Buckles break. It’s sad but true. Of course, though, we need them for our hip belts, shoulder straps, compression straps, etc.
Buckles are usually quite cheap on their own, less than $1. But, more often than not, some cutting and sewing comes in, which is where we come in!
Ladderloc Buckle Replacement
The ladderloc is a simple threading single piece buckle that is designed to hold under tension and release with a lift of a tab. This makes one-handed adjustment easy, whether releasing or tightening.
Cost $5.00 to $10.00
Cosmetic Rating 4
Durability rating 4
Side Release Buckle Replacement
The most popular of fastening hardware, the Side Release buckle allows single-handed adjustment and release. Often broken by being stepped on etc. There are many different types of side release buckle so most often both the male and female side must be replace even if only one side has been damaged
Cost $10.00 to $15.00
Cosmetic rating 4
Functional/Durability rating 5