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    Next week will likely go to medium .mike let your...

    Next week will likely go to medium .mike let your sap sit for a day or ro in the morning from the day before and boil at night. Just keep an eye on it that it doesnt turn.
  2. So buy the slip check valve and then buy 2...

    So buy the slip check valve and then buy 2 slipxfipt fittings and your done
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    jacob everyone in the region is having trouble...

    jacob everyone in the region is having trouble filtering. some of the 7" presses are only getting 5-10 gallons through before changing out and cleaning. looks like the same issue with you. every year...
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    you must have been drinking molson golden because...

    you must have been drinking molson golden because those rows ARE NOT anywhere straight. i do want to borrow the press but its not quite clean enough for me. ~bigger grin~
  5. its still moving forward but very very slowly at...

    its still moving forward but very very slowly at this point. for the maple industry as a whole this will be very beneficial and they have to use a starting number. this was created initially for the...
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    all thats required is about 17" vac. a simple...

    all thats required is about 17" vac. a simple shop vac works fine, nothing expensive needed. and the shop vac sucks so no need to buy a new one it will never touch or blow into the syrup, just make...
  7. Thread: Deer run ro

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    can be bought anywhere. just need 2-4" membranes...

    can be bought anywhere. just need 2-4" membranes from any maple dealer, must use membranes for maple
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    where you are and the fact that its February, i...

    where you are and the fact that its February, i say go for it
  9. DOES IT KILL BACTERIA YES. DOES IT WORK WELL NO....

    DOES IT KILL BACTERIA YES. DOES IT WORK WELL NO. calcium hypochlorite WORKS BETTER BUT MUST BE CLEANED THOROUGHLY AFTER IT SITS IN THE LINES FOR I BIT. IF IT BLOWS THOUGH FAST YOUR KILLING THE...
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    please introduce yourself

    please introduce yourself
  11. There is a difference between the tips swelling...

    There is a difference between the tips swelling and an actual bud that forms to flower
  12. winter is running late. go back to the roots of...

    winter is running late. go back to the roots of maple. after the freeze let nature do its thing.
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    Very little profit. When its all said and done...

    Very little profit. When its all said and done not much left over. My benefit to being a dealer is seeing all the operations and helping them do better. As an end user for syrup we buy a decent...
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    Doubt its cdl we have in house techs, plus...

    Doubt its cdl we have in house techs, plus service guys in pa and ohio.
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    too early in the year still. pays to wait

    too early in the year still. pays to wait
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    either way works but if on the ground the tube...

    either way works but if on the ground the tube must end shortly past the top of the bucket. if its in the sap, at the end of the day a good bit gets sucked back in the tree

    either size tubing...
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    Unless you damaged the spout, its the silver...

    Unless you damaged the spout, its the silver inside that is the benefit. Bacteria cant grow
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    that how the bigger units work. more pressure to...

    that how the bigger units work. more pressure to the vessel with restriction to the permeate line forces the sugars out. the water comes out the center top, concentrate to the outside
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    buy a food grade gate type valve. put it on the...

    buy a food grade gate type valve. put it on the exit side of the membrane- permeate line. there has to be a electronic shut off when pressure is too high. those can be bought at any dealer or...
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    its not frozen . the crystallizing just continued...

    its not frozen . the crystallizing just continued to the point the liquid left balanced out. dump it in a bowl add hot distilled water to the container, when dissolved put all together, then boil...
  21. pump size is the most critical thing here. also...

    pump size is the most critical thing here. also keep in mind when you re-engineer a piece of equipment it usually goes down in value.
  22. Thread: Deer run ro

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    some of the most beautiful words ive heard today....

    some of the most beautiful words ive heard today. "biggest grin"
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    I do a fair amount of installs. i dont make a...

    I do a fair amount of installs. i dont make a living doing it. its expensive to install and pretty hard work(and i grew up as a farmer and milking cows). my money is made selling syrup/syrup products.
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    lots traded in over the years. under performs...

    lots traded in over the years. under performs dollar per gallon. most complaints is lower gph than expected and lower sugar output. but it serves the purposea nd faster than raw
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    100% done, turn key should be 25-28 per tap...

    100% done, turn key should be 25-28 per tap including tanks,pumps ect. $405,000
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