#1
Hey people, just brought some straplocks and im wondering wtf do i do to put them on.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Boston-Guitar-Strap-Locks-system/dp/B0013NFR1U


These are the ones i have and they didnt come with instructions so could you help me?

Thanks
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#2
You have to unscrew and completely remove your current strap holders, and then screw in the new strap holders [which also act as a straplock].

It's basically just a replacement.
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#4
Quote by Waffleguy
^ What he said.
but here is a more in-dept guide http://www.ehow.com/how_5095837_install-strap-locks-guitar.html


Ah, that's a lot better then what I said.
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#5
Right...problem..


The screw is waaay to short for me to screw in the new strap holder. Its almost 3 times smaller then the stock screw i had.

What can i do here?
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#6
Quote by Chris3235
Right...problem..


The screw is waaay to short for me to screw in the new strap holder. Its almost 3 times smaller then the stock screw i had.

What can i do here?


Use the old screw instead of the new one?
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#7
Will your old screw fit thru the holes in the straplock? If so just use them. If not, you'll either need to return these SLs and looks for another brand with larger screws or....
Get a small diameter wooden dowel (1/8 - 3/16 inch) and drill out the screws holes to match the dowel size. Cut a length of the dowel to match the hole depth (and ideally, scored a line down one side of the dowel for pressure relief) apply good wood glue and tap in the plug till flush. Let set and redrill for smaller screws.
Please do not use toothpicks or match sticks as the wood is crappy and you end up with gaps that get filled by glue instead of wood.
Moving on.....
#8
I had an epic fail with strap locks few days agoo..

Attached my strap to one end of the guitarr.. went to put the other lock in.. THOUGHT it was in.. then lifted the guitar up by the strap.. the guitar broke free from one of the locks and swung into my amppp headstock-first hahhhaa..
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#9
Quote by Chasing Shadows
I had an epic fail with strap locks few days agoo..

Attached my strap to one end of the guitarr.. went to put the other lock in.. THOUGHT it was in.. then lifted the guitar up by the strap.. the guitar broke free from one of the locks and swung into my amppp headstock-first hahhhaa..
dayumm


This is one of the main reasons I use the DiMarzio strap locks with the clips in the strap as opposed to the lock on the strap peg.
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#10
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This is one of the main reasons I use the DiMarzio strap locks with the clips in the strap as opposed to the lock on the strap peg.


I have them!
The strap is permanently attached to the strap lock, so it won't come loose, but the strap has a clip near both sides so you can remove the main strap safely.
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#11
Quote by Simsimius
I have them!
The strap is permanently attached to the strap lock, so it won't come loose, but the strap has a clip near both sides so you can remove the main strap safely.


Yes...I find these to work much much better. I have never had the DiMarzio one fail me, unlike the other kind.

Some hate them though
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MXR 10 Band EQ
#12
Quote by srob7001
Yes...I find these to work much much better. I have never had the DiMarzio one fail me, unlike the other kind.

Some hate them though




Some people are just overly fussy...
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- Arbiter LP Jr. Doublecut
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- Laney VC15

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