GUN Rest in Peace, Colonel.

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  1. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    John Dean "Jeff" Cooper passed away this afternoon.

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    If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten/either write things worth reading or do things worth the writing.-Benjamin Franklin.

    By all accounts, the Colonel did both. So in memoriam, the 1911 rides tomorrow! Semper Fidelis, sir.
     
  2. Artyboy

    Artyboy Necessity is the excuse for every infringement of

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    I just read about this on another site. It's too bad.
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    Yeah I read about his condition Sept 12. Too bad. He's like the Fred Bear of the combat gun world.
     
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    I loved his books. RIP
     
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    That he was.
    RIP.
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    Rest in peace Colonel. I'm just glad he devoted his life to teaching the modern Handgunnery. His teachings have trickled down to most everything we that train have learned.
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    "Blessed is he who, when faced with danger, thinks only of the front sight."
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    Is that a correct Cooper quote? or something similar? I like it.
     
  10. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    I'm pretty sure that's it.. I'd have to scour his site for it exactly, though.
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    Sweet if you could find a source that would be great. I'd like to use it as a sig on a few sites.
     
  12. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    I'm looking through all the writings, and I haven't found it yet, but I'm still looking. I saw it in a sig on Glock Talk. That one and this one were my favorites.

     
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