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Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo   

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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 Sh...Read More

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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.

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

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ShubbDeluxe S Series Steel String Capo
 
4.8

(based on 115 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (102)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (62)
  • Easy to use (60)
  • Functional (53)
  • Improves sound (32)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (3)

Best Uses

  • Practicing (38)
  • Concerts (20)
  • Back-up (14)
  • Recording (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (42), Novice (15), Professional musician (7)

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.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Bad

I'm not sure about everyone else but this product came in with a bent wheel. Took me an hour to realize why this capo wouldn't clip on to the fret. The wife threw this...Read complete review

I'm not sure about everyone else but this product came in with a bent wheel. Took me an hour to realize why this capo wouldn't clip on to the fret. The wife threw this capo out the window and everything in the house is good again.

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5.0

Excellent product and excellent service

By Ray

from Santa Fe, Tn.

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

      Easy to use

       
      5.0

      best capo, will not de-tune your guitar

      By JazzHat, JazzHat.com

      from USA, Midwest

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

          Shubb S series is built like a tank and once you are familiar is easy to apply one-handed. But the best feature is the adjustable tension. I play different gauges on different guitars (Strat, Tele, 335). The problem with that is a "single tension" capo can pull lighter guage strings out of tune. The thumb tension wheel lets you dial tension up or down on the fly so strings make "just enough" contact with the fret but don't pull sharp. That's better for your frets and better for your tone. I keep one in each case and one in my pocket.

           
          5.0

          It does not get any better, easier or practical than Shubb

          By Chitz

          from Florida

          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:

            The Shubb S1 capo has been my goto capo for quite a few years now. There are many more expensive ones, but none of them perform any better than the Shubb.
            Great product overall. Simple design wins every time!

             
            5.0

            Great Capo

            By Sweet Hickory

            from NYC

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • It takes two hands to put it on.

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Not the fastest, because it takes two hands.
            • Practicing

            Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

            Great for recording.

             
            5.0

            Great product!!!

            By Chuck

            from Anderson, IN

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                This product is well made, has a low profile and does not pull the strings out of tune. It delivers all that you could ask for out of a capo.

                 
                4.0

                I,M Pleased ! Holds my Martin D-28

                By Jay Robinson

                from Harrisonburg Va .

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                    Pleased for the Money ! My next Choice was a Taylor DN for that Martin !

                     
                    5.0

                    The Best

                    By Jay Robinson

                    from Harrisonburg Va .

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Whenever !!!!!!

                      Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                      It's The best !

                       
                      5.0

                      Least intrusive Capo

                      By Joe Blow

                      from USA

                      About Me Novice

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                          Other capos get in the way for me, this one doesn't and it looks great. ☺

                           
                          5.0

                          Exactly the right capo

                          By TWB

                          from Tx

                          About Me Professional Musician

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Good Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                              Fender 5th fret

                              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              1.0

                              Bad

                              By Bru

                              from tx

                              About Me Novice

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • Difficult To Use
                                • Not Functional

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Shubb Deluxe S Series Steel String Capo:

                                  I'm not sure about everyone else but this product came in with a bent wheel. Took me an hour to realize why this capo wouldn't clip on to the fret. The wife threw this capo out the window and everything in the house is good again.

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