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Old 12-23-2020, 06:50 PM
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And today is a sad day indeed when we lost the legend that was Charlie Barnes. Mr CFX Paintworks, and one of the finest r/c painters around.
Damn Covid...


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Old 12-23-2020, 07:04 PM
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Originally Posted by tony gray View Post
And today is a sad day indeed when we lost the legend that was Charlie Barnes. Mr CFX Paintworks, and one of the finest r/c painters around.
Damn Covid...

sad indeed saw it on Facebook a little while ago ;( RIP Charlie.b
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Rest in Peace, Charlie. I was saddened to see the news on Facebook this afternoon.
Charlie was one of the founding members of this website, a longtime friend to so many in the industry, and a long time moderator and contributor on the RCTech Forums.
There is a Go Fund Me that was started to help cover some of the medical costs as well: https://gofund.me/3b00d43d
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RIP

I raced at Califronia RC back in the late 90's where he use to host their parking lot races along with others in the area. Last time I saw him was over 20yrs ago. I remember he was a real nice guy, good at bringing a crowd together, and very good at his craft.
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Rest in Peace, Charlie.

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I'm still processing all this. It was surreal to watch him battle bravely over the last month. I remember when I first got started painting. Charlie and I came onto the scene about the same time. He was always a great inspiration to me. We became "friends" through social media several years ago, but I wish we had had the opportunity to meet in real life. Not only has the RC world lost a great talent, the world as a whole has lost a great person.
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oh man that sucks. iv fallowed Charlies legendary paint work and racing involvement across at least 5 different forums for 2 decades. that is some creativity, ability, and enthusiasm, that much like the man, is irreplaceable. the scene will forever have a void
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RIP Charlie.
Very sad news
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My dude!!!

I’m heartbroken, what a great effing guy
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I liked his work so much.
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RIP and thanks for everything Charlie.
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Damn!! I feared this. He was a great guy and painter as well. I seen the post on his fb page and was waiting for more news. This isn't the news I was hoping for. R.I.P. Charlie. You will be heavily missed!!!!
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