Category Archive: Caches

Photo Essay: Xtremely Addicted

GUEST BLOG Geocaching may be the most extreme sport ever invented – if done right. My name’s Handy Andy Pandy and I’m here to show you how to xtreme cache! Don’t try any of this at home (unless you’re awesome) … Xtreme caching takes a lot of preparation and equipment, especially if you plan to photograph …

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Tutorial: Bubble, Bubble, Toil & Trouble

You may well bubble over with excitement at Larry Butler’s first DIY cache tutorial for It’s Not About The Numbers. Here, the Nevada geocacher (GC handle: Hans415) and owner of Amazon store 4MadHatter’s Books shows how to build the perfect Bubble Cache. NB: If you make your own example, don’t forget to send us a photo of …

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Giveaway: Flippin’ Heck What A Geocache

You’re likely to flip when you see It’s Not About The Numbers’ latest giveaway – a Flipper Geocache by Amazon vendor 4MadHatter’s Books. Designed by Nevada duo Larry and Carolyn (GC handle: Hans415), this cleverly crafted container requires finders to flip the actual cache out of a 14 inch-long PVC pipe and steel exterior container. …

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Invasion Of The Geo-Aliens

Today a UFO landed in my front yard … Inside the long, shiny transporter was a tiny, green being from across the galaxy. Thankfully, he speaks Geo, otherwise I’d never be able to ask him about his recent travels. That visitor was Helium the Alien TB4QEMY), better known as It’s Not About The Numbers’ representative onboard …

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Tutorial: A New Geocaching Medium

Bigger is better for Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural), whose latest video tutorial shows examples of mid-sized geocaches to make.
The American DIY buff says: “I like the mid-sized version because it allows you to trade travel bugs and provides more room for larger ‘swag’ items.”

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It’s Electrifying: DIY Cache Tutorial

DIY cache-maker Vince Migliore explains how to use an emergency radio with a hand-crank generator to electrify a hide – well, three volts worth anyway – in a remote location.

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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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NZ Air Force Clips Geocache Wings

A geocache in New Zealand has been removed by New Zealand Air Force personnel after it was deemed to be a security issue for a nearby air base. Ohakea – Reminiscing (GC256R8) by J ‘N’ K was a small, difficulty 1.5, terrain 1.5 cache located on Pukenui Road just south of the township of Bulls …

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Geocache In Space: The Countdown Begins

Houston, we have go for launch of the second Geocache In Space module … Although in case of American geonaut Scott Cole, his blast-off won’t be at Florida’s Cape Canaveral but rather Gilliam-McConnel Airfield in his home state of North Carolina. Three days ago, the Southern Pines resident (GC handle: e6c or Echo Six Charlie) advised his …

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Twilight Zone: Geocacher Finds Bomb, Not Cache

It what seems to be an odd twist on the geocache/bomb relationship, a player near Neustadt Weinstraße in Germany has stumbled upon what appears to be a bomb. After posting the photo in imgur.com earlier today, the comments have been running hot in the associated reddit thread. Reddit user eodtech1 noted: “Looks to be a GP ‘Old …

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