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    We do it, best way to filter that weve found....

    We do it, best way to filter that weve found. hayward sand filter and pump, 2 inch, 1000 gals through in 13 mins, 15 when its dirty.
  2. leader 7 1/2 inch is awesome, a 10 plate could...

    leader 7 1/2 inch is awesome, a 10 plate could get you through 50 gallons and then some. using a 15 plate now, i can get 120-150 gallons through in good syrup, and 75-100 in end of season. best part...
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    I'm doing 4000 with only off season help, a day...

    I'm doing 4000 with only off season help, a day job, and hauling sap to SH, so its pretty doable. if i had monitoring and a bigger haul tank i could probably do 10,000 that way.
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    you can order rebuild kits with all the wear...

    you can order rebuild kits with all the wear parts- o rings, etc. call dealer and ask, i know lapierre can get them pretty quick thats where i got my last kit
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    one woods had almost 3 gpt in 36 hours, and ive...

    one woods had almost 3 gpt in 36 hours, and ive processed about 20k gals in the past 2 days, and a whopping 5 hours of sleep. but, this is the stuff i dream of all year.
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    dave, i believe it's 10 taps per line on the...

    dave, i believe it's 10 taps per line on the star- 6 way star is 60 taps and 4 is 40. usually i'll try for 50 per 6 way star to accommodate sap or air volume.
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    We use a pool filter at VVS, works great because...

    We use a pool filter at VVS, works great because you can get high volume and great filtration. we were using whole house filters w/ 5 micron filters, and they were expensive and slow. I wash a tank...
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    call Eastern Crown in Vernon NY- 315-829-5311,...

    call Eastern Crown in Vernon NY- 315-829-5311, they have spiralite hose used for dairy 3/4 inch up to 4 inch, i believe they supply hose to bascoms from what they have told me. great guys to deal...
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    maybe leader could end the argument and make...

    maybe leader could end the argument and make silver cv spouts. best of both worlds.
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    Too bad you're not in NY, I could help you out,...

    Too bad you're not in NY, I could help you out, since I am a licensed Farm Insurance Agent here.
    I will say that I've never seen a company with as good of coverage and product as Nationwide has...
  11. Dave, There is a tentative schedule posted on...

    Dave,
    There is a tentative schedule posted on the Cornell website. i'll try posting this link for everyone:...
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    i put my system in when we were buying a house,...

    i put my system in when we were buying a house, all said and done it was a little over $300 for the light, extra bulbs, and the extra plumbing (i made sure to add whole house filters before the light...
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    Dave, Where do you get your sealing wax from?

    Dave,
    Where do you get your sealing wax from?
  14. we already do a cooperative type thing for the...

    we already do a cooperative type thing for the most part on a larger scale. works pretty well, coordination is the biggest piece to plan, and set expectations up for payment/swap before hand and...
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    I usually aim for 100 to 120 per hour, but it...

    I usually aim for 100 to 120 per hour, but it depends on snow, if i have to tighten/fix a lot, etc but that's the goal. part of the key is to have a good system of doing it and getting into a good...
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    hoping for a freeze tonight up here. pretty poor...

    hoping for a freeze tonight up here. pretty poor season, only like 40 miles north. we are in a weird spot where its always a little colder north and south of here. this is such a strange year though....
  17. your truck has no passenger room from January to...

    your truck has no passenger room from January to April
    Bush's policy- No Child Left behind
    Sugarbush's Policy- No tree left behind!!
  18. i put in 2500 of them this year, no problem. I...

    i put in 2500 of them this year, no problem. I ran the clear lapierre taps last year and they were a nightmare. check valves are the way to go. if you can make even as little as 5% more sap with...
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    yeah, except mine is inside a single cab. use the...

    yeah, except mine is inside a single cab. use the bed for farm work every other day so I cant put stuff there, and so I pile it on in. I have been working and working without snowshoes so tomorrow...
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    I shouldn't be allowed to drive from January to...

    I shouldn't be allowed to drive from January to april. I ogle at hillsides and trees like a little kid in a free candy store. all over the road. probably should do something about that :o
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    I haul 825 on my double axle trailer and another...

    I haul 825 on my double axle trailer and another 300 on the back of the truck, a 2001 dodge 2500 that's had a long life of farm work. hauls really nice, especially with a full load. when I was in...
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    Ben, You wouldn't happen to know where I could...

    Ben,
    You wouldn't happen to know where I could get vanes for a D73? I bought one for $10 and I figured I'd get it set up as a backup for the season in case the Alamo 75 or 100 go down. mark ct,...
  23. if it helps, string the wire, then put the tubing...

    if it helps, string the wire, then put the tubing on, then sidetie it. I only do it when the lines are high in the air though. go double wire you won't regret it.
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    yeah im right there with you ill only be running...

    yeah im right there with you ill only be running 2500 for this year but between college in a two weeks and the dairy farm I wont have much time after the 13th. im going to get my cv2's next weekend...
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    I understand your pain. I have used all of the...

    I understand your pain. I have used all of the fittings each company makes, and I fully believe that there isn't any better fittings than leader usually I am price dependent, but with tubing I stick...
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