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    Request for help to fix trailer safety strap

    The nylon safety strap to attach the kid trailer to my frame has a metal snap at the end. The snap has broken. To replace the snap, the nylon webbing would need to be cut and repaired. Does anybody have any easier suggestions?

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    Photo? Check out strapworks.com maybe?

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    Could you use what we call a carabine hook instead? I could imagine if you can cut the metal "ring" that goes into the webbing (sewn in place?) and put a carabiner instead you should be fine? Think we need pix to give the best advice.
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    something in your hardware store?
    Hand sewing is not rocket science.

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    It is probably a Number 24 snap that you could buy at the appropriate store. Most of the snaps on the gear that I have bought over the last few thousand years is based upon the #24. The Utilikilt Workman uses the #24 snap. When one broke, Utilikilts told me to get the #24 kit for self repair for which I thank them. I bought the hammer/anvil kit from Tandy Leather and started repairing my own stuff. Grethor, I make up stuff now using the #24 snap.

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    just replace it, maybe cut down a dog leash. it doesn't have to be exactly the same.

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    Automotive upholstery shop?

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    Thanks for all the replies. I cut the old hook off the nylon strap with bolt cutters. Then I bought a snap hook from the local hardware store which works perfectly! Thanks again

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