Let's see your LEATHER guitar straps!

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  1. Swingbass

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    These are my leather ones. The left is a Levi, The right is suede leather with the fabric sewed on. The one in the middle I made in 1969. I needed something to hold up my Les Paul that would hurt my shoulder by the end of the night. I went into the leather district in Boston, bought the materials and made it. I used it for many years. You can see I'm holding it behind the LP in the band shot from '69 or 70 or there abouts
     

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    These are the style of straps I make.
     
  3. pnutman3k

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    From a saddle maker in town...
     

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  4. MNJON

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    some very nice stuff here!

    I will make one eventually, but, once my Tele showed up, I found that it came with a halfway decent Black Leather Fender strap!!

    Now.... to "Strap-Lock" or not?
     
  5. mndean

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    Has anyone put up a Fretsling that I missed? I'll drag mine out and get a picture if nobody has one, leather and very comfortable. I like using it on my bass.
     
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    I've had this strap since 1972. Hand made by a woman who came into a club I was playing at.
     
  7. Telegazer

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    Here's a delightfully rare one I found in Korea, many moons ago. It was fairly expensive, and was made by a company in the USA called "Earth By Straps, Unlimited". The shop owner said he had imported it nearly a decade before then, and sure enough, I can find nothing on the company online.

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  8. trev333

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    I got this soft leather belt from a flea market for a buck...and did a hack job on it.. it screamed guitar strap....:rolleyes:

    fashion leather..mmmmm sooooft.....:)

    I've got an old fender thin strap with the sliding shoulder pad.. somewhere... it came with an old Tele I bought,,, it came with the old tweed case as well...:)..
     

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    Nice Straps guys (not to mention some cool hardware). I won't bother showing you the very ordinary Fender strap that came with my Tele (you know the one). I've been checking out some straps available today, and I came across this web site for a lady in Australia who hand makes some very nice stuff for international customers. I don't know her.

    I can smell the leather. For you viewing pleasure:

    http://www.pccord.com/deluxe_guitar_straps.htm
     
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    Cool Straps

    Nice Straps ya'll!
     
  11. Boubou

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    But, but, the raw leather was the same color as the guitar, I wondered how you matched it

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  14. trev333

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    some more leather...:D

    a 30 yr old fender thin strap that came with a US Tele...

    and one I made from a ladies leather belt I got from a flea market for a buck, so soooft, mmmm.... :rolleyes:
     

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    My El Dorado strap:

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    My Brookwood leather strat, Bob even put a bullfrog on it for me!
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    A dear friend bought me one of these for my 59Th birthday. It's called a Gibson Modern vintage. The padding is incredably thick.
     

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  19. RevMike

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    Very nice fellas!

    I should try to take a few pics this weekend of mine. I mostly use inexpensive woven straps, but I do have a few nice leather ones from Medina that my wife gave me as gifts.
     
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    Levy's dark brown leather, 2 1/2", padded.
     

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