good but once its baked it gets hard like sand stone and will crack so it...
  16. Replies
    22
    Views
    4,817

    Tapped 17 yesterday, snow is still knee deep, ...

    Tapped 17 yesterday, snow is still knee deep, one tree that is in the open dripped a little all the others were dry.................We are usually a week or two behind you guys in Merrill sometimes...
  17. If you want to buy new then I would suggest just...

    If you want to buy new then I would suggest just a google type search I think ULine is a good supplier??? I get mine from a guy about 50 miles away that recycles buckets, drums, ICB's etc so maybe...
  18. Hey Tgormley: just a standard 55 gallon food...

    Hey Tgormley:
    just a standard 55 gallon food grade drum. You must have "open top" drums? removable lid with a metal band / screw that clamps the top onto the drum lip. Unless you replaced the gasket...
  19. The plumbing is just PVC I get 3/4 threaded and...

    The plumbing is just PVC I get 3/4 threaded and that fits one of the bungs that has a knockout threaded for 3/4 NPT. I also get some 1/2" pipe turn the end on the lathe to fit into the ID of the 3/4...
  20. Here is the drum / cradle I made for collecting, ...

    Here is the drum / cradle I made for collecting, the one for my storage drums is the same just is longer with two notches for barrels. The drum / bucket is the same also just on the storage drums I...
  21. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,510

    I made an electric one using sheet metal for the...

    I made an electric one using sheet metal for the water jacket and a stainless baine marie (sp?) then a steam table pan for filter tray. Jay
    ...
  22. Replies
    4
    Views
    872

    Don't you mean "give it a stir" ???

    Don't you mean "give it a stir" ???
  23. Hey Birdmancf: I"m doing just that for storage...

    Hey Birdmancf:
    I"m doing just that for storage outside my sugar shack. I'm laying my two 55 gallon drums on their side in a cradle piped together with a combination of PVC and hose, into one draw...
  24. Replies
    4
    Views
    754

    This matter has been discussed before if you're...

    This matter has been discussed before if you're interested. http://mapletrader.com/community/showthread.php?32632-Frozen-ground-and-sap-flow.&highlight=soil+freezing[/QUOTE]

    Thanks Dr. Tim guess...
  25. Replies
    4
    Views
    754

    Frost and Sap Yield

    In our area we get 3 to 5 feet of frost, some construction guys I talked to say they have seen it 8 feet deep!!! holy smokes. So a percentage of a trees root ball is in frost. Sap that is taken up by...
Results 1 to 25 of 235
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4