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    yes bruce thats the plan for the new plumbing is...

    yes bruce thats the plan for the new plumbing is more cleanouts and access points so I actually get things taken apart and be able to run a brush through the system and an additional permeate tank...
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    for my trees in less than 3 weeks 70 gallons is...

    for my trees in less than 3 weeks 70 gallons is really good considering I didn't make any syrup in February.
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    hey Russ just wanted to say I always enjoyed...

    hey Russ just wanted to say I always enjoyed reading your thread. learned lots here and will always remember the guy that made the term "boiling soda" famous!!! good luck with the move, retirement...
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    my front pan was OK too there is enough sugar in...

    my front pan was OK too there is enough sugar in it to preserve it, and the back pan seemed fine too but once the heat hit it when I fired it turned to snot. it was the flu pan because its so much...
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    how are you still going??? haven't your reds...

    how are you still going??? haven't your reds budded yet??? I have reds budding since last friday or saturday and sap was nasty at best and evaporator spoiled and went ropey.
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    Tried to finish out stuff last night and Evap was...

    Tried to finish out stuff last night and Evap was ropey big pile of snot. to warm and too much bacteria and the new sap was just OK after I
    squeezed it had a weird taste not buddy I think it...
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    yep my trees are popping but the vacuum is an...

    yep my trees are popping but the vacuum is an awesome thing!!! still getting sap!!! sap is about 1% still
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    Well I think that's it Buds are just stating to...

    Well I think that's it Buds are just stating to pop on the reds and since its pretty much all I have well... went from tight to popping in just a few days just too warm.

    What is the formula for...
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    Doesn't look good. I have made a bunch of syrup...

    Doesn't look good. I have made a bunch of syrup the last few days. some of the biggest runs I have had in years. sugar is even not too bad been getting progressively less but last night was the...
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    I am a Reds tapper too, hence the name, and most...

    I am a Reds tapper too, hence the name, and most of my woods are cold too. Blocked by a nice hemlock stand. I have made some buddy syrup Reds are funny that way mine have budded with ice still in...
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    so If the forecast is correct, which I REALLY...

    so If the forecast is correct, which I REALLY hope it isn't this season is gonna be about 3.5 weeks and I will be done by next week sometime!!!
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    yes Bruce thats is very true. but they also work...

    yes Bruce thats is very true. but they also work on volume as well. If ben is buying the cheapest syrup he can and might only be making .25 to .50 a quart after costs, over head and labor delivery...
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    Well I think the night freezes weren't good...

    Well I think the night freezes weren't good enough to keep things going good after it got so warm. and the wind again WOW... we almost hit 70 down here and only a few hours of freezing temps. ...
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    I guess that makes sense then as to why she...

    I guess that makes sense then as to why she thought you were closing due to Covid. We are small enough (I would consider us hobby or just above hobby) I make very little actual profit at this...
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    Been busy, So lets see where I left off. ...

    Been busy, So lets see where I left off.

    Didn't get much sap over the freeze up the week before 150 gallons but it sat for 7 days so ROed it took half a gallon of concentrate and cooked it down...
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    last year because of covid... ha why would...

    last year because of covid... ha why would anyone stop sugaring from covid? not being open is open or no maple weekend this year yeah but geesh.
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    I assume you have the same VFD as my...

    I assume you have the same VFD as my releaser(from MES) ? that goes on and off all day all night... knock on wood 2nd season no issues. thats Strange that you are having issues with a second one. ...
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    Man I wish I had that many sugars and sugar that...

    Man I wish I had that many sugars and sugar that high!!! Makes ROing go a lot quicker!!! I have a lot of reds but hey thats what I have!!! make the best of it!!! its still all fun!!!
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    just a sore arm so far. 2nd shot scheduled for...

    just a sore arm so far. 2nd shot scheduled for April 3rd.

    bottled up 11 gallons of syrup still from last year. still have more of last year's syrup to get through too.

    Everything still...
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    got some sap on Tuesday a little on Wednesday but...

    got some sap on Tuesday a little on Wednesday but not enough to do anything with. Was able to walk the lines a little before it froze up found a few more leaks and 1 loose tap 1 hollow tree. Walked...
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    yes royal maple was always "bees first" ... ...

    yes royal maple was always "bees first" ... speaking of bees I have order mine this weekend.

    I am gonna need new Membranes too. my flows are down as well taking a lot longer to get through...
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    Well second boil done!!! Sap just kept coming in...

    Well second boil done!!! Sap just kept coming in had a about 825 gallons total since sunday morning. Sugar still low about 1.25 So after finishing off the sweetening of the pans ended up with...
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    Sounds like the usual start to the boiling... I...

    Sounds like the usual start to the boiling... I had the same thing lots of foam on the First boil didnt have a foam explosions but same here Low sugar, no draw off and clutter in the sugarhouse!!! ...
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    Took a ride up to Sunnyside to get some supplies...

    Took a ride up to Sunnyside to get some supplies Thursday morning. Mike actually wasn't too busy so we talked about hunting a bit His dad got really nice 8 pointer. Got home and power washed the...
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    Hey There he is!!! you know my dad said the same...

    Hey There he is!!! you know my dad said the same thing after he retired figured he would to get to relax bit but that was 3 years ago and he's the same way too busy to relax. He's always got...
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