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RIP Charlie Mike

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by VernonRemington, Jan 15, 2019.

  1. Ramenlife


    Jan 17, 2019
    Huge fan of his Youtube channel and always looked for his posts here; unique knifemaker, veteran, very down to earth dude. I was in the process of detailing out what I would want in a custom knife and was going to commission him to build something for me, but well now here we are. Condolences to family and everyone closer to him. Been a BF lurker for a long time; your community and response to his passing got me to finally join today (post #2)
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  2. LG&M


    Dec 19, 2005
    Well this sucks, I didn't know him but kinda felt like I did. God bless his family. He will be missed.
  3. wolfmann601

    wolfmann601 Gone, but not forgotton. RIP Ira.

    Mar 12, 2001
    Rest in Peace my friend......
  4. flip888


    Jun 8, 2006
    He's been in my thoughts the last few days. Still can't believe he's gone. Rip.
  5. jsc

    jsc Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 24, 2005
    Been a member for awhile. I like being in the background. I always i joyed his posts. You will missed.
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  6. thebrain


    Dec 12, 2007
    I told my wife and we both cried, we had a special place for him because of his service & recovery and his love of cats. I always notice other cat guys. He helped people he never knew existed. I watched his progress as a knifemaker and he was getting so good.
    I read every post here and I hope his loved ones can take some small comfort in how he was loved here and his positive influence on us all.
  7. Ralph Merlino

    Ralph Merlino

    Dec 26, 2004
    RIP CM
  8. BuckShack

    BuckShack Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 19, 2015
    I enjoyed what he said and how he said it. I will miss that. My condolences to those closest to him. Very sad news.
  9. JBoone


    Dec 30, 2012
    Sad news.
  10. M.FREEZE


    Dec 13, 2012
    Sad to hear. RIP
  11. hookahhabib

    hookahhabib Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 24, 2011
    I am genuinely gutted over this news. I remember seeing Matt on this forum from my earliest days here and once the Instagram thing became a thing, I'm grateful to have connected with him through chats on a deeper level than just forum posts. As a recovering addict (I kicked opiates back in 2012), as a person with immense love and respect for our veterans (Matt included), as a knife lover, and with a dark sense of humor, Matt became one of my favorite people in this knife community. I miss him, I miss his posts, I miss his special kind of fuckery already. 3 deaths in my circle since December and all I can say is that the circle of life can be ruthless in the way it works.

    Matt, Wherever you are right now, just know that you already are missed. You are immensely loved by me and so many more here. I wish you safe transition into whatever it is that comes after our lives in these bags of meat we choose to occupy.

    I have a feeling Matt would want us to celebrate his life right now....I'm thinking I may have to buy myself a six pack and chop through it in his honor tomorrow -- I'll try to come up with a hashtag for it and we can maybe honor him by dispatching a six pack of piss beer and posting the video on Instagram.

    Cherish life guys. Cherish those loved ones close to you....you never know when it will all come to an end.

    Much love to all of you
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  12. -Ranger-

    -Ranger- Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 23, 2010
    Damn. Rest in peace brother.
  13. robgmn


    Oct 30, 2015
    Never got to converse with him directly, but often got a kick out of his posts.
    Damn shame.
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  14. drift draft

    drift draft

    May 12, 2007

    I hope this isn’t inapproiate. He posted this once and I’ve thought about the quote a lot. I really enjoyed his humor and posts.

    Rest In Peace Brother
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2019
  15. Twiztids4

    Twiztids4 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 17, 2014
    RIP Brother. You’ll be missed.
  16. austonh

    austonh Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 26, 2012
    I won't pretend we were friends, or that he even knew me, but damn I'll miss his fucked up sense of humor and constant shenanigans.

    Till next time :thumbsup:
  17. DocJD


    Jan 29, 2016
    Seems like the very best ones always go down way too soon and leave a big gaping void in life . :(:thumbsdown:

    In his honor , I vow to FTW and CM ! :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2019
  18. LMT66

    LMT66 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 18, 2008
    Shocked. RIP brother!
  19. RamZar

    RamZar Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2013
    I didn’t know him except in some exchanges here on BF. Always enjoyed his irreverent sense of humor. RIP.
  20. Rat Finkenstein

    Rat Finkenstein Gold Member Gold Member

    May 18, 2005
    WTF that sucks.

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