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    Default tapped 02 /3/2019 southeast missouri

    we tapped 12 maples on the 3rd of feb. and ended up with 15 gallons of sap

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    hi JJuhl54, welcome to the Missouri postings. Put some photos of your activity on your profile if you can. Also, what town are you near? I know of several large syrupmakers in southeast MO. john
    2018: 195 trees, most smaller than 20" diameter
    5/16" & 7/16" plastic spiles, drain into plastic buckets or sapsaks
    xfer to 5 gal plastic jugs
    haul jugs out using atv & trailer
    wood-fired pans on concrete blocks outside
    one Leader Half Pint 24 x 33" plus 24 x 30 ss pan from a junkyard
    cook batch process then finish in the kitchen;
    we dont sell our syrup; its for family & friends

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    Hey john we are located near fredericktown near mark twain

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    How many days from tip till final collection? That should produce a good quart and a little more! Welcome!

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    Hey esetter. It was 2 days of collecting thanks for the welcome, we checked 12 taps today and collected 30 gallons

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