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Old January 3rd, 2018, 06:34 PM
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Yup. Flats had a premature evaluation
I guess I was a little premature to label joe mott as a maple producer. Making your own equipment is only one istep, burning the pans is the last and biggest step.
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Old January 3rd, 2018, 07:38 PM
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Old January 4th, 2018, 02:14 PM
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Here is another homemade option my buddy made. I burned two pans. The first one had flames in the pan...does that count toward being a sugar maker?
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Old January 4th, 2018, 02:22 PM
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heck ya, that looks easier than mine, i may make one like that also, thanks
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Old January 5th, 2018, 11:17 AM
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The first one had flames in the pan...does that count toward being a sugar maker?
I would call that going the extra mile to prove you are a sugar maker
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Old January 8th, 2018, 06:07 AM
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with all the below weather zero I had some time in the heated shop.
made a 3/16 tubing tool out of a 5/16 coupling nut , spare channel lock pliers and a small set of vise grips, works fairly well ...
also made a spooler out of some old wire banding from work and a small bearing.
all set to run some 3/16 , when it warms up a bit!
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