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Thanks for posting this sad news. So sorry, and may you and your loved ones find some cheer this holiday season.

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My sincere condolences..

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Mrs. OL, so very sorry for your loss. He has been an inspiration to many and will not be forgotten. Praying for your comfort in a this time of sadness.

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RIP Old lumens Sad

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Learned a lot and always appreciated his posts…Very sad to hear… My condolences.

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I’m so sorry. He was a great guy, this is such sad news. I don’t really know what to say.

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My heartfelt condolences on your loss. Crying

He will be sorely missed and remembered as a great member of this community…

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We all know the old man was a fighter
But this one thought has made my heart lighter
On the very same day
That this man went away
The heavens became a lot brighter

Justin will be missed , his contributions to this forum will last forever .

Mrs. Old-Lumens , thank you for sharing him with us .

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He told us all this day would come sooner than later. Rest in peace OL.. Crying

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My condolences to you during this very sad time
What a great impact he had on people in this community

G'day mate, ow ya garn?
Yeah, nah good mate

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RIP, and my fullest condolences.

OL was a one of a kind… most guys get into lathes and mills, but not OL… he was wicked with his hand tools and basic setup.

Flashlights came about as an accident for me, i’m into something else that requires me to build and fabricate illuminators…seeing OL fabricate so well with files and saws and drills? made me realize i should DO THAT until i got my lathe!

It was great training until i got my mill setup and my little lathe. I probably wouldnt have HAD the confidence to think i could make USE of a lathe or mill, except for seeing guys like OL work by hand… then doing it myself.


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My deepest sympathies. He was a great guy. I admired and respected him more than anyone else. He had a heart of gold.

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So sorry for your and your families loss Mrs. OL. Thank you so much for sharing this very sad news. Take comfort in knowing he touched so many lives just here in this community. Prayers go out to you and your family.

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So sorry for your loss. He will certainly be missed! May he rest in peace.


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I’m so sorry to hear about your loss & my sincere Condolences.. . Justin was an inspiration to all of us here and will be greatly missed…

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So sorry Mrs OL. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Justin will be sorely missed. Thank you for letting us know.

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Mrs. Lumens,

I am so very sorry for your loss. I knew as many others did that this day would be here sooner than I wanted. Justin and I had many good conversations over the last several months. He was a wonderful and generous contributor here and his legacy will live on for many years to come. He spoke very fondly and often of you, the strong, loving woman he had by his side through all this. We are all thankful for him and thankful to you for sharing him and supporting that wonderfully stubborn guy who gave so much to this community and was a true friend to so many. You and your family remain in my prayers. Justin will be very missed but if it’s any comfort, know that he will be not only mourned but celebrated here for a very long time.


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Sorry to hear that.
He’ll be sadly missed.

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Words are so inadequate …

My condolences to you and yours.


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Your loss is our loss. Justin was well loved and respected here. His contributions and gruff nature are irreplaceable. I miss him every time I check in.

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Very sad news indeed Crying . My condolences to you and your family. Such a big loss to this community. His great contributions here will always remind us of his great personality.


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You both will be in my prayers.

Stay strong Mrs. Lumens.

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So sorry for your loss

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Mrs. Lumens, I am so sorry to hear about OL. He will be missed by many here and by many in life, I am sure. He inspired, taught and grumbled Smile to and with many of us here. You have my families sympathies for your loss.

If anything is needed… please ask here. I am sure some are close and would be able to help in your time of need.


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RIP Old-Lumens.
Light a candle and have a drink in your memory.

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My sincerest condolences…

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Rest in peace.

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My sincere condolences to You and yours Mrs OL. Justin was one heck of a craftsman and also one of the finest persons I have ever met here. We will always miss him. Gone yes, but never forgotten. RIP Old Lumens.

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So sorry for your loss Mrs OL.

Justin will be missed here.


RIP Old Lumens.

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Rest in Peace Old Lumens.Your spirit will still lives on with us!

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