Rough Riders!

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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by kootenay joe » Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:02 pm

Here is another one: RR Large Toenail, retail price under $20, being auctioned, 26 hours to go and at $81 now.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/ROUGH-RIDER-KN ... 1438.l2649

I have about 200 RR knives but i did not keep all the boxes. They are very good knives and still widely available from retailers so i never thought i could sell them, let alone make a 500% profit on some of them.
I do not understand !
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by Steve Warden » Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:08 pm

So goes the famous quote: There's a sucker born every minute.
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by Dinadan » Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:07 pm

kootenay joe wrote:Here is another one: RR Large Toenail, retail price under $20, being auctioned, 26 hours to go and at $81 now.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/ROUGH-RIDER-KN ... 1438.l2649

I have about 200 RR knives but i did not keep all the boxes. They are very good knives and still widely available from retailers so i never thought i could sell them, let alone make a 500% profit on some of them.
I do not understand !
kj
It is completely crazy. I have read comments on a couple of threads on this forum to the effect that China knives were not worth collecting, or even buying, because they would never ever be worth more than what was paid new, and probably not that. I have not bought a new Rough Rider for a year or two, I guess I need to get busy!
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by Shearer » Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:43 pm

It might be because of the ACORN SHIELD.
Both knives that sold for a high price had the ACORN SHIELD.

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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by kootenay joe » Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:05 am

And here is another Rough Rider on secondary market and over $100 and still climbing: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rough-Rider-To ... 1438.l2649
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by carrmillus » Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:09 pm

................................. ::facepalm:: ............................................

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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by Dinadan » Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:24 pm

For future reference.
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by jerryd6818 » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:25 pm

Two more sold. One for $51 and the other for $61. Only three or four doing all the bidding on them. ::shrug::
I've got one. She's a handfull. Paid $12.06 for her. Anyone want to give me $100 for it? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by Corso » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:57 pm

kootenay joe wrote:And here is another Rough Rider on secondary market and over $100 and still climbing: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rough-Rider-To ... 1438.l2649
kj
Its now says SOLD

with an auto bid from $25 to $100

seems a bit odd ::shrug::

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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by treefarmer » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:36 pm

Jerry, I’ve got one of them double barreled RRs, not sure what pattern it is. I’ll dig it out and maybe we can get started on our 2nd million! Treefarmer

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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by jerryd6818 » Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:49 pm

Philip, it's the "Rough Rider RR1108 Doubletake".
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by treefarmer » Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:28 am

Jerry, mine appears to be a double barrelled Canoe, the box is only marked Rough Rider Outdoorsman Series with RR1110 on the end.
I just opened this thing, all 4 blades and got to thinking, "I'm sittin' here bare footed as a yard dog and if I drop this thing with all the blades splayed open, I'm apt to get stuck." ::hmm::
We went through this sometime ago, what is the practicality of such a knife? It is certainly not comfortable in the hand even with only one blade opened. If all the other knives disappeared it would be a wonderful piece of cutlery but until then, naw! ::td::
I'd take 100 bucks for this one since they are such a wonderful item. Jerry when you sell yours, tell 'em about mine. ::nod::
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An awkward hand full with blades open
An awkward hand full with blades closed
An awkward hand full with blades closed
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Two awkward patterns, one makes sense, almost.

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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by TwoFlowersLuggage » Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:52 am

It's like the Case "Beast" knives with blades all stacked-up so the thing is a couple of inches thick, or those gawdawful SAK that have about 50 blades and are 18 inches thick. But, I guess if we're going to start playing the "what's the practical use of..." game, we would all be looking at our piles of knives and then suddenly getting very quiet... :D
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by Old Folder » Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:31 am

Rough Riders have been quiet lately.
Lets wake it up with the Rough Rider "25th Anniversary" Serialized Limited Edition Giant Trapper. #RR2146.
8" Closed, this is a BIG trapper. Fileworked backsprings, collector's box shows the past Rough Rider shields.
I should receive it in a couple days. The pictures below are from SMKW.com's Dec. 2019 catalog.
If you are a RR collector you may want to add this to your stash. ::nod::
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Re: Rough Riders!

Post by cudgee » Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:09 am

They have also released a green micarta sowbelly stockman which looks okay. I saw a short you tube review from SMKW, about $15 i think.

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