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Strap for combatting neck dive???

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by nowontonsforme, Jan 9, 2006.

  1. I just recently purchased an MTD Saratoga 5. LOVE the bass, my only complaint so far is that it's pretty neck heavy and has a tendency to dive. Is there some sort of grippier strap anyone could recommend or any other ways to battle this problem? thanks!
  2. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    Broad leather straps tend to do the trick.
  3. mrpackerguy

    mrpackerguy Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Madison, Wisconsin
    I agree. I have an ASAT (notorius for neck dive) and I found a 3 1/2" padded strap really helps out.
  4. Earthday


    Sep 22, 2005
    New Hampshire
    If its really bad you can also move the peg to a different location, which can really help out on certain basses.
  5. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    All your neckdive are belong to us.
  6. The Squid strap pad from Planet Waves works well
  7. fretlessrock

    fretlessrock Supporting Member

    Aug 8, 2002
    I use a Levy's leather with the suede backing and it stays wherever I put it. My J with the Moses neck dives a bit (basswood body) and the suede makes it very manageable.
  8. X Wolf

    X Wolf Guest

    The wet suit foam material on the Comfort Strap helps to avoid slippage.