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Strap Locks

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by jklotz, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. crossroader

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    I've got straps from Fender, Levy, Planet Waves, and even homemade leather straps and the Grolsch washers work on all of them.
    May not fit everyone's needs (what does?), but it certainly meets mine.
     
  2. Libraio

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    Grolsch gaskets, too bad the stuff gives me a headache before the night is over :( , good thing my uncle loves Grolsch and doesn't mind saving the gaskets for me. I then open a Mc Chouffe and enjoy a propper beer :)
     
  3. octatonic

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    I use Grolsch gaskets on all my guitars.
    Was one hell of a party I had to get them all as well.
     
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  5. J.Rodney

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    I went to Ace Hardware and bought some black rubber washers with 5/16 ID @ $.28 each, they work fine on all my guitars/straps.
     
  6. JASS

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    I like dunlops since they still let me use regular straps if I don't have my strap handy...
     
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    Grolsch:cool:

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  8. bettyseldest

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    I have a mixture of Schallers and Dunlop, but prefer the Dunlop though a few of my friends seem incapable of operating them. I also have a locking strap which I leave on as I tend to break finger nails when I remove it.
     
  9. tele_pathic

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    Love gearmandude. I have a custom strap that has one hole just big enough for the strap button, one on each end I mean, so no need for strap locks.
     
  10. bendecaster

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    Dunlop.
     
  11. yangounet

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    I went for schaller. Cheap and reliable.
     
  12. SiyarK

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    Grolsch is the best you can get!!!
     

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  13. SoVeryTired

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    I use Schaller on my bass. I was thinking of getting some for my Tele but I'm on the lookout for Grolsch now. Okay, maybe one size doesn't fit all, but if I buy the beer and the rubber washers don't fit with my guitar/strap, I still have beer. It's a no-lose situation. :)
     
  14. Olav

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    Been using them since 198# and never had a guitar slip or drop.
     
  15. andrenighthound

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    I had schallers fail on me. I want to get some rubber gaskets.
     
  16. Doth

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    I use Grolsch washers on almost all of my guitars. I use Levy and Lakota straps and have zero problems.

    I have found that the Fender/Schaller strap locks give cause the straps to have a higher leverage and continue to work the strap lock screws loose in the guitar's upper horn. I continuously have to check them and don't feel confident in them so I don't use them.

    Don
     
  17. SoVeryTired

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    Two large supermarkets visited, and so far no Grolsch (apart from the small bottles with regular caps). I had a flash of inspiration and checked out the olive oil section, but there's no way I'm paying £6.99 per bottle just for a rubber washer!
     
  18. AndrewG

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    A quick visit to the plumbing section in B&Q, perhaps?
     
  19. Sherpa

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    I've noticed the same thing - a drop of blue Loctite on the screws solved the problem.
     
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    Schallers on all of my guitars, simply the best....
     
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