Can anyone recommend a strap?

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  1. Doc538

    Doc538 Strat-Talk Member

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    Easy... Fort Bryan straps, multitude of colors, sizes, heavy leather ends, a lot under $15.00, last a lifetime.
     
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  3. jvin248

    jvin248 Senior Stratmaster

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    Levi is the easy one to find for a range of prices.
    Couch and Souldier are popular
    Dead-stock automotive seat belt material is popularly used.

    Some history





    Why not make your own? If you don't have the skills and gear, find a friend who does.
    That's how I got this strap from quilting left-overs and a couple of leather patches.
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  4. Bob the builder

    Bob the builder Most Honored Senior Member

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    I have a few of those $30-40 leather straps. Perris,ect.
    They're ok for short money but I don't expect them to hold out forever.
    I have 1 from Bo.
    Going on a few years now.
    Besides having just what I wanted tooled on it it's the best strap I have.
    Durable as hell and well broken in.
    Nice piece of leather
    Well worth a little bit more
     
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  5. 20Fred11

    20Fred11 Strat-Talk Member

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    Italia Straps. Get on their email list and wait for a good offer.
     
  6. dublindave8456

    dublindave8456 Strat-O-Master

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    oh dear...
    you guys make me feel like a miser,
    only spend 25 euro tops, on mine....
     
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    Chmason85 Strat-Talker

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    I love the Levy’s cotton straps, they’re all I’ve used for years. About $20, big range of adjustment and a bunch of colors. I’m actually about to order another one in the natural/cream color.
     
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    Wound_Up Senior Stratmaster

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    Every strap I've ordered came with a string to tie around the neck of an, acoustic.

    I like my Perri's leather strap. It's very high quality, soft, and not very expensive. I think I paid 24.99 for a soft Italian leather strap in chestnut. Available from Amazon and their website.

    They have all sorts of different types of tanned leathers. Vegetable tanned and others. As well, as different leather types; baseball leather, saddle leather, garment leather, etc...all sorts of stuff. Thats why I chose Italian leather. It's known to be soft and I didn't want a super stiff strap like what I would expect a strap made of saddle leather to be.


    https://perris.ca/product-category/guitar-straps/

    Souldier straps let's you customize your strap whether it's a production strap or one you're having made totally custom.

    Http://www.souldier.us
     
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  9. StratUp

    StratUp Strat-Talker

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  10. lammie200

    lammie200 Senior Stratmaster

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    If you are OK with leather I recommend a padded suede strap. The suede will prevent it from slipping.
     
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    iamjethro Strat-Talk Member

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    Bought a handful of Couch straps in last few years. Like them fine.
     
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    CB91710 No GAS shortage here Double Platinum Supporting Member

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    dublindave8456 Strat-O-Master

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    ok ok you got me, yes very nice straps,
    1.30 euro above my budget ( plus shipping ) !!
    but I really like the look of them...
    so If I order 2, I'm 7.60 euro out of pocket...
    hmmm.....
    will sleep on it,

    thanks...
    dave
     
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    myredstrat Senior Stratmaster

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    is that your dog on the strap? If so where and how did you get it please?
     
  16. Mahoot

    Mahoot Strat-Talker

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    I am cool with leather... I have found a Levy black vegan leather strap that's pretty nice. Another from Andertons... one of my local stores I use a fair bit. https://www.andertons.co.uk/levy-mss1blk-strap-black-leather-mss1blk

    Thanks for all your input folks.:thumb:

    I may pm Bodean to discuss a custom one. I'm 50 this year and would make a nice gift from the Mrs!
     
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    CB91710 No GAS shortage here Double Platinum Supporting Member

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    PM user Bodean
    He makes them for forum members.
     
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    If you are playing standing for hours you want a wide one. I have a 3-1/2 in. leather strap that is finished on one side and rough on the other which keeps it anchored.
     
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    Boubou Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    Yes it’s my dog. Local artist, I can look for her info if you want, the strap was $80. She also made a wallet with 3 of our cats on it for Ms Boubou