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First boil
Old March 3rd, 2013 06:27 PM
adk1 adk1 is offline
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So I had my first boil on Friday March 1. Alittle under 200 gallons made 9 quarts..was a great first boil of the 2013 season!
Homestead Maple
Leader 2x6 King Pan
225 taps
Sap puller
12x20 grim filter canner.
2017 equipment purchased: short bank Wes fab filter press and spring tech micro elite two post ro!
Plenty of hardwood split! May take 2017 off this year...

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Old March 3rd, 2013, 08:40 PM
Lake View Maple Lake View Maple is offline
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Location: Clemons, NY
Number of Taps: 600
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 224
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Awesome start ,now lets bring on the real sap runs!!!
2011 125 taps on line and 25 buckets
2012 250 taps on line and 25 buckets
2013 430 taps on line and 25 buckets
2014 430 taps on line , new 3x10 D&G drop flue and 25
buckets ,looking to expand again next year if it all goes well
2015 500 taps on line , 110 on vac
1 Old Goat just to keep him busy
My awesome wife Marcinda who lets me buy maple stuff John Deere 790 to do all the heavy stuff
and the Good Lord above ,Amen
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