These straps are handcrafted in Toronto, Canada using harness leather from the Wickett & Craig tannery. The main strap is 1" thick, and It has a sliding shoulder pad for extra comfort. It's compatible with both acoustic and electric instruments, and it has a length range of 115-135cm (45"-53"). For added comfort and durability, all edges are rounded and burnished smooth. Several advanced configurations are available, and the strap can also be personalized with a unique name/monogram of your choice.
These straps are produced by hand - carefully and one at a time, with full commitment to quality and detail; It will be at your service for many years, taking on a rich character with age.
*Choose the BASIC version for a regular strap which will be compatible with all standard electric or acoustic guitars or basses.
Every hide is different, and each one will have its own signature look; range markings, scars, and wrinkles give each piece a unique character. The color examples were photographed under natural light, and they're a good representation of how the leather looks in person, but some variation is always to be expected. With regular exposure to dirt and everyday life, the materials will darken and take on a warm patina.
Screw Adjustment Your OCHRE handcrafted guitar strap can also be made with adjustable 'Chicago screw' rivets instead of multiple keyholes. This option offers improved length precision, and a cleaner look, but it does not affect the overall size.
Loop-end Designed for instruments without a secondary strap pin. Instead of a traditional keyhole, this loop add-on will secure to your instrument's headstock, adding 20cm to the total strap length. The narrow section which sits under the strings measures 1.5cm wide, and 4mm thick. Please ensure this sizing will work with your instrument, taking into account the extra length required to reach the headstock.
Optional Trim These straps can also be customized with a decorative trim - include any special instructions at check-out. Plain (without trim) is the default.
Enlarged Keyhole option Some electric/acoustic guitars are fitted with an endpin jack that is wider than most regular strap pins. Although the standard keyhole size will work with these guitars, an enlarged keyhole is a better fit. Please include a note at check-out if you would like large keyholes at the rear.[/TABS]