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Old 03-17-2009, 01:17 PM   #1
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Default Geocaching anyone?

Do we have any Geocachers here?

Just wondering as I am just starting to get into this with my new GPS on the way I wanted something fun and educational for me and the kids to do on the weekends. I am finding them on line right now and found one not 300 yards from my house. Then I really started looking and I have 11 on the way to work 3 miles away. So this is looking like a lot of fun and there seams to be a rather large geocaching community in my area as well woo hoo.


So I was thinking if we have members that are geocachers we could put together a multicach over different states from firearms talk. Or something along that line.

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Old 03-17-2009, 02:28 PM   #2
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Finaly, what GPS do you bought?
Geocaching it sounds fun... even more if it's enjoyed with the family

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I got a Garmin E-trex Ledgend.

I didn't need anything bigger or more expensive. I bought it used on ebay for $60 with some extra software.

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Yup, I'm into geocaching a little. It's pretty cool to scram to a park during lunch and locate a cache. geocaching.com has lots of good resources for caches, maps, etc.

I use a Garmin eTrex Legend (the blue one) as well.

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Had no idea what it was, was stumbling around a gameland, happen upon an old ammo can.

"Sweet! Free ammo from the Ammo Gods!". Open it up, find assorted dolls and toys and sthuuf like that, along with instructions explaining it all.

Felt ripped off, but oddly touched at the same time.

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Benning did you start caching? Or are you still a muggle?

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I'm more of a stumbler, I've bumped into a couple of these purely by chance.

I have a ton of crappy pocketknives, and I'll generally take one along to the woodline for the sole purpose of dropping one in a cache if I come across one.

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Never did it- been orienteering for some time. Ran a google on geocaches, found about 15 within a mile of daughter's house. (Housesitting for a few days) Really surprised me.

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I have 165 caches withint 5 miles of my house. So it'll keep me busy for a while.

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Why not leave a spent brass? Write Firearmstalk.com on the outside or a note in the brass. I thought about it to do with the kid, he loves investigating. An old friend's mother told me about it, as she and her granddaughters go when they visit.

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