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Old April 27, 2013, 07:40 AM   #1
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Tom Knapp passes away

Tom Knapp, one of - if not THE - greatest shotgun exhibition shooters passed away at the age of 62 after battling lung cancer.

RIP Tom, you'll be missed
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Old April 27, 2013, 10:00 AM   #2
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This is under discussion in the General Discussion but considering Mr. Knapp's obvious importance to shotgunning and his status as one of the greatest ambassadors in the history of our sport, I'm inclined to let this run in both places.
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Old April 27, 2013, 10:12 AM   #3
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Sorry to hear...if anyone could make you laugh or tell a great story it was Tom Knapp ! One of the reasons I bought a Benelli shotgun....thanks for being a great ambassador for the shooting sports world !
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Old April 27, 2013, 09:17 PM   #4
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Yes if either needs closed to allow one, i would like to see this one left here as Tom was so much about shotgun discipline...

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Old April 27, 2013, 09:58 PM   #5
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Tom Knapp and George Jones in the same day......
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Old April 29, 2013, 01:05 PM   #6
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I had not heard that....thanks for letting us know !

I've had a chance to meet him a couple of times over the last 10 say he was a character, is an under statement !
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Old April 29, 2013, 04:09 PM   #7
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Never had the pleasure of meeting Tom. Just watching his videos has provided hours of entertainment and started many a ******* match over who could outshoot who.
RIP Tom.
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Old April 29, 2013, 04:37 PM   #8
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He was a blast to watch shoot, lots of jokes and just generally fun time with a gun.

We can say both men stopped loving her today.
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Old April 30, 2013, 01:54 AM   #9
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Tom Knapp was one of a kind, and he will be sorely missed!
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Old April 30, 2013, 05:56 AM   #10
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Hate to hear about this. He will definitely be missed.
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Old April 30, 2013, 07:43 AM   #11
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Truly sad news...RIP Tom and prayers to your loved ones.
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