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How To Fit Guitar Strap Locks

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All guitars are fitted with standard strap holders. However, the more vigorous styles of guitar playing may well require a more sturdy, secure fitting to ensure the strap remains firmly attached to the guitar. Strap locks are the relatively cheap and simple-to-fit solution.
What you'll need: 
Guitar
Guitar strap
Philips screwdriver
Buffing cloth
1: 
Place the guitar on your lap or on a soft/padded work surface. This will ensure that the body of the guitar isn't scratched while you work on it.
2: 
Use the Philips screwdriver to loosen the strap holders on either end of the guitar's body. Set the old strap holders aside and store them for possible future use.
3: 
Slide the top clamps off the strap locks before screwing the remaining half back into the guitar's body.
4: 
Fit the guitar strap onto the two strap holders before sliding the clamps back on above the strap. Ensure the clamps click into place and are firm.
5: 
Buff the the locks and surrounding area to remove any grease or oil deposited while working.
Conclusion: 
Having fitted the new strap locks, you should now feel confident that your strap cannot work its way loose.
Tips: 
Ensure you screw the bottom half of the strap locks tightly into the body of the guitar.
Use a strong, unperished guitar strap made of leather or woven material.

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