A.G. Russell passes

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A.G. Russell passes

Postby sal » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:53 pm

I regret to inform you that Mr. A.G.Russell passed away last Friday. H earned the title of "Mr Knife" even before we ever made a knife. A.G. and I go back a long way and I have many memories to cherish. Our best to Goldie, family and staff. He will be missed.


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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby Stuart Ackerman » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:55 pm

A long and successful life, he made folks happy.
Condolences to his family.

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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby legOFwhat? » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:01 pm

Hebrews 13:6 So we may boldly say: “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?”

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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby PStone » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:11 pm

My deepest regrets to family and friends of MrRussell.

Gone but never forgotten. We will all make sure of that.
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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby Eli Chaps » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:16 pm

That's a shame but one could be so lucky has to have made an impact and I think it's safe to say, he did.

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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby Larrin » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:29 pm

Holy cow! I just interviewed him a couple months back. What a legend.
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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby The Meat man » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:33 pm

I'm sorry to hear this!
My sincere condolences to the family. He will be sorely missed.
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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby JohnAPA » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:39 pm

As a child I would spends hours looking at the pictures in my dad's A.G. Russell catelog every quarter, dreaming about the day I would own one and torn over which one would be the first.

I can't believe they still produce the Hunter's Scalpel. I owned one 30 years and have no idea what ever happened to it.

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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby dsvirsky » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:49 pm

R.I.P. Mr. Russell. You will be missed.

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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby Larry_Mott » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:52 pm

So sorry to hear!
my sincere condolences to family and friends.
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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby brainfriction » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:56 pm

Sorry to hear about your friend, Sal.

R.I.P. A.G.

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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby NoFair » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:57 pm

Sorry to hear that Sal.

Condolences to friends and family.

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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby Hopweaver » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:59 pm

Thinking of his family and friends during this difficult time.
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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby Jazz » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:29 pm

Sorry about your friend, Sal. Same for his family and friends.
- best wishes, Jazz.

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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby KnickKnackCity » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:39 pm

I always look forward to flipping through the catalog when it arrives every month or so. I pulled the trigger on a $50 pair of nail clippers based upon Sals recommendation. The build quality is so good im guessing they will last for the rest of my life.

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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby holeshot » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:50 pm

Sad news indeed, but at least God has his own custom knife craftsman and good man.
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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby Bloke » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:15 pm

I too am also sorry to learn of your friend’s passing Mr Glesser.

May he Rest In Peace and my sincere condolences to family and friends.
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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby Sumdumguy » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:00 pm

He had one heck of a life!
May he rest in peace.

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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby ZrowsN1s » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:01 pm

Sorry to hear that Sal.
Carrying 3 knives is perfectly normal :D

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Re: A.G. Russell passes

Postby Bodog » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:15 pm

He left with a name worth remembering.
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