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Flashback photo.... (circa: 1960) 2 years 5 months ago #121776

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That's 14 year old me, piloting my brothers new 1960 Glasspar G3 on Cass Lake, Michigan. This is a frame capture taken from an 8mm short film. I can still see my brother, standing on the dock, using my windup, Kodak movie camera to film my return to the marina.

As far as I know this is the only picture of his boat that exists...
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Re:Flashback photo.... (circa: 1960) 2 years 5 months ago #121777

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Does anyone have any idea as to what the front, navigation light looked like and/or who made it?

Kerry

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Re:Flashback photo.... (circa: 1960) 2 years 5 months ago #121779

The different dealerships that rigged to new g-3 put a variety of different bow lights on.
Find a really cool retro one, and go with it.
If you track down pictures of the Florida Glasspar Club's G-3 gatherings you'll find lots of pictures to study for such choices, and there are some great step-by-step restorations in this forum.
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Re:Flashback photo.... (circa: 1960) 2 years 5 months ago #121818

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Agreed.... I enlarged pic of my bow light thats on at least 2 of my g3's, it looks to be the older type thats a bit tall, not the lower profile newer style. I'd think the lower profile one would look better on a g3 but I'll keep mine
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Re:Flashback photo.... (circa: 1960) 2 years 5 months ago #121878

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Not in the water yet... Spring refuses to...well actually SPRING!...

Is it possible to restore my front navigation light asm? Mines a bit pitted and dull...

Kerry
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This is what mine looks like...
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