Search:

Type: Posts; User: Revi

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Just got done cutting wood for next winter. It's...

    Just got done cutting wood for next winter. It's great exercise! I think I could call it pilates with bugs in the mud! I think it could become the big exercise craze!
  2. Thread: Tapping 2019

    by Revi
    Replies
    119
    Views
    12,102

    Lukie, I would say about a cord to 10 gallons...

    Lukie, I would say about a cord to 10 gallons with a 2x6 evaporator. We ended up making about half the syrup of last year, but the good news is that we have about half the wood left!
  3. Thread: guzzler pumps

    by Revi
    Replies
    22
    Views
    4,983

    We're thinking of getting a guzzler. Questions: ...

    We're thinking of getting a guzzler. Questions: Can you still do gravity, and bypass it? We just want to pull extra sap before weekends when we have time to boil it. Is it possible to set it up...
  4. Replies
    7
    Views
    640

    Has anyone tried the guzzler? I was wondering if...

    Has anyone tried the guzzler? I was wondering if it works well, and what's needed to install one?
  5. Thread: Tapping 2019

    by Revi
    Replies
    119
    Views
    12,102

    I think this is the last run. Tomorrow may be...

    I think this is the last run. Tomorrow may be the last of it, and then we are boiling every last drop we can find! I think this will help us out! We are catching up, but it's not the season we had...
  6. Thread: Tapping 2019

    by Revi
    Replies
    119
    Views
    12,102

    We're catching up a bit, but it's still going to be a slow season.

    We're thinking about getting some vacuum for next season. It's not needed if it's a season like last year, but it would come in handy with a season like this one!

    We are thinking maybe about a...
  7. Thread: Tapping 2019

    by Revi
    Replies
    119
    Views
    12,102

    We had a little frost last night, but not a hard...

    We had a little frost last night, but not a hard freeze. Tonight looks like it's going to be one! It should flow tomorrow!
  8. Thread: Tapping 2019

    by Revi
    Replies
    119
    Views
    12,102

    I boiled off 75 gallons or so yesterday, which...

    I boiled off 75 gallons or so yesterday, which still leaves us with over 200 for the weekend. We're going to make some more syrup this weekend for sure!
  9. Thread: Tapping 2019

    by Revi
    Replies
    119
    Views
    12,102

    I think we'll get a lot today. I pumped out the...

    I think we'll get a lot today. I pumped out the tank, so we have about 200 gallons of storage. Hope to boil all weekend!
  10. Thread: Tapping 2019

    by Revi
    Replies
    119
    Views
    12,102

    We boiled off 150 gallons on Monday and made some...

    We boiled off 150 gallons on Monday and made some syrup finally! We might just have a season yet! It's fun to be back into it. We didn't get much sap yesterday, but today seems a little warmer, so...
  11. Replies
    3
    Views
    501

    It was a great weekend! Perfect amount of...

    It was a great weekend! Perfect amount of people! We sold some syrup and candy, ate pizza and boiled like mad yesterday! Really fun! We had a nice run going yesterday and managed to keep ahead of...
  12. Thread: Tapping 2019

    by Revi
    Replies
    119
    Views
    12,102

    How's it running today? I am boiling this...

    How's it running today? I am boiling this afternoon for sure. Got to start making some syrup! It may be a very short season this year, so we'll catch what we can!
  13. Replies
    3
    Views
    501

    I think it's going to be okay for this weekend. ...

    I think it's going to be okay for this weekend. Spitting some snow on Saturday, but okay for wandering around and tapping bucket trees. We'll duck back into the warm shack if it gets chilly!
    Come...
  14. Thread: Tapping 2019

    by Revi
    Replies
    119
    Views
    12,102

    Well it looks like today is the day it will start...

    Well it looks like today is the day it will start flowing! It's warmish and we had a freeze last night. We are saving sap for this weekend, so we could use a run! Good luck out there in maple land!
  15. Replies
    6
    Views
    488

    Fun! And it gets them aware of nature's...

    Fun! And it gets them aware of nature's processes!
  16. We got some offers, but we decided not to take...

    We got some offers, but we decided not to take them. We've taken it off the market for now. It's too fun sugaring!
  17. Thread: Hampden

    by Revi
    Replies
    1
    Views
    326

    You haven't missed much! Hopefully the end of...

    You haven't missed much! Hopefully the end of the week temps get the sap flowing!
  18. Replies
    3
    Views
    501

    I am thinking of going to the maple trivia...

    I am thinking of going to the maple trivia contest at Bloomfields on Friday from 7-8. How hard could it be for us? Anyone else want to form a team? It could be fun!
  19. Replies
    3
    Views
    501

    Maine Maple Weekend

    How is everyone doing out there? This next weekend is Maine Maple Weekend in Skowhegan. We start with sap collection at our sugarhouse, a maple breakfast on Saturday morning and then Maine Maple...
  20. Thread: Tapping 2019

    by Revi
    Replies
    119
    Views
    12,102

    It's going to have to start running soon! We...

    It's going to have to start running soon! We only have about 3 weeks before the weather turns and it doesn't freeze much at night. We'll take it to the very end this year. We managed a very short...
  21. Thread: Tapping 2019

    by Revi
    Replies
    119
    Views
    12,102

    It looks like it's getting warmer this weekend...

    It looks like it's getting warmer this weekend and all next week. It may be a short but sweet season! We'll be at the shack this weekend and it looks like until early April!
  22. Thread: Tapping 2019

    by Revi
    Replies
    119
    Views
    12,102

    All tapped up and nowhere to go!

    We are basically tapped and ready to go, but the weather is not cooperating around here until some time next week. C'est la vie!
  23. Replies
    37
    Views
    10,299

    Maples are in trouble, but then so are a lot of...

    Maples are in trouble, but then so are a lot of trees. It's hard to find completely healthy maples growing near roads. The salt is hard on them. We planted hybrids and they seem fine. They are...
  24. Replies
    22
    Views
    12,235

    They ended up not buying it. I think it was the...

    They ended up not buying it. I think it was the right decision. I was okay with it until I found out that he was charging the sugar makers almost double what everyone else was charging per tap. ...
  25. Replies
    21
    Views
    3,886

    It was a sweet season! The sap flowed at the...

    It was a sweet season! The sap flowed at the perfect times to allow us to boil on the weekends and it was a great time overall. We made about a third more than last year and had a fun time doing...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4