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Old April 15th, 2013, 12:09 PM
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Leo, i'm not that far from you and we had a good day as well on saturday. I got it all boiled off. Sunday we didnt turn on the pump cause the lines didnt thaw out. Got about 1.5 inchs of snow/sleet last night. only got to 31 degrees over night and is slow to warm today. Hoping by noon/1pm that things are thawed. At least it gives you a chance to catch up today.
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Old April 15th, 2013, 12:49 PM
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I'm still waiting for my big runs. I've collected 150 gallons so far, and as of noon yesterday had about 100 gals. In my bags. Last Wednesday it started to run hard, but the weather hasn't cooperated since. Here's hoping the weather cooperates this week. No more snow please!
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As of last night I have collected over 1000 gallons of sap. Last year 500 total. Trees are running so hard I can' keep up boiling or collecting.
One of my friends called last night and asked if I wanted more sap.
I am trying to pace myself and just keep plugging along at a somewhat reasonable pace.
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Old April 16th, 2013, 07:35 PM
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I had the same thing happening. Although work called I did get around 800 gallons of sap boiled down. Sat I did not turn on the vacuum as I had more than enough sap to boil and it still filled my 150 gallon tank anyway.
Wish I had more time. The late start really through me for a loop.
Glad to hear you are boiling!!!
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As of yesterday we went over the 2000 gallon mark. We only have 7 half pallets of wood left. I pulled a couple bundles of slab wood out in the open to get the snow melted off so we can cut it up. I don't need the extra work. Drove back to the cities to finish a couple jobs and heading back up i hope thursday morning. Johns got her for a couple days.
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First big run today! 230 gallons to boil tomorrow i boiled 150 on Saturday with no draw, but should get my first syrup of the season tomorrow. Lot of work collecting by myself, next year I gotta do some gravity tubing.
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