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Old July 23rd, 2018, 10:45 PM

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Can I get some recommendations on what you run for a refueling timer? I was thinking of something I could just hit one button and the time starts over.
Also, does anyone run an level alarm for sap depth in the pans, if so what one.

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Old July 25th, 2018, 12:03 PM
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we still use an old egg timer
2x6 Leader drop flue evaporator my place
4x14 Leader drop flue evaporator at the family farm
no enhancements other than a pre-heater
a bunch of buckets no tubing yet
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Old July 25th, 2018, 09:18 PM
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Old August 2nd, 2018, 01:41 AM
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I had Marcland build me a sap depth alarm. Just put probe in draw off box , adjust it to my comfort level. If sap in my pans drop below desired depth, it turns my blowers off, an alarm sound and a Red light on the wall turns on. It was well under $100 bucks and has saved my pans a few times.
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