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November 10, 2013 | Long Hollow Big Softy Mandolin Straps
Lots of individual preferences for mandolin straps out there, some like the braided leather, others like a flat piece of leather, and some even tweak a dog leash into a homemade version of their own. You can get different kinds of leather, cowhide, deer, buffalo, and each has a different kind of texture and suppleness.
Our hands-down favorite is the Long Hollow "Big Softy" (#71070) that can be purchased for around $20 delivered. Spread wide just where you need it for stability and support and soft as a baby's skin, this mandolin strap will be one of the most comfortable you've ever put on your neck. They come in brown and black, and sometimes you can get them in light tan or burgundy.
If you can't get them locally, this is our recommended online US retailer, Dietze Music:
Long Hollow Big Softy Mandolin Strap
Note: The shopping cart may give you some funky international shipping costs, but if you mention JazzMando in the comment field, the shipping can be reduced to $4.75 US Domestic, $8.00 Canadian, and $10.00 Europe and Australia. Price will be manually altered before it ships.
Posted by Ted at November 10, 2013 6:56 AM
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