Originally Posted by Dray
edit: Oops, I missed the bit about straps there. But still, I seem to recall you've deadlifted 405 DOH, without straps... and thanks for your reply. Cheers.
For grip issues, you can do static holds with heavy weight or farmers walks - those I think are both very good. Or you can just use a hook grip. You will tear your thumb off before you drop the bar!