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    First run finished out nice,1 3/4gal from 118image.jpg Who knows when will see the next may have jumped early but you know it just a good guess,well I have some syrup and it was a great test with the RO found a leak that I had to fix so ready for the big stuff I hope!
    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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    Looks delicious 5050. Can't wait until it's our turn up here!
    ~ Karen ~

    2012 - 10 taps, 1 turkey fryer - 169.5L sap 4.2 L syrup
    2013 - 23 taps, 2 turkey fryers - 748.5 L sap 17.56 L syrup

    2014 - 22 taps, 509 L sap 12.5 L syrup
    2015 - 28 taps, 1093.75 L sap 25.1 L syrup
    2016 - 25 taps, 1223.5 L sap 28.25 L syrup
    2017 - 21 taps, 518.5 L sap 12.7 L syrup
    2018 - 28 taps, 2 turkey fryers & Denali 3 burner propane stove - 798L sap 16.9 L syrup
    2019 - 28 taps, 1409.5L sap 40.12L syrup

    Sugar, Norway, Manitoba, Silver and Freeman Maples



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    Nice job on the early syrup! Hope your season is long and good.
    Regards,
    Chris
    Casbohm Maple and Honey
    600 roadside taps
    3x10 King, WRU, AOF and AUF
    12" SIRO Filter Press.
    2015 Ford F250 PSD sap hauler
    One Golden named Maggie Cat named Lucy
    Too many Cub Cadets
    Ford Jubilee and several Allis WD's, and IH tractors

    www.mapleandhoney.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5050racing View Post
    First run finished out nice,1 3/4gal from 118Attachment 17416 Who knows when will see the next may have jumped early but you know it just a good guess,well I have some syrup and it was a great test with the RO found a leak that I had to fix so ready for the big stuff I hope!
    Nice and light , I'm thinking of tapping this weekend with what looks like some good syrup weather next week. Its like a guessing game , your message didn't come through but i cant get it done in a week anyway and now i have your # for future RO advice, lol.
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    2017...crazy weather. 18 gallons
    2016...didn't tap , didn't miss much, Sugarhouse project 75% done .
    2015 22 gallons , sugarhouse started
    2014 ...Best year yet 25 gallons of sweet stuff
    2013 . 2 x 5 evap , still shanty , 178 taps on tubing and 5 gal buckets.
    2012.2 x 5 LS Bilodeau evaporator w/ drop flues...75 taps on tubing , 50 on buckets , still a shanty
    2010. 30 taps on buckets , concrete block and 4 stainless pans

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    Thanks RunForest n Sugarwood n others,yeah made some syrup but nothing now for a week will see how it all goes!
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by 5050racing View Post
    Thanks RunForest n Sugarwood n others,yeah made some syrup but nothing now for a week will see how it all goes!
    FRI
    FEB 9
    Cloudy
    39°26°
    10% S 6 mph 78%
    SAT
    FEB 10
    Partly Cloudy
    43°31°
    10% ENE 4 mph 83%
    SUN
    FEB 11
    AM Showers
    44°23°
    40% NW 4 mph 88%
    MON
    FEB 12
    Mostly Sunny
    39°18°
    10% W 5 mph 64%
    TUE
    FEB 13
    Mostly Cloudy
    44°32°
    20% SE 5 mph 72%
    WED
    FEB 14
    Showers
    45°29°
    60% W 7 mph 79%
    THU
    FEB 15
    Partly Cloudy
    41°27°
    20% W 4 mph 70%
    FRI
    FEB 16
    AM Snow Showers
    40°26°
    30% W 8 mph 77%
    SAT
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    Rain/Snow Showers
    40°25°
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    SUN
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    Partly Cloudy
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    20% WNW 10 mph 67%
    MON
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    Rain/Snow
    38°24°
    40% WNW 8 mph 56%
    TUE
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    Mostly Cloudy
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    20% WNW 7 mph
    I'm hopeful this is what we need
    _____________________________________________
    2017...crazy weather. 18 gallons
    2016...didn't tap , didn't miss much, Sugarhouse project 75% done .
    2015 22 gallons , sugarhouse started
    2014 ...Best year yet 25 gallons of sweet stuff
    2013 . 2 x 5 evap , still shanty , 178 taps on tubing and 5 gal buckets.
    2012.2 x 5 LS Bilodeau evaporator w/ drop flues...75 taps on tubing , 50 on buckets , still a shanty
    2010. 30 taps on buckets , concrete block and 4 stainless pans

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