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Ironstef70
Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:24:50 PM

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I had much respect for Mr.McCollough talent and will remember from him as one of the best custom builders in HO scale.

I certainly will miss the making of his interesting projects.

All my thoughts to his wife and family.

SJ

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brian falcone
Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017 12:04:49 AM

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sad to hear this. allthough i never met him we did frequent the same local hobby shop. he was a very talented builder.
eef7260
Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017 3:47:44 AM

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Very very sad to read this , As many have said well liked and a true gentleman.
Condolences to his wife and family.






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hummer13
Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017 8:14:18 AM

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Man so sad to hear, he is one who I watched and got into building myself. Thank you Tom for your inspiration to myself and many others

Jason

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RobS
Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017 8:25:24 AM
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I remember his ringer platform build like it was yesterday. Tremendous talent and an asset to this forum. RIP
kokosing Const Co
Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017 1:09:21 PM

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Very sad and tragic news, what a terrible loss to the forums and most important his family.
craneman
Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017 2:44:40 PM

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Truly a huge loss to the modeling community and to our forum, always loved his work and like everyone here has said, a true gentleman. My condolences to his family. Thank you RI Craneman for all of the great custom work you shared that helped and inspired so many others to follow in your foot steps.
mkdco
Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017 7:09:03 PM

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Sad to hear this condolences to the family
owner
Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017 7:33:30 PM
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I do remember him putting together the base for the Manitowoc ringer, and have wanted to do the same with my Lampson 4100, thing is I'm not as crafted and or driven as the man who made it a reality.

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thd56
Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017 7:33:37 PM

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Sorry to hear this news. Prayers.

Chris
Manitowoc
Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017 7:57:42 AM

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So sorry to learn about the loss of Tom. He was an experienced modeler and a great contributor to this site. God's speed Tom, you'll be missed by many.
kerst
Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017 9:42:53 AM

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