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Shubb FS 5th String Banjo Capo, Nickel Plated Stainless Steel - Made in USA - Megatone Music

Shubb FS 5th String Banjo Capo, Nickel Plated Stainless Steel - Made in USA

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The Shubb FS Fifth String Banjo Capo was the gadget that got it all started for us back in 1974, and to this day it's STILL the only fifth string capo worth putting on a banjo. It operates on a lever principle, not a spring, so it provides sufficient pressure to fret the string without muting the tone. It slides on a slim, dovetailed bar which ...


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