Don Collier – Cookeville, TN Riviera Build Part 3

On October 2, 2020, in Glen-L Styles, by Donald Collier
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This is the third blog on my Riviera build. Below are links to the first and second blogs. https://boatbuilders.glen-l.com/43852/glen-l-riviera-build-by-donald-collier-cookeville-tn-build-summary-part-2/ November 1 – November 30, 2019 – Started installing the gas tank. I ordered a Moeller 25 gallon inboard gas tank with the mounting clips. The clips secure the gas tank from moving but allow for […]

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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 […]

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V-Drive Tiny Might

On July 30, 2020, in Builder Blogs, Inboard Powered, by jherrick
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I was still at Berkeley High School in 1961 when I selected the Glen-L Tiny Might plans. I was broke but craved fast boats. I remember reading that the engine transmission weight limit was 300 pounds but I didn’t want to use the recommended Ford flathead V8. Buick and Oldsmobile were both touting a smaller […]

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Building the Glen-L Saboteer

On June 15, 2020, in Builder Blogs, by Gayle Brantuk
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The Construction of Hull 001 for my Girls By Erik Palin Pandemics and the resultant quarantines applied are good for more than protecting your health… they give you a chance to reboot and do things you have not previously “had time” to do before. This is one such short(ish) story… I fondly recall the summer […]

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Reflections On This Glen-L Family Business

On June 3, 2020, in News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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Times are so tough and folks are hurting everywhere. As I was working on the current Glen-L Newsletter, I really wanted to bring some bit of joy to you, but I couldn’t think of anything. So, I said a brief prayer asking God to bring something up if that’s what I’m supposed to do. Then […]

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