I was hoping that the neck strap would carry a lot of the weight of the oboe. That is not the case. In addition, at the angle that I hold my oboe, sometimes I end up hitting the strap stings with my left thumb. It does provide some relief, so I will continue using it.
Oboe Neck Straps - Neotech Neoprene Strap
The C.E.O. Comfort Strap by Neotech offers a sleek design while providing maximum comfort. The durable neoprene strap incorporates top grade leather and custom cord to arrive at the ideal strap. The unique slide holds the desired length while offering easy, two-finger adjustment capabilities. Comes with a plastic-coated metal hook which fits most thumb rings. It also comes with a tab for attaching to a thumb rest without a ring. 15.5" - 20.5" long. Black. May also be used for bassoon combined with a balance hanger. Mark Ortwein's Bassoon Balance Hanger also available.