RIP SPeter....Peter Davidoff

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Post by borislavgajic »

Great man is not longer here......my friend ....clever fox

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Post by andersom »

Wow that is really sad news, whats the cause?
what a shame. R.i.p.

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Post by himister »

Shocked and very sad! It was a privilege to know him!
Thank you for everything Pete!
Rest in peace my dear friend!

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Post by culturejam »

Is this definitely confirmed?

If so, what a sad thing to hear. :cry:

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FSB lost one of it's own.

All Hail-R.I.P. SPeter.
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Sad news....my respects to the family.

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Definitely :shock: and :cry: ...

I don't know how old he was, but this quote by Amadou Hampaté-Ba is emerging in my mind : "In Africa, an old man's death is like a library that's burning"...

Thanks for all the knowledge you spread, Peter. My respect to the family too...
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Post by Greenmachine »

Be at peace SPeter. :(
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Post by telecaster »

I noticed he hadn't posted in some time, and i always enjoyed his posts. The library is awesome. Does anyone know when he passed?
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My condolences, really sad to hear this news.
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:shock: saddest news i have heard today - he was a great contributor to the knowledge base that is this forum.
I shall have to go back and re - read ALL his posts again :hmmm:
Goodbye my friend and thanks for spending your time on Earth with our community :hug:
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R.I.P. indeed. A great contributor with none of the condescending attitude or arrogance that often comes with that territory. He seemed very genuine. My condolences to those who knew him personally.

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Post by Duckman »

:shock: I didn't know SPeter, but I PM'd with him some times and was a very, very kind guy... So sad. We will miss you all.

@ Borislavgajik... :hug: hold on, pal

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Not only he was a genuine person, but humble, respectful, experienced in more than one area of expertize, willing to share and from my personal experience eager to help and give. I know that many here doesn't know, but he was a great and respected luthier and expert in repairing and building custom guitars.
Real professional with years of experience. So if anyone is interested in some of his work they can see few of the public galleries he put sometime ago.
I know he want mind sharing it here.

With respect and deep sorrow...we will miss you Pete!

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:( I'm sad to read this.

I never spoke with SPeter directly - but I considered him to be a nice fellow from his posts and an answer he gave to a question I posted once. I don't know why, but I (unthinkingly) had the impression he was a young bloke - probably as he came across as affable and cheery. The kind of person that it's a pleasure to encounter not just online, but in life in general.
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I don't know what to say...

I spoke to him over Skype chat more than a number of times - until quite some time ago. He was already at that point uploading loads on freeshare servers, maybe he knew somehow. He will always be with us and be remembered. The library testifies to this guys greatness and unselfishness. He was a civil engineer - but he chose to build guitars - these pictures are telling ...

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RIP and thanks for all the Pdf books.

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Post by DeanM »

Wow, cant believe this news! It is very sad to hear. He did post a lot of interesting books and it was his contributions that brought about the library section. a lot of great info in that section. There was a library in college that was named after a person. Maybe it would be fitting to rename the library section to "The SPeter Public Library"?

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DeanM wrote:Wow, cant believe this news! It is very sad to hear. He did post a lot of interesting books and it was his contributions that brought about the library section. a lot of great info in that section. There was a library in college that was named after a person. Maybe it would be fitting to rename the library section to "The SPeter Public Library"?
that's a great idea. He basically made that section.

Always sad when a well respected member of a community passes, although I've never interacted with him.

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Post by borislavgajic »

Seiche wrote:
DeanM wrote:Wow, cant believe this news! It is very sad to hear. He did post a lot of interesting books and it was his contributions that brought about the library section. a lot of great info in that section. There was a library in college that was named after a person. Maybe it would be fitting to rename the library section to "The SPeter Public Library"?
that's a great idea. He basically made that section.

Always sad when a well respected member of a community passes, although I've never interacted with him.
I feel that way too....thanks for idea.....if it is possible to honour him like that....would be great .....

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