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Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo   

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The Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo fits curved and flat fingerboards with its unique convertible pressure bar. Centered CAM pressure points ensure even clam...Read More

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      For nylon or steel string guitars.

      The Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo fits curved and flat fingerboards with its unique convertible pressure bar. Centered CAM pressure points ensure even clamping. Changes fret position easily. Store this Dunlop caop on the guitar's peghead when not in use. Use the Pickers Pal Capo as a safety rest for your guitar. High-quality material and construction.

      FEATURES
      • Fits curved and flat fingerboards
      • Unique convertible pressure bar
      • Centered CAM pressure points
      • Changes fret position easily
      • Stored on peghead when not in use

      You'll throw all your other capos away after you use this one. Order now.

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      DunlopPickers Pal Capo
       
      3.5

      (based on 16 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (8)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (4)

      75%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Functional (7)
      • Easy to use (5)
      • Good quality (3)

      Cons

      • Poor quality (3)

      Best Uses

      • Practicing (4)
      • Back-up (3)
      • Concerts (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (4), Professional musician (4)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      If You Tune Your Guitar Like Lead Belly:

      ATTENTION LEAD BELLY RECREATORS: If you tune your 12-string like Lead Belly (especially the use of heavy gauge strings with a double octave on the 6th pair), this is the ONLY capo...Read complete review

      ATTENTION LEAD BELLY RECREATORS: If you tune your 12-string like Lead Belly (especially the use of heavy gauge strings with a double octave on the 6th pair), this is the ONLY capo you can use. Trust me! (I've been doing this a long time.) This capo lets you choose any one of 4 interchangeable bar faces to hold the strings down, each with a different curvature and thickness, but only the maximum curvature will hold down a .068 or .070 right next to a .012-.014 on a curved fingerboard. It will get you to Bottle Up and Go! (Yes, sometimes the pad on the opposite side falls off and you have to glue it back on, but it's either this or you can't use the heavy gauge, and then your Lead Belly will sound a lot less Lead Bellyish).

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      It Works

      The capo is affordable, which is a plus. It has an interesting design where you place the capo around the neck, close the arm, and then pull a lever that tightens the capo...Read complete review

      The capo is affordable, which is a plus. It has an interesting design where you place the capo around the neck, close the arm, and then pull a lever that tightens the capo around the neck. Like many other people, I had my capo loose the soft felt padding that protects the neck, exposing the pad of the capo to a sticky surface. If you can get rid of the glue residue, then you can still use the capo, since the remaining padding is still soft enough. The capo may be to big for your instrument afterwords but this is remedied by opening the capo arm, sliding off the sleeve and putting it back on upside down, which makes of for the spacial difference that removing the felt makes. Overall a poorly build capo. But a flexible capo that can still be used after suffering its most notorious issue

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      5.0

      I would buy this again. They work well.

      By Butch

      from New Mexico

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backup
        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo:

        I had one of these back in the 80's and couldn't find a replacement. Glad I found this.

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        3.0

        The parts fell off!

        By Joe

        from Lexington, KY

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo:

        The shrink wrap packaging was hard to remove and probably aided the neck pad falling off.

        When I got the capo out of the packaging, I noticed something on the floor - the neck pad.

        A dab of super glue glued the neck pad back on, but I shouldn't have had to do that. You need to make sure the pads are adequately glued on and that the packaging is more attractive and easier to remove - like, a clear plastic slip-on packaging.

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        1.0

        Design flaws

        By bobalou

        from The fabulous Florida Keys

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

          Cons

          • Not Functional

          Best Uses

            Comments about Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo:

            Design flaw #1: I'm referring to the excess pressure on the strings when the capo is stored above the nut. If locked down above the nut, the pressure changes the tuning. You can move the lever to relieve the pressure which leaves the lever perpendicular to the neck. However, you'll have to remove the capo to fit the guitar back in its case, which defeats the one attractive feature of this type of capo, which is to leave it on the guitar.

            Design flaw #2: The backing pad is loose to the point it takes two hands to adjust the capo.

            There are other capos out there that perform way better.

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            1.0

            not happy with this item

            By guitar bob

            from st augustine fl.

            About Me Professional Musician

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Not Functional
              • Poor Quality

              Best Uses

                Comments about Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo:

                does not do what its meant to do

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                5.0

                If You Tune Your Guitar Like Lead Belly:

                By Big Road Blues Band Pod

                from Brooklyn and Brattleboro

                About Me Professional Musician

                Pros

                • Functional

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo:

                  ATTENTION LEAD BELLY RECREATORS: If you tune your 12-string like Lead Belly (especially the use of heavy gauge strings with a double octave on the 6th pair), this is the ONLY capo you can use. Trust me! (I've been doing this a long time.) This capo lets you choose any one of 4 interchangeable bar faces to hold the strings down, each with a different curvature and thickness, but only the maximum curvature will hold down a .068 or .070 right next to a .012-.014 on a curved fingerboard. It will get you to Bottle Up and Go! (Yes, sometimes the pad on the opposite side falls off and you have to glue it back on, but it's either this or you can't use the heavy gauge, and then your Lead Belly will sound a lot less Lead Bellyish).

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                  3.0

                  It Works

                  By Zampano

                  from New Jersey

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Functional

                  Cons

                  • Poor Quality

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo:

                  The capo is affordable, which is a plus. It has an interesting design where you place the capo around the neck, close the arm, and then pull a lever that tightens the capo around the neck. Like many other people, I had my capo loose the soft felt padding that protects the neck, exposing the pad of the capo to a sticky surface. If you can get rid of the glue residue, then you can still use the capo, since the remaining padding is still soft enough. The capo may be to big for your instrument afterwords but this is remedied by opening the capo arm, sliding off the sleeve and putting it back on upside down, which makes of for the spacial difference that removing the felt makes. Overall a poorly build capo. But a flexible capo that can still be used after suffering its most notorious issue

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  It Works Great...and is easy to use

                  By Tone Master

                  from Fraziers Bottom, WV

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo:

                      I am very pleased with this CAPO...It works very well on my std box guitars...easy to adjust...I will order extras on my next order.

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                      5.0

                      Good, longlasting!

                      By Strat

                      from Neches, Texas

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo:

                          I've had mine so long, I can't remember when I bought it - 20-30 years ago. It's very easy to change frets, and it works for just about any guitar - thin or thick neck, round or flat fingerboard. I have used mine on a wide variety of guitars. I think I will stick to this capo - getting another one so I'll always have a backup and won't have to switch it from one guitar to another when performing.

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Nice, Inexpensive Capo

                          By PlaysForFun

                          from Provo, UT

                          About Me Experienced

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Functional
                          • Inexpensive

                          Cons

                          • Poor Glue on Pad

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo:

                            I'm over all pleased with this capo. The pad keeps coming off the back and the glue used to hold it does not hold it in place under pressure. So I'll have to end up finding a better adhesive. Otherwise, it works great and it's easy to to change the location quickly between songs.

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                            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            1.0

                            Only capo I'll ever use

                            By Stephen May

                            from Undisclosed

                            Comments about Dunlop Pickers Pal Capo:

                            They're discreet. They clamp down tight with even pressure across all six strings. Easy to set once you're used to it. I leave mine on the guitar all the time, You can clamp it above the nut when your not using it and slide it down when you want it. I used mine for 20 yrs before the dog ate it. Now I'm getting a new one.

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