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Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo  

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Overview

  • Stainless steel construction
  • New roller design resists wear
  • Smooth action
Description & Specs
  • MSRP:
    $29.95
  • Your Savings:
    - $8.00
  • Your Price:
    $2195

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      It's everything the original Shubb Capo is, and more!

      The Shubb Deluxe S Capo is made of stainless steel with a new roller design that resists wear and opens and closes more smoothly that the original Shubb capo. Restyled lever makes the Deluxe Capo easier to handle.

      Features

      • Stainless steel construction
      • New roller design resists wear
      • Smooth action

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      ShubbDeluxe S Series Steel String Capo
       
      4.8

      (based on 63 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (57)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (1)

      95%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Easy to use (18)
      • Good quality (18)
      • Functional (17)
      • Improves sound (12)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing (14)
        • Concerts (10)
        • Back-up (5)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (14), Professional musician (4)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        100% satisfied

        I was using a Kyser capo for years right before buying the Shubb. I still have the Kyser capo and I still think it's a good capo.

        The Kyser capo works...Read complete review

        I was using a Kyser capo for years right before buying the Shubb. I still have the Kyser capo and I still think it's a good capo.

        The Kyser capo works very well. However, some drawbacks to the Keyser capo are that they are bulky and you have to squeeze them pretty hard to get them on. Kyser capos also get grooves in the sleeves if they are left on the guitar neck for even a short time.

        I'm looking at my Kyser capo right now and I see that the frame is made of hollow sheet metal and the part of the frame above the spring and pivot that comes to a stop against the side of the neck of the guitar, if you push the capo on too far, has a piece of black tape covering the open sheet metal frame. In other words, this piece of tape is all that protects the neck of the guitar against the sheet metal frame. This is the only part of the Kyser capo that seems rather cheap. However, I have to say that this hasn't caused me any trouble yet. But I have to wonder where I would get another piece of this tape if I needed it.

        The Shubb capos don't show any cheapness and are very compact, streamlined and solid. They snap onto the neck of the guitar effortlessly, and the tension adjustment is effortless (I adjusted mine with no effort within seconds of first putting it onto my guitar) and the Shubb seems to hold the strings just right to prevent buzzing. It takes very little tension on the capo to make it work well. The Shubb capos have an overall very high quality look and feel to them. They look like they would last forever.

        If there is anything about the Shubb that could be improved, it would probably be that they could be a little wider. I have a Martin HD-28 guitar and I noticed that I was taking up almost the entire width of the Shubb capo when I got up to about the 7th fret and there wasn't a whole lot of width left even on the lower frets. In case anyone's wondering, there are famous musicians who actually do capo up that high. I haven't really had any problems with the width of the Shubb capo, though. I've also seen where it's possible to buy new sleeves for the Shubb capos if you'd want to.

        I have to give the Shubb capo 5 stars. I wish everything was built this well.

        VS

        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Shubb C-1 capo

        I have 5 different guitars, 1 Classical and others are steel string, "narrow neck". I find that my 2 dreadnaught's are too wide for the capo to work on frets...Read complete review

        I have 5 different guitars, 1 Classical and others are steel string, "narrow neck". I find that my 2 dreadnaught's are too wide for the capo to work on frets 7 or above. On my Hummingbird it won't work at 5-6 or above. Even the frets where it does work, I have to be exact when putting it on as there is little room for error (1/8 inch play room, I/16th above and 1/16 below). The one I used to have but lost, didn't seem to have this problem. I could get one for my wide neck, classical and use that on my narrow neck but it would interfere with my finger placement close to the capo.

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        5.0

        Best capo on the market

        By Nofret1

        from State College, PA

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

          Best capo on the market (I've had quite a few others). Makes it possible and easy to micro adjust the tension for any (not too wide) neck and string gauge. No fret buzz ever! Great sound compared to other capos.

