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Offline Deerhunter21

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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #15 on: April 23, 2019, 04:28:12 am »
Its always sad to hear that a fellow bowyer has passed. I might not have known him but from what I hear he was a great person. He will be missed and will always be remembered.
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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2019, 05:13:26 am »
Sad news.
I never met him in person, but we did a bow trade when I got over to the Classic. His is the only bow in my collection that wasn't made by me, I'll always treasure it.
He was a go to guy for advice on those shorties, he'll be sadly missed.
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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2019, 05:34:06 am »
So sorry to come back around here and read this news.  Rich was as genuine a person as I've ever had dealings with, and a great asset to the community.  He will be missed.
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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #18 on: April 23, 2019, 09:26:29 am »
So sorry to come back around here and read this news.  Rich was as genuine a person as I've ever had dealings with, and a great asset to the community.  He will be missed.

"...a great asset to the community."  It was the work he posted that inspired me to make a short bendy handle. It was his feedback on my failures that is why I finally figured them out. I have to stop and wonder how many of us are short and bendy lovers because of Rich's work?
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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #19 on: April 23, 2019, 09:54:59 am »
I am most definitely a fan of short bendy handle bows because of Rich! Hes also the reason I joined this site in the first place, as well as one of the many reasons I remained a member of this site for so long! I was searching the internet for info on short bows years ago and came across a bow he had posted and was overjoyed to find a place where people were sharing that kind of info for free, then I learned he lived only 2 hours away. Hes been an inspiration to say the very least!!

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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #20 on: April 24, 2019, 06:31:47 am »
I was on here under the name steve48 for a long time,  without going into detail i changed to ohma2 .that being said i remember alot of people that are gone now or just dont post anymore and they are missed half eye will be at the top of that list.his scalloped limbs bows always made me smile just looking at them.for me they were the most native american bows on the site.if there is a happy hunting ground then he is there and very happy.

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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #21 on: April 24, 2019, 11:33:07 am »
He had sent me so many supplies, staves and bows. He was such a wealth of knowledge. He will be missed

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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #22 on: April 24, 2019, 02:19:44 pm »
That is very sad news and he will most definitely be missed.

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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #23 on: April 25, 2019, 06:50:10 am »
He was very generous to me with his advice and encouragement when I got stuck on tricky projects, I'll miss his presence on this forum a great deal

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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #24 on: April 25, 2019, 05:37:16 pm »
Sad news.Condolences to his family and friends...
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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #25 on: April 26, 2019, 02:29:40 am »
Very sad to hear this.
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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #26 on: April 26, 2019, 03:22:21 am »
Sad SAD news.
When he started a thread I already knew that i'd liked it and still I was stoked of each and every one bendy bow he showed
I'm gonna try to make one his way (short bendy handle, knee tillering, tied string at bottom knoch ...) to honour his memory

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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #27 on: April 26, 2019, 03:13:23 pm »
  If anybody PA member needs or want's Rich's address just PM me...
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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #28 on: April 26, 2019, 04:29:58 pm »
Why wont it bring up his name when I search him? I was trying to read some of his old posts.
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Offline GlisGlis

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Re: "HALF EYE" Richard Rousseau
« Reply #29 on: April 27, 2019, 05:54:09 am »
try a search for  half+eye   (2 separetad names and you want both)
also be sure to be in the forum you want to search. if you are in flintknapping the search is performed only in flintnapping so better stay at top level if you want all the threads