Category Archive: Geowebsites

Book Giveaway: Creative Containers For Geocaching

Attention: All DIY fanatics … Thanks to author Vince Migliore, It’s Not About The Numbers has a copy of his brand new Creative Containers For Geocaching book to give away. The 122-page manual features 19 DIY ideas, ranging from how to jazz up that bison tube to caches made from a hollowed-out log, a converted birdhouse …

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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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The Rebirth Of Navicaching

Back in April, It’s Not About The Numbers reported that The Mad Cacher bloggers had bought the historic Navicache website; now we ask the new owners first-hand about their plans … Like the fabled phoenix rising from the ashes, one of our sport’s original listing services, Navicache, is back. Until recently, it was a little used reminder …

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Taking A Trip Into The Open

Last year, It’s Not About The Numbers posted on the creative flair of TripCyclone, now the science teacher from Grandview, Missouri is going take a trip into the world of OpenCaching … When OpenCaching first hit the world, I explored a little bit, ran into an error, and then moved on. Life got busy and I was …

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My New Geo-Tool: The Ultimate Cache Finder

Read ‘em and weep, boys … My geo-toolkit now includes a swanky Video Cache Finder. Officially, this device is known as a borescope but whenever I say that some smart aleck gets it confused with the endoscope that doctors use to look inside the human body. My non-medical version enables the inspection of an area …

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Video Log: A Cacher’s Dozen

Stuck for ideas on your next hide? Here, Mike and Eileen G introduce their new YouTube channel UniqueCaches and offer 12 clever examples for It’s Not About The Numbers readers.

Game Over For GeoTarget24

Time’s up for new Dunedin game GeoTarget24 … On Monday, its creators announced the demise of their time-trial GPS hunt, explaining that “as only one person has been regularly playing, we have decided to end it”. However, the anonymous organisers were at a loss to explain why GeoTarget24 had not proven more popular – especially in such a …

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Meet Bushwhacker Bob & His GeoPardners

Howdy, pardners! Let me introduce you to Bushwhacker Bob … He’s the first in a new series of inexpensive trackables by USA Geocoins, and It’s Not About The Numbers readers get to make his official acquaintance before anyone else. USA Geocoins owner Eric Kirkland explains that his GeoPardner travel tags will be “family-friendly designs” based on common characters found …

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You Asked, OX Answers

Late last year It’s Not About The Numbers sought help to interview OpenCaching.com. Here are two of the questions submitted by our readers and the OX replies  … CRAIGRAT OF AUSTRALIA ASKS: “Do you think that opening the site up as early as you did caused more harm than good?” OX REPLIES: “By launching OpenCaching.com …

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