Easiest Way to Fix Frayed Straps

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How to Fix Frayed Straps

Frayed straps are difficult to feed through ratchets. Here’s how to make the ends good as new.

  1. Cut the strap straight across a few inches down from the frayed end with a sharp knife.
  2. Wave a lighter under the freshly cut end.
  3. This melts the fibers together, preventing fraying. This method only works on synthetic material, not cotton. — Jared Tritle

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