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  1. #11
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    smithville flats ny near binghamton


    Yup. Good run. 5.2 gpt total for 54 hours. 1.4 sugar content.
    shrunken producer, from 8,000 taps to 4,000 to 5800 to 9500 to 11,000 vac
    5x16 woodchip fired evaporator with 5x10 max flue and 5x6 revolution front pan
    CDL 3600 RO
    Double 10"filterpress

    sp-11, bb2, airtech L63, L160, L230 vac pumps
    CDL low profile electric releaser
    MES 8000 electric releaser
    CDL 4000 tap mechanical releaser

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Oneida NY


    1.4% sounds like mine last year. So far mine has been 1.7 at the lowest and 2.3 is my high this season. Most, including yesterday have been 2.0 +/- .1 so far.
    Dave Klish about 1320 taps in '15, doing fewer each year, about 450 planned for 2020 (and after?)
    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
    website: www.cnymaple.com

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