Somewhat redundant except for the pictures. Again,' side release buckles' on the inside and oversize 'single snaps' on the outside. I used the buckles that came with them and used the straps to [temporarily] fasten them. When I am happy with just how snug they are I will cut the straps and sew them on. I do know that one of the buckles isn't fastened! Doing little stupid things like this makes me tick..."Stock" parts are just never good enough [for me] and when I can't go fishing this is how I fill my time, besides I still tie shitty flies, but some still catch fish.