Psst... Ready to join TalkBass and start posting, make new friends, sell your gear, and more?  Register your free account in 30 seconds.

Opps! Destroyed the strap button and strap

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Sofa King, Nov 13, 2002.


  1. Sofa King

    Sofa King

    Aug 20, 2000
    Rowlett, TX
    Heh, so I was just playing along to some music today, figured I'd get into it a little. Bad idea. My strap had already started to rip some, I figured "Eh, no problem, it's a cheapy anyways, I can always get a new one". Well, it held up a little better than I thought... my strap button decided to go AWOL. I haven't found it yet, but it sure left a mark on my bass.

    See atached foto :eek:
     
  2. Sofa King

    Sofa King

    Aug 20, 2000
    Rowlett, TX
    I think my strap is about caput, too.
     
  3. this may need to go in another forum but anyways

    thats a bummer
     
  4. Ship this over to Setup mmkay!

    :D:D

    Merls
     
  5. Sofa King

    Sofa King

    Aug 20, 2000
    Rowlett, TX
    I was thinking of posting this there, but I wasn't sure if it would qualify as a setup post or not. Any mods wanting to move it, feel free, I don't mind :D
     
  6. long live strap locks!(and good straps...)
     
  7. Justin V

    Justin V

    Dec 27, 2000
    Alameda, CA
     
  8. Johnny BoomBoom

    Johnny BoomBoom Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2001
    Glasgow, Scotland


    Ouch!:eek:
     
  9. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    It looks white in the middle - inside the bass body, that is.

    Is it made of papier mache - that would explain a lot!! ;)
     
  10. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk

    Apr 14, 2001
    Pennsylvania
    -Behind cover...
    -flips safety clip...
    -checks target area...
    -returns behind cover...
    -pulls pin...
    -throws into target area...


    Long live Ibanez

    returns behind cover and waits for explosion
     
  11. Sofa King

    Sofa King

    Aug 20, 2000
    Rowlett, TX
    Well, the popular consensus of Ibanez might agree... :p

    I did finally find my strap button. Looks like the screw is of the 1-1/4 or 1/2 inch kind, with only about two thirds of it going into the bass. Doesn't seem like that would provide a lot of anchorage to me :rolleyes: ;)
     
  12. Consider getting straplocks? If not, is there some resemblance of a hole left? You could fill it and redrill hole but use a longer, thicker screw.. perhaps hambone can give some advice on fixing the paintwork.. ;)

    :D:D

    Merls
     
  13. Sofa King

    Sofa King

    Aug 20, 2000
    Rowlett, TX
    I'm thinking straplocks would be a good idea. I could get em recessed, I'm already halfway there! :eek: :rolleyes: ;)