I've read that quote.In part one of the 1968 interview, Townshend spoke about his guitar smashing techniques, why he does it, the mod revolution in England and narrated the story of his next record, which would become …www.rollingstone.com
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When they lock, you know it. Solid and super reliable.I am so sold on Schallers that, when I put buttons on both ends of my classical (as i no longer have a lap to rest them in, and my legs no longer cross.....) I actually considered using Schallers on it.
He's probably played that same stage a dozen times and done that same move hundreds of times.Hate to see that happen - but I can't feel sorry for the goof.
It's called "situational awareness" (or lack thereof.....)
Once the weight of the guitar is hanging from the strap, there is no "clanking" (I've always heard it as more of a squeaking); that only happens - sometimes - when putting it on & taking it off, so who cares?New Schallers are redesigned. No more wearing away at the pin end... and no more metallic clanking noise either!
The no squeaking/clanking is a happy side effect of the new design, which keeps the lock at angle which doesn’t wear away at the sides of the pin.Once the weight of the guitar is hanging from the strap, there is no "clanking" (I've always heard it as more of a squeaking); that only happens - sometimes - when putting it on & taking it off, so who cares?
You really should check out Lock It Straps. I have a few, love them: https://www.lockitstraps.com/products/LOCKIT-STRAPS/LOCKIT-COTTON/LIS-051-C2-NVY-BLU#product
The rubber gasket off GROLSCH style beer bottles work great and do not devalue vintage guitars.just put your strap on your guitar then the rubber gasket on the strap button.