Rough Riders!

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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by cbay » Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:53 am

The best way I've found to search out knives in a series or pattern is use Worthpoint.
Example: looking for different scales offered in a particular pattern, say a copperhead.
I would type in the search: rough rider copperhead. That would show me the bulk of them sold on eBay over the years.... Many pages..
On that boxcar whittler in knew it should be classified as a Whittler, and that there weren't many in black, so I typed in rough rider whittler black and found it easily.

It's a valuable database of sales. Of course to have price history it requires a subscription.
Hope this helps someone out.
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by bigshot » Fri Nov 26, 2021 6:23 am

cbay wrote:
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Believe it's 1044, hasn't been around for a while
Thanks! I'll set up an automated eBay search for it.

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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by cbay » Sun Nov 28, 2021 8:43 pm

These mini trappers are a testament to how great the quality can be on pocket knives. Despite my blade wobble obsession every one of them are solid as a rock. 15 for 15 ain't bad. Hard to put the black pearl series in my pocket though.
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by dlr110 » Sun Nov 28, 2021 8:51 pm

A very nice series that I don't have. I assume that because it uses "Rider" it is one of the older series sets.
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by cbay » Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:35 pm

dlr110 wrote:
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A very nice series that I don't have. I assume that because it uses "Rider" it is one of the older series sets.
Correct. Not sure exactly how old as mine came from a collector or the bay. They do pop up every now and then.
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by zed6309 » Fri Dec 03, 2021 6:48 pm

Only got this RR2055 large Congress the other day but will take better pics when I'm off work, I'm very impressed with it , solid lock up , half stops , good fit n finish, swedges, matchstrike nail pulls, pinched bolsters, not a huge fan of the R bolster but getting use to it, love the wormgroove bone, although its exactly the same pattern both sides? Machine done ? One sided got a nicer red than the other , and all for £19 posted , been in my pocket the last 2 days ::tu::
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by Madmarco » Sat Dec 04, 2021 1:16 am

zed6309 wrote:
Fri Dec 03, 2021 6:48 pm
Only got this RR2055 large Congress the other day but will take better pics when I'm off work, I'm very impressed with it , solid lock up , half stops , good fit n finish, swedges, matchstrike nail pulls, pinched bolsters, not a huge fan of the R bolster but getting use to it, love the wormgroove bone, although its exactly the same pattern both sides? Machine done ? One sided got a nicer red than the other , and all for £19 posted , been in my pocket the last 2 days ::tu::
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Great little user Ken! ::tu:: I don't think there's a soul alive who actually likes the R bolster, ::facepalm:: so you're not alone on that one! 8)
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by zed6309 » Sat Dec 04, 2021 7:58 pm

Madmarco wrote:
Sat Dec 04, 2021 1:16 am
zed6309 wrote:
Fri Dec 03, 2021 6:48 pm
Only got this RR2055 large Congress the other day but will take better pics when I'm off work, I'm very impressed with it , solid lock up , half stops , good fit n finish, swedges, matchstrike nail pulls, pinched bolsters, not a huge fan of the R bolster but getting use to it, love the wormgroove bone, although its exactly the same pattern both sides? Machine done ? One sided got a nicer red than the other , and all for £19 posted , been in my pocket the last 2 days ::tu::
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Great little user Ken! ::tu:: I don't think there's a soul alive who actually likes the R bolster, ::facepalm:: so you're not alone on that one! 8)
It definitely would be nicer without the R bolster, a shield would of looked nice as well :D
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by cody6268 » Sat Dec 04, 2021 8:59 pm

That is my problem with the lot of the Classic Carbon knives. They're the only RRs one can get in carbon steel, but those "R" bolster are hideous!!!

