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Old 09-30-2016, 02:37 PM
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Default Dock Line as a guitar strap...

Was thinking of making a guitar strap out of some old dock line for my guitar at the bay...

How thick do you think it would need to be to be comfortable on your neck?

Also, anyone got a piece laying around they dont want?
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what kinda ax ya got???
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Originally Posted by Dead Horse View Post
what kinda ax ya got???
too many LOL, but the one I keep at the bay is a shitty ass Epiphone DR100, that I have put more money into making it play well than it's worth, but my kids and wife gave it to me as a present specifically for the bay. It actually finally plays decent

but the others:
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Taylor
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2" rope is gonna look odd around your neck and don't think it will be comfortable even at that size.
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Double up on 1/2" braided 8 plait. That will distribute weight better than a single piece.
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My 10lb Les Paul on a dock line. No thanks. A 2in strap at the minimum.
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Add a bumper too.
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Pull the core and use cover only. Will be flat and much wider. Send me a PM and I'll send you some.
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KRIS to the rescue.......
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Originally Posted by gatorbus View Post
My 10lb Les Paul on a dock line. No thanks. A 2in strap at the minimum.
+1
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I don't think it would be comfortable. For me I need the flatness and suppleness of a leather strap.

Nice collection btw...I need to start playing out again...

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I put my Ibanez Iceman and Alvarez on the wall when I realized I would never have talent.
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Thats a good sailor....
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Originally Posted by flyau98 View Post
Thats a good sailor....
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Originally Posted by atcfris View Post
YES! Ok I'll keep you guys posted!

Kris, you done this before?
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Originally Posted by freedbaby View Post
YES! Ok I'll keep you guys posted!

Kris, you done this before?
I used to use hemp rope, many moons ago.

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