Sunday, March 20, 2011

Tapping

 Had a great day tapping at Mapleside. The day started with a sharp North wind which got better with some movement. We moved quick through the bush tapping and hanging buckets. By the time 4 rolled around we were finished. Felt great to stop and listen to the sap flow
Tapping Tractor
We tapped about 400 trees using the traditional bucket method

Went through a lot of lids...
Tough job slinging buckets

The gas drill named Nancy
South side sap runs in the sun
Buckets on
A finished job
Health tap lines we set up last week

Manifold
Vacuum lines
Extractor in the pump house

More to come.....





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