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by John B
Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:57 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: Okoume questions.
Replies: 2
Views: 1129

Re: Okoume questions.

Bob, I moved your post to the "Wood and Plywood" section of the Forum where folks are much more likely to see your post and respond. The "Glen-L Announcements" area is for the use of Glen-L Marine Designs to post information we believe will be new and interesting to our builders....
by John B
Tue May 13, 2014 8:48 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Fuel Line Tip
Replies: 2
Views: 906

Re: Fuel Line Tip

Bob Maskel wrote:
Bill Edmundson wrote: A little KY doesn't hurt either. Bill
Haaa, ok...........; no, I'm not gonna go there. :D :shock:

Oh, Bob..... :shock:
by John B
Mon May 12, 2014 9:05 am
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Building the Chinnok, Add 25% in Length?
Replies: 9
Views: 1742

Re: Building the Chinnok, Add 25% in Length?

The recommendation is usually 10% max. (for designs that even support being extended) What about a similar model that's already close to the size you're looking for? Like the Olympian, True Grit, or Nor'Wester? Hello, This is John at Glen-L. I just want to emphasize to you that we do NOT recommend ...
by John B
Tue May 06, 2014 9:21 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Greetings from the Arizona desert
Replies: 8
Views: 781

Re: Greetings from the Arizona desert

In the newsletter I just received from Glen-L there are photos of a Belle Isle built by Dean Berry in Phoenix. I looked and did not see a build log here for him. Since his build lasted over several summers in the desert I'll bet he has 100% of the answers I'm looking for about the long term effects...
by John B
Tue May 06, 2014 9:16 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New guy in Northern California (Clear Lake, CA)
Replies: 5
Views: 769

Re: New guy in Northern California (Clear Lake, CA)

Has anyone built the kingfisher with the inboard? Any photos? We have a multitude of photos of the Kingfisher here: http://boatbuilders.glen-l.com/kingfisher-design/ As a reminder to all, Glen-L has provided a one-stop-serves-all location for photos of your boats and boatbuilds. Please post photos ...
by John B
Mon May 05, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Where (and HOW) to Post YOUR Photos
Topic: Where (and how) to Post YOUR Photos
Replies: 0
Views: 14081

Where (and how) to Post YOUR Photos

We have created a very special place for you all to post photos of your boats and boatbuilding right here on the Glen-L website. In the Glen-L Customer Photos section http://boatbuilders.glen-l.com/boatbuilding-galleries/ it's easy to find photos of every Glen-L design, and it's very easy for you to...
by John B
Mon May 05, 2014 3:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: facebook
Replies: 5
Views: 956

Re: facebook

... Facebook is better for posting progress pictures and following others progress without having to search it out.... benpetre, We at Glen-L have provided a place for everyone to post their progress photos so that all the builds can be found in one place. We wish you and everyone else would use it...
by John B
Mon May 05, 2014 7:51 am
Forum: Upholstery
Topic: Floatation Foam Source
Replies: 3
Views: 1709

Re: Floatation Foam Source

I hope you folks know that Glen-L also sells flotation foam kits:
http://www.boatdesigns.com/Urethane-Foam-Gallon-Kit/productinfo/S3-535/

This is really good stuff, too!

John B
by John B
Fri May 02, 2014 8:38 am
Forum: Gathering 2014, Sept. 19-21, Guild, Tennessee
Topic: Just Me
Replies: 10
Views: 2969

Re: Just Me

Jimmy,

Best wishes to you from all of us here at Glen-L Central!

In the immortal words of Spock...Live long and prosper!
by John B
Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: Glen-L ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Glen-L website was off-line Wednesday 10 April 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1911

Re: Glen-L website was off-line Wednesday 10 April 2014

Mike Worrall wrote:John:

My employer uses DreamHost - see http://www.dreamhost.com/

I find them to be responsive and reliable.

Main offices are here in So. Cal; not sure where physical servers are.

Mike


Thanks, Mike. I'll check into them.

-- John
by John B
Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:46 am
Forum: Glen-L ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Glen-L website was off-line Wednesday 10 April 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1911

Re: Glen-L website was off-line Wednesday 10 April 2014

Andy Garrett wrote:Avoid Network Solutions at all costs.

Thanks for the tip Andy.

Have you (or anyone else) had any experience with JustHost, RapidVPS, or Liquid Web?

-- John
by John B
Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:26 am
Forum: Glen-L ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: Glen-L website was off-line Wednesday 10 April 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1911

Glen-L website was off-line Wednesday 10 April 2014

Dear Boatbuilders, We are so sorry for any inconvenience you were caused by the outage of our websites over the past 20 hours or so. Everything is back to normal now (we think), so please get back to work building your Glen-L boats :wink: It appears that our "professional" hoity-toity web ...
by John B
Wed Mar 26, 2014 10:08 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: CNC router frame kits
Replies: 7
Views: 3017

Re: CNC router frame kits

...He needed 11 sheets of 3/4" thick marine plywood to get all the frames. at a cost of $200. each. ouch.... Jeff Jeff, that's a lot of money to (actually) waste; it is never recommended to use any type of plywood for the frames of a boat. Your side and bottom planking are attached to the edge...
by John B
Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:35 am
Forum: Wood and Plywood
Topic: CNC router frame kits
Replies: 7
Views: 3017

Re: CNC router frame kits

Is there a company or person that could Take Glen-L plans and cnc cut all the frame members/pieces? Has anyone ever tried this? Thanks marty, Please be aware that if you invest the money to have the plans converted to any digital format (such as cnc) once the pieces are cut the cnc program cannot b...
by John B
Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Sorting gallery pictures
Replies: 2
Views: 1017

Re: Sorting gallery pictures

Art, the Gallery program automatically sorts the photos by the "File Name" - You can change the file name for each photo by just typing in the "Alt & Title Text" box. What I do to put the photos in order is just type in a phrase like "Glen-L Bullet as built by Art Shand ...

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