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Announcing.....The Pocket Decoder

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The Caching Place is pleased to announce our latest creation! It’s been a long time coming! The original artwork was sent to Bryan and approved back in June of last year. When we put the teasers on our website we had no idea of the complications ahead of us! We nearly gave up but with some encouragement along the way, we are glad we persevered because The Pocket Decoder is awesome!! Mass production has been in full swing for several weeks now and the coins are scheduled to ship from the mint the middle of April.

 

This is not your ordinary geocoin! It's a work of art and has the look and feel of a finely crafted pocket watch. Each coin weighs 4.2 oz and is over 14mm thick!! It is truly is a "collector" piece!

 

Designed to be a "functional" geocoin, The Pocket Decoder can be used by Geocachers to create mystery caches and enhance your caching enjoyment...or drive you crazy which ever way you want to look at it LOL! One of the coolest features about The Pocket Decoder is that the center wheel is interchangeable. During 2008 we plan to release a number of fun and interesting center wheel designs as well as encourage folks to submit their own designs for wheels. We will also be creating FUN games and contests to help you learn to use and enjoy your Pocket Decoder!

 

THE DETAILS:

 

The coin is actually the equivalent of 3 coins. Due to the complicated design and size, the coin was manufactured using the die casting method. We've set up a page on our website where you can read about the production process, the interchangeable center wheel and get a sneak peek at the next center wheel to be released in May...Poker fanatics are going to LOVE it!! :laughing:

 

SALE DATE: April 16 - we will update here in the forums, if this changes.

 

SIZE: 55mm diameter x 70mm high (excluding top ring) over 14mm thick, weighs 4.5 oz

 

REGULAR EDITION: Antique bronze case with Symbol Wheel, imitation hard enamel colors, packaged in a leather drawstring bag. Number minted; because this coin is designed to be a functional geocaching tool, it doesn't make sense to "limit" the number produced, therefore, the antique bronze edition with Symbol Wheel will remain as an open stock item at The Caching Place for all who want to enjoy and own this unique design!

 

LIMITED EDITION: We are making 25 "Golden" pocket decoders. These will all be given away in monthly drawings at The Caching Place.

 

PRICE: $19.50

 

TRACKABLE WITH CUSTOM ICON: iconpocket.jpg

 

More Information Here.

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Been looking forward to this one too, looks great! Probably the most unique 'geocoin' out today. Nice job!

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Not a bad price considering the work involved.

 

I don't see a price for the Pocket Decoder :laughing: I see the interchangeable center wheels are $3.50 Where is the price of the coin at ?

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QUOTE(AtlantaGal @ Mar 30 2008, 11:51 PM) *

 

Not a bad price considering the work involved.

 

 

I don't see a price for the Pocket Decoder huh.gif I see the interchangeable center wheels are $3.50 Where is the price of the coin at ?

LIMITED EDITION: We are making 25 "Golden" pocket decoders. These will all be given away in monthly drawings at The Caching Place.

 

PRICE: $19.50

in the opening post

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QUOTE(AtlantaGal @ Mar 30 2008, 11:51 PM) *

 

Not a bad price considering the work involved.

 

 

I don't see a price for the Pocket Decoder huh.gif I see the interchangeable center wheels are $3.50 Where is the price of the coin at ?

LIMITED EDITION: We are making 25 "Golden" pocket decoders. These will all be given away in monthly drawings at The Caching Place.

 

PRICE: $19.50

in the opening post

 

Wow time for sleep I totaly missed that and was looking all over there site for the price. Thanks

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Is this really a "geocoin" anymore? Don't get me wrong, I love it and I want one. At $20 a pop, I doubt that many of of these will be found in a cache (though a hellavu FTF prize!). Much like these other functional geocaching tools that are becoming available (quadrant and planisphere come to mind) are we seeing a new category of traveler emerge? :laughing:

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I think I will be wanting to buy one of these just to carry around. This is SO sweet. Awesome!

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Wow! This is a really cool coin. Can't wait to add one of these to my collection. :laughing:

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Finally!! I've been trying to click on that link for over a month now. Gonna have to get me a vest and chain! :laughing:

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What an incredibly beautiful piece! Wonderful job, Georgia! Hopefully I'll get to see one of these in person one day!

 

Naomi :laughing:

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ooohhh aahhhh been waiting on this one. Congratulations on a beautiful coin !!! :laughing:

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What a great looking collectors item. It's a must have. :laughing:

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Is this really a "geocoin" anymore? Don't get me wrong, I love it and I want one. At $20 a pop, I doubt that many of of these will be found in a cache (though a hellavu FTF prize!). Much like these other functional geocaching tools that are becoming available (quadrant and planisphere come to mind) are we seeing a new category of traveler emerge? :laughing:

 

Geocaching Tools, lol.

