Rough Rider Barlow knives.

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wazu013
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Re: Rough Rider Barlow knives.

Postby wazu013 » Mon May 23, 2016 10:26 am

Fishtail Picklock wrote:Were the original scales on the Barlow knives wood, or were they made from "saw-cut bone"?

Inquiring minds want to know.

Here ya go.
http://barlow-knives.com/history.htm
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Re: Rough Rider Barlow knives.

Postby Tom19176 » Mon May 23, 2016 11:15 am

Nice USA Barlows! The Rough Riders are mostly made in China these days Bill....I have some of their Sod or Dirt buster models as work around the garden knives and they are fairly well made for $10.....

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Re: Rough Rider Barlow knives.

Postby TRYKER » Mon May 23, 2016 11:07 pm

the rough rider cost about $1.50 wholesale.

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Re: Rough Rider Barlow knives.

Postby whippersnapper » Tue May 24, 2016 2:05 am

Not the Barlow model, but I'm still daily carrying this little Rough Rider since getting it in December. Thing is holding up well to light daily use and keeping a good edge. I have buffed it up on the wheel a couple times to remove scratches and nicks from my keys and coins etc.
Little guy cuts tie wraps, strips wire, and has a needle enough point to remove about a half dozen splinters (so far)....This is my first and only Rough Rider, but I'm liking it...
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Re: Rough Rider Barlow knives.

Postby Fishtail Picklock » Tue May 24, 2016 4:43 pm

I was looking at that knife on the Internet. It's a small version of the Puma and/or Italian knives. I like the style. The size is attractive.
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Re: Rough Rider Barlow knives.

Postby sammy the blade » Tue May 24, 2016 4:47 pm

Cute little bigger!
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