Custom Great Basin Chinks

Custom Great Basin Chinks

Discounts Apply !

All Custom Great Basin Chinks are Made to Your Specifications

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Our Great Basin Chinks are a cross between our BuckarooGear Chinks and the Popular BuckarooGear Armitas. Made with a unique narrow and non-restricting belt top style and extra long square cut fringe patterned from our Armita styling, these Great Basin chinks offer the best of both worlds.

All chinks are made with your choice of color in glove soft cow hide. The glove soft hide is very soft yet strong. We prefer glove soft because it is comfortable and form fitting. Some hides may have minor blemishes such as brands or barb wire scratches that add a uniqueness and character.

Base Price Chinks Include:

  • Your Choice of Step in, 2 straps that buckle around the leg with 1/2" roller buckles -or- 2 straps with Clips and D rings that fasten around the leg.
  • Fully stamped chink tops (yokes) and leg plates. Your choice of stamping several choices available. See stamping samples below
  • These chinks will fasten around the waste with a buckle belt on the back. This belt is lined with matching color soft chap leather and sewn. A roller buckle placed on the left side.
  • The Front is fastened with a tie string (thin leather thong) that runs through heavy duty grommets. (You may upgrade to a small buckle belt see below).
  • Floral Chicago screws on the leg plates. (we have 3 choices of concho add-ons)
  • Long fringe.

Xtra Large or Oversize Orders will be subject to an Upcharge

Our "Great Basin" chinks are very functional and stylish. Since we make these here in our shop possibilities are endless, contact us if you have a special request. Please Read below for a listing of options and further description. Several examples of our work below.

We believe that fringe should extend to just short of the top of your boot, we use the out-seam (length) measurement to achieve this. If you would like your fringe to fall shorter on your leg please provide us with a shorter out-seam measurement.

Tooling/Stamping & Strap Leather
Only the best is used on the tooled belt tops, leg plates and back belts. 9/10-10/11 oz. Skirting leather

Chap Leather
For warmer climates most prefer the lighter weight glove soft hide. Weight may vary between 3.5 to 4.5oz. For those in colder climates we can get heavier weighted leather with the same glovey feel, this leather falls in the 5 - 6oz. weight range. Please Specify Below.

Generally we build most of our chinks in traditional colors, such as Butter/Tan, Chocolate (Dark Brown), Cream, Tobacco (Brown/Clay). Click Here For Color Samples. Due to the hide market color availability may vary and is subject to change.  We're also happy to send you samples of colors we currently have available.

Although; a wide variety of other colors are also available upon request; these colors may require an additional charge. Please Specify Below.

Customization & Addons.

Back Belt- You have the option of adding a laced in tooled belt, (tooled to match the chink tops and leg plates). (1-1/4" strap belt with roller buckle included in base price).

Front Belt- Ad a doubled and sewn 1/2" belt and roller buckle. (tie string and grommets included in base price)

Chink Tops- You have your choice of Three styles of chink tops (see pictures below).

Leg Plates- You have your choice of three styles of leg plates (see pictures below).

Leather Tooling/Stamping- the Base Price includes Fully stamped tops & leg plates. Choices of stamping includes, several types of basket stamping, geometric, or crazy stamping. You may also upgrade Basket Stamp w/Corner   Flower Example -or- Fully Flower CarvedExample

Conchos- The base price includes floral Chicago screws, however you may upgrade to:

  • Antiqued nickel silver conchos
  • Hand engraved silver overlaid conchos

Pocket- You may choose to add a pocket to the right or left leg for an additional cost.

Custom Brands, or initials.
The Very Popular Two toned fringe, Sewn on Fringe, and the Punched and Sewn Fringe Line Boarder, with accents also available please contact us for price quotes.

How to Measure:

Note: Please take the time to have someone measure you. We often see errors when one tries to measure him/herself. Use a cloth or tailors measuring tape if possible.

Waist Measurement:
Diameter of the waist where you normally wear your chaps/chinks. Measure over your jeans or whatever you normally wear under your chinks/chaps.

From the bottom of the crotch to where you took the waist measurement.

Upper Thigh:
Diameter around the thigh just below the crotch.

Mid Thigh:
Diameter around the thigh between the knee and crotch.

This measurement is used to determine the overall length of your Chinks/Armitas. From the top the top belt to the end of the fringe (where the fringe stops). We think on Chinks or Armitas the fringe should stop about 3-4 inches above the toe of your boot, some people prefer them long some shorter this is entirely up to you.

Waist to Knee:
This measurement helps us to ensure that there is plenty of leather coverage below the knee before the fringe cut line starts. For this measurement please measure from where you took the "Waist" measurement down the front of your leg to the middle of you knee cap.

From the bottom of the crotch to just above the top of the foot. This measurement help us determine if all the above measurements given are accurate.

What size jeans do you wear?:
Please provide the waist and inseam size of the jeans you normally ride in. (these numbers will almost always be smaller than your actual waist and length measurements) This also helps us determine if all the above measurements given are accurate.

New Instructional Video on How to Measure (click here)

Delivery time depends on our current work load. All custom Armitas & Chinks are hand made one at a time. If you would like to know what current estimated lead time is please email or call us.

Please Also Note:
If you use this online ordering system you will be charged in full up front for the total cost of your custom Armitas or Chinks. There are no refunds on custom Armita or Chink orders. No Exceptions. If you'd rather not pay in full up front you can place a deposit HERE to put your order on the books. When doing the deposit only option please call, email or txt with your measuerments and order details.

Xtra Large or Oversize Orders will be subject to an Upcharge

Order at the bottom of the page

Leg Plate Style Choices, Make you selection at the bottom of the page. (click on any image to zoom)

Leg Plate Style 1
Best for use with
the step-in option.

Leg Plate Style 2

Leg Plate Style 3

Chap Hide Color Chart

Stamping Choices (boarder stamp may vary), Make you selection at the bottom of the page. (click on any image to zoom)

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Basket Stamp 1
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Basket Stamp 2
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Basket Stamp 3
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Heart Basket Stamp
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Arrow Basket Stamp
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Crazy Stamp
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Geometric Stamp

Flower Carved


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Manufacturer BuckarooGear
Price: $445.00
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Great Chinks!!!!!!!

- 11/15/2010

Thanks Carlos got the chinks today and they are great. Too bad it was almost dark, I would have ridden in them today.

Fit Like a Glove!

- 12/07/2009


Thank you for the chinks. They fit like a glove and look perfect. Also, thank you for the coupon. With your quality products and good customer service you are running a fine business. Thanks again for the quality craftsmanship you put in yo...

Wonderful Chinks!

- 01/26/2009

Hi Carlos, This is long overdue...The chinks you made me are absolutely beautiful! I love wearing them because they are so soft. I hope you put them on your web site. I can email you a picture if you'd like.

Anyway, thank you for the chinks. I fee...

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