Strap Locks??

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  1. DuncanCE22

    DuncanCE22 New Member

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    I thought I'd ask this question here as you lot seem to know what your on about, unlike some of the other forums I'm on (not mentioning any names).

    Basically I have finally decided to get some strap locks for the guitar collection, does any one have any recommendations? I've been looking at either Schaller or Marvel, but I'm also wondering if its easier just to get the little rubber "bung" style ones like the fender and the dunlop ones.

    whats everyone else using?
     
  2. guitarman001

    guitarman001 New Member

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    I don't use them though I hadn't fitted the strap perfectly the other day and luckily I caught it in time....
     
  3. Jmartin

    Jmartin New Member

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    I use schaller on all my guitars.
     
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  4. Geo408

    Geo408 New Member

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    I used to use Schaller's, but now I use the Dunlop "Traditional" models. With Schaller's, if you forget your strap, you're screwed. I forgot to bring the right strap, so I used another, and because the nub is so small, I had to wrap duct tape around it to hold the strap on the guitar. With the Dunlop's, you can use a regular strap, and the guitar won't fall off...the post will work, either with, or without the locking mechanism. Cheers!
     
  5. super64

    super64 New Member

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    I used to use Schallers, but unless you grease them, they can be noisy. I'm totally in love with D'Addario Elliptical End Pins!
     
  6. wardog

    wardog What the gravy and cheese!!!!

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    Loxx, nuff said!!!
     
  7. alantig

    alantig Santana-free since '63!

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    Schallers on everything except one guitar that came to me with Duncans.
     
  8. vchizzle

    vchizzle Birdman.

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    thats the only thing that's made me consider switching- still with schaller though.
     
  9. Billabong02

    Billabong02 New Member

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    I use schaller stap locks too.
     
  10. Jazzedout

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  11. CoreyT

    CoreyT PRS Addiction

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    Schaller's on all of my guitars and straps.
    I like the extra insurance, had guitars in my youth fall off of straps, but I was much younger and faster back then to catch a falling axe.
     
  12. Windymiller

    Windymiller New Member

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    Schaller's on my three gigging guitars
     
  13. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    I don't think anybody has mentioned them yet, but I use Schallers.
     
  14. Jmartin

    Jmartin New Member

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    Dont forget your strap.
     
  15. coyote

    coyote 408/1=

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    I have solved that problem by having a separate strap for each guitar. Each is adjusted to me, and they simply stay on the instrument all the time. Result: zero wear and zero slippage. It costs a few more bucks, but it's worth the security.
     
  16. markintime

    markintime Wood Grain Devotee

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    ^^^^^ Exactly! My wife has helped me out in the strap department, especially with a paisley PRS strap at Christmas for my Paul's that is the perfect match to the case. But that's not the only one. I have a very understanding partner, even if she does shake her head whenever a new guitar shows up... it would mean another strap!!! ;)
     
  17. TopRamen

    TopRamen New Member

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    Loxx are great, not bulky and simple. My personal favorite.
     
  18. JMintzer

    JMintzer Bobble Head Moderator
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    Schallers on all of them...
     
  19. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Stock on mine. Never a problem since 1991, though I do tend to prefer a firmer leather strap, and those stay in place very well.

    My son had a guitar fall off using Schallers or Dunlops, can't remember which. Something failed. Fortunately, the stage was carpeted, and nothing happened to his guitar.
     
  20. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Eye bolts and carabiners
     

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