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Glen l missile

On June 28, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Inboard Powered, by Wickedwilly
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My 1969 Glen L Missile. Built by my grandfather Bill Stratton  and his friend Dick wessel. Engine is a 1966 327 from a 66 corvette. All original equipment except for vinyl and carb scoop.

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Glen-L Riviera Build By Donald Collier – Cookeville TN – Build Summary 5-7-16 Thru 6-12-16

On June 22, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, by Donald Collier
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I started building the Riviera in October of 2015.  I have been writing a blog from the beginning documenting the progress.  The blog was getting very long very slow for me to update.  The first blog documents progress from October 1, 2015 to May 7, 2016.  This blog will cover the progress from May 7, 2016 to […]

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First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath

On June 21, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Glen-L Styles, Steel Construction, by Dan Hennis
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17 June 2016 update is at the bottom… OK, here goes my first blog ever about making a steel boat, the Goliath from Glen-L… I bought the plans on 10 August of 2009. I drooled on and dreamed about them for five years (really? wow, I didn’t think it was that long…). I did months […]

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Bill and Linda’s Glen-L Squirt, Part 2

On June 3, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by BillW2
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When we wrote part 1 about our Glen-L Squirt, we didn’t know there would be a part 2. But here is a follow-up to the December 2015 piece about our Glen-L Squirt. This time we have a performance report and some in-the-water pictures. In keeping with the 1950’s classic boat theme, we really needed a picture […]

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Raptor Plastic Staple to Metal T50 Staple Comparison – Don Collier

On May 9, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Cold Molded Construction, by Donald Collier
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I am building the Glen-L Riviera boat.  http://boatbuilders.glen-l.com/41211/glen-l-riviera-build-donald-collier-cookeville-tn/.  I am at the point of applying the final veneer.  After looking at other boat build blogs, websites, and pictures, I was not sure how best to temporarily fasten the veneer while the epoxy dries.  There is a lot of information logged by boat builders using various […]

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