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  1. #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by DrTimPerkins View Post
    The "Soot-Eater"...coming soon to a maple equipment store near you.
    Where theres a commercial theres a sale....


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    2019 - First season ever
    -Goal: 3 gallons
    -Season Total: 7.5 gallons - pulled taps after running out of firewood and time
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    Built 2'x8' Oil Fired with Thor drop flue pans
    -Goal: 20 gallons
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    Quote Originally Posted by mainebackswoodssyrup View Post
    HAHA! Peel the Stihl stickers off it, throw on any maple supplier logo and watch the price double
    Once I got into maple I said if its shiny or has maple leaf imprint just go ahead and assume the price is double!


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    Mead Maple "It's for the kids..."
    Paul Cerminara
    2019 - First season ever
    -Goal: 3 gallons
    -Season Total: 7.5 gallons - pulled taps after running out of firewood and time
    2020
    Built 2'x8' Oil Fired with Thor drop flue pans
    -Goal: 20 gallons
    -Season Total: 55 gallons

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    Been using a pressure washer for years..its messy..not worried to get it spotless

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Puhl View Post
    Been using a pressure washer for years..its messy..not worried to get it spotless
    I do the same as Dave. Been doing it for years also. Hardest part is getting everyone here to help take them off and then back on when clean.
    3x10 Dallalre, oil fired, Stainless steel.
    Steam hoods front and rear with preheater.
    1500 taps on vac, right to sugar house.
    900 on Gravity
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    Lapierre 600 Turbo with 2 - 8" posts
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    Easy Off and a pressure washer.
    110 Taps on 3/16" "natural vac"
    Leader Half-Pint Supreme with AUF
    Souped-up RO Bucket
    3 Black Rescue Dogs
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    Ima try a peroxide, baking soda, dish soap paste this year
    2019 - New 12X12 boiling pavilion
    2018 - New Mason 2X3 Hobby XL and homemade RO
    2017 - 49 taps on gravity, 6 on buckets.
    2016 - 19 taps on new 3/16 tubing, 24 on buckets
    2015 - 51 taps, 26 buckets
    2014 - 50 taps, 14 buckets, steel railroad toolbox converted into arch, new 2X3 continuous flow Phaneuf from Homestead Maple
    2013 - 33 taps, 12 buckets, steel railroad toolbox converted into arch, steam table pans
    2012 - 26 taps, 10 buckets, steel railroad toolbox converted into arch, steam table pans

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    Glass cleaner for wood stoves etc. from Rutland works good on soot buildup. Not sure om the real thick stuff though.

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