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    I had 1300 gallons to boil today from Friday and this morning, made 20 gallons of very Dark syrup with great flavor, another 500 gallons came in today, I am not sure of the quality it was awfully warm, but it was a good bit colder in the woods with all the snow cover, I'll test boil some in the morning and see what it tastes like. I'm at 140 gallons .
    Nate Hutchins
    Nate & Kate's Maple
    2018 1000 taps?
    20x36 sugarhouse
    CDL 600gph RO
    Franken evaporator, lapierre arch, smokylake pans and a leader hood with pre-heater.
    A wife and 2 kids.

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    Been following your season with interest..glad you are getting some goods runs here at the end..good luck!
    Salisbury Sugarworks,,Parker Rowe, and friends
    Salisbury, N.H.
    1988 taps in 09
    over 2500 on vac in 2010
    no buckets in 2010
    2815 taps in 2011
    shooting for 3000 in 2012
    4000 taps? In 2014
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    50 cords in the shed
    Old, old R.O.
    Charter member Andover/Salisbury Mapleholics
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    Thanks Parker, Good luck to You, I had to wrap it up last night, Syrup was still good but very Dark, Wife reminded me that I had promised that we could go on a family trip during her April vacation, I was thinking it was next week, but everyone knows what thought thought, so I turned the pump off last night. And boiled out my rig, I ended up with 155 gallons. Ironically I got nearly 400 gallons of sap today with the pump off, must be my 3/16 lines still producing. I told a buddy he could have it although it is just 1% and he doesn't have an R.O.

    Good luck to everyone still going.
    Nate Hutchins
    Nate & Kate's Maple
    2018 1000 taps?
    20x36 sugarhouse
    CDL 600gph RO
    Franken evaporator, lapierre arch, smokylake pans and a leader hood with pre-heater.
    A wife and 2 kids.

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    Hauled my last load tonight, I got 200 gallons from 6pm yesterday to this afternoon. Its pretty yeasty, I was on a family trip for the last 6 days , went to Washington DC with the family. Went out through southern Vermont, out to Binghamton NY ,on rt88,then over to Waverly NY and down through Pennsylvania to Gettysburg, it was a nice ride, on the way home we went up through Hanover ,Hershey, over to port Jervis and up through to lake George then back to vt, it was about 100 miles longer than going through NY city but we saw some nice towns.

    Probably missed out on a fair amount of sap but it's hard to say really, it was still coming in decent today with the pump off. But I now have the pans soaking in nasty sap and hopefully they will be nice and clean in 8 weeks.
    Nate Hutchins
    Nate & Kate's Maple
    2018 1000 taps?
    20x36 sugarhouse
    CDL 600gph RO
    Franken evaporator, lapierre arch, smokylake pans and a leader hood with pre-heater.
    A wife and 2 kids.

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