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Marcus Hicken wrote:
> Team,
>
> For those of you who know about the floatation, its made of a foam 
> similar to that of pool noodles.  This stuff floats well, but not as 
> well as air.  Air is less dense than the foam, thus air is more 
> bouyant.  The idea of making air filled cavities came up for the 
> floatation to cut weight and make it more bouyant. Ben had the great 
> idea of using 3 liter soda bottles.  To do the calculations to see if 
> this plan will work I need the weight of an empty one.  Im not having 
> any luck finding the weight of one. So, if anyone has an empty 2 or 3 
> liter soda bottle laying around please bring it in so I can weigh it. 
> enough about that
>
> mike, if you need another person to help with the budget let me know.
> enjoy the night, see everyone tomorrow night
>
> marcus
>
>
> Michael Murray wrote:
>
>> Hey Team,
>>
>> Hoping everyone can meet again tomorrow night. Same deal as last 
>> week, start around 7pm as mostly everyone shows up? This time seemed 
>> to work best for the majority, and of those who couldn't make it, you 
>> were aware of the current status and were able to catch up.
>>
>> A few things to discuss tomorrow night:
>>
>> Aqua Team Flotation Force (ATFF) - Marcus and Company - You guys are 
>> in charge of making the car float (and hopefully move in the water) 
>> Bring any ideas you've been working on and we can discuss stuff.
>>
>> Budget Team - Budget is due Friday at noon. I have a start on a few 
>> things, will be working on it tomorrow night after the meeting. I'd 
>> like help from another 1 or 2 people so let me know. This shouldn't 
>> be a lot more work, just going over some of last year's numbers and 
>> adding it into this year's budget.
>>
>> Sponsorship info. I sent out an email over the weekend looking for a 
>> few more sponsors from people. I received a couple replies with some 
>> info. Some of you mentioned some companies in the fall, and if you 
>> can get that info to me, that'd be great.
>>
>> Team Gladys (07car) Rehab - I'd like to find a returning member who 
>> knows last year's car inside and out to help go over a few things 
>> with some of the first year guys. This would probably work best as a 
>> Friday evening/Saturday afternoon sort of thing and is about an hour 
>> or 2 of work getting some components re-assembled and a few things 
>> checked on. As soon as this is done, we can set up a team drive time 
>> for when a warmer day rolls around.
>>
>> Thats about it. The rest is just making some time to show up and help 
>> out in the shop. We have a lot of eager first year members and that 
>> makes myself and the older team members very happy. It also makes 
>> showing up to work more enjoyable when we know there are people 
>> excited to learn new things. Keep up the ambition.
>>
>> Hope to see you tomorrow night. Bring any questions/comments/ideas to 
>> the table.
>>
>> Have a good night.
>>
>> Mike
>>
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