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          5.0

          This Is The One

          By frame1957

          from Minnesota

          About Me Professional Musician

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

            What I like best is the way you can adjust it easily from one guitar to another. Also, the way the cushion put just enough pressure on the strings to properly change the notes but doesn't put you out of tune.

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            5.0

            I like it

            By Marko

            from Pasadena, MD

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound

            Cons

            • None Yet

            Best Uses

              Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

              Been using Kyser capos forever and wanted to try something different. Kyser springs lasts a long time but will eventually break. Not a huge deal if you carry a replacement but, has left me without a usable capo in the middle of a set more than once. I've used the Shubb now on three gigs and really like it. Very smooth install and removal, adjustable, and quality construction. I do miss the Kyser convenience of being able to clamp it on the guitar head stock and mic stand when not in use. Anyway, still too early to tell but Shubb might be my new capo of choice.

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              5.0

              This is my go to capo.

              By 6-12strings

              from Michigan

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              Pros

              • Always Works
              • Easy To Use
              • Fits About Any Neck
              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Changing Key
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                The spring style capos are good. I do have some spring types and use them at times but this Deluxe S capo is the best. It's not likely you could improve on this. I like the fact that I can adjust the tension for any neck and string gauge. I have two for 6 string guitars and 1 for my 12 string guitars. I may purchase more to have for each case. It's not nice to be without a capo. Especially a Deluxe S.

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                5.0

                One of the best capos out there

                By Adam d

                from Hartford, CT

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Performing
                  • Practicing
                  • Recording

                  Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                  Just what I was looking for, a capo that won't damage my Martin. Almost never any fret buzz. It sounds great!

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                  5.0

                  Best Capo

                  By rsgrsg

                  from New York

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                      My first capo but it's light, it's made well, it is easy to put on, and works well.

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                      3.0

                      Shubb C-1 capo

                      By JakeO-Lake

                      from International Falls, MN

                      About Me Experienced

                      Pros

                      • Quick Adjustment

                      Cons

                      • Difficult To Use
                      • Won't Work On High Frets

                      Best Uses

                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                      I have 5 different guitars, 1 Classical and others are steel string, "narrow neck". I find that my 2 dreadnaught's are too wide for the capo to work on frets 7 or above. On my Hummingbird it won't work at 5-6 or above. Even the frets where it does work, I have to be exact when putting it on as there is little room for error (1/8 inch play room, I/16th above and 1/16 below). The one I used to have but lost, didn't seem to have this problem. I could get one for my wide neck, classical and use that on my narrow neck but it would interfere with my finger placement close to the capo.

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                      5.0

                      best capo on the market (in my opinion)

                      By vin

                      from boston, ma

                      About Me Professional Musician

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                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • Improves Sound
                      • Keeps Strings In Tune

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Backup
                        • Concerts
                        • Practicing
                        • Writing

                        Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                        best capo on the market in my opinion - keeps guitar as close to possible in tune when in use - doesn't get in way of hand movement - good construction - built for lifetime - easy to manipulate screw for tightening as neck is different thickness at different points - keep one in each of my cases and in studio and at writing desk - quality product - and as always thanks to musicians friend for their prompt and courteous and knowledgeable service

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                        5.0

                        Good Capo for Older Guitars

                        By PS

                        from Western NC

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality
                        • Improves Sound

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Concerts
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                          If you have an older guitar with intonation (tuning) issues, the Shubb really does keep it from pulling sharp, because it's easy to adjust the pressure it applies to the strings, and easy to locate the square-edged rubber block precisely where you want it--over the upper edge of the fret. It also helps retain most of the "color" and overtones that make an older guitar ring. The Shubb has really helped the sound of my 40 year old Martin.

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                          5.0

                          Works Well

                          By Humbled

                          from Central, Pa.

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                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Functional
                          • Good Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Concerts
                            • Practicing

                            Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                            This is a replacement for one that was misappropiated from me. I replaced it with the same model/brand because it works. Easy on/off, adjustments and doesn't interfere with your playing. Fits easily in your pocket or waistband when not in use but don't leave it unsecured because it may walk away like my other one did.

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