 

At least the insert discs for this will be a coin. I look at it as a coin holder.

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Have been waiting for a peek too - this is awesome. Add me to the list of those who "must have" one of these.

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Boy just when I say I CAN'T buy any more coins you come out with this one!! :) But since it will be a stock item at least I can be assured when my boat comes in I will be able to get one! :D

 

Just a fabulous coin!!!!!

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Love it...can't afford it, but LOVE it!! Maybe some day....

This is an unlimited coin, Roddy. Save a few bucks a week and you'll have the $$ in no time. Probably just in time for the second batch to hit the shelves after the initial frenzy. :)

 

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What a very beautiful and unique coin, I'll have to get one of these! Very nice job!!!!!!

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The Caching Place is pleased to announce our latest creation! It’s been a long time coming! The original artwork was sent to Bryan and approved back in June of last year. When we put the teasers on our website we had no idea of the complications ahead of us! We nearly gave up but with some encouragement along the way, we are glad we persevered because The Pocket Decoder is awesome!! Mass production has been in full swing for several weeks now and the coins are scheduled to ship from the mint the middle of April.

 

This is not your ordinary geocoin! It's a work of art and has the look and feel of a finely crafted pocket watch. Each coin weighs 4.2 oz and is over 14mm thick!! It is truly is a "collector" piece!

 

Designed to be a "functional" geocoin, The Pocket Decoder can be used by Geocachers to create mystery caches and enhance your caching enjoyment...or drive you crazy which ever way you want to look at it LOL! One of the coolest features about The Pocket Decoder is that the center wheel is interchangeable. During 2008 we plan to release a number of fun and interesting center wheel designs as well as encourage folks to submit their own designs for wheels. We will also be creating FUN games and contests to help you learn to use and enjoy your Pocket Decoder!

 

THE DETAILS:

 

The coin is actually the equivalent of 3 coins. Due to the complicated design and size, the coin was manufactured using the die casting method. We've set up a page on our website where you can read about the production process, the interchangeable center wheel and get a sneak peek at the next center wheel to be released in May...Poker fanatics are going to LOVE it!! :D

 

SALE DATE: April 16 - we will update here in the forums, if this changes.

 

SIZE: 55mm diameter x 70mm high (excluding top ring) over 14mm thick, weighs 4.5 oz

 

REGULAR EDITION: Antique bronze case with Symbol Wheel, imitation hard enamel colors, packaged in a leather drawstring bag. Number minted; because this coin is designed to be a functional geocaching tool, it doesn't make sense to "limit" the number produced, therefore, the antique bronze edition with Symbol Wheel will remain as an open stock item at The Caching Place for all who want to enjoy and own this unique design!

 

LIMITED EDITION: We are making 25 "Golden" pocket decoders. These will all be given away in monthly drawings at The Caching Place.

 

PRICE: $19.50

 

TRACKABLE WITH CUSTOM ICON: iconpocket.jpg

 

More Information Here.

front.jpgpocketopen180.gifside-view.jpgside-back-view.gif

 

Very, VERY cool! :)

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Wow, THANKS everyone for the awesome comments! We're glad you all like it as much as we do! :)

 

As far as the drawing goes for the "Golden" LE's, there will be a card inserted with your Pocket Decoder with instructions on how to enter the drawings, there will also be additional information posted on our website once the coins are available. As with most drawings/contests, there is no purchase necessary to enter the drawing.....however, you will need to follow the instructions posted on the website in order to obtain what you need to enter so be sure to read that when it goes live! :P

 

Some of the links are not yet live because we're still working on stuff like the "Hobbit's Mystery Journey" - so please be patient!! :D

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Wow, THANKS everyone for the awesome comments! We're glad you all like it as much as we do! :P

 

As far as the drawing goes for the "Golden" LE's, there will be a card inserted with your Pocket Decoder with instructions on how to enter the drawings, there will also be additional information posted on our website once the coins are available. As with most drawings/contests, there is no purchase necessary to enter the drawing.....however, you will need to follow the instructions posted on the website in order to obtain what you need to enter so be sure to read that when it goes live! :D

 

Some of the links are not yet live because we're still working on stuff like the "Hobbit's Mystery Journey" - so please be patient!! :)

 

 

 

It's about time!! I've been clicking those dead links for what seems like forever!! Can't wait to see these!!!

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Wow, great idea, great coin

 

a really must to have!!!

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That is one really strange and really cool thing! Got to read a little about how it works, but even before knowing, I love it!

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OhMyGosh!

 

That is a spiffy little device you guys have put together! Thank you so much for positing the "making of" - I love that kind of stuff! Needless to say, I am totally submitting a dial design when that "submit designs" link becomes active. Amazing work!

 

Tiki

 

PS - anyone up for a trade? :laughing:

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oops -

 

I double post-ed!

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