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Old 02-14-2016, 10:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Hdnsouth View post
+1 PVC schedule 40 will last forever and you could probably drive a car over it without breaking
Ive thought about that as well with the other cashe I've posted. I just worry someone who finds it would think they found some sort of bomb.
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Old 02-14-2016, 11:30 PM
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Originally Posted by KAdiggs View post
Ive thought about that as well with the other cashe I've posted. I just worry someone who finds it would think they found some sort of bomb.
Never thought about it looking like a bomb and you're right it would. You'd have every news crew there and they'd probably blow it up.
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Old 03-16-2016, 09:39 PM
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Don't forget to pack silica gel into the cache. Use a lot, I'm not sure how long it will last. I guess it depends on whether the container is really air tight. You'll need at least enough to dry out the air locked inside. Those pictures, cassette tapes, and paper wouldn't stand a chance without it.

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Old 06-30-2017, 11:12 AM
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A friend who lived next door to me when we were kids actually buried a jar of coins in his back yard. I figure it was all clad coins though. This was the mid 70's time frame wise. I have no clue as to whether he ever dug it up. They moved sometime later. He still lives in town though. It's probably still buried there in the back yard.
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Old 08-07-2018, 01:03 AM
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I too have hid and searched geocaches. With Metal Detecting you could combine both. You could give a general starting point and the item could be buried somewhere in say a 50' x 50' area surrounding that gps location. You could then have coins in it and the person detecting could take one if they also returned one, like in geocaching and also could sign a log of I found it. Would be a neat way to combine things. This would work really well in sandy areas like beaches or desert areas
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Old 08-07-2018, 01:37 PM
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In 2003 a friend introduced me to geocaching. I loved the hunt but then the size of the cache began to shrink. First it went from ammo cans to Tupperware boxes and to 35mm film cans. Then bison tubes became all the rage. Finally it was teeny little magnetic containers with a log sheet so small that all you could write was the date and your initials. Just stick one to the back of a stop sign and call it a cache.

I gave up the hobby after finding over 800 caches. Now that I metal detect I am back to hunting for much better finds.

Since geocaching got rid of virtual caches I maintain one that my now deceased friend posted just to irritate the powers that be.
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