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Old March 31st, 2014, 08:12 AM
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While installing mainlines with GLfisherman we would get to talking about all sorts of nonsense and after our first section I realized that a bag full of bunji cords has been replaced as one of the most irritating thing to deal with.

Its a fleece lined pocket full of TWISTY TIES. Now I know there are a few members that can walk thru the woods whipping them out of a holder or a special pocket with a hot cup of Starbucks in one hand and installing them with other while pulling a sled full of unruly kids but I aint one of them.
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That may be the case sometimes, but this year the most irritating thing we have is this weather. Too cold like highs in the teens and now 40ish day and night. Yes we are getting some sap, but not the way it should be. So what we are getting is still clear and good sugar and now the lying weather man says perfect the rest of the week. I hope he's not bsing again.

I'll take 3 days hard labor with 2 fleece lines pockets of twistys in exchange for a full tank of sap. And I'll promise to do it with a worn out glove and a box of bandaids on if it helps my odds.
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Haynes those things do suck lol. I usually pull one wire right out of the twist ties and leave a long tag end on the other wire and loop it over the main and move it forward as I walk. I have a handfull in one hand and the tool in the other, when I run out I grab a handful more. WHen I put them in my pocket I found I was bending over and picking more up off the ground than I was tieing on the main. An easier solution to all this was to go wireless. Best decision I made yet in maple.
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An easier solution to all this was to go wireless. Best decision I made yet in maple.
Wireless??? do tell, and show.
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Here is the thread. Wireless
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I didn't use wire for mine after seeing 3rdgen's setup, it's very easy to setup and stays tight so you won't have the sags some people have between twist ties
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