Frazzled Rock Guitar Strap

Frazzled Rock Guitar Strap


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This OOAK guitar strap is made with a very unique sheepskin that has pastel shades of pinks & purples & blue fibers twisted & woven within the hides own wool for a multi dimensional and textural effect. Some of the hair is looped and lays flat, but ends about 1" are free and create a fuzzy fringe look. (The fibers may be more sheeps wool or mohair).

This is applied over a supple smooth soft pink cowhide , and is glued & edge stitched with grey thread that is nearly invisible, leaving the adjustment slot area to show off the main strap cowhide. The sheep skin hide is white, and the cowhide is not thru-dyed, so the edge appears white with layers of pink.

The peg holes are reinforced with another layer of the pink cowhide for both the main and adustment straps.

This is a thinner leather than most of my straps, and it is still strong, but recommend it for lighter weight instruments to avoid excess strain, and therefore any stretching, of the strap.

The main strap is 2.5", tapering down to about 2" at the front peg hole, and less of a taper to about 2.25" on the slot end.

The 1" wide adjustment strap is made with the same leather as the main strap so it can weave through the adjustment slots easily, but it is still firm, and will not stretch. The edges are trimmed with a small radius bevel tool to soften the look. The cowhide has a suede split underside, so it will not slide out of position on your shoulder.

The overall length of this strap as shown is adjustable from about 48" to 58". The main strap is about 42" long, and the 11 slots are spaced from about 29" to 40" from the front peg hole. The adjustment strap is 18" from slot to its rear peg hole when installed. (I refer to the front peg hole being on the main strap, and the rear is the adjustment slot).

The 1" wide adjustment strap loops through the chosen slot and is woven through the other slots to provide the desired length and fixes to the back pin on the guitar.

The holes for the pegs are punched at 5/16" in the front, and 3/8" in the back, and a small slit ends with a small hole at the top of the slit to prevent tears & the "keyhole" effect makes the strap easier to install & remove, and can accommodate most pegs. The firm leather and stitching around the front peg hole keeps strap to remain secured once it's fitted fully in place.

This design means the strap is only leather, and there is no metal or plastic hardware that could annoy you while you're playing, or your knock into you instrument while it's being moved or stored.

I can also provide leather "laces" if you prefer to tie the strap to the neck of the guitar, rather than using a front peg. And if you have a specific peg size you need to fit, please let me know. There is no extra charge for enlarging the peg holes or for the ties when you order the strap, but please note in the order if you want any of those changes.

If you have any questions, please convo me!