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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
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    Bethany, CT
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    Default Started tapping in Bethany

    We started here in Bethany yesterday. We will hopefully have all of our 300 taps out by next Sunday.
    2009 30 taps
    2010 45 taps on buckets
    2011 150 taps on gravity tubing into 5 gallon buckets
    2012 210 taps on gravity tubing into 5 gallon buckets and 18 classic bucket and taps
    2013 350 taps, 200 on tubing, 150 on buckets
    2014 450 taps, 350 on tubing, 100 on buckets
    2015 425 taps. 400 on vacuum tubing, 25 on buckets

    2014 cdl hobby ro
    2011 d & g 2x5 wood fired with raised flue
    20x10 sugar shack

    LOOKING TO BUY SAP FROM ANYONE IN THE CT!!
    2007 chevy duramax diesel with 275 gallon tank

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    Jan 2012
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    Durham, CT
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    Default Shooting to tap on Weds.

    I only have 45 taps to put out, but am looking at Weds, or Thurs,.
    2020 New 35 gallon sap collection tank for the gator. Same number of taps.
    2019 Mason 2x5 XL AUF, 5ft Phaneuf drop flue evaporator with float valve and 65 gallon head tank. 54 buckets & bags and counting. 12 on 5/16 tubing on gravity. 3 on 5/16 drop tubing in 5 gallon bucket. 16 gallons of syrup
    2013 45 taps Second Year!
    2x3 flat pan w/pre-heater - sold
    2x3 Hobby Evaporator with blower from W.F. Mason - sold
    5 horses 2 mini horses 1 mini donkey 2 sheep 2 dogs 2 cats

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    Cheshire, CT
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    I tapped one of 4 gravity lines. looks like the season is upon us. hopefully have everything tapped by Friday.

    41.457 x -72.907 148 elevation
    2x4 wood fired evaporator with the "Hercules Blower"
    hybrid pan by Smoky Lake
    80 taps. 44 on gravity
    All sugar Maples
    7" filter press
    10 x 12 sugar shack
    two very helpful kids
    a wife that thinks I'm nuts
    goats and chickens and a sugar dog named Willow
    https://youtu.be/7MiY8qzBKk8
    https://www.wunderground.com/persona...d?ID=KCTCHESH7

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