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Grolsch Strap Locks

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by gpasq, Jun 22, 2014.

  1. gpasq

    gpasq Friend of Leo's

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    Well huh... color me impressed. I had a false start a while ago when I bought some rubber washers from Home Depot that completely failed at being strap locks. But my SG with Schallers kept poking me in the gut, so I found some Grolsch beer. The washers work amazingly well!

    Got 'em on my SG, and my strat, working through the rest of my guitars this week. :lol:
     
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  2. 4pickupguy

    4pickupguy Doctor of Teleocity

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    "But honey, the only reason I'm drinking all this beer is for the hardware.... Honest!!"

    You are a genius!!!
     
  3. Martin R

    Martin R Friend of Leo's

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    It's a great deal...Buy four strap locks and get four bottles of beer free.
     
  4. Drunkinminer

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    I saw Queen & Adam Lambert last night and I noticed Brian May uses these on his guitars. I've been using these for years and will not use anything else.
     
  5. Rich_S

    Rich_S Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    I abandoned Schallers several years ago, and use nothing but beer washers now. I bought a pack of 25 on line for about $4. Grolsch washers over regular Fender strap buttons is all you really need.
     
  6. fuzzbender

    fuzzbender Former Member

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    bloody strapaholics

    me,

     
  7. backporchmusic

    backporchmusic Friend of Leo's

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    I have more of those things than I could ever need. : )
     
  8. gpasq

    gpasq Friend of Leo's

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    I'd be playing right now, but I've had too much to drin... er.... straplock. Burrp.
     
  9. fuzzbender

    fuzzbender Former Member

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    maybe if you didn't drink so much it wouldn't fall off in the first place
     
  10. shane6377

    shane6377 TDPRI Member

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    I love the Grolsch washers. I use them with my teles, strats and a sheraton II. Never had them slip or malfunction. Plus the price is right and I can pick up a replacement set anytime.
     
  11. idjster

    idjster VERY grateful member Silver Supporter

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    I bought one set of Schallers to put on my Les Paul. The thing is so heavy that I really was worried about the strap coming off, particularly as the button hole on the leather strap was stretching. Since then it's been nothing but Grolsch washers. Depending on the strap button, sometimes they're so hard to stretch on that I'm positive they won't be coming off for anything short of a natural catastrophe, and likely not even then. I bought a bunch from a local U-Brew, 25 cents apiece. Can't do better than that.
     
  12. Guran

    Guran Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Yes, I bought them from a home-brewing dealer as well. I think it was about $1.50 for a pack of ten. Great value!
     
  13. Capel

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    not even half the fun of collecting them the "proper" way though!!:D
     
  14. Elias Graves

    Elias Graves Friend of Leo's

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    If you're like me and don't care for Grolsch, Fender actually sells some really nice rubber washers now that work as well.
     
  15. edchavez

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    Seeing how I don't drink how much for 4 shipped to 72634?:D
     
  16. rokdog49

    rokdog49 Friend of Leo's

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    They are not as cheap, but they are easier to put on.
     
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