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  1. Thread: Syrup pricing

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    Tin Man, You must have degree in marketing....

    Tin Man,
    You must have degree in marketing....
  2. There are corks referred to as tasting corks, t...

    There are corks referred to as tasting corks, t top corks, mushroom corks. They are designed to be removeable. Google will show you all sorts of them. I used some this year.
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    I have 2 20 gallon poly water tanks that I carry...

    I have 2 20 gallon poly water tanks that I carry on my atv for sap collection. I took one, hooked up one of my shurflo pumps to it and the battery I use for a remote vac system. plumbed it in at the...
  4. Thread: Syrup pricing

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    I decide to go with 13/ pt and 25/ qt. It's...

    I decide to go with 13/ pt and 25/ qt. It's flying out the door with rave reviews.
    Got a large list of tweaks to do do over the summer.
  5. Thread: Tapping 2019

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    Grand total for the year is 31 gallons of dark...

    Grand total for the year is 31 gallons of dark robust. Couldn't have done it without the RO bucket RB-15 kit and the Shurflo pumps.
    Very pleased with how it all went. Next year will be a whole lot...
  6. Thread: Tapping 2019

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    Iím done. 100 gallons of sap Thursday, 100 more Friday, 50 or so overnight. Concentrated and boiled today. Have 20 gallons of 90% syrup to finish tomorrow. 17.5 already bottled. A good season...
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    I bought the same press this year also. We were...

    I bought the same press this year also. We were using 3-4 cups for 10-15 gallons. It works like a charm. The DE cakes came out at about a 1/4 inch think when we finished. We premixed it well and...
  8. Thread: Syrup pricing

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    When I had my boatyard I had a guy bring his...

    When I had my boatyard I had a guy bring his diesel engine in to rebuild. It had swallowed salt water and he had left it sit in the barn over the winter(brilliant). It took a week to get 4 pistons...
  9. Thread: Tapping 2019

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    110 I think. She knows, I’m just the hired help.....

    110 I think. She knows, I’m just the hired help..
    The 4 longest runs go up and over the hill behind the shack. Probably a 150 -200 ft elevation change. One run has to pull uphill behind the crest...
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    Get some 3/16 tubing, a shurflo pump and a larger...

    Get some 3/16 tubing, a shurflo pump and a larger sap tank. Youíll wonder why you waited so long....
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    Thatís AWESOME!!
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    Collected a 100 gallons today and itís working itís way through the ro as I type. Made 60 gallons of concentrate last night so I could boil tonight. Iím gonna pull the plug this weekend as itís...
  13. Thread: Syrup pricing

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    I too would consider a 1/2 pint just an...

    I too would consider a 1/2 pint just an individual serving, same way I see a pint of Ben and Jerryís...
  14. Thread: Tapping 2019

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    I set up 3 shurflo pumps this year. 2 are being...

    I set up 3 shurflo pumps this year. 2 are being driven by a 110v x 12v power supply from Amazon ($20). 1 line goes about 700 ft, another one 500+/-. They go to one pump that pulled 25 inches of vac...
  15. Thread: Syrup pricing

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    Chris, I agree with you. I sell primarily pints....

    Chris,
    I agree with you. I sell primarily pints. I've been at $10 for a few years. Moved to my current location 2 years ago and finally got everything set and organized this year. Spent a ton of...
  16. Thread: Syrup pricing

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    I guess I should have worded my question...

    I guess I should have worded my question differently. Having been in both the wholesale and retail marine businesses for work for 30 plus years I was only trying to see where people were at. I'm very...
  17. Thread: Syrup pricing

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    So where are we all this year for pricing? I'll...

    So where are we all this year for pricing? I'll just be selling pints and quarts.
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    RMC , I would suggest at least 1more row behind...

    RMC , I would suggest at least 1more row behind the “wall” . You want the flame to be in contact with the pan bottom as long as possible.I got a 2x3 Mason about 6 years ago. I built the arch starting...
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    I bought a 5/16 single side tool when I started...

    I bought a 5/16 single side tool when I started this business. Made my own 5/16 2 sided tool year before last. Splitting the 5/16 and slipping it over the 3/16 works perfectly. Cut the 5/16...
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    Split the 5/16. Works like a charm.

    Split the 5/16.
    Works like a charm.
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    Well Iím in. Purchased a RB15 kit, pressure gauge and switch yesterday. Moved 2 years ago to a new place with 37 acres. Not all maples though. Iíll get about 60 - 70 running down hill to a new shack...
  22. Thread: Wiring a shack

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    PVC conduit, gfci outlets or breakers, led...

    PVC conduit, gfci outlets or breakers, led lights, avoid hanging conduit or anything else up in the ceiling,less things to drip from
    Iím just finishing up my new shack. Used 4ft leds hung at top of...
  23. The valve you are asking about is actually...

    The valve you are asking about is actually bronze. It still needs to be lead free. I used this instead but I'm only running cold sap through it.
    http://www.mcmaster.com/#5741k25/=10y9har
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    12757 Pick one of these up at any marine...

    12757

    Pick one of these up at any marine supply, boatyard or online.
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    +10 for Flitz. It will make SS really glow. It...

    +10 for Flitz. It will make SS really glow. It can also be found at marine supply / boatyards too.
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