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    Ended up with about 7 gallons finished this year....

    Ended up with about 7 gallons finished this year. Weather made things tough for me this season there’s always next year.
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    Another 55 gallons of sap today and hope to cook...

    Another 55 gallons of sap today and hope to cook it down Tuesday. Are snow is almost all gone bought time😀
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    Collected 70 gallons yesterday a good start. I...

    Collected 70 gallons yesterday a good start. I still have quite a bit of snow on the ground and it’s been holding are temp down. 3/2/21 last Tuesday all my buckets were froze solid and took 2 days to...
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    Tapped 30 trees today and most were running good....

    Tapped 30 trees today and most were running good. A lot of snow on the ground 2 plus feet in places. Had to drag a sled with all my gear to tap.
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    Might be two weeks for me to start. We have like...

    Might be two weeks for me to start. We have like 24” of snow and 10-20 below zero at night the next few days.
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    Made 3 gallons of syrup on sun and collected 60...

    Made 3 gallons of syrup on sun and collected 60 gallons of sap today. Tested at 3% going to boil it down tomorrow.
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    Got 45gallons of sap this morning good start.

    Got 45gallons of sap this morning good start.
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    Tapped 30 trees today and all were running good....

    Tapped 30 trees today and all were running good. Was about 36 degrees and sunny.
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    I was going to tap a few trees tomorrow. Next...

    I was going to tap a few trees tomorrow. Next week the weather looks good.
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    i'm working in Iowa city for the week and saw...

    i'm working in Iowa city for the week and saw trees budding. Sunday we still had snow on North hillsides but my tulips and daffodils by the house were up. Should check my garlic when I get back fri ...
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    20 gallons fri and 45 today testing at 3%. Hope...

    20 gallons fri and 45 today testing at 3%. Hope to boil Friday storage tank is almost full.
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    Tapping 2019

    Tapped 20 trees today and hope they start flowing soon.p
  13. 24 inch by 40 inch 304 stainless we built. Use...

    24 inch by 40 inch 304 stainless we built. Use propane from the grain bin dryer
    and cook inside
  14. [QUOTE=tbear;363193]Hi Millvilltapper1! I've...

    [QUOTE=tbear;363193]Hi Millvilltapper1! I've been using our maple sugar in the cure! Home cured/smoked bacon cut 1/4" to 3/8" thick, fried low and slow! Can't be beat! We call it "steakon". ...
  15. February 5th already it won't be long

    Last year I made 4 gallons and used some of it
    to cure my own bacon. Maple bacon smoked with Apple wood mmmhmm.
  16. February 5th already it won't long long

    Last year I made 4 gallons and used some of it to cure my own bacon. Maple bacon smoked with Apple wood mmmhmm.
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    Sunday out of 9 trees I got 23 gallons and the...

    Sunday out of 9 trees I got 23 gallons and the sap tested at 4% suger. I'm a first timer and i'm real excited to cook it down and make some syrup:-)
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    Tapped sunday and sap was flowing. Snowed Monday...

    Tapped sunday and sap was flowing. Snowed Monday now all lines frozen no sap:(
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