Category Archive: Containers

Tutorial: Cache Creator Plays Dirty

When he’s not thinking about how to finance his Geocrashers TV series, America’s Jon Racinskas (GC handle: The Razza) likes to gets devilish with his DIY. Here he shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to make one such evil hide.

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Tutorial: A Whole New Ball Game

Pitching our latest DIY tutorial is American geocacher Terri Caldwell (GC handle: CrazeVixen) … This cunning baseball hide is among the products the Virginian resident sells through her Etsy store, The Recycled Green Rose. YOU WILL NEED: A ball of your choice Micro Logbook Micro Container Glue TOOLS: Drill and bit Razorblade or craft knife Sandpaper Vice-grip …

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Tutorial: An Animal Attraction To Geo-DIY

Etsy vendor Emeli Reiart has made a name for herself creating gorgeous “candy-coated” animal jars. Here, the Canadian shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to achieve the same effect for a cute and quirky geocache container.

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Tutorial: I’ve Been Working On The Railroad …

By Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural) There are a number of abandoned or unused railroad lines in my town. Local cachers often use these tracks as hiding places. Here, I’ll show you how to create a simple bison tube hide using a railroad spike. Loose spikes can easy to come by; whether you visit a …

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Giving Away The Secrets Of Creative Caches

Drum roll please, Cumbyrocks … And the winner of It’s Not About The Numbers‘ recent DIY contest is Eddy De Clercq. For his efforts, the Belgium cacher (GC handle: searchjaunt) has won a copy of Vince Migliore’s new book Creative Containers For Geocaching. Judging this competition was much, much tougher than we expected, with dozens of …

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Tutorial: Empowering Your Caches

By Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural) Utility boxes, control panels and wiring enclosures are visible everywhere in today’s urban environment. They are inexpensive and widely available at most hardware stores. They also make good hiding places for caches; a passer-by would never guess this is actually a geocaching container. However, neither the plastic nor metal …

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Ammo Cans: The New Plastic Fantastics

Love the original, hate the sequel … right? That’s the way it normally works with movies, book, video games etc  – or so I thought until I got to review MTM Case-Gard’s new take on that geocaching staple, the Ammo Can. Those heavy-duty war artefacts have been as traditional in the United States as well traditionals …

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Tutorial: One Way To Rock Their Socks Off

Geo-blogger EyeD10T Jones found himself between a rock and a hard place – not once, but twice – while creating this cache tutorial for It’s Not About The Numbers. “Winter was pretty brutal here in the American state of New Hampshire, so I spent a lot of time indoors working on creative cache containers – including …

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Tutorial: Down To The Wire

Geocacher Derek Stewart wants to cash in on his hobby, by selling custom caches online. Here, the Canadian shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to make one of his Deke’s Cache Stash designs. “When choosing the type of cache I want to make, I think about what I would like to find. When caching with the …

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A Very Canny Canadian Cache

In a very belated tribute for Canada Day, It’s Not About The Numbers profiles a new cache making a big impact in British Columbia. You’ll never see a DNF on GC2Y8Q8 Made in Canada, Eh! For starters, this cache is nearly a metre high by 1.2-metres long by almost half a metre wide, and can …

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