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[[Image:BisonTube.jpg|thumb|right|A Bison Tube (and a 10 cents US dollar coin, to show relative size)]]
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[[Image:BisonTube.jpg|thumb|right|A Bison Tube (and a US dime, to show relative size)]]
 
A '''bison tube''' is a small, metal, water-tight cylindrical container that can be used for [[microcache|micro-caches]]. These containers are usually small enough to fit on a keychain, and were originally designed to hold pills. The name is derived from the company which manufactures most of these types of tubes, [http://www.bisondesigns.com/ Bison Designs].
 
A '''bison tube''' is a small, metal, water-tight cylindrical container that can be used for [[microcache|micro-caches]]. These containers are usually small enough to fit on a keychain, and were originally designed to hold pills. The name is derived from the company which manufactures most of these types of tubes, [http://www.bisondesigns.com/ Bison Designs].
  
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* 2 3/8 x 5/8 in / 60 x 16 mm (Small)
 
* 2 3/8 x 5/8 in / 60 x 16 mm (Small)
 
* 2 3/4 x 5/8 in / 70 x 16 mm (Large)
 
* 2 3/4 x 5/8 in / 70 x 16 mm (Large)
* 2 x 3/4 in / 5 x 2 mm (Scuba Tank or Micro-Cache Capsule)
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* 2 x 3/4 in / 50 x 20 mm (Scuba Tank or Micro-Cache Capsule)
* 3 x 1 in / 7.5 x 2.5 mm (Extra Large)
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* 3 x 1 in / 75 x 25 mm (Extra Large)
  
 
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Revision as of 04:59, 1 November 2008

A Bison Tube (and a US dime, to show relative size)

A bison tube is a small, metal, water-tight cylindrical container that can be used for micro-caches. These containers are usually small enough to fit on a keychain, and were originally designed to hold pills. The name is derived from the company which manufactures most of these types of tubes, Bison Designs.

Available sizes include:

  • 2 3/8 x 5/8 in / 60 x 16 mm (Small)
  • 2 3/4 x 5/8 in / 70 x 16 mm (Large)
  • 2 x 3/4 in / 50 x 20 mm (Scuba Tank or Micro-Cache Capsule)
  • 3 x 1 in / 75 x 25 mm (Extra Large)

Sources

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