Forum: Just Getting Started In Geocaching
Topic: ink or not to ink ???
started by: 300mag
Posted by 300mag on Mar. 16 2002,6:11 pmAfter placing diff multi-caches one thing bothers me. I'm always affraid someone will not find a set of coords.So I wrote them with a permanent ink marker at 2 diff locations. Today I tried painting these coords on different objects ie:rock,old trailer old fridge etc...Hopefully these wont fade away and stay clearly visible for a looong time. WHAT DO YOU USE?
Posted by Quinn on Mar. 16 2002,8:27 pmWhat I do for Multi waypoint is make a small wooden plate(maybe an old paint stir) then I write my coordinates with perm marker, I then use very tiny tack nails that only extend about 1/8 an inch through the wood plate so I can fasten it to anything wood and still if when removed won't leave a mark. This seems to work well in areas where things are sensitive.
Posted by 300mag on Mar. 16 2002,9:47 pmVery good idea. I wouldn't want to start writing all over everything outdoors.
Posted by theole34 on Nov. 19 2002,8:37 amhow about a film canister with laminated coords inside. weight the canister using a few washers. place the canister in an obvious location. 0 impact on enviroment. i have seen this done in several local caches. one of our local guys loves multiple caching. 3 or 4 points before final cache.
Posted by South Cache on Jan. 15 2003,11:13 amI heard of another guy using brass tags or our local army surplus store will make dog tags for you.
Also I heard of using magnets inside the film cans and sticking them to local metal objects.
Posted by Quinn on Jan. 15 2003,2:42 pmWe have a few like that in this area I live in. I try to just use local signs or landmarks that people can grab numbers off of to translate into the next coordinate... by the way, welcome to the site!
Posted by South Cache on Jan. 15 2003,7:00 pm
Awww geee thanks again...