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  1. #11
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    101_3383.jpg It's happening!

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    Real nice indeed.
    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:-)
    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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    That is coming along nicely!
    Camp Wokanda
    Peoria Park District

    2020 - 210 taps 3/16 shurflo, upgraded hp pump on RO - 66 gallons
    2019 - 150 taps 3/16 shurflo, Deer Run 125 dolly RO - 73 gallons
    2018 - 120 taps 3/16 hybrid (shurflo), 2x6 raised flue w/hood, homemade arch w/ AUF & AOF - 34.5 gallons
    2017 - 60 taps 3/16 gravity, oil tank arck w/ steam pans - 12.5 gallons

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    100_3400.jpg Final touches applied now for an evaporator! 100_3401.jpg
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    It's looking good. Do you already have a evaporator for it?
    Leader 2x6 Raised flue with preheater and hood. Patriot pans
    Leader Clear 5 bank filter press
    Memprotec 200H RO
    400ish taps

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    Quote Originally Posted by VTnewguy View Post
    It's looking good. Do you already have a evaporator for it?
    Not yet. I'm quite close to putting in an order for a Mason 4x2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shirefisher View Post
    Not yet. I'm quite close to putting in an order for a Mason 4x2.
    I wouldn't hesitate to look at some used equipment. A lot of people move up in size very quickly.
    Leader 2x6 Raised flue with preheater and hood. Patriot pans
    Leader Clear 5 bank filter press
    Memprotec 200H RO
    400ish taps

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    Great job, you will appreciate it even more the first time you boil!!
    A&A 2x8 raised flue with hoods and preheater AOF/AUF
    8x12 kitchen
    8x12 canning room
    H20 7.5 1200 Econox for 2018 added 2nd membrane for 2020
    H2O 10" filter press half bank
    H2O 2430 gallon storage tank
    1500+ on 3/16 for 2020, 700+ of those on guzzlers

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    You did a beautiful job on your building. your rope set-up for the cupola doors looks just like mine.

  10. #20
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    And now I have procured this addition for the sugar house!
    evap.jpg

    It was down the road 2 miles and never used. A Mason arch custom 2x4.5 with a 2x3 flat pan with a warming pan and a front finishing pan with floats and all the fixins!

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