Straplock won't unlock, help please...

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by csholtmeier, Aug 3, 2005.

  1. csholtmeier


    Feb 8, 2004
    omaha, ne
    I have Dunlop style straplocks on my bass. The one on the top horn will not release. I can push the button in, but it will not release. Thanks in advance for any help.
  2. travatron4000


    Dec 27, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    try using a little WD-40 with the little red tube to get down in there. and just keep working it maybe use something to pry at it or pound it off. just be careful and remember that it you won't get it off with out the button depressed.
  3. fraublugher


    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    lol, remember that episode of the simpsons where the firemen were about to amputate Homer's arm inside the coke machine?

    fireman : " wait a minute , are you just holding on to the can ?"

    Homer : "your point being ? "

    you ' re not trapped with the bass still on i hope :D
  4. csholtmeier


    Feb 8, 2004
    omaha, ne
    Heh, that worked like a charm! Thanks for the tip!