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#41 Colt Chopper

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Posted 22 February 2018 - 11:06 AM

Looks like he's standing outside the Dillinger home holding the wooden pistol.
He sure had a great passion for the history. RIP
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#42 full auto 45

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Posted 22 February 2018 - 09:18 PM

One for you Sandy.

 

 

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Posted 23 February 2018 - 10:23 AM

R.I.P. Sandy we had many a note back and forth. It is good he will be remembered here. As so many now have gone. a FEW times I have gone back and looked at the list of friends and gun collectors who I had dealings with. Make everyday count in no matter what you do or Enjoy... Sandy did.

 

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#44 joseph12297

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Posted 23 February 2018 - 03:03 PM

So very sad to hear

Sandy will be missed, what a great person all around. My prayers are with his family.
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Posted 23 February 2018 - 09:44 PM

http://www.legacy.co...y?pid=188271898

 

Part of  what I call the three amigos, (Mattix, Helmer and Jones). The Elite Afficionados on John Dillinger and other bandit / gangster era research.
Their offbeat humor and banter during some email exchanges were out of this world and just plain hilarious! I was lucky enough to be included in some of them and will cherish that until I die.
Sandy was the ultimo walking John Dillinger encyclopedia and collector. (Bonnie and Clyde too). He knew most of their families intimately. His collection was supreme. It was later sold and is now in a museum. Master brewer, antique car fanatic, BBQ enthusiast, and all around good guy. Was very knowledgeable on gangster era weapons and their every minute detail.
The greatest honor I ever had was his brutally honest opinions on collecting and the compliments he threw my way whenever I uncovered something new for my collection. He will be sorely missed, but not forgotten! We will all meet again one day and shoot the shit as we all did so well on earth!
 
Mario Gomes - www.myalcaponemuseum.com

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#46 ineverlistentoFM

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Posted 03 March 2018 - 10:08 PM

Sandy was very generous with his time, research, photos, and replies...i will truly miss him. tony
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Posted 28 March 2018 - 08:27 AM

Have had my head down with work for the last couple of months and just logged into the forum for the first time in a while to update a post on the Gangsters/Outlaws page that Sandy and I had talked about and saw the news. 

 

Feel like I got punched in the gut.  Terribly sad to hear, he was a great help to me just like he was with so many others working on projects and researching history.  

 

I'll be at the Joplin hideout in a couple of weeks for the 85th anniversary of the gun fight, and I don't know anyone else who'd have gotten the same kick out of seeing a photo of Barrow beans on the stove with a BAR leaned against the wall.  He'd dug out the original recipe for me some months ago when I mentioned that idea.  I'll really miss talking with him.  


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Posted 30 March 2018 - 06:03 PM

Made a stop by a local favorite spot for ya Sandy.

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Posted 01 April 2018 - 10:09 AM

It's still hard to fathom that he's gone. :(

 

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#50 ron_brock

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Posted 01 April 2018 - 01:58 PM

I know, I keep coming up with some questions I would like to ask him. As the saying goes, savor every moment.

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 08:19 PM

Sandy,

We sure miss you buddy. Every time I see a post here I think about you and your valuable input. Dont worry, were still harassing Colt Chopper for ya.

Ron
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Posted 26 June 2018 - 08:32 PM

Sandy,

We sure miss you buddy. Every time I see a post here I think about you and your valuable input. Dont worry, were still harassing Colt Chopper for ya.

Ron

 

Lol...he would have liked hearing that, Ron. :)

 

Not a week goes by that I see something Public Enemy era related, and I think of Sandy.

 

Rob


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