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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 (Small)
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* 2⅜ x ⅝ in / 60 x 16 mm (Small)
* 2 3/4 x 5/8 in (Large)
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* 2¾ x ⅝ in / 70 x 16 mm (Large)
* 2 x 3/4 in (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 (Extra Large)
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* 3 x 1 in / 75 x 25 mm (Extra Large)
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
  
* [http://www.bisondesigns.com/ Bison Designs] (search for "Capsule" or "Scuba Tank")
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* [http://www.bisondesigns.com/products/25 Bison Designs]
* [http://www.greatplainsgeocachestore.com/page/page/3869567.htm Great Plains Geocache Store]
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* [http://shop.groundspeak.com/productDetail.cfm?CategoryID=4&ProductID=47 Groundspeak]
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* [http://www.southmountaintraders.com/details.cfm?id=bison South Mountain Traders]
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* [http://www.cacheboxstore.com/microcache.html CacheboxStore.com]
 
* [http://www.cacheboxstore.com/microcache.html CacheboxStore.com]
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* [http://shop.geocaching.com/default/cache-essentials/cache-containers/micro Groundspeak]
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* [http://www.shop4swag.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=29 Shop4Swag.com]
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* [http://www.southmountaintraders.com/details.cfm?id=bison South Mountain Traders]
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Latest revision as of 17:09, 14 July 2012

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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