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NinjaBoy129 months ago
Where it says 1(1/4") does that mean one and a quarter inch pipe
fishik (author)  NinjaBoy129 months ago
Yeah
NinjaBoy12 fishik9 months ago
and what size are the nuts and bolts
fishik (author)  NinjaBoy129 months ago
I don't know the exact size, I have a lot of them so I used the ones that fit. You want to make sure that your bolts are not bigger than 1.3 cm, so they fit into the crytex. And the size of the of the nuts depends on the size of the hole you made in your cryptex. (mine was 0.5 inches)
abern810 months ago
Where did you get 1/4 inch PVC pipe? I can't find them anywhere. What is the final size of the cryptex? Thanks!!
fishik (author)  abern810 months ago
I got all my materials as well as the 1(1/4) inch pipe at my local Home Depot.
The final size is 25.5 cm (10 inches)
fishik (author) 10 months ago
Thank you!
fishik (author) 10 months ago
Thanks!
ysabet11 months ago
Oh man, GOOD instructions for making a cryptex, finally! Most of the others I've seen are crappy, but your photos are clear and your instructions are easy to follow. I'm a geocacher; guess what I'll be making shortly? XD Thanks hugely!
fishik (author)  ysabet11 months ago
Thank you.
I am also a geocacher, and this cryptex is actually the third stage of my multi-cache ;)
ysabet fishik11 months ago
Heh; wondered if you might be. Same cacher name? Mine is. I don't believe there're any cryptex caches in my area, so I guess mine'll be the first; I'll start making it this weekend.
fishik (author)  ysabet11 months ago
There is also no cryptex caches in my area. I think mine is the first one.
Good luck making it. I am sure people will love a cache like that.
Hallofo11 months ago
Awesome build! I think I'll give one of these (with stuff inside) as a birthday/Christmas gift.
fishik (author)  Hallofo11 months ago
Thank you! Great idea.
Satrek11 months ago
Interesting design, thanks for sharing! Ought to be rather sturdy, too, given the materials.
fishik (author)  Satrek11 months ago
Thank you, and yeah it is rather sturdy
vincent752011 months ago
Fun project ! …
But beware that someone doesn't do to you cryptex what Alexander the Great did to the Gordian knot !… LOL
Thank you for posting …
fishik (author)  vincent752011 months ago
Lol thanks)
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