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Re: A BETTER use for 35mm film canisters

Post by blossom* » 21 January 11 6:33 pm

Pesky! What happened to your beautiful hat? It did a great job of hiding your hair which is now there for all the world to see in it's frizzy red glory :lol:

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Re: A BETTER use for 35mm film canisters

Post by Zalgariath » 28 January 11 7:14 am

Hopefully Norky gets some recognition for this but I have heard through the grape vine there are movements afoot for an arrangement of mutual benefit to be made between GCA and the Two Hands Project... which may or may not involve completely ripping off his idea :D

=D> Well Done Again Norkmeister!

I just did my first Two Hands cleanup over here in Ireland on a great 5km walk through the Wicklow Mountains for 4 Finds. I'll have to try get some canisters and drop them around the Emerald Isle \:D/

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Re: A BETTER use for 35mm film canisters

Post by wing6rider » 30 January 11 11:22 am

Now I know what Norkmeister wanted with all those containers! :P

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Re: A BETTER use for 35mm film canisters

Post by caughtatwork » 30 January 11 11:49 am

Zalgariath wrote:Hopefully Norky gets some recognition for this but I have heard through the grape vine there are movements afoot for an arrangement of mutual benefit to be made between GCA and the Two Hands Project... which may or may not involve completely ripping off his idea :D

=D> Well Done Again Norkmeister!

I just did my first Two Hands cleanup over here in Ireland on a great 5km walk through the Wicklow Mountains for 4 Finds. I'll have to try get some canisters and drop them around the Emerald Isle \:D/
The joint venture is probably not going to happen now for various reasons.

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Re: A BETTER use for 35mm film canisters

Post by Zalgariath » 30 January 11 9:41 pm

Thats a shame.... but doesnt detract from the good work already been done ;)

(Apologies for jumping the gun... when I was told by my friend she and Paul had come to an agreement, she meant Two Hands Paul... I though she meant you C@W #-o )

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Re: A BETTER use for 35mm film canisters

Post by garnercx » 03 February 11 3:35 pm

I stumbled upon another great use for film canisters (not clear ones) yesterday when completing "Yarra Scramble 4".

Someone had setup a pinhole camera and had glued it to the wall of the Punt Rd/Hoddle St bridge across the Yarra in Melbourne.

It was bang on GZ for one of the Yarra Scramble 4 waypoints. I didn't know what it was, so I opened it, thinking it might be related to the cache I was looking for, or even more excitingly, a multi or mystery cache I hadn't found yet, or maybe even an unpublished cache. Of course by opening it, I ruined it, but I left my contact details inside along with some info on what I was doing there (including a link to the geocache's page.)

I'd never have found this if I wasn't around this side of the wall looking for a geocache waypoint.

http://www.geocaching.com/seek/log.aspx ... c6fb8db638

I'll keep you posted if I hear anything.

I's possible it could be this person....

http://www.mortartown.com/more-pinhole- ... -melbourne

I have written to her in case she knows anything or whose it is.

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Re: A BETTER use for 35mm film canisters

Post by Rigger64 » 19 February 11 5:36 pm

big dazza wrote:
pwags wrote:Brilliant idea - well done!

If you want to reduce the chance that they will end up as cache containers, why not drill a few holes in the sides and lids to make them less attractive? :twisted: :lol:

Why bother? they leak anyway :) .
well you could put a key ring in them so it could be hung off you keys/Caching bag.

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Post by TwoDrews » 21 November 11 12:47 pm

You guys have inspired me. I have a bunch of film cans, a pack of labels and heaps of shopping bags I was going to recycle. I have now seen the light.

So I knocked up a label...
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and drilled a hole in the top and bottom of each film can. Stuff the bag in, slap the label on and she's good to go!

Hint: I used Avery DL14 98x38mm labels (14 per A4 sheet) that fit the cans perfectly. If anyone wants a custom-made label I'll be happy to oblige and send you a pdf.

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Post by lemmykc » 21 November 11 7:47 pm

TwoDrews wrote:You guys have inspired me. I have a bunch of film cans, a pack of labels and heaps of shopping bags I was going to recycle. I have now seen the light.

So I knocked up a label...
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and drilled a hole in the top and bottom of each film can. Stuff the bag in, slap the label on and she's good to go!

Hint: I used Avery DL14 98x38mm labels (14 per A4 sheet) that fit the cans perfectly. If anyone wants a custom-made label I'll be happy to oblige and send you a pdf.
Fantastic stuff! =D> =D> =D> :D

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Re: A BETTER use for 35mm film canisters

Post by toy hunters » 21 November 11 8:59 pm

Joining the crowd! :D A very well done idea, I love it! Nice work! \:D/

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Re: A BETTER use for 35mm film canisters

Post by Rigger64 » 21 November 11 10:39 pm

The Label looks great.
But how do we get our hands on the label??

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Re: A BETTER use for 35mm film canisters

Post by TwoDrews » 21 November 11 11:01 pm

Rigger64 wrote:The Label looks great.
But how do we get our hands on the label??
I created the label using Adobe InDesign CS5 on a Mac.

Plan A:
1. Tell me your email address.
2. Tell me what you want changed on the label (eg. the caching name, any text added/removed/changed)
3. I'll make the changes and then email you a .pdf file that you can print on your own Avery DL 14 labels.

Plan B:
1. Copy the text below and paste it into a MS Word document using a Avery DL 14 template.
2. Edit the text how you want, and copy/paste the logos from http://geocaching.com.au/cache/ga3002
3. Get some Avery DL 14 labels and print.

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A Cache In Trash Out (CITO) Kit by TwoDrews
Credits: Inspired by noikmeister and encouraged by Zalgariath and others.

Take this and keep it in your caching bag so that next time you’re at a rubbish-strewn cache site you can use the shopping bag that’s inside and hold your very own CITO event! When you’ve cleaned up, take a photo of your haul and your GPS and/or group to upload and claim your ‘find’ at the locationless cache “The Two Hands Project CITO Cache” at http://www.geocaching.com.au/cache/ga3002

Take the rubbish home and dispose of it properly. Refill the film can with a new bag and keep it for next time, or drop it off at another cache for someone else to find.
Please DO NOT recycle this film can as a cache container. The world has enough already!
For more info visit: facebook.com/twohandsproject

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Re: A BETTER use for 35mm film canisters

Post by TwoDrews » 21 November 11 11:19 pm

Plan C:

1. I've made a generic version with no cacher name on it.
2. Download the .pdf file: http://andrewmcphee.com/CITO%20film%20c ... eneric.pdf
3. Print on Avery DL 14 labels

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Re: A BETTER use for 35mm film canisters

Post by Zalgariath » 22 November 11 7:35 am

Super Stuff guys :D

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