Re: Marrying old and new freeloaders
- There are also Fastex buckles that provide slits in them that don't require any cutting or sewing of the straps. If you google "Fastex Repair Buckles" you could find them.
--- In email@example.com, David Backeberg <dbackeberg@...> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 8:14 PM, robbie_thek@...
> <ansi41man@...> wrote:
> > Uh, buckles are stitched onto Freeloaders. That's interesting that XC sells replacement buckles. I wonder >how they expect customers to attach the buckles. I'd have to get a sewing awl and appropriate heavy-duty >nylon thread. So, for $8.00 plus the cost of a sewing awl I can adapt my Freeloaders to their arbitrary change?
> I don't know how 'they expect' it. But I took my entire freeloader bag
> off, and used my sewing machine for putting on patches. It worked
> remarkably well... Trying to attach a picture.
> I assume the same approach would work with straps, or if it's beyond
> your abilities you could take the entire bag to a local tailor.