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SpiderCapo Standard Tuning Capo

Unique Capos: Universal Partial Capos

Standard capos clamp all the strings on a guitar—and that’s what they’re designed to do. There is one choice: what fret to position the capo at, and that’s it. But capo users who felt the squeeze from this singular capability started hacking their capos. It started by offsetting clamp-style capos to cover only 5 strings, […]

Chromatic Scales

How to Use a Capo

A capo can be a guitarist’s best friend, for more than just how much easier it can be to play in familiar and “guitar-friendly” keys. But it can also add frustration and tuning problems when not deployed effectively. To use a capo correctly, it all comes down to placement. Neck Placement Understanding where to place […]

Glider Capo GL-1

Unique Capos: Glider

Most guitar capos on the market today are clamped onto the guitar, either under spring tension or through an adjustable screw mechanism. They are thus removed from the fretboard by unclamping or by loosening the screw mechanism, making them completely separate from the instrument (and, for some, far too easy to lose). The unique Glider […]