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Sad news arrived today
« on: February 03, 2015, 06:56:50 PM »
I received this letter today from Ada, amertrac's wife. Sadly Bob Wagner passed away recently. He will be missed here and on Tool Talk.
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2015, 06:59:01 PM »
My condolences to his family -- thanks for posting Noel!

Bob will be missed -- I enjoyed his stories.

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2015, 06:59:06 PM »
I had some dealings with Bob. Real nice guy, very generous.
Sorry to hear he is gone.

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2015, 07:03:57 PM »
Very sad, thanks Noel.
I honestly was just thinking about Bob yesterday.
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2015, 07:08:46 PM »
Bob was a good guy.  Going to miss him.

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2015, 07:27:33 PM »
 that is sad.
sincere condolences to Ada.

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2015, 07:27:51 PM »
Sad to hear, but sounds like he lived a full life.    th-smile

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2015, 07:29:28 PM »
Sad news.  Condolences to the Wagner family.
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2015, 07:30:16 PM »
In a few days we'll move this thread over to the "Fallen Wrenches" section where we commemorate our departed members

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2015, 07:37:13 PM »
A great guy that will be missed
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2015, 07:37:52 PM »
Liked his posts, seemed very genuine. RIP
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #11 on: February 03, 2015, 07:41:17 PM »
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #12 on: February 03, 2015, 07:44:01 PM »
Nice guy,   nice guy,
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2015, 07:49:56 PM »
old bob! He was a good one.


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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #14 on: February 03, 2015, 08:07:00 PM »
This is sad news and he will be missed..  My condolences to Ada and his family.

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #15 on: February 03, 2015, 08:19:43 PM »
Very sad news indeed. My condolences to the Wagner family.
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #16 on: February 03, 2015, 08:23:41 PM »
Sorry to hear this, i was thinking of him the other day.

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #17 on: February 03, 2015, 08:29:22 PM »
Sad news indeed. A great guy and a good contributor as well. I know a number of members have wondered about Bob's condition in recent times, myself included.

Very sorry to hear this sad news and my condolences to Ada and the rest of the family.
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #18 on: February 03, 2015, 08:32:23 PM »
Sorry to hear this, I was thinking about him recently as well.

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #19 on: February 03, 2015, 09:19:30 PM »
I am really sorry to hear this. I have traded tools with him a couple times and he was great to deal with.
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #20 on: February 03, 2015, 09:36:43 PM »
a sad day for the gazette....... sadx


guys like that are around but not so common that they are not missed.


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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #21 on: February 03, 2015, 09:51:05 PM »
sorry to hear this news...did some trading with Bob and enjoyed his stories

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #22 on: February 03, 2015, 11:00:24 PM »
I used to love reading Bob's posts.
I have an old Hinsdale socket set I got from him,and I'll keep and cherish it til I croak.
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #23 on: February 03, 2015, 11:31:35 PM »
Sad news - condolences to Ada and his family.

RIP Bob!

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #24 on: February 04, 2015, 07:59:39 AM »
RIP Bob. Sad news indeed
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #25 on: February 04, 2015, 08:08:17 AM »
Condolences to the family and friends, great guy.
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #26 on: February 04, 2015, 08:20:17 AM »
What a man...Bob. And a fellow veteran. Look over us Bob, let us make the right decisions when buying on CL or auctions  :-*
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #27 on: February 04, 2015, 08:46:12 AM »
Condolences to the family, very sad to hear. RIP
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #28 on: February 04, 2015, 10:28:51 AM »
Sad news indeed.  Prayers offered for comfort, peace and mercy for the family. 

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #29 on: February 04, 2015, 03:03:54 PM »
I remember Bob's post of the high snow level against a glass window.
We sent each other tools. I expect he is still trading tools in that place above us.
Best to his survivors.
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #30 on: February 04, 2015, 03:28:35 PM »
Sad news. I enjoyed his contributions here. I particularly remember his bear problem thread.
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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #31 on: February 04, 2015, 06:43:38 PM »
Very sorry to hear this. He was a good bloke and will be missed.

My sincere condolences to all who loved him.

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #32 on: February 04, 2015, 08:17:20 PM »
Sorry to hear about his passing..................a good member and a man who served his country.

God Bless his family



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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #33 on: February 05, 2015, 01:54:30 PM »
Same here-he will be missed by all!  I did several trades with him and still have a older snappy ratchet that he re-cycled my way!.....Cranky

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Re: Sad news arrived today
« Reply #34 on: February 10, 2015, 09:03:22 PM »
I am very sorry to not have known Bob.  Something I shall remedy soon by his writings.

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My sincerest condolences to the family and friends in his life. To all he stood for,  I raise a cold one. beerdude
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