That was very insightful - by way of recommendation; however, you left off one critical piece of key info… what BRAND is your strap?
It seems that for the money (a little more than I have to spend), the leader coming out of the clubhouse are the Lakota Straps.
I do support the cause - providing support for the Lakota tribe in SD… but the cost is a bit of a concern for the moment.
Also, I have to say… now I am more aware… I an NOT enjoying the “shoulder slide”. True that I have lived with it… but watch Ben’s excellent Basic Banjo video on banjo placement.
He let’s go… and the banjo STAYS PUT! Now, I want to achieve that.
Just so everyone who might care to read, Have a Hollowback (Epiphone MB-100) - so I’d have to get the kind that doesn’t support the cradle - unfortunately. I say that because I think the cradle would be most beneficial.
Regardless, I want it to be supported and stay at 45 degrees - untouched. If that can happen with a leather… sign me UP!