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How do I replace a broken buckle on my backpack?

 

If the hook end (male end) of your buckle is broken, it’s easy to replace. We’ll show you how in just a few easy steps.

Tools Needed  & Replacement Parts

Screwdriver, measuring tape & replacement buckle.

Author

VAUDE Repair Team

Date

12.05.2016

Difficulty

Easy

Time Needed

5 minutes

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Step One

In order to determine the correct buckle size, measure the webbing. The webbing illustrated here is 15 mm, so you would need a 15 mm buckle.
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Step Two

Remove the broken buckle from the webbing by first pulling the webbing through the locking strap and then unthreading it from the buckle.
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Note

Use a screwdriver or tweezers to help pull the webbing through if necessary.

Follow the instructions in reverse order to finish the repair.


Finished! You did it.