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Comfort Strap

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by claypool311, Dec 22, 2000.


  1. claypool311

    claypool311

    Dec 22, 2000
    I own a Warwick bass and as most bassists already know, these basses are somewhat heavy. I have heard people say that a comfort strap helps a lot. The only problem is, is that I do not know what a comfort strap is or where I can get one. Can someone please help a poor clueless bass player? Thanks a lot.
     
  2. CS

    CS

    Dec 11, 1999
    UK
    I got mine in London and I use it on my Thumb 4. Its a very wide shock absorbant strap(p) it has some give in it and its quite comfortable (shock horror). As I suspect you dont want to budget in a transatlantic flight try this search.

    http://www.google.com/search?q=comfort+strapp

    Happy hunting
     
  3. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    I've got 2 Comfort Strapps (they spell it with two "p"'s :rolleyes: ), and despite the silly spelling they're quite effective. I wouldn't consider doing a gig without them now. At one point I was working a 6 hour a nite gig (Bourbon St, New Orleans....and they say slavery was outlawed ;) ), and never once had a problem with the weight of my bass (and they're HEAVY, 10 lbs + behemoths).

    I bought both of mine at Bass Central ( http://www.basscentral.com ), and you can also get them direct from the distributor now:

    http://www.r2musical.com/accessories/comfort_strapp.html

    They're not cheap, but they're well worth the investment. Mine have been getting steady gig use for approximately 4 years now, and are still in perfect shape.
     
  4. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Yep - total agreement - I can't play a 6-string without using my Strapp! I have had back problems and without this, used to get severe back aches after gigs; but since using the Strapp, it's been no problem, no matter how long the gig.