January 2017 Geocacher Profile
The Membership Relations Committee is happy to showcase some ArkGeo Geocachers through the "Geocacher Profile". The committee thought Hubert Chapman aka Butch724 should be the next cacher to be in the spotlight.
What is your geocaching name?
How did you choose your handle?
It is a combination of my name and fire department badge number.
How long have you been geocaching?
How did you find your first Geocache, and which one was it?
With my car GPS, All the news....That is News GC1E66F
Who usually goes with you when you go caching?
No one, I usually go by myself.
How long will you work on puzzle caches before you give up?
Not very long!
What town/areas have you most enjoyed caching in?
Do you do paperless caching?
What kind of geocaching rig do you use?
Phone and Garmin GPS
Why would you recommend anyone else to take up geocaching?
To get out and see things you would miss
Where are you originally from?
In what states have you geocached?
AR, MO, LA, WI, TX, IL, KY, TN, IN
What was your first event ever attended?
Searcy's 4th Annual Meet & Greet GC2CZJ9
How many caches have you found?
Which type of cache container do you prefer over the rest?
What was the most famous cache that you have found?
Gorilla Stash GC1B
Do you use disposable batteries or rechargeable batteries?
Do you enjoy hiding or finding more as your part of the hobby?
Do you have a personal goal in mind when you make a hide?
To make cachers think and work for the find
What is your favorite type of cache hide?
In the woods
Out of all your hides, what are your personal favorites that you take pride in?
Fast Lane ReRedux GC4ZK20
Memorial to a fallen brother. GC2CT2V
What do you think the proper hide to find ratio should be to keep the sport fresh?
1 hide per 100 finds
How did you end up getting into this wacky hobby?
I got a car GPS and when setting it up I found geocaching by accident.
What's your favorite geocache?
GC1776 Castaway Cache and GC1ACD The Sugar Loaf Island Cache
If money was no object, where would you like to go geocaching?
Do you like geocaching by yourself or in a group?
How many First to Finds do you have?
Don't keep count
Are you a First to Find person who is always set on go and if so, how many miles out do you have your settings on to get notifications?
Ready when I can with notifications set for 50 miles
Do you have any other hobbies besides geocaching?
Motorcycles and Car Club