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Since a majority of geocachers are men, I'm wondering what geoswag would be interesting to men (in the under $5 range). When I do my next maintenance visits I'd like to add a few trinkets that guys might like to find (family-friendly, of course - no cigarettes, lighters, knives).

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Since a majority of geocachers are men, I'm wondering what geoswag would be interesting to men (in the under $5 range). When I do my next maintenance visits I'd like to add a few trinkets that guys might like to find (family-friendly, of course - no cigarettes, lighters, knives).

 

I always like finding carabiners. :)

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Fishing lures

New golf balls

Geo-tools (LED light, tweezers, micro-log roller)

 

Not being a nano fan, I've heard about micro-log rollers but have never used one. But I might consider leaving them as trade items. Is there a do-it-yourself version? I looked at the one in the GC shop....$8US is a bit pricey.

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Fishing lures

New golf balls

Geo-tools (LED light, tweezers, micro-log roller)

 

Not being a nano fan, I've heard about micro-log rollers but have never used one. But I might consider leaving them as trade items. Is there a do-it-yourself version?

Go to Princess Auto or some other place that sells small cotter pins.

That's what I use for micro and nano log rollers.

 

$5.99 for 144 in varying sizes.

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Fishing lures

New golf balls

Geo-tools (LED light, tweezers, micro-log roller)

Leave the fishing lures out, unless you have some without hooks.

 

Nothing wrong with fishing lures, you just need to be sure the hook is secured. Make sure whatever you protect it with won't come off while people are rummaging around in the cache.

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Since a majority of geocachers are men, I'm wondering what geoswag would be interesting to men (in the under $5 range). When I do my next maintenance visits I'd like to add a few trinkets that guys might like to find (family-friendly, of course - no cigarettes, lighters, knives).

Okay, you ruled out cigs, lighters & knives. I guess "family-friendly" rules out racy calendars and beer.

 

Oh, well, nothing left - nothing at all! :lol:

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Fishing flies (figured someone would say flies are often found in caches :D )

Lures

Small tools. Multi anything...

Zipper pulls (aging hands, they are a Godsend)

Carabiners

Brass gun barrel cleaning brushes seem to go with the next guy who hits the cache.

Match stick holders (They're not just for caches, some of us use 'em for matches)

Bungees

550 cord

Fire sticks and tinder

Duct tape and repair kits

Backpackers TP

I go through bandannas like crazy and will drop two or more gold dollars if you can't see through it (weave quality)

I always keep a camera pocket filled w/ gold dollars, in case I don't have anything equal.

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Since a majority of geocachers are men, I'm wondering what geoswag would be interesting to men (in the under $5 range). When I do my next maintenance visits I'd like to add a few trinkets that guys might like to find (family-friendly, of course - no cigarettes, lighters, knives).

 

No offensive, but I honestly don't need your swag. And don't you think really cool stuff would just get traded down by folks happy to pull the item? You're just setting yourself up for disappointment that Chuck Norville didn't get to pick up your tire gauge.

 

Kids on the other-hand can't go out and buy their own stuff.

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One of the things I've appreciated most finding in a geocache was a little plastic keychain that has a little compass, thermometer, and windchill chart on the back. I still use it every day in fact, it's attached to my house keys! :)

 

As an astro-girl I tend to get astronomy things to leave behind for cheap (I know this thread is for guys, but I refuse to dissuade women who like astronomy :P ). I bought a few in bulk that worked really well- one example was a tiny planisphere type thing showing the stars at night, the other was before the Venus transit last year I left those solar eclipse viewer glasses in a few geocaches- very popular swag item even if we got clouded out here for the event itself!

 

Mind the last two really only work price-wise if you buy them in bulk as I think individually they'd be more than US$5, but both were really light and didn't take up much space so that's why I thought they were good swag items.

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Fishing lures

New golf balls

Geo-tools (LED light, tweezers, micro-log roller)

 

Not being a nano fan, I've heard about micro-log rollers but have never used one. But I might consider leaving them as trade items. Is there a do-it-yourself version?

Go to Princess Auto or some other place that sells small cotter pins.

That's what I use for micro and nano log rollers.

 

$5.99 for 144 in varying sizes.

 

Thanks BR67.

 

Here's what I've done, a cotter pin on a key ring. I'll put it in a small baggie and label it explaining what it is:

 

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Fishing lures

New golf balls

Geo-tools (LED light, tweezers, micro-log roller)

 

Not being a nano fan, I've heard about micro-log rollers but have never used one. But I might consider leaving them as trade items. Is there a do-it-yourself version?

Go to Princess Auto or some other place that sells small cotter pins.

That's what I use for micro and nano log rollers.

 

$5.99 for 144 in varying sizes.

 

Thanks BR67.

 

Here's what I've done, a cotter pin on a key ring. I'll put it in a small baggie and label it explaining what it is:

 

742d5de1-f60b-4e98-89a3-a401b4a47052.jpg?rnd=0.8008801

 

Cool idea !

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Since a majority of geocachers are men, I'm wondering what geoswag would be interesting to men (in the under $5 range). When I do my next maintenance visits I'd like to add a few trinkets that guys might like to find (family-friendly, of course - no cigarettes, lighters, knives).

 

No offensive, but I honestly don't need your swag. And don't you think really cool stuff would just get traded down by folks happy to pull the item? You're just setting yourself up for disappointment that Chuck Norville didn't get to pick up your tire gauge.

 

Kids on the other-hand can't go out and buy their own stuff.

 

I'm not a fan of SWAG either.

I DO enjoy finding trackables though.

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Since a majority of geocachers are men, I'm wondering what geoswag would be interesting to men (in the under $5 range). When I do my next maintenance visits I'd like to add a few trinkets that guys might like to find (family-friendly, of course - no cigarettes, lighters, knives).

my dad likes finding whistles or little compass that are different colors if that helps
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