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Dual adjust buckles: how to tighten and loosen

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What is a dual adjust buckle?

Firstly, let’s make it clear what we’re talking about. A dual adjust buckle is one where you can tighten the strap on either side of the buckle. This means you can pull in either direction. This is a great feature on a baby carrier that can be used for front and back carries. Why? Because a single adjust buckle usually means that when front carrying you have to tighten by pushing the strap backwards, which is a tricky motion. However, with dual adjust buckles you can tighten by pulling forwards whether you’re front or back carrying.

What carriers have dual adjust buckles?

Lots of carrier have dual adjust buckles, for example, all Mamaruga carriers, the Integra, Lenny Lamb carrier, Beco and Boba and many more. They are most common on carriers where you can cross the shoulder straps, so, for instance Tula carriers have single adjust straps.

Tightening and loosening buckles on a baby carrier

This video shows how you can pull forwards or backwards to tighten dual adjust buckles, and how you can lift the front or back of the buckle to loosen. We demonstrate here using one of our favourites, the Mamaruga Zensling.

Find out more about slings and carrying

We have tips and tutorial videos available on our YouTube channel, so please subscribe for more helpful videos.

Find out more about slings, carriers and carrying in the carrying section of our Knowledge hub. The ‘Caring for your sling’ section has videos and articles on many topics; washing slings, checking their condition, rethreading a buckle and much more. If there’s an issue that we haven’t covered yet, then just let us know. We are happy to cover common queries and make carrying your little ones less confusing!

We hope you have found these tips on adjusting dual adjust buckles helpful. If you’d like any help, at any point on your sling journey, why not get in touch by email, or call us on 01133 206 545? You can book a FREE 15 minute phone consultation or a longer phone or video consultation. We can help you find the right sling for your situation.

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