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  1. #51
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Ashtabula County, Ohio


    Yesterday was it for us in Ashtabula County. Most of my trees have dried up, even though I used cv spouts. Same for some others around me. Syrup still tastes good just not enough sap to run ro. Being on oil, it hurts to boil raw sap. First time we havent made over 300 gallons in 4 or 5 years. Will end up at around 255-260 gallons.
    984 taps on 24-25" of vac
    SmokyLake 2x8 raised flue on Leader oil fired arch
    Smoky Lake Great Lakes Guardian Auto Draw
    Gast 3040 dry vane vac pump, Lapierre electric releaser
    Wes Fab 7" full bank press
    D&G 600 RO
    A&A Finish Tank
    Syrup made in 2014: 329.5 gallons 2015:305 gallons 2016:316 gallons 2017:258 gallons 2018:147 gallons
    Tapping the same trees my great, great and great grandfathers tapped.

  2. #52
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Montville, Ohio


    collected 110 gallons of sap last 2 days. Still running clear. Will be cooking tomorrow. Montville, oh

  3. #53
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Lake County Ohio


    Boiled 120 gallons off today with another 150 in the 3/16 line tank. Will finish it all tomorrow.
    John Allin

    14x18 Timber Frame Sugar House 2009
    Leader 2x6 w/Patriot Raised Flue Pan 2009
    Leader Steam Hood 2014
    Leader Clear Filter Press 2015
    Leader Revolution Pan and SS Pre-Heater 2016
    06' gator hpx to collect wood & sap
    14' Ski-Doo Tundra for winter work in the woods
    Great Family 3 grown kids+spouses and 7 grand kids who like the woods
    7th Gen Canadian - Raised in Chardon Ohio - Maple Capital of the World !!

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