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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 6:41 am    Post subject: What is your favorite strap? Reply with quote

This is mine.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i generally prefer cotton to almost anything. nylon just hurts, and leather is sweaty.
i have a generic fender tweed looking strap made of cotton. it's pretty much perfect for me.
i used to rock a leather strap with a zillion metal studs in it, for irony, pretty much
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like leather straps, grippy and comfy.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The one on the right. The rainbow is pretty cool too.



I dislike all straps wider than 2.5".
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



that purple motherfucker there!
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've only ever used black Ernie Ball straps, have no idea what they are made of or how wide they are or anything else - all I know is that they do the job and I like them.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i have two black and orange leather straps, one iof them padded for my heavier guitars. I do like those embroidered jacquard ones
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

johnnyseven wrote:
I've only ever used black Ernie Ball straps, have no idea what they are made of or how wide they are or anything else - all I know is that they do the job and I like them.


Its depressing that Im too short for these, theyre just too long for me. They worked for the whole guitar round by my knees but not the nipplescratching height I go for now.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 6:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

oh man I want one of those flowers straps...lovely Very Happy

I also like my b/w fender


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 6:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a rainbow one too.


totally stole the idea from benecol. colorful straps are good for monochromatic guitars.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I love my Levy's straps or just good old Fender ones.

Levy's soft suede

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Levy elastic strap for pure comedy -- its very comfy though.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Arab.

...No, not the band.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What's an Arab strap in your context?
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

it's more or less a cock ring.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh right, I thought it might be similar to "Arabian goggles" in some respect.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is the one I always revert back to... have spent fortunes on straps but they're just not like this old pair of slippers.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wwrrss wrote:


that purple motherfucker there!


snapsies, i've had a purple ernie ball one for about 5 or 6 years now, always treated me well
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

othomas2 wrote:
This is the one I always revert back to... have spent fortunes on straps but they're just not like this old pair of slippers.

Dude...... that, only in white was my first ever guitar strap in 1990. I respect your choice Cool
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