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Dunlop Dual-Design Straplok System  

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The Dunlop Straplok System is designed with the artist in mind. 360° groove-and-ball design allows the unit to rotate without catching. The strap ret...Read More

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      OVERVIEW

      Wider flange button provides extra security.

      The Dunlop Straplok System is designed with the artist in mind. 360° groove-and-ball design allows the unit to rotate without catching. The strap retainers are easy to install and operate. The case-hardened steel skin guarantees long life. The same strap can be used with several guitars as the strap button is interchangeable. Release-tested up to 800 lbs. of pull; it won't come loose. Complete set (2 units for instrument and strap) adapts to instrument by replacing existing strap pins and screws with special Straplok System brand buttons and screws. 2 strap attachments are included.

      FEATURES
      • 360° groove-and-ball design allows unit to rotate without catching
      • Easy to install and operate
      • Case-hardened steel skin guarantees long life
      • Same strap can be used with several guitars as the button is interchangeable
      • Release-tested up to 800 lbs.

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      DunlopDual-Design Straplok System
       
      4.5

      (based on 397 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (315)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (32)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (16)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (12)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (22)

      95%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good quality (111)
      • Functional (109)
      • Easy to use (104)
      • Easy to install (5)
      • Secure (3)

      Cons

      • Not functional (4)
      • Poor quality (3)

      Best Uses

      • Concerts (63)
      • Practicing (58)
      • Back-up (23)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (80), Professional musician (36), Novice (11)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Love them Dunlop Straploks!

      What's not to like? You get a quality set of strap loks that allow you to snap your strap on and off easily BUT when connected is very secure. Item worth having to protect...Read complete review

      What's not to like? You get a quality set of strap loks that allow you to snap your strap on and off easily BUT when connected is very secure. Item worth having to protect your guitar from dropping while playing. Solid construction, quality plating, easy installation. I have them on all 11 of my guitars, my bass. Go the extra money and get a set and protect your guitar investment.
      Features are a swivel style straplok that attaches securely to where you removed your old strap mount. The Dunlops feature a slightly larger screw so that you securely get a bite on the wood, they go a bit deeper as well to ensure more contacts for safe and secure attachement. Then you attach a collar with the push-in post through the strap (this could take a bit of doing or even trimming the leather to allow the clamp collar to snap into it's groove. So you push the post through the strap enough to expose the clamp ring, drop a matching finish washer over the post, and slide the C clamp securely over the push in post. All that remains is to push in the pin, which retracts the small ball bearings enound to allow the post to slide into the strap lock on the guitar, release the push in pin and the balls extend out and secure the post deep inside the strap lock. It cannot be pulled out, in fact, you'd risk perhaps yanking the strap lock out of the guitar body first. Best of all, they swivel 180 degrees so you have complete freedom of motion.
      Solid quality, nice finishes, heavy plating. Best of all is a good screw phillips head that won't strip out as you're driving it into the guitar blocks. Hint: if it gets too tight and you still haven't secured the strap lock end to the guitar, compressing that little piece of felt that was on the guitar, you may want to remove the screw, and with a much tinier drill bit than the screw, drill out the hole so that the screw isn't trying to drill a new hole, You'll still get a nice secure fit. What happens if you mess up and strip the screw hole? Grab a couple of toothpicks, I like the pointy rounded ones, snap them in half and slide both halves into the stripped screw hold small end first. You may even want to add a drop of Tight-Bond wood glue for insurance. The toothpicks are now wedged into the oversized hole when the screw mashes them up against the holes oversized walls. The screws will bite the toothpicks, glue will make it all secure. Let it rest overnight before attaching the strap loks.
      Hey, you spent a lot of MONEY, scrimped, saved, toiled, and slaved to buy your new guitar. To protect it, you want the security a good set of straploks will give you. Cheap insurance to keep from dropping your pride and joy.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Awkward

      These strap locks are horrible. They look rediculous because they stick out an extra inch from the body, and that causes added stress to the screw. (which explains why it comes with extra...Read complete review

      These strap locks are horrible. They look rediculous because they stick out an extra inch from the body, and that causes added stress to the screw. (which explains why it comes with extra long screws. B.T.W you have to drill your guitar to accommodate the longer screws) If I play unplugged,they also produce a "Rattling Buzz" when I play lower notes.

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      5.0

      Secure & simple

      By Dan-Einar

      from Santa Cruz, CA

      About Me Professional Musician

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dunlop Dual-Design Straplok System:

          I have these on all my guitars and on my good straps. They're quick and easy to use and never let go as long as you engage them properly (which is easy to do). They are standard equipment on Carvin guitars for a good reason.

          Also, any other standard strap will fit on your guitar, so you're not always tied to a strap with the straploks.

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          5.0

          Great product

          By Groovy

          from Austin TX

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Dunlop Dual-Design Straplok System:

            I've been using these strap-locks on my bass guitars for years. I think I got my first set sometime in the early 1990's. I have them installed on all my basses now and after 20+ years they have never failed. They are easy to install, all you need is a screwdriver. Anyone who says they have trouble installing them probably is not doing it right. I've never had any problems with them at all.

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            5.0

            Every guitar needs these

            By Fatback Homer

            from White Haven Pa

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Dunlop Dual-Design Straplok System:

              Best strap lock system. Period.

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              5.0

              Excellent strap security!

              By Garvoon

              from Laurel, MD

              About Me Professional Musician

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Dunlop Dual-Design Straplok System:

                ALL of my guitars and basses have StrapLoks ... not once have they ever let me down. Snap the strap on and it's not coming off untill you want it to.

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                2.0

                try something else

                By Blue

                from Rhode Island

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                Pros

                • Functional

                Cons

                • Difficult to install

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Dunlop Dual-Design Straplok System:

                  I'm not happy that I had to re-drill the holes in my guitar to use this product. It also sticks out from the body in an awkward way. Honestly, try a different strap lock.

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                  5.0

                  Great product, great price.

                  By Sam the Bassist

                  from Corvallis, OR

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Concerts

                    Comments about Dunlop Dual-Design Straplok System:

                    Great product, great price.

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                    3.0

                    Nice system, cheap screws

                    By Ryan

                    from Houston, TX

                    About Me Novice

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Sturdy

                    Cons

                    • Poor Quality

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Dunlop Dual-Design Straplok System:

                    The overall quality is there, but the screws are lacking. The locks operate as expected and are quite nice. The metal that the screws are made from its soft and doors nit hold up well during installation. I actually had to go into my shop and make a new screw for one of the buttons since they are not a standard head shape. Once they were installed, I was happy with the performance though.

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                    5.0

                    Can't go wrong

                    By Matt

                    from Vernon, Ct

                    About Me Experienced

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Dunlop Dual-Design Straplok System:

                        This is the second set of Dunlop straplicks I've bought. Love these. Easy to install, looks good and work exceptionally well.

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                        4.0

                        Ok with a great price!

                        By moi

                        from NM

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                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality

                        Cons

                        • C Clip Was Difficult

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Dunlop Dual-Design Straplok System:

                          Great price.
                          Picture showed only one.
                          So I bought two which was not necessary.
                          Oh well, now I have a back up.
                          C clip positioning was difficult/stiff but finally got it secured.
                          So far, so good.

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                          5.0

                          great product

                          By tonyt

                          from Long Island n.y.

                          About Me Professional Musician

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                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Functional
                          • Good Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Dunlop Dual-Design Straplok System:

                              great product the best one i've tried

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