So, I accidentally stepped on my belt and broke the prong off (the piece that goes through the holes to lock the size in). I've attached some pictures below. What would be the best way to go about fixing this? I also wouldn't mind taking it in some place to get it fixed but have no idea where to take it.

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I realize belts aren't that expensive and I could just get a new one but this one was given to me as a gift from a friend so I'd like to fix it if possible.

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Depending on time, tools and resources you could either get a small piece of metal and weld it on to the prong around the buckle so that it forms an O shape and works, won't look pretty but it'll function... if you have the bit that broke off that would be a perfect fit and the right colour. Otherwise i'm all out of ideas sorry.


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Alright, thanks. That's definitely out of my skillset and resources, unfortunately.


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Leather shops, shoemaker... Any kind of shop that deals with leather and metal. But i suspect none of them can repair the original, only replace it.


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Op · 6y

Good idea. I'll swing by and see what they can do since it seems like most repairs are beyond what I'm capable of.


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I think you'd have to fabricate a new metal piece....


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If you have both pieces, take it to jeweler, they might be able to solder it back together. A weld or solder, is the only thing that will work short of fabricating a new piece. YMMV


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You could drill a small hole where the flat part and the broken ring part come together then run a bit of wire through the hole, around the other part and twist the ends together. The wire would just hold the two parts together like in your second picture.


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Buy a new buckle and sew it onto the strap.

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Replace It Yourself'


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