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Old September 13th, 2014, 07:03 PM
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So I walked a couple of woodlots this afternoon that I have permission to tap. Looking for my best option for a vacuum system.

Nice cool day with no bugs in the woods , found a nice section with a mix of reds and sugars . Decided to walk further to the east when I stumbled across 4 of these hanging on sugars . The bottles are full of a smelly vinegar odor.

Take a look at the tap hole , probably a 5/8" or 3/4" hole. The taps are male adaptors that someone tried to thread into the hole. I'm sure many of you have seen or heard of " hillbilly " ways of tapping a tree but in today's world all the info one needs is on the net.
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Dr Tim would say never take over a woods Xyz got kicked out of. Those are left over oil drain hoses that come with the equipment he sells. I was suspicious about him REPERPOSING equipment
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Old September 13th, 2014, 09:36 PM
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Lol......Come to think of it Chuck , this woods border his sugarbush.
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I would not do that to my trees. I will not tell someone else what to do with trees that are not mine.
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I'm sure many of you have seen or heard of " hillbilly " ways of tapping a tree but in today's world all the info one needs is on the net.
And that is one of the problems..... Isolated incidents like this don't really bother me much, but when somebody does stupid stuff like this and posts a YouTube video saying this is the way to do it, then I get a little irritated about it.
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Yes it does, but the video I saw with this method was a guy actually tapping an ash tree.
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