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    I keep reading this thread every day
    Canít believe I started this a very long time ago that it would keep on going like it has. But it has been a great spot for us VT sugar makers to gather and...
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    Same here spud, after the bad wind we had and the...

    Same here spud, after the bad wind we had and the weather I didnít expect to see much.
    We had 2 full tanks one was over full. Must of missed it by a little bit. Our southern lot has dropped way off...
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    Iím getting close to be selling retail. What are the general prices everyone is charging for sizes? I donít like being way off but a general idea would help me out . Thank you
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    Same story here. We gathered in 5050 gallons...

    Same story here. We gathered in 5050 gallons yesterday off of 2700 taps. Sugar was testing 1.5-.6 which is pretty average for us now. Iím not sure what the rain will do for us tonight, and we will...
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    Thanks guys

    Thanks guys
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    Thanks spud Is that one gallon per tap?

    Thanks spud
    Is that one gallon per tap?
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    Hey fello sugar makers. I have herd that when you...

    Hey fello sugar makers. I have herd that when you have vacuum leaks. For every 1Ē of vacuum lost it resulted in X amount of lost sap yield. Dose someone have any idea as to how much sap is lost per...
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    The last two dayís we have gathered 1.2 gallons per tap on 2700 taps. Sugar has been as good as 2.2 and as low as 2.0.
    Made two beautiful drums of LA and working on our third. This morning tanks are...
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    Well I believe we have made it finally in our new...

    Well I believe we have made it finally in our new sugarbush to the point where this next week we will be charging the batteryís and drilling the first holes in these new trees. These have never been...
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    My hopes are starting to tap he weekend after...

    My hopes are starting to tap he weekend after Valentineís Day as well. I have done one of these 3 weekends for the last 10 years and seems to work. Usually get a few hard freezes and the occasional...
  11. Thank you all for the ideas. Although not sure...

    Thank you all for the ideas. Although not sure the signs will work 😅. If it was that easy. This is 88 acres we had logged and thinned 2 years ago. That might be what is bringing them in. Not sure. If...
  12. How do you keep Moose out of your sugarbush

    Hi all,
    So we have been busy building our new sugarbush expansion down here in south central VT. Itís been going great. Very little snow and good traveling. We should have 800-1000 new additional...
  13. So my question here is. And I believe these...

    So my question here is. And I believe these cameras will work great and are an inexpensive alternative to the smartrek units.
    Here my question. So weather your running a mechanical or electric...
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    I just Pmed you

    I just Pmed you
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    I didnít realize CDL had screw style pumps
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    So I see my first of the season sugarhouse...

    So I see my first of the season sugarhouse boiling yesterday. Iím wondering how they have made out starting this early. With a big operation Iím sure they will be awhile before there done tapping.
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    This weather is really throwing me for a loop...

    This weather is really throwing me for a loop this year.
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    Awesome pictures Russ And thanks everyone for...

    Awesome pictures Russ
    And thanks everyone for your input on this thread. We have everything here and will be installing ours soon
    We made darker syrup more often then light last year, so I hope...
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    Love to see it thank you

    Love to see it thank you
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    Woods work has started. And for the last few...

    Woods work has started. And for the last few weekends we have been able to get things in order. Our new lease last year got 500' more of mainline to get us to the road side. I built and spray foamed...
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    Does anyone have pictures of there air injection...

    Does anyone have pictures of there air injection setup they could post?
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    Air injection

    Hello fellow traders.
    We have a 3.5x 12 D&G champion rig. It has cross flow front pans and drop flue rear pans. When we bought it, it came with air injection set up. All though we have never set it...
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    I think a gas engines rotation spins opposit but...

    I think a gas engines rotation spins opposit but can't remember. So direct drive would be a challenge
  24. Do you find the 3/4" risers out preform a star...

    Do you find the 3/4" risers out preform a star type ladder? Also on a 3/4" pipe ladder do you have to create a leak in order for the sap to rise?
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    I think it also depends on if it has the stock...

    I think it also depends on if it has the stock pulley on the pump still. Correct me if I'm wrong but it should have a 9"?? Or was it 8" I can't remember
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