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Photos The knives of CMFTW (aka Charlie Mike aka Matt Freeman)

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by T. Erdelyi, Jan 16, 2019.

  1. 6850

    6850 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 5, 2013
    Sorry AntDog!
    I just saw this...
    you know where it is brother...
     
  2. W. Anderson

    W. Anderson Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 22, 2016
    One for wood and one for meat. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2019
  3. woodysone

    woodysone Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 21, 2005
    Matt will be missed, at least we have somethings to remember him by. [​IMG] [​IMG].
     
  4. d762nato

    d762nato Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 16, 2009
    While I've only got the hood rat knife I kind of wish Matt would have signed the knife with his signature. I am glad to have something his hands touched as well as his awesome CM Carry sheath design that he sent me with the hood rat. Thanks my friend you will be missed.

    Doug
     
  5. craytab

    craytab Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    While I don't have anything Matt made, he is the primary inspiration in the way a often carry a medium size fixed blade.

    CM Style!

    Okay, not exactly the same. There is no cant. I carry concealed. The knives aren't huge. And it is left side opposite my firearm. Kydex, inverted, and edge out draw though. CM inspired me to carry a fixed every day with his system. He and his unique creativity will be missed.

    [​IMG]

    All of these are permanently set up for CM carry:
    [​IMG]
     
  6. rio

    rio

    963
    Sep 13, 2006
    You will be missed Matt, one of the kind, rest in peace with our other members who you are now with , FTW as you lived it , much respect as you always stood above the comments and what people said including me which we laugh on the phone about them, you beat your demons and came on top as well as you becoming a maker, salute.
     
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  7. Mhedrick17

    Mhedrick17

    27
    Oct 10, 2014
    Love that booze fighter! If you ever decide to get rid of it email me:) [email protected]
     
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  8. Mossyhorn

    Mossyhorn Enlightened Rogue Platinum Member

    Dec 6, 2009
    I wish that I would've kept this knife. I sent Matt a design, and he made it for me.

    metal_scraps.jpg
     
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  9. SW-EDC

    SW-EDC Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 4, 2015
    What a beauty! Sorry if this has been posted already.

     
  10. culpritish

    culpritish

    544
    Mar 19, 2006
    [​IMG]
     
  11. herisson

    herisson Knuckle dragging and mean minded Neanderthal Platinum Member

    Mar 11, 2013
    I feel so sad and weary. It took me days to just be able to write about it. Charlie was a guy of talent and commitment. And he was light about it... A great person. And he liked cats. An outstanding person. If I ever was to go to the US, it would have been a priority to visit him. Too slow, too late, old man. So be it. RIP Charlie, I liked you. And you are sorely missed.
     
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  12. stwm

    stwm

    950
    May 6, 2016
    Very glad to have you all here to post these knives and memories.
    Disappointed I found out so late, and that I didn't take him up on the custom he offered me.
     
  13. W. Anderson

    W. Anderson Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 22, 2016
    [​IMG]
     
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  14. Sergeua

    Sergeua Gold Member Gold Member

    May 1, 2016
    I celebrate this.
    [​IMG]
    It's gorgeous. Matt even ground the K in the name...
    Hilarious.
     
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  15. 6850

    6850 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 5, 2013
    Hey Mhedrick17!
    Sorry bud, I just saw this...

    It's not very likely, uhm, actually, not ever is most likely!
    This ones going with me...
    But, it never hurts to ask!
    It is a great knife, the sheath was unexpected too, I thought it would be kydex...

    Damn, I miss the guy...
    A small consolation is that I did tell him how much I love this knife, a few times...
    I made sure to send him a short vid of me cracking one of them fake beers with it!!

    Well, nice to e-meet you MH17, my names Randy, but they call me Sixx...
    Take it easy bud!
     
  16. skyhorse

    skyhorse

    Jan 30, 2010
    I think of CM often, those that miss him are not alone.
     
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  17. d762nato

    d762nato Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 16, 2009
    I'm with you Skyhorse the same here. I used to love seeing what he would come up with next. He really had some great design ideas. He'll be missed, RIP Brother.
     

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