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    Default 9/15/2018 auction at Ray Gingerich

    Dave Klish about 1320 taps in '15, down to about 700 in '16, up to 1000 for 2019?
    2012 Mahindra 36 HP 4x4/ loader/cab/heat/AC:-)
    added a gooseneck equipment trailer and F350 to tow it to haul more sap
    3x8 raised flue evaporator
    250 GPH converted to electric, RO by Ray Gingerich
    6.32 KW solar system, 1.48KW is battery backed up, all net metered
    http://s1041.photobucket.com/albums/...anssugarhouse/
    website: www.cnymaple.com

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    Who went to Ray's auction? Get any goodies, big or small?
    Dave Klish about 1320 taps in '15, down to about 700 in '16, up to 1000 for 2019?
    2012 Mahindra 36 HP 4x4/ loader/cab/heat/AC:-)
    added a gooseneck equipment trailer and F350 to tow it to haul more sap
    3x8 raised flue evaporator
    250 GPH converted to electric, RO by Ray Gingerich
    6.32 KW solar system, 1.48KW is battery backed up, all net metered
    http://s1041.photobucket.com/albums/...anssugarhouse/
    website: www.cnymaple.com

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    Got a 500 gallon bulk tank for $500. Sold my 1600 gallon round bottom tank for $1650 and 3 40 gallon barrels for $155 each. Not as much stuff there overall this year but what was there was good. In years past there would be rows of junk. That wasn't the case this year. Four long rows of pretty good equipment.
    Now just a sap producer. Hopefully 1000+ taps for 2020
    Gast 3040 vac pump, Lapierre electric releaser
    Syrup made 2010:36 gal 2011:126 gal 2012:81 gal 2013:248 gal 2014: 329.5 gal 2015:305 gal 2016:316 gal 2017:258 gal 2018:147 gal 2019:91 gal
    Tapping the same trees my great, great and great grandfathers tapped.

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    Its was a great day for sellers. Like new prices for well used stuff. Some things went for new price. Very nice day, no rain for a change. People get carried away at auctions but that's ok, it keeps the economy moving
    Fred Ahrens
    330-206-1606
    Richards Maple Products
    Ohio CDL sales rep
    1500 taps

    dont take life too serious, nobody gets out alive anyways

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    So I bought one of his 250 models last year. Was cleaning it today and found one of the high pressure hose ends broken. I tried calling Rays number on here and got some recording for some school resource officer? Is the right number for Ray? Or does anyone know where I can purchase another hose like his?
    Last edited by Waynehere; 11-03-2018 at 01:09 PM.
    220 Taps
    2x6 Home made
    Sap Shack 20x20
    5 Shurflo diaphragm pumps
    250 GPH Deer run RO

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    Rays number should be 440-422-3047
    Home of the machined 5 X 5 Hand Filter Presses Made in the USA
    Chairman of Lake Erie Maple Expo
    Dealer for DSD Stars, MemProTec RO'S, SUNRISE METAL SHOP, Bosworth Pumps

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    Yep, called them 2x and got a machine from some officer at a school I think.. Not sure if lines are crossed or it belongs to someone else now? Weird.
    220 Taps
    2x6 Home made
    Sap Shack 20x20
    5 Shurflo diaphragm pumps
    250 GPH Deer run RO

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    That's his number. You must have misdialed
    Fred Ahrens
    330-206-1606
    Richards Maple Products
    Ohio CDL sales rep
    1500 taps

    dont take life too serious, nobody gets out alive anyways

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    Well, just dialed it again. Same person. Then I tried my landline and wrong number again... Can anyone verify this for me? Maybe something is wrong calling from NY? I triple checked the number.....
    220 Taps
    2x6 Home made
    Sap Shack 20x20
    5 Shurflo diaphragm pumps
    250 GPH Deer run RO

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    You can most likely find all or the fittings at your local hardware store. I've had to replace a couple on my 250 over the years as well
    Leader 3x8 Patriot raised flue
    800 taps on vacuum
    100 buckets around the yard
    A lot of help to make it fun

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