Guitar Capo: Reviews On The Best Capos Available For Your Guitar


Guitar Capo - Reviews

Guitar Capo: Pick One That is Quick to Change and Keep Your Guitar Stay in Tune

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Guitar Capos:

A Guitar Capo is one of our most endearing accessories that we can possess. Buying the right one will be a job to use as it will be easy to move and keep the strings in tune from change to change.

 

Features: 10.0

G7th Capo - 6 String Guitar

The G7th Performance Guitar Capo is designed for enhanced performance and it's simple to use. Not only that, it looks and feels great! Push the lever to release the arms.

The G7th Capo fits snugly behind the fret. Squeeze to tighten it from above or below. Simply press the lever to release the capo. The wrap spring clutch consists of just 3 elements: a fixed hub, a moving hub, and a spring whose inside diameter is just slightly smaller than the outside diameter of the 2 hubs.

When the spring is forced over the 2 hubs, attempting to rotate in the direction which opens the capo wraps it down tightly on the hubs, positively engaging them. Rotation in the other direction, to tighten the G7th Capo onto the strings, is not restricted. To release the capo, the control tang is moved in the direction to unwind the spring, thus releasing the clutch.

The beauty of this type of clutch for use in a guitar capo is that it can be adjusted in tiny increments. The clutch mechanism is a modified tried-and-tested design used in printers and copiers to provide a simple decoupling and overrun device.

 

Features: 9.0

Shubb Capo - 6-String Guitar

The Shubb Original C-Series Steel String Capo is slightly curved and 2" across. This capo fits almost all acoustic steel-string and electric guitars.

The Original C-Series steel string capo features a patented locking action that provides an unrivaled combination of power, speed, accuracy and ease of use.

One smooth flip of the lever locks it securely in place—and removes it just as quickly. And the Shubb C-Series capo doesn't create tuning problems. Its soft, resilient rubber is specially designed to work just like a fingertip, so the capo doesn't bend the strings over the frets.

Its closing action is just like your hand's, so the Shubb Original C-Series Steel String Guitar Capo doesn't pull strings off center. As a result, no retuning is necessary.

 

Features: 10.0

Shubb Classical Guitar Capo

The Shubb Original C-Series Nylon-String Capo is 2-1/4" wide and perfectly flat. This is an ideal capo for classical guitars or any with a flat fretboard.

The Original C-Series Capo features a patented locking action that provides an unrivaled combination of power, speed, accuracy and ease of use.

One smooth flip of the lever locks it securely in place—and removes it just as quickly. And the Shubb C-Series capo doesn't create tuning problems. Its soft, resilient rubber is specially designed to work just like a fingertip, so the capo doesn't bend the strings over the frets.

Its closing action is just like your hand's, so the Shubb Original C-Series Nylon-String Guitar Capo doesn't pull strings off center. As a result, no re-tuning is necessary.

 

Features: 9.5

Dunlop Trigger Classical Guitar Capo

Your sound shouldn't change when you put on a capo, and it shouldn't be a 12-step process, either. With the Trigger capo, you'll come through loud, clear, and in tune, in less time.

Made of aircraft-quality aluminum, with a strong, padded, spring-action grip that can be changed quickly with just a squeeze. Features a unique pressure pad that conforms to fingerboard and frets for buzz-free fretting.

Dunlop Trigger Classical Guitar Capo Features:

Made of aircraft-quality aluminum

Strong, padded, spring-action grip

Unique pressure pad conforms to fingerboard and frets

 

Features: 8.5

Kyser Guitar Capo

I like this guitar capo very much. The only thing that I dislike about Kyser Capos is the top part of the lever that sticks above the fingerboard so high and I catch long-sleeved clothes on it when reaching for something or it tends to hook on other items.

A perfect fit for the necks and fingerboards of acoustic 6-string guitars. A snap to park on the headstock and then reposition between frets using just one hand.

Other than that this is a great capo with good clamping action and plenty of downward force - and for a street price of $16.95.

 

Features: 7.0

Jim Dunlop Toggle Action Capo

The Jim Dunlop toggle action capo is designed for curved fingerboards, providing extremely positive clamping.

This easy-to-use capo will not scratch your guitar and its low profile is guaranteed not to hinder your fingering.

Features Dunlop's exclusive "adjust-o-strap" for fine adjustments. Nickel plated.

I keep a spare Dunlop Toggle Action in my case.

 

Features: 9.5

Planet Waves NS Classical Guitar Capo

The NS Capo is the product of an ongoing collaboration between famed product designer Ned Steinberger and J. D'Addario & Company. It employs a sleek, ultra-light design for fast and accurate one hand positioning on the guitar's neck.

Just turn the smooth, tactile dial to eliminate the string buzzing and enjoy perfect, in-tune performance. Lightweight aluminum adds virtually no weight to the guitar's neck when in use.