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  1. #1
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    Default Getting close

    What is everyone doing to get ready for 1st flow? When are you tapping?

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    I haven't even started cleaning my equipment yet. Looking at the 10 day forecast, doesn't look like I'll be tapping any time soon. I'd like to be tapped by mid-February but we'll see.

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    built a 10x16 sugar shack this year and the temps are not looking good in the near future. looking to tap as soon as mother nature say so.
    2013 1st year for me. 20 taps, 55 gallon oil drum evap. made 5 gal. of syrup
    2014 275 oil drum evap. new 2x3 pan ,20+ taps. made 7 gal. of syrup
    2015 new 10x16 sugar shack, 53 taps on buckets, 11.5 gal. of syrup

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    I work great under pressure to get things done! Nice we finally received snow to pack the sap in happy for that,forecast looks like at least over week n longer to tap?? Made 14 gallons last year will see what happens?
    2018 home built 4x40 RO 2017 1000 sap 15gal syrup 4 runs of 3/16 natural vac 1 of 5/16 2016 775gal of sap made 12gal syrup 2015 18.5 gal about 55 taps. Have the best wife! cub cadet volunteer 4x4 sap hauler

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