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A different kind of strap... #2032479 01/14/09 04:14 AM
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A young lady in my Church choir wants to join and play guitar. My mother, the director's assistant, promised to get her a strap so she could participate.

...but her guitar is a purely acoustic one, with no strap buttons.

I remembered that straps for such guitars exist, but hadn't seen one in about 10 years, so I had some shopping to do.

I went to my FLMS (see my sig) but they had nothing. GC was also a bust, and they told me no such thing existed.

I went to Music Go Round and found the Neotech Slimline Classical Strap. WINNER!
http://www.neotechstraps.com/produc.../?PRODUCT_ID=42

I thought I'd share this, just in case anyone else was trying to solve the same problem.

I'd also welcome anyone to post additional links in case they know of similar or superior products.

Last edited by Dannyalcatraz; 01/14/09 04:15 AM.

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Re: A different kind of strap... [Re: Dannyalcatraz] #2034079 01/18/09 05:59 PM
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The link is broken, unfortunately.

The question I'm asking is this though: Why not just put strap buttons on it? When I got my acoustic, I had the same issue. But when I asked about buttonless straps at my guitar shop, they simply offered to put buttons on it to make the entire thing easy.

The tone wasn't affected in any way I could notice, and it didn't harm the guitar at all. By the time they were done it looked natural, like the buttons had always been there.


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Re: A different kind of strap... [Re: RumpleCragstan] #2034173 01/18/09 09:26 PM
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Actually, the root site works. Just go to neotechstraps.com. smile

I think the kind of strap the poster's talking about is for guitars where one may be unsure that it's even safe at all to put strap buttons on, like classical guitars. Here's the strap that the guy's talking about:


Re: A different kind of strap... [Re: doc taz] #2034273 01/19/09 04:14 AM
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Well that works great.

And I suppose you're right putting buttons onto a classical guitar isn't really a good idea.

Either way, awesome job digging that strap up!


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Re: A different kind of strap... [Re: RumpleCragstan] #2034294 01/19/09 08:38 AM
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Yeah, that's the one.

The young lady in question couldn't afford to have her guitar altered, nor could she afford to replace the guitar if the tone were adversely affected. This strap, being non-invasive, was an ideal solution.

And just to make sure people can find it...

http://www.neotechstraps.com/

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