Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum



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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #120 on: April 13, 2016, 06:51:43 PM »
Such a loss to the airgun community but even more so to his family.  Praying for his family during this time of loss and grieving.

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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #121 on: April 13, 2016, 06:54:01 PM »
Rest in Pease Bob. Thank you for all you have done.
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #122 on: April 13, 2016, 06:59:47 PM »
Goodbye Bob and say hello to Gene when you get there.  God bless you and yours.
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #123 on: April 13, 2016, 09:27:41 PM »
We all live between the Eternities.  Mr. Bob is now in the next world.  May he be welcomed by God with open arms. 
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #124 on: April 13, 2016, 10:08:54 PM »
Very sorry to hear of Bob's passing!! May he rest in peace.
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #125 on: April 13, 2016, 10:26:11 PM »
Bob Werner was a very good friend of mine and until recently I just found out that he's no longer with us.  I will miss you my friend and I pray and ask the lord to give you and your family bliss and comfort in knowing that your in a much better place.  You will always be remembered in my mind as well as my heart and always remembered as the pioneer of Gate way to airguns and all the your contributions you've made to the airgun world.  May god keep you in his realm and your family safe, amen!
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #126 on: April 13, 2016, 10:31:15 PM »
Rest in peace Bob he will be greatly missed.
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #127 on: April 14, 2016, 06:39:21 PM »
A Huge Loss to all, a true legend to us all, heartfelt sympathy to Family, Friends, and our community, RIP Bob, shoot free.
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #128 on: April 14, 2016, 06:57:25 PM »
I posted your email on the Dianawerk Collective.  He will be sorely missed.  Your forum is a living memorial to DaTuner.  A great guy and a great legacy.

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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #129 on: April 14, 2016, 10:19:45 PM »
Sad news indeed. I got the GTA email yesterday. I wish the best for his family. I also consider myself very fortunate to have met Bob personally. It was in his garage in Simpsonville where he showed me the basics of spring guns and how to tune them. We did ( or more like Bob did,....I watched) a tune on an old Spanish made Norica Marksman rifle. I gained a whole new insight on what truly makes a custom tuned springer "tuned". He tuned my first springer Crosman Sierra Pro as well as my first  "serious" airgun, the German Diana 34. Still have these guns and the 34 is one of the most beloved rifles in my collection. I was also given the opportunity to be a moderator for the GTA for a time. That was a lot of fun and Bob was always there to lend his advice. It was Charlie da Tuna that gave me the confidence to dive into my later guns, to tune them myself, to be rewarded with awesome shooting springers,... and I am confident Bob would be proud that he passed on some of his knowledge unto me. I am forever grateful to Bob for all of this. Rest well my friend, and God be with you. Thomas 
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #130 on: April 15, 2016, 04:02:58 PM »
Bob, aka CDT was OUR airgun tuning GOD/LEGEND ;)  I never met, received a PM or otherwise had contact with him, but after reading all his articles I knew this guy was IT -> as far as airgun tuning/engineering. 

I'm sure Bob and Gene are out bench shooting at 50 yards right now :D

Thank you so much for your Knowledge and Skill, you ARE missed already.

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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #131 on: April 15, 2016, 04:30:58 PM »
prayers sent to the family and friends.
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #132 on: April 15, 2016, 09:34:38 PM »
I had the great pleasure and honor of meeting Bob and am trying to find the words to express how much I looked up to him as well as Gene. The airgun masters have left the building but not our hearts and am sure their looking down and keeping a eye on this great forum. Rest in peace brother Bob you will always be loved and missed. Ed
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #133 on: April 15, 2016, 09:57:42 PM »
So sorry to hear this.  Will pray for his family.

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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #134 on: April 15, 2016, 10:32:12 PM »
We all stand on the passion and shoulders of those that carried the banner before us. He has made such a dedicated difference to our sport. Prayers to his family and all those affected by his passing.
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #135 on: April 17, 2016, 10:16:23 AM »
My sincere condolences to his family. Thoughts and prayers
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #136 on: April 19, 2016, 12:15:44 AM »
Just found this in an e-mail.  My prayers and Gods comfort to all the family.

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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #137 on: April 19, 2016, 02:16:12 PM »
Prayers sent for the family.
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #138 on: April 19, 2016, 04:45:47 PM »
Bob helped me sort out a GRT trigger that I bought from him for my QB58. I was just learning about airguns. I went on to win the 2012 AAFTA Nationals in Hunter/Piston with that gun and trigger. I'm still winning big matches with it. I wish I had been able to meet him in person. We'll miss him.
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Re: Robert Werner - aka CharlieDaTuna - Co-founder of our forum
« Reply #139 on: April 30, 2016, 02:32:09 AM »
Condolences to family and friends. I've learned a lot just reading Bob and Gene's posts. Really wish I could have met them.
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