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Hmnn...Never seen one like that before. :rolleyes:

I thought it was creative, and so did everyone else. Which is why it got 80% favorites. Are you used to this type of cache?

 

:laughing: Almost as common as the LPC.

 

OH, look harder. There is 12 caches on the tree, only one has the log. All different colors, it's supposed to be dressed up as a christmas tree. That's why it's call "Twelve days of christmas" twelve caches that look like ornaments on a pine tree. Only one has the cache.

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Hmnn...Never seen one like that before. :rolleyes:

I thought it was creative, and so did everyone else. Which is why it got 80% favorites. Are you used to this type of cache?

 

:laughing: Almost as common as the LPC.

 

OH, look harder. There is 12 caches on the tree, only one has the log. All different colors, it's supposed to be dressed up as a christmas tree. That's why it's call "Twelve days of christmas" twelve caches that look like ornaments on a pine tree. Only one has the cache.

 

OK. Not quite as common. But still plenty of them out there. We have one not far from here. We also have one that is a five gallon water cooler jug full of film cans. After that I swore I'd walk away from any such cache I come to. Just take DNF and move on. Thank you very much.

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2011-04-30144016.jpg

 

Hmnn...Never seen one like that before. :rolleyes:

I thought it was creative, and so did everyone else. Which is why it got 80% favorites. Are you used to this type of cache?

 

:laughing: Almost as common as the LPC.

 

OH, look harder. There is 12 caches on the tree, only one has the log. All different colors, it's supposed to be dressed up as a christmas tree. That's why it's call "Twelve days of christmas" twelve caches that look like ornaments on a pine tree. Only one has the cache.

 

OK. Not quite as common. But still plenty of them out there. We have one not far from here. We also have one that is a five gallon water cooler jug full of film cans. After that I swore I'd walk away from any such cache I come to. Just take DNF and move on. Thank you very much.

You should have just logged a find along with the statement "trust you'll check your film cans to verify I signed". :lol:

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Has anyone made a cache that looks like a bee hive?

 

Yes I have. Took heavy 3/8" hemp type rope and coiled it up into a cone shape hive then filled it with canned insul-foam with a PB jar inside as the container. Also took some screws and cut heads off then screwed them into a few big plastic bees and attached them to the outside. I don't have a picture of it though... Shame on me. Cache

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I have a hornets nest hidden of the slanted side of a huge bluff.. It's about 15 feet up in a tree and you have to lower it by the rope thats hung over a branch and connected at the base of the tree. I made it by rapping a rope around a frame and the containers a peanut butter jar thats at the top. I'd provide a pick if i was able to get the forums to allow me to do so...such a pain

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I have a hornets nest hidden of the slanted side of a huge bluff.. It's about 15 feet up in a tree and you have to lower it by the rope thats hung over a brand and connected at the base of the tree. I made it by rapping a rope around a frame and the containers a peanut butter jar thats at the top. I'd provide a pick if i was able to get the forums to allow me to do so...such a pain

 

I think I know that cache. Met a goal of mine there. Very nice cache btw.

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I have a hornets nest hidden of the slanted side of a huge bluff.. It's about 15 feet up in a tree and you have to lower it by the rope thats hung over a brand and connected at the base of the tree. I made it by rapping a rope around a frame and the containers a peanut butter jar thats at the top. I'd provide a pick if i was able to get the forums to allow me to do so...such a pain

 

I think I know that cache. Met a goal of mine there. Very nice cache btw.

Quite the coincidence haha this ring a bell ?

"This is the biggie for me. Hobbit and I have been chasing caches that fit our 81 D/T matrix for a while now. I wanted to get this done on my 810th find. Kind of symetrical. This was the closet 4.5/5 from Tulsa."

 

Enjoyed the log entry thanks alot :lol:

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Here's a puzzle cache of mine... stage one is a pill bottle with a nail sticking out of the bottom attached to an internal cylinder with six sets of coordinates around the cylinder. There is a window in the pill bottle so you can view the various coordinates as you rotate the nail.

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At one of those six coordinates is a bison tube. At the other five coordinates are "red flag" indicators such as those pictured below, letting you know you are in the wrong place for finding the cache. There are no clues on the cache page indicating how to solve this field puzzle, simply that you will find a camo'd pill container at the posted coordinates and you will have to figure out what to do from there.

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The feedback so far has been very good, most favorite points of any of my caches (has varied between 35% and 50% favorites/premium log ratio). Some say they've never seen anything quite like this before. Wasn't sure how this idea would be received, so I'm glad it seems to be well liked.

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Nice one Darick

I think this a good idea as long as the locations are not too far apart..

