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    Our walls are 8' high with 12/12 pitch with a...

    Our walls are 8' high with 12/12 pitch with a lean to addition on it that only has a 4/12 pitch.We have steel on roof then 1 1/2"insulation then a steel ceiling,we have a hood on evaperator,with...
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    Although the hangers are offset the end plate can...

    Although the hangers are offset the end plate can be rotated 180 degrees thus the outlet hole will be on top instead of bottom.We struggled with this same problem til we discovered this.Now we have...
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    We run a 2x6 air tight with auf and aof soot...

    We run a 2x6 air tight with auf and aof soot build up is not an issue , I believe regular firings and seasoned wood are also keys to helping with soot build up.Before we modified our arch we just...
  4. I believe if you do a search on here you will...

    I believe if you do a search on here you will find it .If that doesn't work pm me and i can send you pics and parts list
  5. Do you want mechanical or electric,if you have...

    Do you want mechanical or electric,if you have electric ,an electrical releaser is the only way to go in my opinion.If your handy you can build your own releaser. We run two seperate woods on...
  6. We filter at the end of every boiling session. We...

    We filter at the end of every boiling session. We draw off into a large stainless steel round container, to keep syrup warm we use a cast iron burner under the pot.We keep flame low as it requires...
  7. Yes seems confusing we use ours all time for...

    Yes seems confusing we use ours all time for reheating.We have used ours for 4 years now no issues at all.It uses same elements as a hot water "heater".
  8. We have a LaPierre 29 gallon water jacket canner...

    We have a LaPierre 29 gallon water jacket canner with dual elements it
    takes about 2 hours to heat up syrup to 186 ,if its full.
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    Today will be our last boil in the mid Michigan...

    Today will be our last boil in the mid Michigan area.Our trees are 98% hard maple and they have pretty well shut down.The warm weather didnt help at all.Just goes to show Mother Nature is always in...
  10. Our tree's finally let loose Sunday night,...

    Our tree's finally let loose Sunday night, averaged almost 3 gal/tap sugar is good at 2.5
  11. We are almost tapped here in mid Michigan only...

    We are almost tapped here in mid Michigan only about 100 left to go. Slow going this year as squirrel damage has been awful. With any luck should be boiling Sunday.
  12. We have used about 1000' of high density...

    We have used about 1000' of high density mainline. The price point is good,longevity is yet to be determined as it has only been up only 2 years. It's recommended to use ss fittings which is a no...
  13. yes you can use a cordless drill ,just make sure...

    yes you can use a cordless drill ,just make sure you put a stop on your drill bit so as not to drill all the way through
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    Sugar Bush Supply has clear plastic bottles they...

    Sugar Bush Supply has clear plastic bottles they are bpa free also.We have used them with no trouble at all, clarity is good and take the heat with no problems.
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    Image of press end plate for Smoky Lake Press ...

    Image of press end plate for Smoky Lake Press

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    the paper is not compromised when the end plate...

    the paper is not compromised when the end plate on the smoky lake press is rotated 180 degrees the outlet hole has no backing ,the only backing is the waffle pattern, so the syrup with takes path of...
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    Thyfishingman your welcome glad i could help.

    Thyfishingman your welcome glad i could help.
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    we had same problem with our smoky lake press...

    we had same problem with our smoky lake press although you cant put plates in wrong you can put end plate on 180 degrees off make sure hole is on bottom on end plate. With end plate on right or...
  19. I just talked to Ray the other day about doing...

    I just talked to Ray the other day about doing same thing to my to 250 he told me the pump is not big enough and all I would gain is extended run time without fouling the membrane .
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    We use gas powered pumps,our pump of choice is...

    We use gas powered pumps,our pump of choice is pacific hydrostar(harbor freight).It was half cost of Honda wx10 which we have also but the pacific hydro star is quiter uses less gas n pumps faster...
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    We had a good year also ended up with 171...

    We had a good year also ended up with 171 gallons.we were also concerned the season was going to be iffy,sure glad we tapped early. Our sap only averaged out to 1.6% but ended with.3gpt.Sure glad had...
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    We pulled taps here in Ingham county...

    We pulled taps here in Ingham county Sunday.Boiled last of sap Saturday evening syrup had good color and taste was fair,not the flavor we like so shut the operation down for 2016.
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    We have a sunrise 2x6 spitfire drop flue in mill...

    We have a sunrise 2x6 spitfire drop flue in mill finish. The rig works well very functional it's not all shiny n pretty but it makes syrup. We went right to there place of business in indiana and...
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    We pretty much always draw off at 222 it's a...

    We pretty much always draw off at 222 it's a little heavy but we adjust density at the canner. We have multiple thermometers n all seem to be the same. But alas the Murphy cup an hydrometer always...
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    We pushed sweet out of evaperator last night...

    We pushed sweet out of evaperator last night cleaned tanks hoping for run next week but will take whatever mother nature hands us . Been a short but productive season we have all hard maples tapped n...
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