Originally Posted by Raoul Duke
I'm thinking about doing the same thing on my RR. The WB buckles definitely won't slip on their own, but they're pretty difficult to adjust if there is any load on them. I realize they are more secure and don't require a back-up knot to prevent slipping, but I definitely prefer the Dutch buckles' ease of adjusting, even if I have to add a slippery half hitch as a back-up.
Dutch's cinch buckles don't require a back up hitch. They are just as secure as the WB's buckles without it.