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  1. #1
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    Default it's started.

    We are poring the pad for the sugar house today. I'm excited.
    2012- 200 buckets 2 by 8 woodfired leader evaporator with hood and pre-heater. 2013-400 taps with cheek valves and new tubing system. 2014-600 taps with cheek valves and wesfab short bank filterpress and a 16 by 16 canner from Leader and a Kubota L3200 sap hauler.2016- new 250 gas powered Ro from Deer Run Maple. New Airablow 1000 tap gas powered vacuum pump and 1000 tap duel releaser and 1800 ft of sap transfer line to sugar house and down to 540 taps.

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    Corinth, New York, United States
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    Good for you. It is exciting! I have my new finishing room forms in and should poor in the next week or so.
    2017 190Taps on vacuum
    44 on 3/16 natural vacuum
    10 buckets
    20 taps on bags
    Brand new Smokylake 2X6 pan set with auto draw
    Revamped sugar house
    Homebuilt 2 4x40 membrane RO
    Homebuilt filter press
    Rebuilt arch with under and over the fire air we have named V 2.0
    New Smokylake steam bottler

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    Walpole, NH
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    Great, how big is your sugar house going to be?
    Sugaring for 45+ years
    New Sugarhouse 14'x32'
    New to Me Algier 2'x8' wood fired evaporator
    225 Sugar Maples Currently,(105 on 3/16" and 110 on Shurflo 4008 vacuum, 10 gravity), (16,000 before being disabled)
    1947 Farmall H and Wagon with gathering tank
    2012 Kubota with forks to move wood around

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    We need to see pictures.
    Gary
    Zena Crossroads
    42˚ 00' 24" N

    Hobby in Early '70s, Addiction since 2014
    +-150 taps on 3/16 or 5/16 (5/16 on Lunchbox Vac/Releaser)

    12x14 timber framed sap house w/attached 10x14 shed roof for storage - nearly completed, perhaps even in my lifetime
    2 x 6 Smoky Lake hybrid pan (new for 2016) on home built arch (cast concrete) with AUF/AOF/Steam hood/preheater

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    it is 20 by 24,with a drain in the floor. As far as pics I will have to see if one of my boys will do that for me. I'm no good at that. I have a dumb phone,LOL. Put the power trowel on it and is it smooth. will be easy to clean. How do you post pics on here?
    2012- 200 buckets 2 by 8 woodfired leader evaporator with hood and pre-heater. 2013-400 taps with cheek valves and new tubing system. 2014-600 taps with cheek valves and wesfab short bank filterpress and a 16 by 16 canner from Leader and a Kubota L3200 sap hauler.2016- new 250 gas powered Ro from Deer Run Maple. New Airablow 1000 tap gas powered vacuum pump and 1000 tap duel releaser and 1800 ft of sap transfer line to sugar house and down to 540 taps.

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