Which capo should Santa bring me?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by roadkillbill, Dec 9, 2006.

  1. roadkillbill

    roadkillbill Tele-Holic

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    I want to try using a capo for open chord slide, specifically on an EPI lp jr, and an EPI tele shaped object, both dedicated to slide...these guitars have slightly different neck radii and widths.

    Any opinions on the best all round capo for this purpose?
     
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  3. J-man

    J-man Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Shubb capos are great, affordable, strong, adjustable, does everything a capo should do.
     
  4. el_extranjero

    el_extranjero Tele-Holic

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    I've got about 5 capos including schubb and BOTH of the new planet waves lightweight ultra cool jobs. The ones that I end up using are the Kysers. I DEFY anyone to tell the difference in intonation and I've seen some people I really respect using them (Happy Traum for Example). I go to bluegrass jams and 4 out of 5 guitars have one clipped on. You can pull them off like a clothespin and clip them to the headstock; they're just "the stuff" man!
     
  5. petebradt

    petebradt Former Member

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    Shubb.
     
  6. new player 714

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    +1 for Shubb
     
  7. Coyote

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    I hear that G7th capo gets some good reviews.
     
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    +1 on Shubb also. Just make sure you get the right one for your fretboard radius.
     
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    Shubb's pretty much the deal...
     
  10. fenderix

    fenderix Poster Extraordinaire

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    Shubb, or if Santa brings it, Shubb deluxe - is pretty much it! :)
     
  11. roadkillbill

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    Thanks, guys...I'll pass all this along to Santa!
     
  12. Gary Lee

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    My high tech capo has been serving me well!
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  13. guitar mike

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    I alternate between a shubb and a Johnny Cash model dunlop. Both do the job very well.
     
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    I've got 'em all, but only ever use the Shubb.
     
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    My number one was the Shubb until I found the G7. I think I must have at least one of every capo made.
     
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