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#277006 - 2018-06-12 10:19 RIP Rodney Gold
Registered: 2008-05-23
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Carl Offline
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I have some very sad news to announce.

Rodney Gold passed away recently and on behalf of the forum I offer his family our condolences.

See this discussion over on What's Best Forum where Rodney was a very active member.

Regards,
Carl


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#277007 - 2018-06-12 10:27 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Carl]
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That is very sad news. He was always very helpful, and his insight will be missed.


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#277008 - 2018-06-12 10:37 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Bee]
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Very sad. His well-informed comments gave me food for thought on more than one occasion.


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#277010 - 2018-06-12 10:54 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: VirusKiller]
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Wow, that’s a shocker... very sad indeed...


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#277012 - 2018-06-12 11:12 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: ChrisLayerUK]
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OMG, that's horrific news. Poor guy. I haven't read Carl's link yet but the news is truly shocking.

I always thoroughly enjoyed Rodney's posts & he had a great knowledge & insight into our hobby & particularly all-things bass & room correction.

This forum will miss him. Isn't life fickle?


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#277014 - 2018-06-12 11:21 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Carl]
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Very sad news indeed. His ability to think outside the box with his audio system and share his knowledge gained from doing so will be sorely missed. My condolences.


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#277017 - 2018-06-12 11:44 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: CMB Integrations - Bruce]
Registered: 2011-08-22
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I found this brief video, presumably of Rodney, enjoying his amazing system.


Audio: MC200, G61R SL, HD621, DSP5500, 5500HC, DSP3100. Subs: 2 x REL Gibraltar 2.
Video: JVC X70, Black Diamond Zero Edge screen 129"(2.35).

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#277019 - 2018-06-12 11:59 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Not'arf]
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I chatted with Rodney at length on bass traps and room treatment a really nice, helpful and knowledgeable person, sad news.

Russ


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#277022 - 2018-06-12 12:42 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Ratbert]
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Chris G Offline
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Oh goodness. Did not expect this at all. Sad news indeed.


Chris
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#277024 - 2018-06-12 12:53 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Carl]
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Neil H Offline
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Loc: Spain
Sad news indeed.

As a fellow South African it was always interesting to follow his threads.

Neil


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#277027 - 2018-06-12 13:23 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Carl]
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Thank you Carl for communicating this sad news.
Rodney was definitely Gold, a luminary and highly valued contributor who will be sadly missed.

Hector


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#277028 - 2018-06-12 13:55 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Hector]
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Sad news.

He was always happy to help others and provide views based on his wide experience.


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