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The_Shadow

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Don't know if any of you heard this...
« on: February 16, 2014, 10:01:21 AM »
Thomas F. Dornaus has passed away Tuesday the 11th 2014. I think he was 71.  For those who don't know of the name, he along with Michael W. Dixon were the builders/designers of the first 10mm guns...the Bren Ten.

Just thought I share this with you all who share the passion of the 10mm cartridge and guns...

One of his masterpieces...and its mine!  ;D
























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Re: Don't know if any of you heard this...
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2014, 10:16:34 AM »
Sorry to see him go.  This was an interesting 'footnote' about the history of the 10mm, and the Bren in particular.  Thanks, for posting.
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Re: Don't know if any of you heard this...
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2014, 12:26:01 PM »
Sad to hear
Great design
But bad Logistics
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Re: Don't know if any of you heard this...
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2014, 06:50:41 AM »
Thanks for sharing the news and the article.

I'm really looking forward to Dec. 2013 :)

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Re: Don't know if any of you heard this...
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2014, 11:17:54 AM »
  It's always sad when someone passes but even more so when it's someone who had ideas and visions and possessed the drive and ambition to bring them to life.

RIP Mr Dornaus
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Re: Don't know if any of you heard this...
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2014, 08:05:32 PM »
I did not know that. An innovator, to be sure!
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