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by mnanfito
Wed May 16, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Deck step mast on Glen-l 15
Replies: 0
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Deck step mast on Glen-l 15

Has anyone moved the mast forward slightly on the Glen-L 15 and deck stepped it? If so, have you noticed significant performance issues as a result of moving the center of effort forward?
by mnanfito
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Glen-L 15 shroud tang location for aluminum mast
Replies: 4
Views: 4495

Re: Glen-L 15 shroud tang location for aluminum mast

Gayle, thanks. The plans call for diamond spreaders as diagramed in some of the links you shared. Do you recommend these or do you recommend what I think of as cap spreaders i.e., shrouds extend from the chainplate to the spreader tip and then to the mast? Right now I have the shrouds going from cha...
by mnanfito
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Glen-L 15 shroud tang location for aluminum mast
Replies: 4
Views: 4495

Glen-L 15 shroud tang location for aluminum mast

Hello, I searched the archives and did not find an answer to my particular question. If you used an aluminum mast, like Dwyers DM-4, can you share information on placement of shroud tangs and whether you used spreaders, or a diamond spreader? I placed my shrouds per the plans and like they should be...
by mnanfito
Wed Sep 14, 2016 3:18 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Glen L15
Replies: 10
Views: 4127

Re: Glen L15

Somewhat related, has anyone used the Dwyer DM-4 as a mast for the Glen-L 15? If so, what has your experience been? Is it stout enough?

--michael
by mnanfito
Wed Sep 14, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: A new mast for The Lady Caroline?
Replies: 6
Views: 4115

Re: A new mast for The Lady Caroline?

Which mast did you end up using? Dwyer Dm-4 or the Selden?

--michael
by mnanfito
Sat Aug 27, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Mast Building Glen-L 15
Replies: 18
Views: 6328

Re: Mast Building Glen-L 15

I just finished a mast out of Sitka Spruce for a 15. Are any of you using spreaders on yours? mnanfito Just built mine from sitka spruce for a Glen L 14. It's built to the plans, basically 2 pieces of wood, make a Channel down the middle & glue them together. Be aware it is a LOT heavier than the eq...

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