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Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Chip, Dec 29, 2016.

  1. Chip

    Chip Tele-Holic

    Feb 25, 2005
    Northfield Center, Ohio
    After playing my tribute to "Old Black" for over twenty years, my wonderful wife got me the appropriate strap for Christmas.
    It definitely changed the tone for the better!

    I've searched the forum for a thread like this and although there is a bunch of discussion on different straps and where to get them, there's not a lot of pics of what we all have.

    So let's see them.
    VWAmTele, Kebmel, faulp and 8 others like this.
  2. fatcat

    fatcat Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 6, 2010
    Very Deep South

    this is my current strap. I have a few. I like the big wide leather type mostly. They're comfy.
    Kebmel, tery, AngelDeville and 5 others like this.
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  4. Georox

    Georox Tele-Holic

    Oct 30, 2014
    The tan house in AZ
    Sorry , don't have one.
    Single Trooper Aerial Platform (STAP)
    STAPs, which appear in The Phantom Menace, are designed to appear reminiscent of the speeder bikes seen in Return of the Jedi.[26] The STAP's design also relates back to Lucas' 1973 idea of ridable "jet-sticks"; a draft of The Phantom Menace refers to the vehicles as STAPS, or Single Troop Armed Pogo Sticks.[26] They were brown with one vertical stem and a horizontal foot stand and a higher horizontal handlebar. It had two twin engines directly underneath the handlebars with one on either side of the vertical stem. The STAP's allowed single droids to travel ahead and scout out the battlefield.
  5. cdb1961

    cdb1961 TDPRI Member

    Feb 15, 2016
    Jacksonville, FL
    Made this strap last year, taking a bit of time to break in but I love the extra wide 3 1/2 strap
    strap pict.jpg
    Kebmel, tery, AngelDeville and 5 others like this.
  6. telleutelleme

    telleutelleme Doctor of Teleocity

    Jan 15, 2010
    I have no stap, I'm married. It would never be allowed.
    tery likes this.
  7. Chip

    Chip Tele-Holic

    Feb 25, 2005
    Northfield Center, Ohio
    Okay, I fixed the thread title.

    Anyway here is my Tele's strap....
    Kebmel, Chicago Matt, tery and 8 others like this.
  8. GuildX700

    GuildX700 Tele-Holic

    Apr 28, 2016
    Nothing fancy, I bought this tooled wide leather one with my first 2 guitars way back in 1976 and added strap locks right away, one of those first guitars is sitting next to it, a 1939 Gibson L50, the one that got the strap & locks is a black with gold hardware 1976 Explorer non limited edition.

    The strap is pretty worn now, you can't hardly see the tooling anymore. I have a few of the free Gibson and Fender ones laying around too but this is still my favorite one.

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  9. unixfish

    unixfish Friend of Leo's

    Apr 20, 2013
    Northeast Ohio, USA
    My Strat has one of these that came with the guitar:

    My Tele has one of these that I bought after I got the guitar:

    Pretty original, eh?
  10. unixfish

    unixfish Friend of Leo's

    Apr 20, 2013
    Northeast Ohio, USA
    ...and just a generic plain black 3" strap for my acoustic. No picture necessary.
  11. -Hawk-

    -Hawk- Tele-Afflicted

    Oct 14, 2015
    IL, USA
    I feel like a real nerd posting this, but it's a J Garcia design lol. In my defense, I got it from the $5 used bin at Music Go Round.

  12. blowery

    blowery Tele-Meister

    Nov 10, 2015
    Couch Guitar Strap, Late 60's GTO/Firebird trunk liner:

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  13. RogerC

    RogerC Poster Extraordinaire Vendor Member

    Mar 30, 2011

    I've had a line of straps for about 3 years now. Above is my original model.

    Here are the new colors I just launched. They'll be available February 1st, and I'll be running a TDPRI special at that point as well.

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  14. BluesBlooded

    BluesBlooded Friend of Leo's

    Oct 11, 2012
    Sherbrooke, Qc, Canada
    Love my Dog Tired Guitar Strap


    Edit: Roger, you just beat me to it:)
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  15. adeiderich

    adeiderich Tele-Afflicted

    Jan 14, 2011
    Medina, Ohio
    The year, 1979. My girlfriend in high school bought it for me for my birthday. 37 years later, the gift that keeps on giving!
    Strat (2).jpg
  16. Jakeboy

    Jakeboy Tele-Holic

    Jul 26, 2008
    Sedalia, MO
    I am weird about straps....every guitar gets it's own and it must match the guitar...some get cheap, some get expensive....I'll post a few later....

    Perri's, jeri hart, Italia, Dunlop, Couch....
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  17. Snook

    Snook TDPRI Member

    Sep 17, 2015
    We're more interested in what happened to the girl friend than in the strap, I think?

    A Jerry Garcia strap? Darn! All I have is a Jerry Garcia necktie.
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  18. P Thought

    P Thought Poster Extraordinaire

    Might have to squint to see 'em:

    Couch pic.jpg

    Top L-R: homemade classical strap; "Rose" strap from Jodi Head; Franklin strap; homemade classical strap. Bottom row: custom strap from my friend's boot and saddle shop; El Dorado "classic"; nylon strap; Jerry Garcia replica from Jeri Hart; Italia strap.
  19. brianswindall

    brianswindall Tele-Afflicted

    Soft, stylish, and a perfect match for my blackguard.

    VWAmTele, tery, cdb1961 and 5 others like this.
  20. bender66

    bender66 Friend of Leo's

    Jan 18, 2010
    on my bike
    Custom Straps from member tvvoodoo's line called Well Hung on Reverb. His new series, Amp'd, look fantastic! Check him out.
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