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USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« on: March 27, 2008, 11:29:06 AM »
The USSVI meeting in FT Worth is becoming a big issue.  Correct me if I am wrong in any area.   The Museum boats will have a table at the trade show to help promote awareness of the museums.  Reps from all the boats should attend to give the convention goers a chance to ask questions and find out how each museum is preserving their boat.  This will also allow all of the boats another chance to get together and share ideas. 

Right now the booth needs a way to play media and a video of each boat.  Perhaps a walking tour of the boat and a video about what has been done and what needs to be done.  I would also suggest everyone bring qinted literature.   

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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2008, 11:56:31 AM »
My thought would be that someone brings a computer with a large display or even a projector (they can be bought for $450 or less, now - I recommend the Favi 1030).  Each boat saves their film footage as a .WMV file, which is saved onto the computer.  Put all of the movies on the desktop and click on which one that you want to play.  There might even be freeware out there that will automaticaly cycle through movie files.

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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2008, 11:57:52 AM »
Another thought is to print out the Google map showing the markers where all of the museum boats are.  It doesn't have to be huge and could be an 8 1/2 x 11 display on the table.

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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2008, 05:41:50 PM »
That would be a good idea, so people know that they are in unusual places, like Oklahoma, and arkansas. :o
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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2008, 06:16:01 PM »
See what happens when you have mixers like salors and torpedo juice.    :2funny:

Notice us Airmen just dont get that crazy.   

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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2008, 06:35:25 PM »
Rick,
Don't worry, we will take care of you and teach you right, after all what could go wrong, you will be surrounded by submarieners.
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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2008, 10:51:13 PM »
http://www.ussvi2008.com/

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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2008, 11:02:29 PM »
So, it's a week-long event.  What day do we plan on having the museum boats meeting?  There's no way that I could be down there for a whole week.

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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2008, 05:16:05 AM »
As far as I know it will not be a formal meeting but an area set up where we can all talk to anyone thats interested and with each other for as how many days you can be there. I plan on being there for thurs, friday and saturday.
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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2008, 10:24:44 AM »
The full page ad for the Lockwood Internet Base's projects that will be in the USSVI Convention booklet should be available for viewing soon.  I'll let you know more when I find out.  Or else Bill Lee or Tom Bowser will.  :)

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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2008, 06:07:57 PM »
OK guys, here's the ad that Lockwood Internet Base will have in the 2008 USSVI Convention booklet.

http://www.submarinemuseums.org/pics/misc/conventionad2008.pdf

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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #11 on: April 22, 2008, 06:52:15 PM »
Nice flier.  Kind of busy, though.  My A.D.D. level isn't high enough to absorb it all in one glance.   ;)

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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2008, 11:17:27 PM »
Guys,  We will be setting up the table, probably around Tues or so. As we get closer to the convention time, we can pin down who can be there and what days and so forth. I think the idea of putting things on files then showing them through a laptop or computer makes sense. Plus if someone is there who actually works on a museum boat, they of course can go into much more detail. However anyone wants to present their boat is fine with us. We are just providing the space to get the word out. I would suggest that one of the things to have available for people is info on how to donate and where the money will be going. We willl of course have the POH patches for sale and any of the boats that have their own rockers and want to bring them, we'll help sell those also. Your ideas and wishes are what we want to hear. Just drop me a note and let me know what works for you. Also any movies, pictures, etc you want to send along will be great. Paul sent a nice disc full of pictures of the Cod and I also have saved several of the short videos that the Cod has. I'd like to do that with the rest of the boats. I of course have the trailer that Tom sent from the movie being made on the Drum.
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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2008, 12:02:17 AM »
Sounds like we will have a limitied amount of time.  I defiantely want to get some stuff together for you.  I also want to be there.  I am working with the Camber toward that end.  Let me more about how long we have and what we do.  I do have 2 videos that are good for viewing.   Keep me posted

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Re: USSVI MEETING FT WORTH
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2008, 09:14:07 AM »
Show the one with the female reporter.  The guy is kind of a dork in the other one.

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