Straps for ringless Bass

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Bungle, Jun 14, 2006.

  1. Bungle

    Bungle Member

    Before I joined the band, they got a lottery grant and bought basses without rings for fixing march straps. So far I have got away with fixing to the tie bars, but I think this might lead to a breakage long term. Looking at the photographs of Brass Band Berne at Delph I saw a strap for a bass without rings. Anyone know where these can be purchased? I think this might be easier than trying to have the rings added. Our basses don't have lyre boxes either.:frown:
     
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  3. PeterBale

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  4. horn-girlie

    horn-girlie Member

    I think the harness mentioned above is the one my sister uses, and im pretty sure you just attatch it anywhere on the bass - not necessarily using rings etc. she seems to find it good, and the 'over both shoulders' strap takes a lot of the weight off, making it easier to march with!
     
  5. JDH

    JDH Member

    You can get straps to attach to tuba without rings from Mr.Tuba in South Wales
     

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