Good bass strap?

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  1. AcousticBass

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    hey im not sure this is the right forum to post this question in but eh, what are some good straps and or strap brands?
     
  2. The Hammer

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    moody bass straps are my favorite. go to their website and check them out.moody leather
     
  3. B8ssMan89

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    comfort strap, or that new yamaha strap with the air pockets
     
  4. embellisher

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    Yeah, especially the new Talkbass version. As soon as I can afford it I am ordering one!:bassist::hyper:

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  6. AcousticBass

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    yamaha strap aye? sound sweet, post a link?
     
  7. James Hart

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    I've got a few of these vintage straps (the lavenderish one in the attached photo is on my white bass)

    I've got a Fender Deluxe Leather Tweed Strap (the Mrs' got it for me for my b'day... it's on my fretless 6)

    and a 2.5" black leather I bought in the mid 80s.

    I want the Talkbass strap, but I HATE wide straps
     
  8. *Munkeh*

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    I dig the planet waves 3" wide straps, very comfy!
     
  9. coop

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    +1 for Moody straps!
     
  10. emjazz

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    I used to use comfort straps and had problems with my shoulder being sore. I got a wide Levy's strap from Guitar Center. No more problems.
     
  11. BurningSkies

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    I use one of these, and it's just right.


    I would like one of those TB ones though.
     
  12. Fletch

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    It really depends what you are doing. I use comfort straps if i'm not jumping up and down with a bass. In my last band we had a lot of "Choreography" which made the show fun, but it's hard to do if the strap moves with you, so having something with a lot of support, but doesn't move is important too. I've been curious to try one of these out. Brooklyn Gear

    Some of the Planet wave ones look nice too
     
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    The main thing that scares me a bit about the Moody's is the price. I realize they are the end all/be all of straps, but spending $97 + s&h on a strap scares me a bit. E.g. for that price-i can get 2 Levy's M6s [what i currently use]. However, I am really tempted to give the Moody's a try.....i have "left over" graduation money. So my response is: if you have the money-get the Moody's if not, get a Levy's. [assuming you want a wide leather bass strap]. That's all



    edit: FWIW, 4 years ago when i bought my M6 i believe it was $38 shipped for BassNW.
     
  16. Darth Tater

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    I love the Planet Waves straps with the sliding pad, they are simply awesome. They can get over 60" and you can buy 8 of them for the price of ONE Moody :bag:

    I'd love to have a Moody though..as soon as I have $120 to burn....
     
  17. DubDubs

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    I have a Comfort Strapp and it's great, not to expensive either.
     
  18. Nikolai

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    I need a SHORT strap, i like wearing my bass at chest-tummy level, not metal style at your knees, like many straps are made for.. and id like one with soft material inside, like a cushioning effect :p what would you recommend?
     
  19. christle

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    I use a Slap Strap from SlapRing.com
    They are excellent straps, very comfortable. I can play all night with this strap on my Jazz. My other strap is a 4" wide Levy's. The Comfort Strapp is OK but not great.
     
  20. *Munkeh*

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    You can practically adjust any guitar/bass strap to that liking, the problem is finding a good padding for the strap.
     
  21. Snarf

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    I'm a big fan of Neotech straps.
     

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