Hang on to that bass

or “Why I always fit strap locks to my guitars

I’ve never done anything quite as spectacular as this but in the early days I did have a strap part company with a bass I was playing mid-song. Fortunately I was quick enough to be able to trap the bass between my right elbow and body so was able to (rather awkwardly) finish the song.

Schaller Strap locks
Schaller StrapLocks
These days I ALWAYS fit Schaller Straplocks to my guitars – whether or not that would have helped the poor guy in the video above I couldn’t say…