|You have to love the well-padded dog under the table waiting for dropped wieners and chips.|
The host shared with me the importance of using FLOATATION tires when you use a tractor to collect sap from the trees growing through ice. It is very expensive to call a wrecker when your tractor falls through 200 feet from solid ground and you don't have FLOATATION tires. Not that he would know.
When the warming pan runs low, more sap is ladled into it from the white barrel.
The boiling pan is 24" by 48" and was constructed out of stainless steel.
Everybody's system is a little bit different. The Captain uses two metal tubs that both rest on the cinder block stove and a chimney to pull a draft. He finds that he burns less wood because all the hot is ducted under his pans. Also, his warming pan is really a pre-boiler.
The host used through convection and let the wind blow through.
|I thought the women were dancing but they were just moving to avoid the steam.|