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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-10-2004, 11:51 PM Thread Starter
 
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DIMARZIO STRAPS

i had a question about the if the dimarzio clip together straps that steve vai uses are very stable or if they are good for hard playing or not.
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-11-2004, 12:57 AM
 
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I think you've answered your own question. Not many people play harder than Steve Vai. Of course, he may not be as wild as he used to be, but still...
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-11-2004, 01:21 AM
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They are definitely the best straps out there (I believe), and I'm not just saying that because Vai uses them, although it shows that they can handle a brutal thrashing after watching him live. I use em on all my guitars, and have never questioned their stability or durability even once.
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-11-2004, 02:45 AM
 
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Not only are they durable, but they are very comfortable and are not bulky.
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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-15-2004, 07:57 AM
 
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I'm using one and the screws where a little bit smaller that the original ones so I used bigger screws. It's one though strap : 2 years of windmills without any incidents whatsoever proved it.
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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-17-2004, 03:01 PM
 
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DiMarzio Straps

I use DiMarzio Clip Lock straps exclusively on every one of my 4 dozen plus guitars.... I've only had one incident where they failed me (actually they didn't fail me, the screw came out of the wood during a windmill and the guitar went sailing... destroyed the neck... <charvel model 4a>.
That was many years ago and I wrote to DiMarzio and told them about it - they sent me 4 brand new straps of each color they had available at the time. Even though the strap wasn't the problem.

I thought that was cool of them.
My only complaint about them is that they seem to have screw holes thru the brass fitting that are just a little too small for some real heavy duty screws.
I know I'd feel much more comfortable if they had bigger, longer screws that went further into the body. That's my only suggestion about them.

They are wonderful though.
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-17-2004, 07:43 PM
 
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Yes, they are very durable and can take all the hard playing you can throw their way. I have had them Łut on all of my guitars (roughly 70 now) for over 10 years.
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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-18-2004, 07:12 AM
 
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ditto.
i use Cliplocks on all of my guitars. i couldn't use anything else, cause they're so comfy, safe and silent, unlike "clanging" Schallers.
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-29-2004, 02:24 PM
 
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Straplocks are just great.
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