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Guitar Straps Blog
March 25 2015
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March 24 2015
We often get the question: "Can I use strap locks?".
Yes. If you want to.
March 3 2015
Thanks to Dennis Michaels, longtime Italia Straps endorser for this great pic of his bass guitar straps.
Jan 26 2015
Many thanks to longtime supporter David Carnell for this great pic of one his five Italia Straps in action. Check him out now at: davidjohncarnell.com
Jan 20 2015
We get a lot of customers with neck and shoulder pain because of their heavy guitars and basses. A narrow strap only adds to this discomfort....that's why we offer a 4-inch wide model. Our comfy 4 inch straps do a great job distributing the weight of a heavy instrument during those long gigs and practice sessions. Give one a try and see what you've been missing!
Dec 8 2014
Have you placed your Holiday order yet? The best deals of the Holiday Season are on now. Add any strap to your shopping card to reveal the secret discount. All orders placed this week are guaranteed for holiday delivery by December 24th.
Nov 8, 2014
In the workshop today. The Holidays are ramping-up already!
Nov 4, 2014
Metal on your strap? We Just Don't Get It
Buckles, buttons, grommets, studs. Metal on a guitar strap? We just don’t get it. A number of other “high end” guitar strap manufacturers use metal in the design of their straps – especially metal buckles for adjustment. We just don’t see why you’d want metal scratching and dinging your favorite guitar or bass. No one needs a metal buckle digging into their back on stage or causing damage to the instrument when its put back in the case. We know how valuable your instruments are and that resale value is important. From the beginning, Italia Straps have used an elegant no-hardware design that’s easy to adjust. Say no to metal…on your strap.
Oct 20, 2014
We love customer strap photos like this!
Oct 12, 2014
- Wow! We love it when a customer makes his own strap rack to proudly display his Italia Straps. Thanks to Daniel Ramon from San Antonio, TX for the pic.
Sept 18, 2014
As a result of numerous customer requests, we
are now offering our leather backed straps with Blue (Azure) and Red
(Rossa) glove leather backing. These beautiful straps can be seen at the following links. Enjoy!
2.5" Wide: http://italiastraps.com/leather-backed-straps.html
4.0" Wide: http://italiastraps.com/leather-backed-straps2.html
Aug 13, 2014
Thanks to The Band Sparrow one our newest endorsers for this pic!
Aug 3, 2014
Thanks again to Scott Verville for this kind review:
"In my 25 years of playing professionally, I've never owned a strap this nice. The craftsmanship, choice of leather, great looks and most of all the comfort of this strap is beyond measure. Thank you Italia Leather Straps for your attention to detail and pride in your work. It shows!"
-- Scott Verville; Jacksonville, FL
Jul 28, 2014
Some typical action in the shop today. Guitar straps getting ready to go to their new home.
Jul 26, 2014
Looking for vintage guitar straps that look good but don't have the drawbacks of an old design?...like buckles that will mar the finish of your favorite guitar or sliders that are hard to adjust! Checkout our selection of vintage guitar straps here.
Thanks again to Don Sucher for this kind review and pic:
"The straps I ordered just arrived, What can I say but "Wow! Wow! Wow!" Absolutely gorgeous. So soft, but also so substantial. Thank you Italia Straps!!!"
-- Don Sucher; Peterborough, NH