 

Here is one of my latest:

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Stainless steel, and a buddy fixed som laser engraving on it B)

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It says: This is a gamepiece, and should not be removed. Enter Geocaching.com to find out more.

Ive just put it out here in Norway.

Next to a cannon from WW2:

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Love that stainless steel container... the laser engraving is awesome!

 

The stages on mine aren't far apart, and all contained in a long narrow park. Sounds like the typical search time is 20-30 minutes depending on how many "wild goose chase" coordinates you have to visit before arriving at the actual hiding spot.

 

Nice one Darick

I think this a good idea as long as the locations are not too far apart..

 

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Here is one of my latest:

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Stainless steel, and a buddy fixed som laser engraving on it B)

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I don't have a picture available, but I made a birdfeeder into a "working" cache. I have an old cyclindrical feeder that is made out of heavy plastic (the ones that were made out of two pieces of plastic and came with all the other parts that you had to assemble). After being outside about 5-6 years, the plastic is yellowed and cloudy. (I did the following camo work outside as it is very messy!) I thinned out some Alene's craft glue and coated the inside by pouring it down the sides and turning it round and round at an angle. Then, I filled it with sunflower seeds and let it set overnight. The next day, I poured out the seeds. There were open spaces between the sun seeds, so I coated the inside with glue again and poured in the finer birdseed that has the small grains,etc. Let it set overnight, again. When I poured out the smaller seed, the spaces were nicely filled in. The inside diameter is reduced, but there is still room for birdseed in the lower portion and a small baggie with the log book and a few small items to sit on top. At first, I wasn't going to fill the feeder with seed, but realized a "full" feeder with no seed debris on the ground would be a dead giveaway! It is hanging in the tree at the end of our driveway, with 2 other feeders within 20-30 ft of it (one is identical to it).

One cacher had a DNF because I had just refilled the feeder and there were birds eating out of it when she was there! She said I was evil when I met her later at an event! He He He!

P.S. I tried the camo with a newer feeder first, but it was glaringly obvious that the seed was glued to the inside!

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Ive just made this one.

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It is birdhousecache with a twist..

Inside there is a wind up "thing" (sorry for the bad english)

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And in the "birdhole" there is a button hvo says "push here"

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When you push the button,the bottom of the birdhouse flips open and the cache is ment to fall, and stop 3 meters down, right above ground..

Here,s the mecanism for the button..

The bottom plate is held by magnets, and when you push the button you press down the rod, and the lid opens and the cache falls

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then the persons on the ground get to sign the logbook before the one who climbed the tree..

Its my eleven year son,s idea and we have had many good hours in the garage creating this one :)

And for me, thats what its all about.

Thanx for looking. I will be back with more weird caches in a while i guess B)

 

Here he is painting it on a chair he put together himself

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Ive just made this one.

 

It is birdhousecache with a twist..

Inside there is a wind up "thing" (sorry for the bad english)

 

And in the "birdhole" there is a button hvo says "push here"

 

When you push the button,the bottom of the birdhouse flips open and the cache is ment to fall, and stop 3 meters down, right above ground..

Here,s the mecanism for the button..

The bottom plate is held by magnets, and when you push the button you press down the rod, and the lid opens and the cache falls

 

then the persons on the ground get to sign the logbook before the one who climbed the tree..

Its my eleven year son,s idea and we have had many good hours in the garage creating this one :)

And for me, thats what its all about.

Thanx for looking. I will be back with more weird caches in a while i guess B)

 

Here he is painting it on a chair he put together himself

 

Very cool idea!! I've never seen anything quite like it before. I assume that the "birdhouse" is meant to be hidden high up in a tree, so this takes two or more people (or one that really likes to climb up and down trees) to bag.

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If its only one person, he can just wind it back up and open the box and sign it sitting in the tree.

But the idea in it for my son was that the person on the ground get to sign it first.

He thinks like that, i guess because he is always with me caching so we are always more than one.

Maybe we can make a video of it when we have installed it :)

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I don't have a picture available, but I made a birdfeeder into a "working" cache. I have an old cyclindrical feeder that is made out of heavy plastic (the ones that were made out of two pieces of plastic and came with all the other parts that you had to assemble). After being outside about 5-6 years, the plastic is yellowed and cloudy. (I did the following camo work outside as it is very messy!) I thinned out some Alene's craft glue and coated the inside by pouring it down the sides and turning it round and round at an angle. Then, I filled it with sunflower seeds and let it set overnight. The next day, I poured out the seeds. There were open spaces between the sun seeds, so I coated the inside with glue again and poured in the finer birdseed that has the small grains,etc. Let it set overnight, again. When I poured out the smaller seed, the spaces were nicely filled in. The inside diameter is reduced, but there is still room for birdseed in the lower portion and a small baggie with the log book and a few small items to sit on top. At first, I wasn't going to fill the feeder with seed, but realized a "full" feeder with no seed debris on the ground would be a dead giveaway! It is hanging in the tree at the end of our driveway, with 2 other feeders within 20-30 ft of it (one is identical to it).

