• Don't Shock the Goat (GC6JZ0Q)

    Creating a Gadget Cache for a Mega Event

    Several months prior to the annual Berkshire GeoBash Mega Event in Massachusetts (USA), I was contacted to see if I’d be interested in creating a gadget cache for their event. I said “Yes!” of course. I never dreamed it would end up as a top-ten favorited cache in my state.

Recent Posts

  • Servo

    Calming a Jittery Servo

    July 29, 2016

    When using a servo, does it bounce around a bit? Move when it’s not supposed to? There are a few things you can try to fix this problem.

  • Eric in the FDR Memorial

    We drove down to D.C. the afternoon after visiting the National Aquarium in the morning, and began the longest visit of the trip.  Because Sue and I have been here a few times, we wanted to make sure we saw some different monuments. This is the home of virtual geocaches!

  • Perrin & Hayden at the National Aquarium

    Our family decided to take a road trip this summer. Sue and I visited places we hadn’t been in a while, and we took the kids to have all new experiences! First stop: Baltimore!

  • Inside Simon Says

    I actually built this cache last summer, but still get tons of requests for instructions on how to make it. I didn’t document everything as I went, but this should help people who are interested in building something similar.

  • Eric's 1000th Find

    Cape Cod Geocaching Run

    March 13, 2016

    As part of our quest to find geocaches in all 351 Massachusetts towns and cities, we needed to visit the Cape. I had been looking forward to this family trip for a couple weeks. Sue and I both planned to find our 1000th cache.

  • Inserting Shave and a Haircut into an Ammo Can

    I enjoy building complex caches (and series), but I’m thinking most of my caches don’t have a broad appeal. I’m going to try and change that with a straight-forward traditional gadget cache. Spoilers follow! You may want to skip this article if you live in/near Massachusetts.

  • Don't Shock the Goat (GC6JZ0Q)

    Creating a Gadget Cache for a Mega Event

    Several months prior to the annual Berkshire GeoBash Mega Event in Massachusetts (USA), I was contacted to see if I’d be interested in creating a gadget cache for their event. I said “Yes!” of course. I never dreamed it would end up as a top-ten favorited cache in my state.