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Modified Super Spartan – River Rat Returns

On July 30, 2020, in Glen-L Styles, Outboard Powered, by daivmowbray
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Years ago in the cold Canadian winter of 1975 a young 12 year old boy labored through the cold of his parents garage to build his first race boat. The summer of 1975 saw the launch of the “River Rat”. An 8 foot Super Spartan hydro-plane with a 9.9 Chrysler outboard. That rat flew. For […]

Joe Thurber’s Zip

On June 3, 2020, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by jthurber
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The Best Part Of A Glen-L Boat Is Building It

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I have looked forward to sending you pictures since I received my frame kit for the Tuffy in 2002. (editor’s note: frame kits are no longer available.) My boat was launched for the first time on December 26th, 2019, on Lake Auman in Seven Lakes, NC.   (We live on the lake.) There were zero leaks! […]

New Sweet Caroline Build

On March 23, 2020, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by parsj1957
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Well I decided that if they’re making me stay home, and canceling everything I had on my schedule – I might as well start my Sweet Caroline build. Wood arrived today, and the building frame went up… off to the races – mill work tomorrow. Related Images:

Building the Glen-L Tuffy Part 4

On October 18, 2019, in Outboard Powered, by Paul Vankeppel
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Final Product Finally, after some finishing touches here and there, Pluto was finished. She drives and handles beautifully and the 30 HP gets it up to around 32 miles per hour. It has plenty of power for pulling a wakeboard, even with three people on board. Being such a small, light boat with a relatively […]