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Jan 22, 2020, 05:53 PM
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$300.00 USD
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Glen L Marine Super Spartan Hydoplane * Price Drop *

Ok Guy's, I have a Glen L Marine Super Spartan Hydroplane that needs to go.

You can look at this in two way's. It's either a MONSTER sized RC Boat, or It's a Micro sized Hydro that you can ride in. The boat was made from Lloyd's of London certified marine grade plywood, Honduran Mahogany, Silicon Bronze Screws and nails, 4oz glass on top and 6oz glass on the bottom.

Length overall 10'-2"
Beam 5'-0"
Hull depth 12"
Average passengers 1
Hull weight (approx.): 115 lbs.

This Hydro can really get moving. With me in it, 225 lbs fat butt (at the time) I clocked it on GPS doing 80.5 mph with a Yamato Y-102 racing engine which I have for sale as well.

The boat can easily be converted to RC for you Monster boaters, or, ... If you have a wild side, ... go ahead, kneel on down in there and see if you can pass 80mph with only 1/4" of plywood between you and the water!

She needs a little work to get her back on the water. It hasn't been on the water since 2013. PM me for what's needed to get her going again.

Over $1500 invested

$300.00 will not ship
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The Birth of a Glen L Super Spartan (5 min 58 sec)

Hydro 1 (0 min 41 sec)

Super Spartan with Air Trap 3 (0 min 22 sec)

Super Spartan with Air Trap 4 (0 min 10 sec)
Last edited by MicroRotors; Jan 30, 2020 at 01:00 PM. Reason: *** Price Drop ***
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Jan 22, 2020, 08:23 PM
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Thats so awesome! Loved the videos too!
Jan 22, 2020, 10:31 PM
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Sol Rosenburg
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Countless hours paging through the Glen-L catalogs as a kid in the early 80's. Awesome stuff! Ya gotta love climbing out on the bow to get em to plane!
Jan 23, 2020, 10:38 AM
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Bret Martin
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Glen L Mist Miss

1962 my dad and I built a Glen L Mist Miss. Plans still available. We put a 364 CI 325 HP Buick V8 in it. 18' Ski boat that would pull anything!
Jan 23, 2020, 05:41 PM
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Thanks guy's, ... it was a blast building and running it. I'd like someone get this going as a Monster RC boat. I just have no use for it since my hip replacement.

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