For Sale on eBay
#137 Rawhide Roper
Manufacturer: Riders Choice
Model: #137 Rawhide Roper
Category: Roping Saddles
Purchase: I acquired this super Roping saddle from a direct number I got from their auction ad at Ebay.com. After buying every type roper known to man and spending tons I decided to give this one a try because a buddy had bought a nice pleasure from them. Boy was I surprised! This is the best roper I have ever owned and by far the most comfortable. I paid 375.00 for a fully loaded made in America, warrantied Roper. I have used it now for the past year and have sold those high priced ones. This company makes the saddle and sells direct to the public so I was able to get one just like I wanted and didn't have to go through a salesman or distributor.
Likes: The price! Unbelievable, If I said I could buy a true American Roper for under 400.00 I wouldn't even believe it but it's true. The ride is the most comfortable ever and it has held up to anything I throw at it. The leather is good American tanned and the tree fit my large AQH perfect. I couldn't have asked for a better fit if I had had one custom made.
Dislikes: I have yet to find anything I didn't like. I wish I could afford more of them is all. I have been thinking about buying a few and selling them, I am that sold on this company.
Quality: The company builds the saddles right in Alabama and as far as I see the construction rivals any on earth and the others can't touch the price. All American leather, Stainless hardware, Fully double rigged, and a good amount of fleece underneath. I asked for mine to be made 7/8 rigged and they were glad to do it! And it only took them 2 weeks to build the saddle!
Summary: My final thoughts are that this is the future of saddle buying. Nothing like working with the saddle maker to buy the exact saddle you want. Going into a store and just getting one of the shelf and paying triple for it ain't fun! Riders Choice, and Angie in particular, was accomidating to my every need and gave me a saddle that I have been proud to hold over my empty-pocketed riding buddies heads. And by the way 3 of them have purchased this Roper as well.
Usefulness Rating: 0 out of 5.
1 reader(s) voted.
Other Reviews You May Find Interesting
Riders Choice Saddlery 17" Roping saddle Roping Saddles
Supposedly "Porter Saddle Co." Wade tree Ranch Saddle Roping Saddles
JC MARTIN SADDLE CO RANCH WADE ASSOCIATION Roping Saddles
JC Martin Roping Wade A Fork Saddle Basket Weave J Roping Saddles
Billy Cook 2181 Classic Rancher Roping Saddles
JC Martin 15 1/2" Light Oil Western A-FORK Buckaroo WADE Saddle Roping Saddles
J C Martin Modified Association Roping saddle Roping Saddles
Jim Sands Custom Saddlery Ranch Roper Roping Saddles
J.C. Martin Saddlery Hunter - Wade Tree Roping Saddles
Rider's Choice G.W. Crate Roping Ranch Saddle Roping Saddles
Crates 2282-1 Roping Saddles
Porter Saddles All Roping Saddles
Crates Roping Saddle 188 Roping Saddles
Corriente Association Tree Saddle Roping Saddles
J Stead Custom Wade Saddle Roping Saddles
J.Stead Saddle Co. Custom Wade Saddle Roping Saddles
Corriente CSW 126 Roping Saddles
Porter Saddle of Arizona Slick Seat Wade Roper Roping Saddles
K&B Saddlery Ol' West Roper #1610 Roping Saddles
J.C. Martin Wade Roping Saddles