A dream strap

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by Bertotti, Jan 25, 2019.

  1. Bertotti

    Bertotti Country Gent

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
    So my Broadway Jade is screaming for a strap other then the light colored leather suede on I have now. I think I will save a bit and go for this but the darn price is high. I think it would go well with the Broadway jade even though it isn't a green strap. Keep the Far East feel going.

    Wlaker and Williams Red Koi
  2. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Nice looking strap!
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  3. radd

    radd Synchromatic

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa cruz
    That’s not to much to spend on a guality leather strap...go for it.
  4. new6659

    new6659 Gretschie

    Dec 10, 2018
    Southwestern Ontario
    Now I'm thinking I need one of these too!
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  5. stevo

    stevo Country Gent

    May 1, 2012
    I...don't...need...another...strap. How much was it again?
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  6. O Riley

    O Riley Gretschie

    Jun 2, 2018
    Sunny California
    Nice, just not a fan of something so recognizable.
  7. MotorCentaur

    MotorCentaur Gretschie

    May 11, 2016
    Life is short. Get what pleases you. The $ differential between something that "works" and what would bring happiness is minimal in the long run.
  8. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    I actually have 2 of the model G-813 . Nice traps the Walker & Williams Line
  9. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    This strap is absolutely gorgous. Well worth the price, imho.
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  10. benjwri

    benjwri Country Gent

    Oct 27, 2011
    Central ON Can
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  11. BuddieGreen

    BuddieGreen Gretschie

    Sep 3, 2018
    indiana usa
    i have 2 of walker williams straps..one flat black and the other saddle color and love them both. highly recomended
  12. gruffydd3

    gruffydd3 Electromatic

    Nov 3, 2018
    You might want to read some reviews of their straps before you buy. There are several sites where people said their straps started peeling after a short time. I was going to buy one of their vintage style straps until I saw those reviews.
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  13. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Forum member Richmoo made this for me for $60 . Designed after the Duane Allman strap . I love the strap . We spoke on the phone and his main concern was that I was satisfied . He told me he wanted to retire and do leather making but his health was not so great . I haven't seen him on the forum since he made this for me in Feb of 2015 . I hope he's well . I like your strap @Bertotti . I say buy it ...

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  14. Synchro

    Synchro The artist formerly known as: Synchro Staff Member

    Jun 2, 2008
    Admin Post
    That should make for an interesting visual effect. I like it.

    BTW, thanks for introducing me to Walker & Williams. I had some extra money which was going to be wasted on savings and /or investing in my future. Now I won’t be reduced to such drastic measures. :)
  15. Flouswa

    Flouswa Country Gent

  16. Crooner

    Crooner Friend of Fred

    Apr 15, 2009
  17. turbo2000

    turbo2000 Gretschie

    Aug 18, 2015
  18. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Country Gent

    I bought a Walker & Williams strap about a year ago, after finding out about them here. I've been very happy with mine, and consider it my finest strap.
  19. panhead6zero

    panhead6zero Synchromatic

    Jan 17, 2015
    The Motor City
    As a leather worker, I think $75.00 is a great price. A lot of work went into that with the carving and coloring. Very pretty I might add.
  20. panhead6zero

    panhead6zero Synchromatic

    Jan 17, 2015
    The Motor City
    I Bought one of these Airline straps in black with white stripe. It is very stiff and kind of heavy. Not sure if this is made the same way or not... Mine has heavy webbing for a backing.
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