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QHriderKE 02-16-2012 01:25 PM

Butteryfly Gag vs Jr. Cowhorse
 
What's the difference? They don't seem like very different bits.

Pics of each from google:

Butterfly Gag:

http://revothee.info/img.php?fl=f4k4...t2x2u2z3s5v5o5

Jr. Cowhorse

http://images.rods.com/RS/SR/Product/214341_L.jpg

Jacksmama 02-16-2012 02:29 PM

I don't think there is a huge difference. The Jr Cowhorse seems to have a slightly longer shank, and the butterfly gag shanks have a steeper slant, making it slightly milder than the Jr Cow Horse bit. Both have a gag action, I'm not sure if they're both sweet iron twisted wire mouth pieces or one is copper from the pic.

QHriderKE 02-16-2012 03:58 PM

Well, I just tried to find pics with similar mouthpieces... if I would get one, it would be a 3 piece mouthpiece.


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