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 #109951  by TI4-1009
 Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:39 am
Any current source for these with Jack o Roses gone? Anyone have a pair? (of strap buttons that is...)
 #109964  by TI4-1009
 Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:10 am
I have two sets that are "OK":

http://www.allparts.com/Oversized-Gold- ... 84-002.htm

http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Hardware,_p ... ttons.html

and I can find a half-dozen others that could make do, but nothing so far "just exactly right".

These were the JOR buttons- pretty dang close:

http://www.jackofroses.com/guitarparts/sb1.html
 #109984  by TI4-1009
 Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:02 pm
Are those the ones you have on the Moriarty in the photos you posted Waldo? They look pretty close.

My sugarplum got me a very nice strap for my birthday, much to my liking:

http://www.eldoradostraps.com/products2.htm

A lot like Jer had back in the old days:

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 #110003  by waldo041
 Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:00 pm
TI4-1009 wrote:Are those the ones you have on the Moriarty in the photos you posted Waldo? They look pretty close.
no, those are not the ones in the photo's. those are actually just your standard gold button, and you can have them if you want those. just let me know. :cool:

peace,
waldo
 #110063  by TI4-1009
 Sat Feb 25, 2012 8:18 pm
strumminsix wrote:http://www.ebay.com/itm/Buttons-Dunlop- ... 5addc390e8

The top looks really close.
Thanks strummin, I'll try these.

And thanks for the offer waldo.
 #119399  by Jon S.
 Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:49 am
I'm not telling anyone else what to do but I'd double face palm myself if I'd passed on locking strap buttons for my custom one-off Tiger on the grounds that Jerry didn't use those.
 #119405  by TI4-1009
 Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:31 am
Thanks jerry1996x- I bought a set. I've looked at those older Gibson styles before, but these look closer than most. I'm guessing Irwin used an older Gibson style on Tiger.

Jon- My Phiga came with straplocks, but #1- I just don't like the look, and that's part of what I'm after (for better or for worse). #2- if I were playing slash metal and jumping around the stage I might consider that straplocks would be worth it, but most of my playing is sitting at home playing with no strap at all.

I know, I know, start the stream of horror stories.... :-)
 #119406  by hogan
 Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:49 am
Jon S. wrote:I'm not telling anyone else what to do but I'd double face palm myself if I'd passed on locking strap buttons for my custom one-off Tiger on the grounds that Jerry didn't use those.
A-fuckin'-men