I found this thing and a few of his friends in a downed Red Maple that I cut up for fire wood recently:
I'm afraid to ask what it is....
2013 - 1 tap, one pot on gas stove, a pint of syrup
2014 - 2 taps, 2 pints of syrup
2015 - 4 taps, turkey fryer, 1 gallon of syrup
2016 - 10 taps, new 8x12 sap house, barrel stove, and custom flat pan - 2 gallons of syrup
2017 - Mason 2x4 w/raised flue pan, 240 gal. sap tank, 80 Reds on 5/16 tubing and Lunchbox releaser/pump, 20 sugars on buckets