Rough Rider patterns

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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby philco » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:33 am

doglegg that's one funky lookin' knife. :wink:
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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby TwoFlowersLuggage » Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:18 am

I agree Phil - I already have plenty of knives with the blades worn down to half a nub... :lol:
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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby doglegg » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:10 pm

I have to agree that it looks funky but if your wanting to make a pile of shaving it is about just right. But it is purpose driven in design.

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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby deltaboy » Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:38 pm

They are Solid buys and work! ::tu::
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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby kootenay joe » Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:24 pm

I have one of these large 2 blade RR's said to be for whittling. This pattern first came out about 7-8 years ago and is a very well made knife. Have any whittlers 'out there' tried it out ?
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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby deltaboy » Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:40 am

kootenay joe wrote:I have one of these large 2 blade RR's said to be for whittling. This pattern first came out about 7-8 years ago and is a very well made knife. Have any whittlers 'out there' tried it out ?
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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby Nev52 » Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:41 pm

I just received this Moose Pattern today. Very nice!!!
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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby treefarmer » Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:26 pm

Nev52, that one looks like it will be a good user! I like the belly on the spay blade and of course the good point on the clip is always necessary in my way of thinking. My limited experience with RR was really an eye opener. An anonymous donor sent me a RR Trapper and right out the box I was able to completely dress a deer without having to touch up the edges of the blades. It was as sharp as any new knife I'd ever handled. In fact if I recall most of the work was done with just the clip blade.
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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby Nev52 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:20 am

Thanks' Treefarmer,
I like USA made knives. But I have to say these Rough Riders are a lot of knife for the money.

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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby eveled » Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:25 pm

They seem to have the gift of picking nice desirable patterns and executing them well. The Half Hawk has caught my eye. Why Case stopped making the Loom Fixer is beyond me. Ed

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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby Nev52 » Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:17 pm

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Coal Miner. Rough Rider's work knife with bone handles. I like it !! ::tu::

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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby carolinagurl2011 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:07 pm

One I have had for some time now. I tend to just pick up what I like and worry about research and value later - never got around to this one ,lol. ::shrug::
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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby jerryd6818 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:13 pm

carolinagurl2011 wrote:One I have had for some time now. I tend to just pick up what I like and worry about research and value later - never got around to this one ,lol. ::shrug::

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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby carolinagurl2011 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:36 pm

Thanks! I use to use facebook groups but there all ....um lets say "Butts" about a "girl" being into knife collecting. I only recently started looking up some knives when trying to decide what to keep and what to let go for a downsize otherwise I probably buy more than I should and probably some I should leave in the bargain bin , lol.

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Re: Rough Rider patterns

Postby jerryd6818 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:18 pm

carolinagurl2011 wrote: I probably buy more than I should and probably some I should leave in the bargain bin , lol.

I think you're going to fit right in around here. :mrgreen:
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