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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.
    984 taps on 24-25" of vac, downsizing to 200-300 all sugars
    SmokyLake 2x8 raised flue on Dallaire wood fired arch
    Smoky Lake Great Lakes Guardian Auto Draw
    Wes Fab 7" short bank filter press
    Gast 3040 dry vane vac pump, Lapierre electric releaser
    A&A Finish Tank
    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
    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
    Ohio CDL sales rep
    1500 taps

    dont take life too serious, nobody gets out alive anyways

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