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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 […]

Top 10 Boat Plans

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Building a boat as a hobby is alive and well! In spite of current economic times, people are still building boats. They may not be laying down huge sums of moolah for a brand spankin’ new boat, but the desire to create a boat with ones own two hands is more popular than it’s ever […]

Glen-L Super Spartan

On September 12, 2012, in Glen-L Styles, by Bill CNC
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This is my Glen-L Super Spartan that I built. It took 3.5 months to make with around 300 hours to build and paint. The paint I used was Pettit Topcoat Easypoxy. The painting took a great deal of time considering it was all done with a roller. The inside was painted by spraying. It has […]

Super Spartan Build By Roberta #10 Finished!

On July 26, 2012, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by Gayle Brantuk
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To read the previous posts in this series, click the links below: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 Part 9 Saturday – June 16, 2012 I finally finished the painting on the Super Spartan and waxed it all up today and set it on the […]

Super Spartan Build by Roberta Part 5

On January 16, 2012, in Glen-L Styles, Outboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk
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To read the previous posts in this series, click the links below: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 December 14, 2011 This week I have installed the carlings. The plans call for anchoring them to the bow piece, then bend back into the frame notches and into the transom. I found that doing […]