One cacher had a DNF because I had just refilled the feeder and there were birds eating out of it when she was there! She said I was evil when I met her later at an event! He He He!

P.S. I tried the camo with a newer feeder first, but it was glaringly obvious that the seed was glued to the inside!

 

Is the cache in the seed? I'm getting ready to look for a cache in a feeder but I wouldn't dump the seed to try and find it. Others might dump all your feeders in their eagerness to sign the log.

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Here is one of my caches. It has not been placed yet, I am still looking for a place to put it.-

 

Here it is in CO's (me)point of view:

 

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And here it is in a cachers point of view:

 

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Any feedback/ideas appreciated!

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Here is one of my caches. It has not been placed yet, I am still looking for a place to put it.-

 

Here it is in CO's (me)point of view:

 

P1040742.JPG

 

And here it is in a cachers point of view:

 

P1040744.JPG

 

Any feedback/ideas appreciated!

 

Shoulda used a golf ball. But otherwise... pretty cool!

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Here is one of my caches. It has not been placed yet, I am still looking for a place to put it.-

 

Here it is in CO's (me)point of view:

 

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And here it is in a cachers point of view:

 

P1040744.JPG

 

Any feedback/ideas appreciated!

Except for the "buried" part, it's neat. Even if you didn't use a "pointy object" to hide it, the impression you'd give any land manager is that geocachers are out there digging things up.

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Here is one of my caches. It has not been placed yet, I am still looking for a place to put it.-

 

Here it is in CO's (me)point of view:

 

P1040742.JPG

 

And here it is in a cachers point of view:

 

P1040744.JPG

 

Any feedback/ideas appreciated!

I envision a future where the container is covered in mud, and therefore gets mud all over the contents when it is opened...

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Here is one of my caches. It has not been placed yet, I am still looking for a place to put it.-

 

Here it is in CO's (me)point of view:

 

P1040742.JPG

 

And here it is in a cachers point of view:

 

P1040744.JPG

 

Any feedback/ideas appreciated!

 

I don't like the idea that it's buried. Geocacher should not be digging after geocaches.

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I have seen a many containers, in my as of yet short geocaching career, that are covered in mulch, rocks, sticks, etc... The OP stated that they have not placed the cache yet. That is clearly just a demo picture. I think it is a great idea and placed well with the right camo cover would make for a fun cache. There is room for improvement sure but a great idea none the less.

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Here is one of my caches. It has not been placed yet, I am still looking for a place to put it.-Here it is in CO's (me)point of view:P1040742.JPGAnd here it is in a cachers point of view:P1040744.JPGAny feedback/ideas appreciated!
I don't like the idea that it's buried. Geocacher should not be digging after geocaches.

 

In a pile of mulch, it would not be buried. He states he is looking for a location. Great idea.

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Any feedback/ideas appreciated!

I'm diggin' the concept. Pretty dern kewl! My only concern is for the container itself.

It's not very waterproof, which wouldn't be a problem in the Sahara.

But, since you live in Washington, I'm thinking wet logs are in your future.

 

It's not durable enough, either. Caches take a fair amount of abuse in the field, and I suspect it will crack quite easily.

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Any feedback/ideas appreciated!

I'm diggin' the concept. Pretty dern kewl! My only concern is for the container itself.

It's not very waterproof, which wouldn't be a problem in the Sahara.

But, since you live in Washington, I'm thinking wet logs are in your future.

 

It's not durable enough, either. Caches take a fair amount of abuse in the field, and I suspect it will crack quite easily.

 

After thinking to myself, I discarded the cache. Not worth my time. :sad:

 

But I have made a brandnew MUCH more creative hide, and I believe it goes with the GC guidlines. Will not be posting on forums due to spoilers! :ph34r:

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Ok. Here is one. Took a while to make, but here:

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The cache is between the two slices of wood.

 

Here it is opened:

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The container is the brown painted thing on the left.

 

1. I took a peice of wood.

2. I sawed it in half.

3. I made a hole in each one.

4. I placed the container in the hole.

5. I nailed a rubber strip to the bottom of the log so the two peices are attatched and openable.

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