Saddle Maker - Kent Frecker

Untooled Saddles

Our Untooled Saddles consist of all Rough-Out or Smooth-Out.

We use the best quality of skirting leather for all of our saddles. Skirting leather has two distinct sides; Grain Side, which is smooth, and the Flesh Side, which is rough.

The appeal of rough-out is that it provides additional grip and stick for the rider, although over time the roughness wears down and the leather can become smooth. For those riding for a job where function takes priority over looks (working cowboys, horse trainers), rough-out saddles are quite common.

Most saddles are made with the grain side out. This smooth side has a more elegant look(is the side that can be carved and stamped). If you are riding in an area that gets a high amounts of rain and moister, smooth-out saddles are a preferred choice. Grain Side (Smooth-out) of leather will dry out quicker then Flesh Side (rough-out), and is easier to apply water repellant creams.


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Roughout

This is a Full Rough-Out Wade.
Rough-out wade with Bucking Rolls

SmoothOut

Smooth-OutWade Style Saddle with Inskirt Rigging and Beaver Tail Bucking Rolls
Smooth Lewis Roper with bead border and matching saddle bags


Phone: (406) 683-4452  E-mail: Saddles@FreckersSaddlery.com

Frecker's Saddlery
125 W Bannack
Dillon, Montana 59725

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