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Do Straplocks Come Off?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by rick1906, Feb 22, 2006.

  1. rick1906


    Jun 6, 2002
    I bought a Moody Leather strap a few months ago and installed Dunlop Straplocks on it. I want to make the strap shorter so I want to get an extra hole drilled in the tailpiece. Is there a way to take the straplock off and put it in the new hole once it's drilled? I've been trying but I can't figure out a way to get it off.
  2. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    You have to remove that metal C clip that was such a pain to install in the first place. There's actually a tool made just for that, but I usually improvise. Fortunately I haven't yet lost any fingers or eyes in the process.

    P.S. It's a good thing that the Dunlop clip is so hard to remove. With the other popular brand, the equivalent securing mechanism tends to fall off all by itself. :eek: :(
  3. yeah.. thats why i use this one:


    Nothin but good ol fashoned clips... work everytime

    and your strap cant get stolen... lol