I won’t change but it’s cool to know it exists, and it gives a pretty neat look to Rosie !
its worth the free beer you get with these
Unfortunately, I’m more of a wine drinker. But I got these from my friendly grocery store manager.
So there’s 3 seperate parts then? I don’t understand this ‘lock wheel’ part.
Yes that’s precisely the idea.
You’re too good to me Howard
Very helpful, thanks. I wasn’t going to bother with strap locks to be honest as I wanted to keep everything original when I get my new bass, but I think this has changed my mind.
You could go down the Grolsch bottle washer route, they are excellent and lots of pro’s use them.
I’m only looking at the Schaller because I bought a bass that already has the Schaller buttons on it.
The only real drawback I can see with the Grolsch washers, is if you do a gig with two or more basses, and you want to use the same strap - that isn’t happening with me at the moment though, so it’s not really an issue.
My second bass came with the company’s own strap locks, which are Dunlop-based, so I can’t share a strap in the end either
With the washer route, I assume you just leave a strap on all the time though? I’m not sure that will work with my guitar case. I will just have one main bass though.
That is the easiest thing to do, @JT. My bass will not fit into its case unless I remove the strap, but that’s not a real big deal.
True punks don’t have hard cases. Grolsch-lock don’t care about hard cases.
True punks must not have little children that like to mess with and damage everything they can then.
True punks drink the Grolsch and damage their own things before the kids can get to it
In all seriousness though, this is a good argument for a strap lock system. They unlock and come off in seconds.
Right now I have just a single bass and and single guitar (which I don’t really play), and each have their own strap. For now the Grolsch Lock system will work until I get a second bass, but I really need to get much better before I can start looking at a new bass!
If you go down the Grolsch washer route, here’s something for you to use the rest of the mechanism for. It was pure chance that this came up on my Pinterest feed.
So the benefits of the Grolsh system are; 1 beer, 1 dangly ornament for your boot laces (usually 2 recommended), 1 guitar strap securer (2 required), 1 folding guitar stool joint (minimum 3 required), and 1 green bottle to put some pretty flowers in (any flower will do).
I’m resurecting this thread … I’m thinking about an old strap lock system, I can’t remember the exact name. it’s some kind of black plastic disc with a rotating disc inside and when you rotate this inner disc it locks the strap, using a standard (non strap-lock) strap button.
not sure I’m clear … not sure at all
if someone knows the name of this thing, I would be interested because I don’t want to install standard strap locks on my Grabber (because the strap button are not well located for that)
I’m thinking D’Addario Planet Lock, or possibly the Ernie Ball Pollock system.