I am copying this over from the TGA forum, as I didn't get as much response there as I thought I would. I will try to update this first post and keep it handy for those looking for information.
So I thought it would be handy to list some places I got random things for geocaching. Feel free to contribute.
Baggies- Walgreens $3 for 50 of them or Walmart (arts & crafts) 100 for $2
Ammo Cans- GC1ABMK has 50cal cans for under $10 apiece ($7)
Small pens- Target has a small 10 pack (I think) for around $2 a pack in their goodie aisle.
Matchstick containers- Walmart for ~$1.
Silica gel- Hobby Lobby has a huge pack in their flowers section ($7). Still working on making baggies of this to place in caches.
Rare Earth Magnets: http://www.kjmagnetics.com
Preforms regular: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/product/test-tubes
Preforms large: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/product/1673
Nanos: my best luck has been with Ebay, but you have to buy in bulk
Best deals on TBs?
Any other things that people have randomly found for geocaching? I know there are plenty of sites out there, any with exceptional deals?
I've noticed Target has a nice swag selection towards the front (the "goodie" aisle).
Last edited by pshelto; 02-14-2012 at 09:16 PM.
Check out this site: http://www.drivescachecloset.com/
We've been very satisfied with their products. And we know them personally. They are based in Mesquite, Texas and we met them while we were geocaching in Texas years ago. They sent us an email after we logged several of their caches and asked us to join them later in the day. If you are in Texas, check out geocaching team drives Famous People caches. They are awesome and the cache pages are worth the read.
Thanks, RKLMBL! Better prices than what I'm getting on the bison tubes I'm buying, PLUS they come pre-loaded with logsheets! And I see O-rings. Perfect!!
Check out gxproxy.com for some neat bison tubes that can fit pathtags.