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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 […]

Riviera by Mike Yelverton

On August 26, 2019, in Builder Blogs, Inboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by Mike Yelverton
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Building the Riviera was a very long journey. You will find pictures in my Gallery that show it starting a long while back. It took two phases. Phase one, in the first home and shop took me to the completion of the hull. Phase two finished the boat in my second home and shop. By […]

Inboard Propeller Installation Procedures

On February 27, 2019, in Shop Talk: Tips and Techniques, by Gayle Brantuk
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Glen-L carries a selection of Johnson OJ Propellers from their “Legend” line. Johnson has been making props since 1936, so they know what they’re doing! See our full line of props on our site. Following are instructions courtesy of Michigan Wheel, for installing a propeller: Push propeller snugly onto shaft taper WITHOUT key in either […]

Barrelback by Jim Peerless Video Log

On December 5, 2017, in Builder Blogs, Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk
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Jim Peerless, builder of the Glen-L inboard Barrelback 19, put together 3 videos documenting the building and launching of his boat. Jim resides in Canada and purchased his plans and fastenings as well as all of the underwater hardware and some deck hardware for his boat from Glen-L. He did a beautiful job building his boat […]

Roberta’s Torpedo Proof Boat

On October 4, 2016, in Inboard Powered, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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UPDATE: The corrected Torpedo Plans & Patterns are now available from Glen-L here!!! The above photo and article below was taken from the WoodyBoater website. Thanks to fellow Woody Boater Roberta Hegy for sending in this wonderful story of building a proof of build for Glen L and Roberta herself. Thanks again for sharing, take […]