Any recommendations for a good leather strap (2.5")? Any particular brands?

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  1. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Yes there certainly is. There's nothing wrong with being thrifty, look after your pennies, the pounds take care of themselves. o_O


















    I'm just cheap. :p:D:whistling:
     
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  2. Caddy

    Caddy Strat-Talker

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    Walker & Williams straps are very nice and hard to beat for the price. I have a number of them. You can find them on eBay.
     
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    Groovey Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Holy crap that's nice. How did I miss these. I'm evidently not paying enough attention round here.
     
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    64 Tele Strat-O-Master

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    These Levy's are very good quality for a very good price....my definition of thrifty. :rolleyes:
     
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    Nutha vote for Bo
    Nice thickness, little stiff for the first couple months but forms to you. Zero sliding around on you.
    Anndd
    You get a real one-of-a-kind piece of art made just for you
     
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  6. Bowmap

    Bowmap I nose a thang or two Gold Member

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    Anudder vote fer Bo.

    Bostrap #69

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    Bob the builder Most Honored Senior Member

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    I like that one - love dogs !!
     
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    EC Strat-boy Senior Stratmaster

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  10. CB91710

    CB91710 This is a Custom Title Gold Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I coat-tailed both of those... kinda'.
    The Celtic strap is a copy of one done for someone else, and I asked for one that was identical... well... except for the initials :D
    The snakeskin was a "right place, right time" thing... it was being made for someone else, and it was realized that a small change was needed, I had expressed interest and was able to buy the original strap while the original buyer got what he needed.
     
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    BuddhaFingas Strat-Talker

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    I have two of these; one in red on my crimson Strat, and one in natural on my butterscotch Tele. I got them before Christmas when Fender.com had a sale for... I think $15 or $20 each.

    Until I graduate to a Bodean original, they serve well enough and are comfortable. Plenty long, too.
     
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    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I'd love a @Bodean strap. Maybe one day...
     
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    Does bo have a website?
     
  14. Believer7713

    Believer7713 The Pink Bunny Frankenstein Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Just contact @Bodean through PM here. He even made one for a frined of mine here that is not part of this site.
     
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    CB91710 This is a Custom Title Gold Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    His gallery here in the forum displays a lot of his work, and there's a couple of threads where many are posted.
    It's all custom work, to your exact specification, design, color, and length.
    The process can be completed through as few as 4, or as many as 20 private messages... depending on what you want.
    Not cheap, but not more expensive than some commercially available non-custom leather straps, and likely cheaper than most custom straps.
    These are all Veg-Tanned high quality leather... not the cheap crap that feels like cardboard.
     
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