The Classic Strap is a comfortable neck strap for the sophisticated performer. The tailored design is great for your saxophone, bass clarinet, English horn, bassoon, oboe and other instruments.
Classic Strap™ offers the sophisticated performer a comfortable alternative. The tailored design is great for your saxophone, bass clarinet, English horn, bassoon, oboe and other instruments. The improved pad utilizes a laminated construction of neoprene layers, nylon reinforcement and comfort foam. These combined features conform to the neck and shoulders and create a unique cushioning feel with better support. Classic Strap™ minimizes the strap movement while maximizing the comfort - it’s sure to be a classic!
|Hook||Appropriate For||Break Strength*|
|Swivel hook||Popular option with closed design. Great for students as it offers added security. Strong enough to even carry a Baritone Sax.||Hook breaks at about 125 pounds (56 kg).|
|Open hook||Ideal for musicians doubling. This non-marring glass-filled plastic hook is a very durable open hook design.||Hook breaks at about 75 pounds (34 kg).|
|Plastic-covered metal hook||Ideal for instruments with small eyelets, i.e. bass clarinet, English horn, oboe, bassoon, etc. Also great for quick instrument changes at gigs.||Hook starts to bend open at about 75 pounds (34 kg).|
|Loop||Truly unique design offers non-marring locking system for small eyelets and/or heavy instruments. Great for students or musicians in marching bands as it offers the ultimate in security and flexibility.||Quick disconnect fails at about 145 pounds (66 kg).|
* All break strengths are static loads measured in tension. Side loading on any of the hooks can reduce the break strength substantially.
|Stock Number||Classic Strap™ Style||Hook Style||Color||MSRP||Approximate Size|
Measured from the back of the neck to the bottom of the hook. The Swivel hook adds an additional 1" to the length measurements.
How to Attach a Loop Strap
1. Thread loop through connection point on instrument.
2. Thread the quick disconnect through the loop.
3. Pull on the quick disconnect to tighten knot.
4. Attach to strap.
Can you wash and dry the strap? If so, what are the instructions?
Yes, you can wash the neoprene straps. Just wash in warm water with mild detergent, rinse, pat dry and then let air dry completely before using. Just don't put them in the washing machine.
How do I lengthen this strap?
Push the plastic tab (the one on the webbing) down toward the hook. This lengthens the strap. To shorten it, pull the tab up toward your neck.