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    I think I like doing maple much better :)

    I think I like doing maple much better :)
  2. If things keep as they say I will be with you...

    If things keep as they say I will be with you Mille705
    I will lay the first and all taps on Saturday the 9th here in Midland County.
  3. Good luck to all of you still in the game this...

    Good luck to all of you still in the game this year and a thanks to all for the wishes again.

    I have just pulled all the taps and began the final boil and wash up. For a guy who didn't think we...
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    I sell ours at $20 a quart $10 a pint and $5 a...

    I sell ours at $20 a quart $10 a pint and $5 a half pint. We are near Midland.
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    Even the lower tap numbers from what I am getting...

    Even the lower tap numbers from what I am getting here in Midland County Cedar may produce good syrup amount for you. I am running just over 2% off my reds right now. Which has lead to better than...
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    I don't use nails but I do use spray paint to...

    I don't use nails but I do use spray paint to mark my trees.
    I also mark them for how many taps I can put in a tree. Saves me a little time and headache. I simply glance at the paint as I approach...
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    Best of Luck Cedar, sorry to hear about the...

    Best of Luck Cedar, sorry to hear about the passing of your father and the nightmare that entails. I am familiar with it because my Mother in law passed this last summer and the wife and I have...
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    Experiencing the same thing in Central Michigan....

    Experiencing the same thing in Central Michigan. However I also noticed some upper air movement. I have noted before if I have winds production is low. I think although it was warm here today and it...
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    Thoughts and Prayers Dave. Positive thinking...

    Thoughts and Prayers Dave.

    Positive thinking and refusal to give in is what my family members who have had it and overcome it have stated they feel was another thing.
    Stay positive don't think in...
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    I expected today to be really good. Instead I...

    I expected today to be really good. Instead I pulled a mere 20 gallons.
    Warm, Sun, however we had I think just enough wind and just not quite cold enough temps here in Mid Mich last night.
    ...
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    Always great when you have a person going right...

    Always great when you have a person going right along with you.
    My wife is not overly fond of syrup or sugar or maple. However she has seen I love it and its getting me up and doing something in...
  12. Wow, That is really nice looking. I am...

    Wow, That is really nice looking.
    I am seriously impressed now.
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    I was going to suggest candy or sugar. The...

    I was going to suggest candy or sugar.

    The higher temps may solve some of the flavor. However I have to ask if its a sour taste or if its a molasses taste. If its Molasses you may want to just...
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    I don't tend to do what others do. Last year I...

    I don't tend to do what others do. Last year I tapped in Early Feb and I stayed in until almost April. With gravity.

    This year wasn't going to be able too. But tonight my daughters boyfriend and...
  15. Ha thanks everyone. Evidently the daughters...

    Ha thanks everyone.

    Evidently the daughters boyfriend decided the Maple Sugar above was too good to miss out on.

    We now have a new Maple Addict who I am sure will find the forums sooner or...
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    May the sap flow in higher sugar quantity than...

    May the sap flow in higher sugar quantity than ever in the past.
    Its hard to lose our loved ones especially grandpas.
    Soon you will pass all the knowledge on to other younger ones yourself.
  17. 17757 Well I couldn't get tapping but I cooked...

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    Well I couldn't get tapping but I cooked up a gallon from last year. To make myself our fifteen year old and the grand kids something we can nibble on at least.
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    Sapman tell Danno our thoughts and prayers are...

    Sapman tell Danno our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.
    Sneak him some maple candy or sugar. It will only help brighten the spirit.
  19. Thanks everyone. Someone mentioned this may be...

    Thanks everyone.

    Someone mentioned this may be a chance for me to visit some of you all not to far away from me.
    So if anyone is within an hour or so of Midland MI. Who wouldn't mind some...
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    This just makes me sad I am missing this season. ...

    This just makes me sad I am missing this season.

    Ah well post pictures of it all for me :)
    Otherwise I would be getting ready to tap myself with what next week looks like especially.
  21. I get to live this season through all of you.

    Well its official.
    My third season after getting hooked, falling in love with it all and expanding each year is in the bin before it got started.

    Back in October I was putting up a tree stand on...
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    Yes a HUGE thanks to everyone here. Oh and...

    Yes a HUGE thanks to everyone here.

    Oh and that oak tree annoyed the hell out of me that first year. I could not figure out for the life of me why in the hell that tree never gave me a single drop...
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    All I know is this asked for old wives tails and...

    All I know is this asked for old wives tails and I have pondered it long and hard and decided it is best if I do not share my wifes tail with anyone. Besides no one really wants to see an old wives...
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    I had good runs, however I had horrible sugar...

    I had good runs, however I had horrible sugar levels.
    I am so glad I went to wood this year because at 91/1 ratio I would have gone broke with propane.

    Wish everyone luck for the remainder. We...
  25. Thread: All done

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    Collected 90 gallons today and on the afternoon...

    Collected 90 gallons today and on the afternoon pull we pulled all the spiles brought all the jugs and buckets in and put them in the porch for the washout.
    Boiling now and will again tomorrow to...
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