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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 […]

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 […]

Glen l bullet by Sean Purcell Melbourne Australia

On April 4, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by sean purcell
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Glen-L Riviera Build By Donald Collier – Cookeville TN – Build Summary 10-1-15 Thru 5-7-16

On February 19, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Inboard Powered, Outboard Powered, by Donald Collier
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This blog documents progress from 10-1-15 Thru 5-7-16.  See the second blog that documents progress from 5-7-16 to date.  Riviera Progress 10-1-15 Thru 5-7-16 The featured image is not the Riviera, but is close.  I will be increasing the Riviera length by 10% to be able to make it a triple cockpit boat.  It is […]

Barrelback 20 By Greg Walters

On February 8, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, by Greg
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Just  a few pics of my Barrelback which I completed in October 2015 using Glen L plans. The boat runs a Ford pcm 351W engine which I built from the ground up.The steering is hydraulic which in retrospect was overkill but nice to have.I also fitted a hydraulic engine hatch lifter which makes small adjustments […]

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