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Need opinions (PLEASE!!!) on saddle

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        07-22-2008, 03:21 PM
    Need opinions (PLEASE!!!) on saddle

    What do you think about Crosby PDN?

    Price range?
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        07-22-2008, 04:03 PM
    Green Broke
    Looks nice but I like my saddles to have knee rolls.
        07-22-2008, 04:24 PM
    Hm... That's a good point. Thanks!
        07-22-2008, 06:29 PM
    I'm not sure what this particular saddle goes for. I would check eBay and see what's posted on there. If you have a lower budget for a saddle I think what you picked is fantastic. Stay away from those saddle packages, all the saddles are crap.

    There is also a good side that I keep seeing posted by a few forumers that has a lot of used saddles. I would also go and take a look at your local tack shop and see if they have some used saddles to compare prices with tho you will no doubt pay a lot more than you will find online.

    Good Luck.
        07-23-2008, 06:34 AM
    Thanks, M2G! They ask $500. I also stopped by local tack stores, but those saddles on consignments can be described with just one word... "crap"... (sorry!)
        07-26-2008, 12:45 PM
    I have seen them sell on eBay for about $200 tops. Everyone wants knee rolls now, so although the older saddles are still great quality, they just sell so cheap. I bet it is a nice saddle, and well made, but I wouldn't expect to get too much for it.
        07-26-2008, 01:24 PM
    Some of the newer crosbys were made with an inferior foam that compacts too much and then you saddle ends up with "saggy butt". That was the mid-late 90's.
        07-28-2008, 06:52 AM
    Thanks, folks! I passed on it anyway. I do agree $500 is little over (I've seen same looking with EVERYTHING included (leathers, girth, stirrups, pad) on ebay cheaper).

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