Straps for short guys

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by QUSP, Dec 17, 2002.

  1. QUSP


    Aug 8, 2002
    Hercules, CA
    I like to play my bass just below the chest, but not too close to my waist. I just recently purchased an MTD 635 and I cant find a stap to fit me comfortably. Any suggestions on a comfortable strap for the lil people?
  2. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north

    Use a pair of scissors? I'm sorry if I'm missing something.
  3. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    i got the shortest comfort strapp for use with my thumb and it still wasn't short enough, so i had the nice lady at the local tailoring shop cut out a section of the webbing and re-sow it. now it's nice and short :)

    take whatever strap you have to a tailor or shoe shop and have 'em cut out a section - provided it's nylon.
  4. I use Levy's straps, and they have 2 strap holes on the skinny end of the strap. I have it set to the shortest it could possibly go, and the second hole seats the bass somewhere around where you like to sling your bass.

    I'm 5'7", if you need a reference point for that. :)
  5. QUSP


    Aug 8, 2002
    Hercules, CA
    thats perfect because im 5'7" too.