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Moody Strap question

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Stingrayz, May 15, 2006.

  1. Stingrayz


    Jan 15, 2006
    Hiya guys,

    I was thinking of getting a Moody Strap, but im not sure what i should get as the strap backing, Leather or Suede ? anyone wanna give me a review and their opinion of which is better and why ?

    Thank you
  2. Get the Talkbass one in the TB store.
  3. rick1906


    Jun 6, 2002
    I've got two Moody straps both with suede backing. They are great straps for sure. I can't think of a reason to invest the extra $35.78 to get the leather backing.

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

    +1 If I was going to pay for that kind of strap I would deffinetly get the Talk Bass one. :bassist:
  5. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    Suede is better in my opinion, becasue it doesn't slip on your shoulder as easily. So less neck dive.
    physics likes this.
  6. westland


    Oct 8, 2004
    Hong Kong
    +1 ... I have two 4" straps with the suede backing and they are definitely the most comfortable. I don't see a reason to go with leather backing
  7. Stingrayz


    Jan 15, 2006
    Hmm the talk bass straps look cool, but how do i order the longer strap ? do i buy the strap and the extra adjustment thing ?

    Thank you
  8. moodyleather


    Jun 2, 2005
    If you order suede it will help hold the instrument in place (ie. neck heavy)...if you move your instrument around...the buttery soft leather (glove leather) would be best. Feel free to call us here in the office anytime with these kinds of questions~it often comes down to personal preferance~ BUT~ if you want the KICK ASS bass cleff ~ they are exclusive the talkbass.com and are suede backed only...
  9. Cerb


    Sep 27, 2004
    Definately get the Talkbass one. It's worth it. The suede is great.
  10. physics


    Aug 7, 2009
    Berkeley, CA
    I just got the 4" suede-backed strap in all black and love it. It looks gorgeous, is extremely well made, comfortable on my shoulder and keeps my slightly neck heavy TBird from slipping. I like the fact that it's not padded, with supple leather that conforms very nicely to the contours of my shoulder and distributes the weight of the bass evenly.
  11. tonequixote


    Feb 6, 2004
    I've owned 2 3" leather backed straps. Never had a problem with slipping . Always stayed in place.

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