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post #11 of 14 Old 04-25-2012, 09:35 AM
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I bought one last summer just to have as an extra saddle. It was like new and my tack shop had it on consignment, I ended up getting it for $80. I bought it, then sold it at the end of the summer on ebay for $130.00. $275 sounds a little high.

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post #12 of 14 Old 04-25-2012, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Calash View Post
*update* he is asking 275 for it, it has had 10 or less rides on it, I rode in it today (so excited about riding my new horse for the first time) and I liked it! I checked out the under "fleece" and it looked new. I'm thinking about going for it, I need to practice a lot before I invest in a more expensive saddle and for the price and condition will serve me well for what I am using it for =)
I'd try to negotiate lower personally.

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post #13 of 14 Old 04-25-2012, 01:03 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you so much for the input everyone. There is a store in my town that has used and new saddles, I'm going to ask them what they think and I really don't want to pay that price. He told me he was really bad at selling stuff and is a nice guy, I just don't think he realizes that he is asking a lot for it, going to get my facts from the store and have a little chat with him about it.
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post #14 of 14 Old 04-30-2012, 08:09 PM
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Were you able to get it for a better price?
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