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Guitar straps and end pin jacks
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Anyone else have problems fitting the guitar strap over the electric end pin jack on acoustic/electric guitars? I've asked music stores and strap manufacturers and neither seem to think it's a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Mesher Jul 6, 2015.

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Bob Mesher replied to Downtown Freddy Brown's discussion Guitar straps and end pin jacks
"I detest this problem"
Jul 6, 2015
Downtown Freddy Brown replied to Downtown Freddy Brown's discussion Guitar straps and end pin jacks
"Yes Ken...I am talking about the input jack pins that hold the strap and also allow the quarter inch input plug to connect to the electronics of the guitar. You can't take those plugs out to put the strap on or you will damage the electronics.…"
Oct 13, 2014
kenneth Cooke replied to Downtown Freddy Brown's discussion Guitar straps and end pin jacks
"The secret is not to glue the end pin into your guitar and then it can be easily removed and pushed through the strap. C&F Martin & Co advise, not mine"
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"Hi There I haven't seen much activity on this site. Looks like none since 2011. Just wondering if any thing new is happening.   "
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Wayne Hales commented on Downtown Freddy Brown's group Canadian Pickers
"Had Wendell and Wheat at our Club in November. What a great time it was. Katherine broke her guitar and rented a Larrive from Long and McQuade. She was not happy with it at sound check. I went home and got my L 00 for her. She loved it. Wendell was…"
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mike emm replied to Downtown Freddy Brown's discussion Guitar straps and end pin jacks
"Very slick, Freddy!"
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Downtown Freddy Brown commented on Downtown Freddy Brown's group Taylor Guitar Owners and Lovers
"Just added another Taylor to my collection. A Taylor GS Mini Mahogany top. Since they brought out the Mini in 2010 it has been hard to keep in stock. My local store never had one to try out. I wanted a "travel size" guitar for a while now…"
Aug 23, 2012
craig rice commented on Downtown Freddy Brown's group Canadian Pickers
"any beginner flatpickers in edmonton area. would like to get together and jam/practice. doing essentials vol 1 &2,"
Aug 19, 2012
Michael Johns replied to Downtown Freddy Brown's discussion Guitar straps and end pin jacks
"Thanks, I'll take a look"
Jul 26, 2012
Downtown Freddy Brown commented on Paige Anderson's group Martin Guitar Owners
"Just joined the club! I have a Martin DXK2AE Koa body. The only thing I didn't like about it when I bought it was the battery was in a little bag inside the guitar and with my big mitts I needed to take the strings off to replace that battery.…"
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Downtown Freddy Brown replied to Downtown Freddy Brown's discussion Guitar straps and end pin jacks
"Mine come with the concho complete for $10. I have brown leather and black leather [IMG]http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae232/the52blues/fit-rite1.jpg[/IMG]"
Jul 12, 2012
Michael Johns replied to Downtown Freddy Brown's discussion Guitar straps and end pin jacks
"Good, wanna send me a couple....... Not sure where to get screw on conchos? Some store reps saiid I needed an end pin loc, that the item would resolve the issue, but never followed up! The Vender who sold me the strap ended up sending me a small pkg…"
Jul 12, 2012

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Favorite Flatpickers
Roy Clark, Mason Williams, The Tennessee Two, Paul Simon, Ricky Scaggs and family
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Wildwood Flower, A Walk in the Black Forest, Walk Right In, Orange Blossom Special, Looking Out My Back Door, Kodakrome
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Local Toronto GTA musician playing mostly solo gigs using Blues, Jazz, Folk, R&R etc.
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Better late than never I have entered the electronic era...OK very late. I have posted a few vids of me playing ukulele and guitar. Check it out if you feel so inclined. I value your encouragement.
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