Chaps

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Custom Chaps

Our Custom Chaps or Leggins are handmade, one pair at a time. We offer several styles of chaps; Shotgun, Chink, Batwing, Texas Batwing or Arizona Step-ins. We choose our chap leather based on quality and weight, therefore we are not able to offer a wide selection of colors. We stock earth-tone colors in Tan, Light Brown and Medium Brown. The weight of the leather ranges from light (4 oz.) to heavy (6 oz.).

Our online order form is on the bottom of this page. If you should need any additional information, please call our toll free order line.

1 800 634-4502

Shotgun Chaps

These leggins are Shotgun style with zippers to close the legs. They can be made with several options that include pockets, stamping and conchos. The waist has a leather string in the front and a belt in the back. The yokes (the part on the waist) can be made from the same chap leather as the legs, or stamped. Most Shotguns style chaps are made with fringe on the outside of each leg, but they can also be made without it.

The options available on these chaps are shown at the bottom of the page

Click on a pair of chaps to enlarge them


Chinks

Chinks are made shorter than the other styles. They are cooler and not as binding on the knees which makes for easier mounting. They can be made roughout or slickout with snaps (small clips) to fasten the legs. The waist has a leather string in front and a belt in back.

The options available on the chinks are shown at the bottom of this page

Click here to go to the concho page

Click on an image to enlarge


Standard Batwing Chaps

The Batwing Style has been worn for over 100 years. The legs do not fit as tight as a Shotgun style, and usually heavier leather can be used. This pair is roughout with an outside pocket. The legs attach with snaps (small clips) and rings. They have a basket stamped yoke (waist part). We can incorporate brands or initials into the basket stamping. The waist has a leather string in front and a belt in back. The leather conchos down the legs are included in the base price. Many of the options found on the other chaps can also be added to these.

Click on the image to enlarge


Texas Batwings

This style is fast becomming out most popular. They are available in roughout or slickout leather with stamped yokes and leg overlays, contrasting colors, conchos and wing overlays

Scroll to the bottom of the page for a list of the options along with an order form

Click here to go to the concho page

Click on an image to enlarge


Arizona Step-in

These are our Arizona step-in style leggins. As with all of our leggins, these can be made roughout or slickout . Some of the options available include stamped yokes, pockets and conchos.
Scroll to the bottom of this page for a list of options.

Click on the image to enlarge


Bell Bottom Style Leggins

These are our Bell Bottom style leggins. These have plain yokes and outside pockets. These leggins have three brass conchos on each leg and feature a large wing overlay on the bottoms. They are traditionally made as step-ins, which means that the legs are laced together solid. They can, however, be made with shaps and rings or zippers.

Click here to go to the concho page


Ordering

The measurements we need to make your Leggins are shown.

  • A. Outseam
    This is the measurement from the top of the yokes to the bottom of the chap
  • B. Inseam
    From the crotch to the bottom of the chap
  • C. Upper Thigh
    The biggest part of the thigh
  • D. Mid Thigh
    The mid-point between the upper thigh and the knee
  • E. Knee
    The measurement around the knee
  • F. Waist
    The actual distance around the waist where the chaps are worn, not a pant size.
  • Qty Item/Options/Price
    Chap Order Detail

    Leather Weight 

    Leather Color 

    Yoke Style 

    Fringe 

    Pockets 

    Waist Attachment 

    Legs Attachment 

    Brand or Initials 

    Wing Overlay 

    Ruff-Out or Slick-out 

    Outseam Measurement 

    Inseam 

    Upper Thigh 

    Mid Thigh 

    Knee 

    Waist 


    Yoke Options

    The different styles of yokes that we put on
    our chaps are shown at the left.

    A. The Basket Stamp yoke is our most popular style.

    B. This is what we call the Carlos Border stamp

    C. This one is the Plain Skirting yoke.


    Pocket Options

    These are the different types of pockets
    that we put on leggins. They can be
    added to one side or to both.
    The standard outside pocket with a flap
    has a snap closure, but it can also
    be made with a leather button.

    Each of the options are listed
    on the order form along with their price.


    Leg Attachments


    Our zippers are laced on and solid
    at the top. This helps the zippers last
    longer. This is the typical leg attachment for
    Shotgun style chaps.


    Snaps and rings are typically used on Batwing
    and Chink style chaps. They have a quite
    a bit of adjustment room.


    Our Step-in style chaps are laced up solid.
    This option is not as adjustable,
    but it is long lasting.


    Buckles and snaps are used mostly on
    Batwing and Chink style chaps and those that attach
    only above the knee. It is very adjustable and easy to use.


    Wing Overlay

    Shown is the wing overlay option
    that we add to our Batwing style chaps.
    This can be done with the same color
    leather as shown, or with contrasting leather.


    Putting on Chaps

    Here is an easy way to put on chaps without a struggle.
    The chaps must be connected in the front and have a belt
    in the back for this to work. The chaps in the photos
    have zippers that are connected at the top, but this works just
    as well with Chinks, Step-ins or Batwings.

    A. Start with the chaps in front of you just like
    you would wear them.

    B. Turn both legs around so that the yokes are touching each
    other and the front string is by your waist.

    C. Put one foot through, all the way to the ground and then the other foot.

    D. Turn both legs around, pull them up and attach the back belt.
    Some people like to run the back belt through your back
    pant loop to help keep the chaps up. You should now zip them down.


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