[GeoStL] Re: Rain Proof MOGA Punch Cards Idea

  • From: Nathan Rover <nrover@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 13:03:26 -0500

Last year they did use waterproof paper... It worked like a champ.

-Nathan (NateDawgCC)

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 12:14 PM, ZLA Solutions <Zeke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

>  I’ve only been to one MOGA and the weather was perfect so the punch cards
> survived easily. I know some people said the punch cards start to fall
> apart when MOGA happens during heavy rains (2009?). A thin lamination would
> probably make the cards rain proof / resistant while still letting the
> punches work. But that’s extra work and expense.
>
> As a contingency plan, if rain is forecast, bring a bunch of clear packing
> tape rolls and let the competitors apply tape to both sides of their cards.
> The punches should still work. The cards should survive the rain. The extra
> work is passed on to the competitors.
>
> Just food for thought.
>
> Regards,
>
> Zeke (ZLA)
>
>

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