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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 Robert Williamson on March 14, 2016 at 5:34am

Ordered 2 more meIDEAL capos. 6/12,  and 6/12 with tuner.  18CDN for the 2.

I've seen at least 3 knock-offs of the design, one is shown in my previous message.This makes 6 on their way to me.

Comment by Robert Williamson on March 6, 2016 at 7:26am

Another of the Meideal design family (coil spring, ribbed pad) with added bridge pin puller.

From Amazon, branded as Foxpic, but no branding on device or packaging.

Comment by Robert Williamson on February 29, 2016 at 6:42pm

Interest Capo with radiused pad in teflon and rubber for differnt fretboards

Reviewed here:

Comment by Robert Williamson on February 26, 2016 at 5:07am

Review updated with new information, conclusion changed

The New King of the Capos (revised)

Comment by Robert Williamson on February 26, 2016 at 4:43am

rechecked my records. The capo that failed was not 6 years was 16 years old.

Comment by Robert Williamson on February 25, 2016 at 6:08pm

Note: NS Artist radius is very curved and buzzes of flat fretboards such as on Martin Stratabond necks. So not quite the King.

i Also noted that tightening the knurled nut to try to get rid of the buzz, locks the lever. It will not open, You have to loosen knurled nut to open capo. Not pleased with that discovery. This makes the D'Addario NOT a quick Change capo.

Comment by Robert Williamson on February 25, 2016 at 5:26pm

That was quick...

Comment by Robert Williamson on February 24, 2016 at 3:10pm

Next day shipping!

Comment by Robert Williamson on February 24, 2016 at 9:39am

Kyser is sending a no-charge replacement, with my choice of colour. I chose white because my Kyser 12 is black and my newer Kyser 6 is silver, might as well differentiate them..

Pretty good warranty service on a 6 year old capo. One wonders if D'Addario would replace a 6 yr old capo for free.

Comment by Robert Williamson on February 22, 2016 at 3:31pm

Catastrophic Capo Failure

While putting a 6 year old Kyser capo on my Gretsch (not 1st time), the spring snapped. Thankfully the broken part just fell to the floor, did not fly like a projectile.


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