Here's a simple fix for the annoying habit shared by CROCs and similar sandals... the dreaded STRAP BLOWOUT !

The little plastic rivets are designed by factory lawyers to self destruct (see the attached images of the stages of decay) if you were to snag them on a wheat thresher, barbed wire fence or the clutches of a rabid Marmoset. Yes- they are designed to give way and release you from harm... usually at the worst possible and inopportune moment.

By using a bit of BUNGEE Cord and some soft tubing, you can improve your shoes to CROC 2.0

Step 1: End result will look nicer on your feet, not mine!

Here is a double loop end result
That's pretty cool. I just discovered that you can get free replacement rivets from thte Crocs website.
NOT "free" ! 99 cents for a pack of 4 plus an exorbitant $5 shipping charge for something which should be able to fit in an envleope with a 49 cent stamp!
I smell a "RIPOFF" ! Shipping ! Just wait, they are trying to tax us for all internet purchases! Enough taxes! Protest!
I always used a paper fastener or a twist tie (which were not very comfortable).
Nice hack.
where do i get these rivet in chennai................?

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