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We have lost a legend. RIP Harold "Kit" Carson

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Spark, Sep 6, 2014.

  1. Spark

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

    Oct 2, 1998
    Kit was one of the first knifemakers I ever had the pleasure of meeting. He had me out to his house & shop back in the mid 90's and introduced me to the belt & disk grinders with a piece of steel that I turned into dust. He showed me how a mill works and various WIPs. He answered all of my stupid questions and then some, and invited me down to his home more times than I can recall.

    Our world is missing a legend today. This is a loss for us all. RIP Kit. You were a good trooper, incredible knifemaker, and great man
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 11, 2014
  2. Bigfatts

    Bigfatts

    Mar 12, 2012
    I just read the news of FB. So sad. He was and will remain a legend.
     
  3. M.FREEZE

    M.FREEZE

    Dec 13, 2012
    Kit Carson...a name synonymous with knife making. RIP
     
  4. LG&M

    LG&M

    Dec 19, 2005
    RIP Kit. Your legend will live on.
     
  5. Daniel Fairly Knives

    Daniel Fairly Knives Full Time Knifemaker Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jan 9, 2011
    Rest in Peace Kit.
     
  6. thumbstud

    thumbstud

    10
    Feb 27, 2009
    I also saw this on FB, IG, and another forum. Horrible news, prayers going out to his family! RIP Mr. Carson
     
  7. Doug C

    Doug C

    Mar 15, 2005
    God Bless the family and friends of Kit Carson.
    RIP with the all the other knife making Legends, Harold "Kit" Carson.

    Doug
     
  8. Steven65

    Steven65 Traditional Hog Platinum Member

    Mar 11, 2008
    Terrible news. My deepest sympathies and condolences to Kit's family. We have lost one of the greats.

    Steven
     
  9. 1234

    1234 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 13, 2005
    A great loss , my condolences to his family and friends.
     
  10. localguy

    localguy

    62
    Oct 7, 2007
    Rest In Peace...
     
  11. EODPAul

    EODPAul

    108
    Mar 29, 2014
    Rest in peace, Sergeant-Major.
     
  12. T. Erdelyi

    T. Erdelyi Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 3, 2001
    I'm speechless, I don't know what to say, the community has lost a great member and the world a great person. My sincerest condolences to his friends and family they will be in my prayers. :(
     
  13. jimh0220

    jimh0220

    Apr 15, 2008
    A true legend left today! Thanks for the legacy in your work.
     
  14. Ebbtide

    Ebbtide

    Aug 20, 1999
    Sad news indeed.
    Peace be with him and his family.
     
  15. Bastid

    Bastid Goat herding fool and resident vermin breeder. Staff Member Super Mod

    Feb 27, 2001
    Just shocked. GigOne just called me and let me know.

    My condolences to his wonderful family and all of us fortunate enough to call Kit a friend. He is one of the finest people who has been in my life and will be dearly missed.

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    Last edited: Sep 6, 2014
  16. mr_badexample

    mr_badexample

    Mar 1, 2012
    Sorry for your loss. RIP Kit.
     
  17. GigOne

    GigOne

    Nov 27, 1999
    So sad to hear.

    I've known Kit for some time. Great knife maker, great person, and proud to call him a friend.

    My condolences to Betty and Kit's family.

    Missed, but never forgotten. RIP bud.
     
  18. BA_Colt

    BA_Colt Don't make me slap you the kielbasa. Platinum Member

    Oct 15, 2008
    Condolences to his family. My his knives always be sharp.
     
  19. Chris Larrikin

    Chris Larrikin

    Jul 19, 2012
    My thoughts are with his family, friends and many fans here in the knife world. This industry and community has lost one of its giants.
     
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2014
  20. Spyder328

    Spyder328

    Feb 12, 2012
    RIP Kit, you will be missed
     

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