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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by orvet » Sat Dec 04, 2021 9:57 pm

I moved this topic into the Rough Rider forum.
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by zed6309 » Sat Dec 04, 2021 9:59 pm

orvet wrote:
Sat Dec 04, 2021 9:57 pm
I moved this topic into the Rough Rider forum.
Enjoy.
Thanks Dale ::tu::
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by orvet » Sat Dec 04, 2021 10:28 pm

No problems Paul! ::tu::
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by Madmarco » Sun Dec 05, 2021 1:20 am

zed6309 wrote:
Sat Dec 04, 2021 7:58 pm
Madmarco wrote:
Sat Dec 04, 2021 1:16 am
zed6309 wrote:
Fri Dec 03, 2021 6:48 pm
Only got this RR2055 large Congress the other day but will take better pics when I'm off work, I'm very impressed with it , solid lock up , half stops , good fit n finish, swedges, matchstrike nail pulls, pinched bolsters, not a huge fan of the R bolster but getting use to it, love the wormgroove bone, although its exactly the same pattern both sides? Machine done ? One sided got a nicer red than the other , and all for £19 posted , been in my pocket the last 2 days ::tu::
IMG_2021-12-2_17-52-27_611-01.jpeg
Great little user Ken! ::tu:: I don't think there's a soul alive who actually likes the R bolster, ::facepalm:: so you're not alone on that one! 8)
It definitely would be nicer without the R bolster, a shield would of looked nice as well :D
I agree, I was so concentrated on the R bolster I didn't even notice it has no shield! 8)
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by zed6309 » Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:25 am

Madmarco wrote:
Sun Dec 05, 2021 1:20 am
zed6309 wrote:
Sat Dec 04, 2021 7:58 pm
Madmarco wrote:
Sat Dec 04, 2021 1:16 am

Great little user Ken! ::tu:: I don't think there's a soul alive who actually likes the R bolster, ::facepalm:: so you're not alone on that one! 8)
It definitely would be nicer without the R bolster, a shield would of looked nice as well :D
I agree, I was so concentrated on the R bolster I didn't even notice it has no shield! 8)
A nice shield would of looked great on this knife, I might make one and fit it ::tu::
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by TripleF » Sun Dec 05, 2021 11:51 am

I was toting this beast last week
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by kootenay joe » Sun Dec 05, 2021 6:39 pm

Here are a few Rough Rider/Colt knives that i bought on ebay from a silver smith.
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Post by kootenay joe » Sun Dec 05, 2021 6:42 pm

This Colt knife has a Grizzly Bear inlay which is suitable as it is a big strong knife: 4 1/2" closed, 2 blades, both lockbacks and it is a single spring, so reasonably slender. I think it is a Great knife.
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Post by kootenay joe » Sun Dec 05, 2021 6:46 pm

3 5/8" Colt Gunstock with a Grizzly paw print inlay. The large master Spear Point and secondary Clip blade is a combo not often seen. A Pen secondary is more common. Another Great knife.
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by kootenay joe » Sun Dec 05, 2021 6:50 pm

Here is a beautiful Rough Rider, 3 1/2" Trapper with Tobacco bone handles inlaid with an Acorn shield and a fine buck Whitetail head.
Master Clip blade is a lockback.
Rough Rider has made so many fine Traditional patterns. This one is a Beauty.
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Post by kootenay joe » Sun Dec 05, 2021 6:53 pm

Here is another 3 1/2" Trapper with jigged bone and a Grizzly Bear inlay. Beautiful !
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by kootenay joe » Sun Dec 05, 2021 6:57 pm

Here is a 3 1/4" black bone Colt Canoe, single spring with both blades locking and coated with a titanium wash. It has a Bison inlay. Tremendous quality at any price.
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Post by kootenay joe » Sun Dec 05, 2021 7:01 pm

Here is the same 3 1/4" double lockback, single spring Canoe but with Rough Rider branding. Great inlay of Eagle in 'strike position'.
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by zed6309 » Sun Dec 05, 2021 7:09 pm

Great carrys Scott ::tu:: and loads of awesome ones there Joe :shock: love those stag covers, we dont seem to get as many options in the uk .
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by Quick Steel » Sun Dec 05, 2021 7:12 pm

kj, the great silver work puts these knives over the top. Great acquisitions. ::tu::

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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by TPK » Sun Dec 05, 2021 7:29 pm

Beautiful set of knives kj! ::tu:: Love them silver inlays! ::nod::
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