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    daisy
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  • daisy
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    I don't have my ristretto handy but my absolute strap (on ego) is "out" ..

    I've actually taken the shoulder pad off my ristretto strap and use the strap naked.

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  • dwright17
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    I always display the tag on the outside. I see it as a label and not a "tag" like a size tag. I don't own a simple strap so I can't post a picture, but my co-pilot strap is made to show the tag on the outside as well. Hope this helps . . .

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  • dlg
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  • dlg
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    Ahh, well, thanks doyayme. I just must not have noticed the little tabby sticking out until the strap got turned backwards. Thanks for the picture!

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  • darbs
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  • darbs
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    Now I have to go home and see which way my little tag is facing.

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  • dorayme
    TB Ravelry *********

  • dorayme
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    I can't post the pic from dropbox upon looking at it dlg, on all of my TB straps that have that tab, it goes to the outside and is meant to be a small advertisement, as does the bulk of the slider.
    The pad/grip goes to the smooth side. I agree with Katy, the pad appears to be twisted to the wrong side of the strap in your pic.

    but I took a pic of my son's Ristretto strap, he's only 9 so the slider is under the padding, but it faces up away from the smooth underside of the strap, the label and folded over portion faces away from the body.

    dorayme
    TB Ravelry *********
    Last edited by dorayme; 05-23-2012, 01:42 PM. Reason: grammar, punctuation, formatting the picture, rushing

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  • backpack
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  • backpack
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    Has the Simple Strap been redesigned?

    Mine are just like the one on the website with the grippy and smooth plastic shoulder add on.

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  • dlg
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  • dlg
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    Originally posted by Katy View Post
    I'm still working on my first cup of coffee.. The shoulder pad, which is able to move freely, has somehow rotated itself around the webbing and is now situated on the opposite side of what it should be.
    But then on the "fixed" end the folded-over end of the strap and the little "TB" tag would be facing outwards. While that's a nice bit of advertizing <grin> the aesthetics don't seem quite right.

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  • Katy
    I work at TOM BIHN

  • Katy
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    Originally posted by dlg View Post
    So I didn't consider this, and thought the swivels at the end would take care of it. I took the strap off, laid everything out flat, and reattached... Same thing. Can anybody take a picture of their strap in a similar pose?
    I'm still working on my first cup of coffee.. The shoulder pad, which is able to move freely, has somehow rotated itself around the webbing and is now situated on the opposite side of what it should be.

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  • dlg
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  • dlg
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    Originally posted by Katy View Post
    It does appear flat at the moment. Perhaps at some point while taking the strap on and off it twisted and rotated the pad on the shoulder strap. I've done this a few times without even noticing .
    So I didn't consider this, and thought the swivels at the end would take care of it. I took the strap off, laid everything out flat, and reattached... Same thing. Can anybody take a picture of their strap in a similar pose?

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  • Katy
    I work at TOM BIHN

  • Katy
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    Originally posted by dlg View Post
    I understand what you're saying, but I don't think it's the case. I shone a flashlight through the pad, and the strap does not appear twisted...
    It does appear flat at the moment. Perhaps at some point while taking the strap on and off it twisted and rotated the pad on the shoulder strap. I've done this a few times without even noticing .

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  • dlg
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  • dlg
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    Originally posted by Katy View Post
    It looks like the pad on your shoulder strap got twisted . I do this sometimes with my bags while doing gymnastics or something (really.. I'm not sure HOW I do it). You can rotate the strap back to its original position by holding the webbing still and twisting the shoulder pad around. Does this make ANY sense? I can also walk you through it over the phone .
    I understand what you're saying, but I don't think it's the case. I shone a flashlight through the pad, and the strap does not appear twisted...

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  • Katy
    I work at TOM BIHN

  • Katy
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    Originally posted by dlg View Post
    That is probably a good idea :]
    Of course I have no idea how to upload a file to the forums from my iPad, so here is a Dropbox link. http://db.tt/YTnPZjBf

    Basically, I wonder if the plastic buckle on the left should face the other way.
    It looks like the pad on your shoulder strap got twisted . I do this sometimes with my bags while doing gymnastics or something (really.. I'm not sure HOW I do it). You can rotate the strap back to its original position by holding the webbing still and twisting the shoulder pad around. Does this make ANY sense? I can also walk you through it over the phone .

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  • dlg
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  • dlg
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    Can someone humor me and post a similar photo of their simple strap?

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  • Rocks
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  • Rocks
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    hmm. It could be a matter of right shoulder/left shoulder. I wore messenger bags on my right shoulder, and on certain bags, unless you could switch the strap, the buckle would be backwards.

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  • dlg
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  • dlg
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    I found the buckle digging into my back when i shortened the strap and wore it cross-body. Then it occurred to me that it seemed backwards compared to other straps I had used.

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