Under the strap button

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  1. PoToC

    PoToC New Member

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    Hello, is this normal to see this ink/ finish problem underneath the strap button? I guess it’s because PRS didn’t put the felt pad between the strap button and the guitar, just want to know is it common, thanks!!!

    I just noticed that the finish around the strap button is slightly getting out, is this also normal and common?

    Thanks guys!
     
  2. bodia

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

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    Pics? You need three posts, and then an link a picture from a photo hosting site like Imgur.
     
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  3. Nice F Holes

    Nice F Holes New Member

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    Also, what guitar and what year? It might help people identify what finish was used.

    I've been using my Facebook account to post images, then 'copy image location' to insert pics here.
     
  4. PoToC

    PoToC New Member

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    Thanks guys, will try to put some pics later.
    My guitar is a custom 24 made in 2016.
     
  5. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I've never seen that, unless the strap button was replaced with a different type, like a strap lock, and then the original was reinstalled and/or overtightened. I've had an awful lot of PRSes. Nothing like that, ever. The strap buttons don't need felt spacers at all when installed at the factory, the installations I've seen have always been perfect.

    If yours was bought new, and never messed with, it should be covered under warranty.
     
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  6. bodia

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

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    I’m totally in this camp, too. I’ve had dozens of PRS guitars, and have never seen that happen.
     
  7. PoToC

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    aphantomvaper New Member

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    Now I'm scared to look under my strap buttons. I'll have to check it out.
     
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  9. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    Hmm, that definitely doesn't look "right". Not really a problem until you look for it, though.

    Did you procure the guitar new, or was it used? Maybe a former owner put strap locks on, then off, and was over-zealous in tightening?
     
  10. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    Who knew?
    As shinksma said, is it used?
     
  11. PoToC

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  12. PoToC

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    Bought this guitar new, this is my first time to take out the strap button.
     
  13. PoToC

    PoToC New Member

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    May I have some pics of this parts of your guitars? Thanks!
     
  14. JMintzer

    JMintzer Bobble Head Moderator
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    If it bothers you, get a handful of felt washers, put one on the guitar and call it a day...

    I did that when I changed the strap buttons to Schallers...
     

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