Dunlop Acoustic Curved Trigger Capo
Dunlop Acoustic Curved Trigger Capo

Acoustic Curved Trigger Capo, Capotasto per chitarra from Dunlop.

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mooseherman 04/03/2010

Dunlop Acoustic Curved Trigger Capo : Recensione di mooseherman (content in English)


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This is definitely my newest favorite capo, and for good reason. One of those reason is, quite frankly, the price. It's a little bit less expensive than the inexplicably popular Keyser capos that everybody seems to love, and it's a lot less than some of the higher-end capos out there. I've never had much desire to spend more than $20 on a capo, especially since they tend to disappear on me quite often. This is one of the nicer ones I've tried. If I had to compare it to any capo, I'd pick the Keyser standard capo. This capo is better than that for two main reasons. One is the design. The Keysers are just way too big, the ornate top part of the handle always gets in my way when I'm playing near the capo on the fretboard. This capo has a design where the handle resides mostly behind the neck, so it's far away from your hand when you're trying to play. Another aspect of this capo that I really like is the fact that it's not quite as strong as the Keysers. This is good because those Keyser capos tend to sneakily grab the strings and bend them slightly, leaving your guitar pretty horribly out of tune. This capo can do that if you aren't careful, but after a readjustment or two (or just being slightly careful in the first place), there's not too much to worry about. The keyser capos require a good two minutes of adjustment to keep intonation normal, which is a pain in the rear end, especially when you are playing a concert. I also prefer the sleeker, less ornate silver capo to the standard black and gold ones. This is mainly because while the capos usually stay in good shape functionally, they start to rust and lose the luster after some time. With the silver ones, it only looks cooler rusty. There's not a whole lot of variety in capos, so I feel like it's not too hard to find the best one. For the price range I feel like shopping in, this is the best I've found.