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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.

Capos on the headstock 13 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 Edward Sparks Jan 16, 2015.

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Comment by Will Becker on August 5, 2011 at 3:36pm
It really is interesting to use a full capo and half capo together and move the half capo around the neck in relation to the full capo, even switching from top to under the neck with the half capo.  You get some alternative tunings fast that capture the audience depending on the fingering and picking.  I have a Third Hand Capo that has not been on the guitar yet.  Any suggestion on best use of this accessory.
Comment by Antonio Cotichini on July 4, 2011 at 7:58am
Ooh... I forgot... I did the same for my mandolin using an old Dunlop capo... but I had to cut and re-sew the belt..
Comment by Antonio Cotichini on July 4, 2011 at 7:43am

I agree with Richard. IMO Shubb is still the best. I was reading the article about five string capo at page 80 in the August issue... I always feel the same when I think that I did my first one (more or less 25 years ago) by simply shortening a bit of a regular Shubb... Stupid man! You should have patented it!...

Maybe next life I'll have another good idea...

Comment by Richard Gilewitz on June 28, 2011 at 4:01am
Couldn't live without my Shubb capos.
Comment by Rick Heenan on May 3, 2011 at 7:11pm
Trying to change the subject?
Comment by Edward Sparks on May 3, 2011 at 2:55pm

OMG!  a new capo...the keyring capo, made in Scotland...you heard it here first!

http://www.capokeyring.com/aboutus.html

Comment by JB Maddox on March 12, 2011 at 7:35am
If you get caught touching your feminine side, you have to attend political correctness and sensitivity classes.
Comment by Rick Heenan on December 12, 2010 at 6:03pm

You can do it, just get in touch with your feminine side.

Comment by Edward Sparks on December 12, 2010 at 4:28pm

There is an old story about this...

 

A man found a bottle on the beach and rubbed it and a genie came out.  The Genie gave him one wish...He said, "I would like a bridge from Florida to Hawaii so that I can drive there anytime I wish."  The Genie said..."that's a pretty tall order, any chance you cold make another wish?"  The man thought and and then said: "Okay,could you make me understand women?"  The Genie said "How many lanes do you want on that bridge!!!"  

Comment by Jon M. Allred on December 12, 2010 at 4:08pm

Come on, Edward, if you can pull it off you'll be a millionaire! We'll worship you! As for me, I've had no luck at it.Jon

 

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