Of their many tattoos, one had some additional meaning, and it was one that they both had on their lower shins. In fact, they told me, there is a group of about twenty of their friends with the same tattoo.
A while back, one of their good friends, a personable guy nicknamed "F-Bomb," passed away suddenly due to some complications from a diagnosed, but not necessarily life-threatening health condition.
It was a great shock, and not only did his large circle of friends band together to help F-Bomb's mother pay for the funeral, but they all got the same tattoo to memorialize him for the rest of their lives.
Thus, the F-Bomb:
That is a still shot on Chris and also, due to my mishandling of the camera, here are two seconds of video of the same piece on Shawn:
The tattoos are credited to artist Christian at the Dead Presidents Lounge in Albany, New York.
Thanks to Shawn and Chris for sharing a little of F-Bomb here on Tattoosday.