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Old 30 June 2019, 09:39
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He was a friend and will be missed. I was supposed to see him soon. Until Valhalla.

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Old 30 June 2019, 09:42
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Rest In Peace.....
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Old 30 June 2019, 09:53
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Old 30 June 2019, 09:59
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Old 30 June 2019, 10:06
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Rest Easy...
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Old 30 June 2019, 10:10
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Old 30 June 2019, 10:13
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Old 30 June 2019, 10:22
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Sad news for sure. Rest In Peace
It must be a blessing to some that stupidity isn't painful...

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Old 30 June 2019, 10:29
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RIP Gunz.
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Old 30 June 2019, 10:30
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Holy fuck, when I clicked the link, I was praying I misread . he was good people and will be missed. Rest In Peace Iraqgunz.
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Old 30 June 2019, 10:37
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RIP Gunz. See you on Fiddlers Green.
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Old 30 June 2019, 10:59
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This is terrible to hear.

Rest in Peace, Brother.
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Old 30 June 2019, 11:07
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Aww F**K it
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Requiescat in pace
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For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil. Romans 13:4
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Old 30 June 2019, 11:12
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Old 30 June 2019, 11:49
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Damn. RIP.
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Old 30 June 2019, 11:53
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May He Rest in Eternal Peace and Honor.
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Old 30 June 2019, 12:00
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Holy crap. I was reading this and not believing what I was reading. Brother, your memory will live on as long as our collective memory of your contributions in here and outside of here live on.

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Old 30 June 2019, 12:16
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RIP, Will.

Shocking news.
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That's when you find out that you're better off makin' sure your soul's alright” -- Prince
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Old 30 June 2019, 12:33
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I just spoke with him a few weeks ago. Fuck. What an opinionated asshole, thats why we got along so well. I learned so much from him over the years, he was truly a giant in the firearms industry.

I have a very small circle of friends, Will was one of them. I will miss our talks.
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the smart and lazy, and the stupid and industrious. Be wary of the stupid and industrious, they will fuck something up every time.[/SIZE][/SIZE]
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Old 30 June 2019, 12:35
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Damnit, just damn it all to hell. Will was a mentor to me and many others on this board as well as other big AR forums. Will has probably forgotten more than any of us will ever learn about the AR and its countless platforms. I met him back when he was part-time gun plumbing for BCM, and happy when he found a good place with Josh at Sionics. He had what seemed like endless patience with me in the beginning of my plunge into building guns, and all of the questions I would ask. Will could use the word "fuck" like it was the Swiss Army knife of the English language, and it was usually directed at me. The last time I saw him was at SHOT 2018, but we kept in touch every other month. I don't know what else to say other than I will miss you brother, and our annual drink at the Leatherneck in LVNV. Slainte!

First Ron Bellan in Feb, my nephew earlier this week, and now Will. WTF 2019?!?! I will be in a bottle for the rest of the day if anyone is looking for me.
"Until Jesus gets into the gun business, there will never be a perfect gun.” - Will Larson (iraqgunz) RIP.

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Old 30 June 2019, 12:41
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Damn. Sorry to hear this. Grace and peace and strength to his family, friends, and colleagues.
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Old 30 June 2019, 13:14
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Sorry to hear that for sure. Always helpful.. RIP, Will.
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Old 30 June 2019, 13:30
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Damn. RIP Will.
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Old 30 June 2019, 13:51
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RIP, gunz
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Old 30 June 2019, 14:24
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Rest In Peace. Prayers out to family and friends
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Old 30 June 2019, 14:24
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Fair winds and following seas Brother. Will was a great man.
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Old 30 June 2019, 14:34
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So sorry to read this.

Rest In Peace Will, God Bless.
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Old 30 June 2019, 14:47
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RIP Will! You will be missed.
"...for those who man the battle line, the bugle whispers low, and freedom has a taste and price the protected never know..."

While true:
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Old 30 June 2019, 15:12
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RIP brother
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Old 30 June 2019, 15:17
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Rest Peacefully, Will. I just spoke to you days before. Thanks for the assistance and work and all of those here that you helped. We will be along soon enough.
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