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    02-20-2010, 04:53 PM
If I was in the market for anouther saddle I would really look hard at this one. Price is really good at this point.

Bob's 16" Reining Pleasure Show Saddle Sterling - eBay (item 260553880249 end time Feb-22-10 09:24:59 PST)
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    02-20-2010, 08:23 PM
Thanks a lot, I shall be keeping an eye on it. The only problem is that live in France so I don't know what the shipping and taxes will be to bring it across.
    02-20-2010, 08:52 PM
If that saddle sell for less then $2K it will still be a good deal. Even if you have to pay a couple hundred on shipping.
    02-21-2010, 05:53 AM
Thanks, I will contact him and see how much it will cost to ship.
    02-21-2010, 01:14 PM
It costs 150$ to ship to France. I'm going to follow it and see if I can get a bargain :) Its gone up to 610$ with 1 day left. If near the end its at around 1500$ or a bit more i'm going to try and get it. I'll keep you posted.
    02-21-2010, 02:11 PM
It should make you a nice saddle. Looks like it is in good shape and it is an older bobs so it is hand made. There are certain older saddle I really like and the bobs are one of them. Cleborns are anouther. You just have to watch the makers marks on the Cleborns as there are 2 different ones. However both are really nice saddles.
    02-21-2010, 06:35 PM
I need URGENT advice. Has anyone owned or used regularly an older bob's saddle? What did you think?
    02-21-2010, 11:31 PM
My trainer has one. Not sure how old it is. It is nice. The only thing that I have found that I do not like about Bobs saddles is that some of them tend to be wide in the seat. However you do not know until you sit in them
    02-22-2010, 02:45 AM
Here are some photos of the seat, do you think it looks particularly wide??

    02-22-2010, 11:45 AM
Ok, so I have decided against the Bob's saddle but I still need all of your help. I have found a really nice looking 16" smooth seat Mcclellands Saddlery Silver Show Reiner but I don't know anything about Mcclellands saddles. Please help.


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