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Home of the Rough Rider. RR offers all of the great knife patterns from the past. Quality and affordable, a rare product these days.

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Although an Import Rough Rider Brand by Smoky Mountain Knife Works continues to get high marks as a favorite for collectors.

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A Question on The Stroke of Luck Series

Started by Ugly Old Guy. Last reply by Ugly Old Guy Jan 18. 3 Replies

In the "A Stroke of Luck" series, I have the RR1057 Large Stockman, RR1058 standard size Trapper, and RR1062 regular size Canoe.Does anyone know what the RR1059, RR1060, and RR1061 knives are?Since…Continue

Anyone Else Have One?

Started by Ugly Old Guy Feb 15, 2020. 0 Replies

One of my favorites to pair with a RR603 large Stockman.Large (4 inch closed) Rough Rider RR887 "Smooth Tobacco Bone" Sunfish…Continue

Great quality knives for the money!

Started by Ron Foster. Last reply by Michael D. Mitchell Feb 12, 2020. 12 Replies

Many of the Rough Rider patterns I own are similar to some of the Case patterns I own. When comparing the quality, fit and finish these knives are a great value. What really makes them great is I…Continue

Rough Rider vs CASE

Started by J.J. Smith III. Last reply by Jan Carter Feb 2, 2020. 11 Replies

A wise individual once told me that you could take a blade from a Rough Rider knife and interchange it with a like patterned CASE knife.  I have seen this aspect in whitttler patterns from both…Continue

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Comment by Ugly Old Guy on January 18, 2021 at 18:42

two new.

RR2040 Classic Carbon Barlow and RR719 Old Yellah Barlow

Comment by Ugly Old Guy on February 13, 2020 at 23:11

Rough Rider 1838 "Hopalong Cassidy Moose from the "Riders of the Silver Screen" series.

Comment by Ugly Old Guy on January 29, 2020 at 22:31

Anyone else have the RR1838 "Hopalong Cassidy" moose, or one of the other "Riders of the Silver Screen" series moose?

Comment by Dewey treat on June 24, 2019 at 20:46

The mailman dropped off a very nice 3 1/2" RR #737 jigged brown Gunstock Jack Knife today.  I really like the scales.  A nice, tight knife.... NIB.

Comment by J.J. Smith III on June 20, 2019 at 11:24

Dewey,  I used the method that I found over on BF.

https://www.bladeforums.com/threads/dyeing-bone-a-tutorial.868446/

Figured it couldn't hurt.  It was a matter of preference...I don't like red scales, so anything had to be an improvement.  I'm pleased with the results.  The combination of the brown dye on the red scales gave them some depth and warmness. 

Comment by Tobias Gibson on June 20, 2019 at 11:18

As for a list of All RR knives. I have a list of the first four years of production somewhere.   But RR just celebrated 25 years of knife production.  It would be hard to come up with a list of series let alone knives in each series and the year introduced. This becomes even more problematic at RR is now producing series that once were under the Colt Brand.   

Not to mention, RR also made several “one off” knives that never made it in a series, as well as numerous fixed blades and modern folders.  And then there is the Red Ryder conundrum.  Sometimes SMKW lumps them in the RoughRyder line and other times they don’t!

Comment by Tobias Gibson on June 20, 2019 at 8:42

As the series lacked a large toothpick or scout knife it was ignored by me.  LOL.

That said:

The series was primarily 3 different styles of trappers:

Standard trapper

Slimline trapperlock with a disc style thumb stud for left/right opening 

Mini Trapper w/ locking clip blade

Then four other knives

Small lockback

Congress, 

Muskrat

Sowbelly

So seven in the series. They didn’t even bother with a canoe.  I almost bought the Sowbelly but the lack of my favorites left me cold.  

Comment by Billy Oneale on June 20, 2019 at 8:01

SMKW may be the best place to look for the battle axe series. RR is their house brand. You might ask Tobias Gibson about a list. He would be the one that comes to mind that might have some type of RR listing. 

I only bought a trapper in that series.

Comment by Dewey treat on June 19, 2019 at 16:13

I'm looking for a list of all RR knives, from day ONE to the present including patterns in a particular series, RR# and other such info.   Is there such a list, and if so, where can I obtain a copy? 

Thanks,

Dewey

Comment by Dewey treat on June 19, 2019 at 15:55

Mr. Smith, how does one go about dying bone scales?  I assume it's done without removing them from the frame, correct?  Very nice job, by the way.    It appears to be a deep plum color.  Have you ever tried to "pattern-dye" the scales.  That's a term I just conjured up.... but I think you know what I mean.  Kinda' like the old hippy "tie-dying" technique only maybe something along similar train's of thought with bone.

 
 
 

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