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What is the correct length for chinks?

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The correct length for your western chinks is simply a matter of personal taste.  We have made them nearly full length and also very short depending upon the coverage desired by the customer.

The one thing that we would recommend is that you select a chink length to where the starting point of the fringe is about 2" below the bottom of the knee cap.  The main thing is that you choose a length that fits your personal taste and leg coverage needs.

Our in-stock chinks come in a 32" length and a 29" length to accommodate taller and shorter customers.  If you would like help with making a choice, please call us at 208-785-8963.  We will help you through the process  of selecting the length and size that works best for your needs.

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I remember the old days working at B Bar B leather for my Dad.  We used to spend hours cutting out the leg straps, top yokes, side yokes, and other parts for Western Chinks & Chaps.   Are hand cut chink & chap parts better?  The short answer is "No".Die cut parts vs Hand cut [...]

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Chaps & chinks - why choose B Bar B?

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