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Les Paul + Bigsby B7 = Cant use planet lock guitar strap?

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Hi all..

 

I attached a Bigsby B7 + Vibramate V7 on my LP,

But turns out i can't use a Planet Lock Guitar Strap..

 

I'll show you the images:

 

This is the strap connect part.. I dont know what is it called..

This is the top one..

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And this, is the bottom, close to the tail peace..

img0095bi.jpg

 

And this is my Planet Lock Guitar strap..

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img0096m.jpg

 

 

 

As you can see, the end my strap lock is kind of thick, and it can't fit to the bottom strap connect of the guitar..

 

I marked it with red lines..

 

Do you know what i meant?

 

Any solutions?

 

Cheers

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Ow.. Wahsers.. alright..

 

When i browse online.. The have the one made from metal..

and one that looks like:

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Which one that is better ?

 

And what kind of screw is used for strap buttons?

The series that determines the size for LP...

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Metal, you don't want the felt washers. Size, small enough to fit the hole in the hinge, and big enough to allow the screw to go through. You're on your own regarding the exact measurements.

I suggest you visit your local hardware store and bring the old screw with you. That will allow you to check the length and thread of a suitable replacementscrew. Good luck!

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Hic, most Sears stores have a hardware section that includes stainless steel philips head screws and washer in a wide variety of sizes. Gab a bunch that are close and experiment until you get the right combination. If you must have gold, you will then know the eaxct dimensions of what you need to replace them, and have temporary substitutes in the meantime.

 

Or, you could just switch to Schaller or other straplocks and buy a dedicated strap for the guitar.

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Which one guys?

Between these 2

I'm wondering though' date=' which is better..

A

 

Or

 

B

 

Bothe A & B return server errors. Just post the pics....

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Why not? I have factory "installed" felt washers on my Epiphone.:-$

 

They're only there to keep the strapknob from scratching the finish. They also allow the strapbuttonscrew to wiggle loose eventually.

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that's probably the ugliest coloured strap I've ever seen (and what's the the plastic clamp at the end?), sorry mate, no offense. Just buy a couple of gold strap locks for a buck twenty and maybe a nice strap if you're on it.

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I'll open a new thread regarding the look of my LP..

 

About the problem of the strap buttons..

First, i cant use stuff like this

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Because my strap buttons are really tight..

 

strapbuttons.jpg

 

strapbuttons1.jpg

 

what i need is...

 

Something to fill the gap that the red arrow is pointing..something solid i suppose..

 

img0115tz.jpg

 

Thus, if all this are going well.. i can use any time of locks i want.. just like it the top strap buttons.

img0094u.jpg

I need this length (red line)

 

 

So SOrry to make this complicated...

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