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D'Addario Planet Waves Polypropylene Bass Guitar Strap  3 Inches

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This Planet Waves polypropylene strap for your bass guitar is a 3"-wide, heavy-duty tubular strap designed for weightier instruments. The bass strap ...Read More

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This Planet Waves polypropylene strap for your bass guitar is a 3"-wide, heavy-duty tubular strap designed for weightier instruments. The bass strap is equipped with an internal pad that your shoulder will love. Black only,


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D'Addario Planet WavesPolypropylene Bass Guitar Strap
 
4.4

(based on 51 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (37)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (21)
  • Functional (18)
  • Easy to use (12)
  • Comfortable (3)

Cons

  • Not functional (3)

Best Uses

  • Concerts (13)
  • Practicing (13)
  • Back-up (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (11), Professional musician (7), Novice (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Tames The Savage Bass!

I've been using this strap since the mid-90's, practicing, rehearsing and gigging up to 5 nights a week. I purchased the first one because my 11-1/2 pound bass guitar...Read complete review

I've been using this strap since the mid-90's, practicing, rehearsing and gigging up to 5 nights a week. I purchased the first one because my 11-1/2 pound bass guitar on the 2" wide strap was KILLING my shoulder. And at 6'1" and over 220lbs, I'm a big, tough guy! As far as the pad floating down the inside, which a few people have complained about and I battled with in the beginning, I adjusted mine to a comfortable position, tacked the pad in place with a couple of stitches from a needle and thread, and YOWZA! No more problem. It takes a bit of work on your part, but the results are phenomenal. The Planet Waves Polypropylene Bass Guitar Strap, in my experience, is comfortable, well made, and almost indestructible. I had an inferior strap come off my Jazz Bass during a gig many years ago, but that has NEVER been an issue with the Planet Waves strap, mainly, I believe, due to the thick, stiff leather ends. Get yourself one of these straps and install strap locks on your guitars, tack the pad in a comfortable position so it doesn't move while you bop your top and you'll be STYLIN' for many moons to come!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Didn't work for me

This strap had great reviews and the price was right. I only saw 1 negative review, which to me says it's probable that individual.

For me the strap is...Read complete review

This strap had great reviews and the price was right. I only saw 1 negative review, which to me says it's probable that individual.

For me the strap is too big, I an average size guy and wear by bass fairly low. There are 2 adjustments, front and rear. The front adjustment, plastic peace, sits right at my shoulder making uncomfortable.

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3.0

Slightly confused

By jmimbs

from Florida

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Polypropylene Bass Guitar Strap:

    I now own three of these straps, one for each of my basses. Two were bought in local music stores, and one was recently bought from Musician's Friend. The strap I received from Musicians Friend does not have the Planet Waves logo and seems to be several inches shorter than my other two. The holes cut for strap buttons also seem to be smaller; I had to enlarge them slightly so they would fit normal size strap buttons. The shipping manifest lists it as the same product though, so I'm not sure what is going on.

    That aside, these straps are awesome for bass. The padding and width really help, although it can take some adjustment to make use of the padded section. They aren't the longest straps, but they get the job done and make things easier on your shoulder.

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    5.0

    This strap is just what I wanted!

    By KCRedeye

    from Laurie, MO

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Polypropylene Bass Guitar Strap:

      Nice wide guitar strap.....adjusts nicely for my bass guitar. Very comfortable, easy to adjust, nothing overly fancy, but looks just fine!

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      5.0

      It's a shoulder saver

      Pros

      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Polypropylene Bass Guitar Strap:

        I read the other reviews here and found all the good observations to be true. I did have to reposition the padding inside the strap by squishing it around a bit. It really does move to where you need it and so far has stayed put. I bought this one for my Jazz bass, which I wear a little lower than waist level, and it has several inches of length to spare. I plan on buying another on for my double neck.

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        5.0

        Great strap

        By The Muffster

        from Florida

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Home Studio

          Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Polypropylene Bass Guitar Strap:

          Padded, very comfortable and adjustable. The pick holder is also a nice touch.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Here's a tip

          By Momoy

          from san jose, ca

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          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Price
          • Good Quality
          • Wide

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Polypropylene Bass Guitar Strap:

              You can either remove the planet wave patch/logo and slide the padding to the tip for those players who wear their guitar/bass above their belts.

              OR you can slide padding all the way to the other end opposite of the patch if you don't want to take out the patch. Problem solved.

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              5.0

              Great Strap

              By nottosay02

              from Sanford, North Carolina

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              Pros

              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Polypropylene Bass Guitar Strap:

                  This strap really helps out with the weight of heavier guitars/basses. I use it for my guitars, and it feels great. Doesn't cut into your shoulder like cheap nylon straps do because of the soft material of the inside of the strap. Even has a pick holder to store extra picks in case you drop one. Great for the money and I will definitely be buying more of these in the future.

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                  5.0

                  Most comfortable strap I've ever owned

                  By plpinkham

                  from Roseville, CA

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Polypropylene Bass Guitar Strap:

                    When I started using a baritone scale guitar I found that a standard size strap was starting to get uncomfortable. I switched to this strap and it has been amazing. I now use this strap on all of my guitars!

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    It really is a good strap..

                    By Indy Nimm

                    from Bryson City, NC

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                    • Poor design

                    Best Uses

                    • Concerts
                    • Holding Up Your Guitar
                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Polypropylene Bass Guitar Strap:

                    The position of the pick holder hinders how far forward the pad can be slid in the strap. Easily fixable tho, I just cut the stitching and removed it. Now it sits perfectly. It's a very comfortable strap. The inside is a soft fabric, overall I'm very satisfied. Taking away one star just because of the pick holder thing. But it really was a minor thing, and a quick fix.

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                    5.0

                    My "Standard" for all my electrics

                    By RJoz

                    from Reno, Nevade

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Always

                    Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Polypropylene Bass Guitar Strap:

                    I use this strap, literally, on all of my electric guitars and basses.

                    This strap is comfortable, even with heavy guitars/bases, and they last forever. I might add that the price is excellent for the quality and functionality that you get. I have been using these for at least the last 10 years of so, and have never had one single issue with them.

                    BTW, I use these, always, with Schaller Straplocks... I know, love, and can trust this combination.

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                    5.0

                    Bass Guitar Strap

                    By Jerry1953

                    from Mt. Pleasant, SC

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Backup
                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about D'Addario Planet Waves Polypropylene Bass Guitar Strap:

                      Very comfortable.

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