Introduction

This guide will show one how to easily remove a broken 1" female buckle off of a Timbuk2 messenger bag and how to easily insert a new one. If one does not have scissors, one can also use a hammer to break off the broken buckle.

Parts

  1. To replace a 1" female buckle, one needs to first accqure a new one from Timbuk2's website http://www.timbuk2.com/tb2/products/fema... To replace a 1" female buckle, one needs to first accqure a new one from Timbuk2's website http://www.timbuk2.com/tb2/products/fema...
  2. Using scissors (preferably industrial scissors), cut buckle off and remove buckle from fabric loop. Using scissors (preferably industrial scissors), cut buckle off and remove buckle from fabric loop.
    • Using scissors (preferably industrial scissors), cut buckle off and remove buckle from fabric loop.

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  4. Squeeze fabric loop Making sure the buckle is facing the right way... ...insert first end of buckle and then the other.
    • Squeeze fabric loop

    • Making sure the buckle is facing the right way...

    • ...insert first end of buckle and then the other.

  5. Done! Done! Done!
    • Done!

Conclusion

Slightly squeeze fabric loop and insert both sides of the buckle and done!

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