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At Italia Leather Straps, a large portion of our customers come to our online store shopping for an electric guitar strap. Seasoned pros, hobbyists and beginners alike all need one but often the dilemma arises as to what’s the best electric guitar strap for a given situation. The fact is, it totally depends on you and your guitar. In fact, if you have more than one electric guitar you may need different straps to suit them depending on the characteristics of the instrument. It can be confusing, but our staff has put together the following tips that can help you...

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Here at Italia Leather Straps we get a lot of customers asking about what guitar strap they should choose for their acoustic guitar. The fact is, choosing the best acoustic guitar strap for you and your guitar can be a little more tricky than it seems...especially if you might be new to playing guitar. By looking at a couple simple factors, however, its not too hard to narrow down the seach and find the right one. The first factor is weight of the instrument: Since acoustic guitars (and basses) almost always tend to be much lighter than their electric counterparts generally a...

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Have you been searching for vintage guitar straps that look good but don't have the drawbacks of an old, outdated design...like buckles that can mar the finish of your favorite guitar or sliders that are difficult to adjust? Checkout our selection of vintage guitar straps here.

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Wow. We love it when a customer makes his own guitar strap rack to proudly display his Italia Leather Straps. Thanks to Daniel Ramon from San Antonio, TX for this great photo!

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Buckles, buttons, grommets, studs. Metal on a guitar strap? We just don't get it. A number of other "high end" manufacturers use metal in the design of their straps -- especially metal buckles for adjustment. We just don't see why you'd want metal scratching and dinging your favorite guitar or bass. No one needs a metal buckle digging into their back on stage or causing damage to and intrument when its put back in the case. We know how valuable your intruments are and that resale value is important. From the beginning, Italia Straps have used an elegant no-hardware design...

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