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Old 10-28-2020, 08:28 AM
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Hello all!
I'm new to harp guitar playing, and just recently purchased a Timberline T60HGc. I've used Kyser capos on the acoustic guitars for years, and I went to use it on the harp guitar, but found the design completely wrong - Unable to put across the neck because it gets in the way of the bass strings.
So, since I have to buy a new capo, what are your recommendations? Any favorites?
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Old 10-28-2020, 09:31 AM
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Hard to beat a Shubb capo
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Old 10-28-2020, 03:37 PM
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Can you just put it on the other side of the neck? So the part that interferes with the harp strings points down towards the ground instead of up. My dunlop capo doesn't get in the way.
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Old 10-29-2020, 11:42 AM
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Like Randall, I'm a "Shubb guy"...they're small, have adjustable tension, don't get in the way (regardless of placement), and are easily modifiable (to cut them down or to add rubber to better fit instruments/uses). I use a LOT of capos, especially partials that capo 3, 4 or 5 strings, from both sides of the neck. Shubbs are small enough to be able to fret notes above, under or behind the capo and be able to move the fretting hand up and down the neck. Nothing else I've tried works as well or as easily.

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Old 10-30-2020, 07:21 AM
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Can you just put it on the other side of the neck? So the part that interferes with the harp strings points down towards the ground instead of up. My dunlop capo doesn't get in the way.
I tried that, but my big clumsy hand always seems to hit into it.
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Thank you all for responding. I truly appreciate your feedback. will likely give the Shubb capo a try.
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