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Members: 154
Latest Activity: Jun 12

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Capos on the headstock 17 Replies

I was involved in a jam the other day and when I put the tuner on my headstock, one of the other players said, "Jim, I hope you're not gonna leave that tuner on there." I agree with him.  I strongly…Continue

Started by Jim Yates. Last reply by Randy Lee Hano Jun 1.

Shubb joins the ME-too ranks

Shubb, the manufacturer of the capo design I identified as the best for studio work, has introduced the…Continue

Started by Robert Williamson Mar 23.

Capo Knock Offs Part 1

You see them all over eBay and Amazon.. Kysers,Shubbs, Dunlops incredibly cheap!..But on closer look you see they are just knock-offs. But are they any good?Lets look at a couple, both were between…Continue

Started by Robert Williamson Mar 21.

Capo Collections 12 Replies

Show your collections here!Continue

Started by Robert Williamson. Last reply by Robert Williamson Jan 24.

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Comment by Robert Williamson on June 12, 2016 at 7:43am

Capos, Mandolin and Banjo Areas added at Acoustic Guitar Cabin

Comment by Robert Williamson on June 10, 2016 at 11:08am

I have a complete copy of the group (except for external links)

and Edward does not want to , i;ll restart Capos in on the Proboard site that FLoridaGull is setting up.

Comment by FloridaGull on June 10, 2016 at 9:06am
Comment by FloridaGull on June 10, 2016 at 9:05am

As are we...

Some of us in the Seagull Group are planning to start a new forum - stay tuned...

Comment by Jim Yates on June 10, 2016 at 8:50am

Sorry to see it go.

Comment by FloridaGull on June 9, 2016 at 7:39pm

Dear Visitors and Members,

After many years of operating this website, we’ll be ceasing its operations on June 30, 2016.   We’ll continue the conversations and sharing news of the guitar world at AcousticGuitar.comTwitter.com/AcousticGuitar, andFacebook.com/AcousticGuitarMagazine.  Please join us there, and thanks for being part of our community. 

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Comment by FloridaGull on June 9, 2016 at 7:39pm

Just this evening. Check out the main page...blog post...  :'(

Comment by Jim Yates on June 9, 2016 at 7:29pm

Tell me about the website being shut down June 30th.  When did we find out about this?

Comment by Robert Williamson on June 9, 2016 at 6:14pm

with the web site bein shut down June 30th, I wont be posting any more reviews here.

We are looking into re-establishing some of the groups on another forum site.

Comment by Robert Williamson on June 9, 2016 at 11:16am

I received another Meideal capo today. This time is a Ukulele model. It is different from the previous Ukulele model I have from Meideal.

The previous model MC10U, was a rounfed  Zinc alloy, with light grey fretboard and neck pads, printed axle cover, hollowed levers and no curve in spring. I noted that the spring looked ready to leave the capo.

The new one, Model MC20U, in Aluminum alloy with squared edges, black fretboard and neck pads and a different design in the spring holder including a plastic insert to induce a curve in the coil spring. I assume this change is to address the precarious look of the spring mount in the older model.

It is much lighter, but not as comfortable to hold to the square edges.

I have one more Meideal coming, their Classical Capo.

Capo Count: 31, Expected: 3

I need help :)

 

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