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Thread: Lost a pioneer today

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    Boolit Buddy Iwsbull's Avatar
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    Jul 2019

    Lost a pioneer today

    It appears that John Linebaugh passed away this evening. It was reported he was working in his shop and collapsed. Praying for his family.

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    Boolit Buddy

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    Somewhere between the Red and the Rio Grande
    So sad to hear. Prayers for the family, rest in peace Mr. Linebaugh. 🙏
    Keep your powder dry and watch your six !!

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    Boolit Master

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    Western Oregon
    Quite a remarkable man. Prayers to the Linebaugh family.
    If a 41 won't stop it, I wouldn't bet my life on a 44.

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    Condolences to his family. What a loss to the revolver community.
    Old enough to know better, young enough to do it anyway!

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    Canada (North of upstate NY)
    Hat off, for a prominent gunsmith.
    Remarks by President Biden on the Hostage Situation at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, January 16, 2022:
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    Boolit Grand Master FergusonTO35's Avatar
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    Boonesborough, KY
    Very sorry to hear that!
    Currently casting and loading: .32 Auto, .380 Auto, .38 Special, 9X19, .357 Magnum, .257 Roberts, 6.5 Creedmoor, .30 WCF, .308 WCF.

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    Boolit Grand Master
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    Central VA
    Pioneer is the proper title. He will be missed.
    Green Frog
    "It aint easy being green!"

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    Boolit Mold
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    Jun 2020
    So sorry to hear this. I had the pleasure to meet John a couple of times. The first time I met John and his wife Kat, at the time, and their 2 sons was at John's home-shop in 1991. John built a .500 for me that year and a big .45 the following year. I kept in touch over the years, but it wasn't until 2006 when we met again at a seminar he had in Jackson, MS. I think it was the second day of the seminar that we all went to a dinner at the Cabela's there. John rode with me to the dinner.

    Prayers for the family.

    RIP John

    Stan in TN

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    N.E. Florida
    He will be missed.
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