We started work on adding about 100 taps at the McCormick property. This will bring the total in this woods to just over 500 taps. The first thing we do is mark all the trees we plan to tap with red tree paint. This helps us decide were to run our mainline. Once those lines are flagged we run high tensile fence wire and roll out the mainline. The mainline is wire tied to the fence wire. 5/16″ lateral lines are run from tree to tree and anchored to the fence wire, we shoot for no more than 5 taps per lateral line. Next we install all the saddles in the main line, and finally the drop lines are cut in at each tree.