Straps for output jack?

Discussion in 'Acoustic Heaven' started by Alex M, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. Alex M

    Alex M Tele-Meister

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    Are there any good cloth straps out there with a hole on the back end sized for an output jack? Or is there a tool other than a knife that I could use to easily resize my Fender tweed strap?

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    Alex
     
  2. Mike Bruce

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    Make your own leather punch by sharpening the end of an appropriately sized piece of steel pipe. (I've done this to make leather washers too.) Then use a knife to slightly elongate the slot.
     
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    +1 What Mike said.
     
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    Fwiw, I dislike hammering punches because they jump around sometimes, so instead I use my drill press to press out holes, emboss, and stamp.
     
  5. Alex M

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    Thanks for the advice, guys. I was hoping there'd be some $10 handheld gadget I could pick up at the hardware store; I guess that's not the case.
     
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