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nikelodeon79 09-25-2013 10:58 PM

16" Action Saddle Co. Roping Saddle
 
For sale: 16" seat leather Action Saddle Co. (makers of Tex Tan, I believe) roping saddle. Nice, solid saddle, but will need the horn re-wrapped if you plan on using it for roping. This is a wide saddle with FQHB.

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...tionsaddle.jpg

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...9/DSCF6810.jpg

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...n79/saddle.jpg

Asking $375 plus shipping. I can get more pics upon request.

Running Whisper 09-28-2013 01:38 PM

Could you measure the gullet, and take a picture of it, sorry if it's a bit much. Looking for a saddle to fit my wider horse. Also price? Thanks

nikelodeon79 09-28-2013 11:11 PM

I'm asking $375 plus shipping.

No trouble at all re: the pics. I know how frustrating it is to find a saddle for a wide horse! My retired QH is built like a tank and I think I tried 7-8 saddles on him before I found one that fit!

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...203516_579.jpg

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...203458_203.jpg

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/i...203509_420.jpg

It measures close to 8" but with the fleece it's probably closer to 7.5 - 7 3/4.

Running Whisper 09-29-2013 04:31 PM

Okay I think that it would work. I'll have to go out and measure him again. He needs at least a 7 1/2 gullet. Really interested in this saddle. Just out of curiosity did your QH have lower withers? And what would shipping be to 50677?

nikelodeon79 09-29-2013 05:16 PM

My QH has very low withers... practically nonexistent. I was a bit worried about clearance but with a cutback pad it worked just fine.

I will check on the shipping and let you know.

Running Whisper 09-29-2013 09:56 PM

Okay, that's how my TWH is too. I think that it will work. I'll have to do some searching for a good pad though.

nikelodeon79 09-30-2013 12:33 AM

USPS website is giving me a quote of $23.08 for "Standard Post" or $29.00 for Priority 2 day. That seems really low to me... I've never shipped a saddle for under $50 before. I tried it twice and it came up the same price both times.

nikelodeon79 09-30-2013 12:34 AM

BTW this is the pad I used: Ranch Tough Contoured Pad

I just cut the tab on it and it became a cutback pad. :)

nikelodeon79 10-02-2013 09:08 PM

Still available.
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Saddlebag 10-02-2013 10:34 PM

You are measuring the gullet a bit low. It appears to be the standard 7" gullet.


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