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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].
  
 
Available sizes include:
 
Available sizes include:
* 2 3/8 x 5/8 in / 60 x 16 mm (Small)
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* 2⅜ x in / 60 x 16 mm (Small)
* 2 3/4 x 5/8 in / 70 x 16 mm (Large)
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* x in / 70 x 16 mm (Large)
* 2 x 3/4 in / 50 x 20 mm (Scuba Tank or Micro-Cache Capsule)
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* 2 x ¾ in / 50 x 20 mm (Scuba Tank or Micro-Cache Capsule)
 
* 3 x 1 in / 75 x 25 mm (Extra Large)
 
* 3 x 1 in / 75 x 25 mm (Extra Large)
  

Revision as of 19:15, 8 October 2011

Sizes of Bison Tubes: Small (red), Large (blue), Scuba Tank (green), and Extra Large (purple)

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:

  • 2⅜ x ⅝ in / 60 x 16 mm (Small)
  • 2¾ x ⅝ in / 70 x 16 mm (Large)
  • 2 x ¾ in / 50 x 20 mm (Scuba Tank or Micro-Cache Capsule)
  • 3 x 1 in / 75 x 25 mm (Extra Large)

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