RIP Charlie Mike

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by VernonRemington, Jan 15, 2019.

  1. kmboldon


    Jan 28, 2014
    This sucks. RIP CM.
  2. Spark

    Spark HPIC - Hatas gonna Hate Staff Member Administrator Super Mod Moderator

    Oct 2, 1998
    I've posted a notice at the top of the forums about the Go Fund Me link. Can anyone confirm that the person who started it is his mom, or is someone with actual authority?
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  3. WValtakis

    WValtakis Hand Engraving, Anodizing and Embellishment Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 29, 2004
    Ted @T. Erdelyi originally posted the link, I believe he has been in contact with the family.

  4. birdave

    birdave Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    So Very Sorry to hear this!
    The forum will miss him.
    All the Best to his family...God Bless!
  5. DavidZ

    DavidZ Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 30, 2004
    Smoke and prayers. RIP
  6. zombieassassin

    zombieassassin Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2015
    This is heartbreaking. I spoke with Matt a few times....heck of a guy! He will be missed. RIP Brother.
    We need those Budweisers Chopped up Charlie Mike!
    Miss that guy.
  7. madcap_magician

    madcap_magician Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    We should do a little CMFTW thing like we did for VampireGerbil.

    I was thinking about that immediately after I donated.
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  8. 6850

    6850 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 5, 2013
    Well said SE...
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  9. T. Erdelyi

    T. Erdelyi Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 3, 2001
    Kevin , I’ve talked to Michael and I just emailed his ex wife as soon as I hear back I’ll text Michael.
  10. Charlie Mike was a great guy! He will be sadly missed on the forums, thoughts and prayers to his family and friends during this difficult time.
  11. SaB_Tools


    Oct 5, 2018
    Please pm me on IG again. Sorry, I've been sleeping weird hours since this happened. I'll explain in private, but not on public forum.
  12. Nostimos


    May 18, 2011
    I cant believe this.

    Been a fan of his since I first got into the online knife community on JerzeeDevil and here at BF.

    He was an original and will be missed.
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  13. jacktrades_nbk


    Feb 7, 2007
    RIP Charlie Mike. Sad to see you go, so soon. You shall be missed.
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  14. 6850

    6850 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 5, 2013
    RIP Matt Freeman, aka Charlie Mike...
    Thanks for the insights, laughs & inspiration!
    And, thank you for my 3 wicked CMFTW knives!
    Continue Mission, FTW...
    One Day at a Time...

    I'd like to post this quote Matt emailed me when I was having
    some doubts...
    "My hope is that GOD has wrenches for both of us nuts"

  15. SaB_Tools


    Oct 5, 2018
    Warms my heart to see all the positive things people have said of their experiences with him. He was the most amazing person I know, and I'm sure he's walking the halls of Valhalla now, for all the good he put into this world. He poured his heart, and soul into everything he did, never anything less than 100%. Living, and making blades with him for the past 6 months was one of the weirdest, most amazing times of my life. Couldn't ask for a better friend to burn brighter with. He can make blades for Odin's army now, and bring hell to Ragnarok. <3
  16. Standard78

    Standard78 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2015
    Godspeed Matt.
    Your talent and enthusiasm will be missed brother.
  17. harlycarly

    harlycarly Basic Member Basic Member

    Oct 1, 2008
    Just stumbled into all this so details are not clear to me thus far. I spoke with him a couple of times and recognized his 1 year sobriety date. A true nut job in a good way, Definitely a character that will be missed.
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  18. fausto nasafiaschi

    fausto nasafiaschi

    Aug 6, 2000
    This is very sad. Never talked to the man but I've always appreciated his work and his take on life. Godspeed.
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  19. willard0341

    willard0341 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 18, 2013
    What horrible news, my heart goes out to his mother and the rest of his family.
    One of the first videos of his I watched he dropped the cigar out of his mouth on accident and I immediately grew fond of him.
    I’ve got chills as I type this. FTW buddy... you will be missed
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  20. Glock Guy

    Glock Guy Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 28, 2012
    Godspeed Matt.

    We are diminished...
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