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#3196481 - 03/18/13 06:36 PM Tony Knight Gone
bowriter
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Just received word that Tony Knight, inventor of the Knight muzzlelodaing rifle passed away this afternoon. He was a fine friend and will be missed by those who knew him.
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#3196485 - 03/18/13 06:39 PM Re: Tony Knight Gone [Re: bowriter]
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\:\(

Prayers for his family.
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#3196490 - 03/18/13 06:43 PM Re: Tony Knight Gone [Re: strutandrut]
scn
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Sorry for the loss of your friend, John. Everybody I ever heard talk about Tony said he was a class act. Prayers for his family.
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#3196527 - 03/18/13 07:05 PM Re: Tony Knight Gone [Re: scn]
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Hate to here that I love my knight muzzle loader \:\(
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#3196537 - 03/18/13 07:12 PM Re: Tony Knight Gone [Re: mountain man 71]
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\:\( my first muzzleloader was a knight t5 woodsman and I killed many a deer with it. When i bought my encore i sold the knight to my brother-in-law and he still has it.
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#3196541 - 03/18/13 07:14 PM Re: Tony Knight Gone [Re: Gravey]
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Sorry to hear that.
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#3196542 - 03/18/13 07:15 PM Re: Tony Knight Gone [Re: mountain man 71]
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Hate to hear that. He was a fine individual. I can remember talking to him in 1993. I explained that our wildlife society was wanting to get a Knight muzzleloader for our advisor, and that we were wanting to give it to him at the conclave we were hosting at UTK. we asked what kind of deal we could get and explained that our advisor had done tremendous things for wildlife in Tennessee. He sent us a brand new rifle with our advisors name engraved in the barrel, free of charge!
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#3196616 - 03/18/13 08:09 PM Re: Tony Knight Gone [Re: Diehard Hunter]
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Sorry about the loss of your friend John.
Prayers for his family.
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#3196624 - 03/18/13 08:13 PM Re: Tony Knight Gone [Re: plinker22]
in the dog house!
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Prayers for the family. He left behind a great legacy.
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#3196633 - 03/18/13 08:15 PM Re: Tony Knight Gone [Re: in the dog house!]
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A sad day for hunters
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