ALICE Fast release buckles (no cutting/ sewing required) (1 Viewer)

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Supply Captain: 1" GT SR FIELD EXPEDIENT BUCKLE

So this is just a little MOD for the ALICE pack. These are fast release clips made for the pack that don't require you to cut the webbing loops and sew on new buckles.

You can make these easily by getting some regular clips at REI and simply cutting a slit in the middle of the female buckle. Once it's fed through the bottom loop, you can get a lighter and melt the slit closed so it doesn't break or come off. You just leave the default metal buckle on, and the new fast release buckle sits in front of it. No harm done.


To attach the "male" buckle, feed the straps out of the default friction buckle, and feed it through the loops in the male buckle. Easy as that. Now you have quick access to pockets. And if the plastic buckles break, you still have the metal ones to fall back on.
 
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