Harley Benton HBCA-K Acoustic/Electric Capo

Capo

  • For acoustic / electric guitar
  • One-handed operation
  • Robust spring mechanism
  • Rubber pad: 58 mm wide
  • Metal design
  • Colour: Black

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The Eric Johnson of Helsinki, 28.08.2017
It's only recently that I've been using alternate tunings again, because they make your guitar a whole new instrument. Most of all, I like to detune, then to use a capo, because it gives the timbre a whole new character. So recently I've been recording four guitar tracks, each in a different tuning. The effect is awesome.

What you need for this of course is a capo. For my folk teaching and gigging I use Csus2 tuning, DADGAD, open D, and so on. There are some great books out there about this.

When I sent my stuff back to London, I sent a couple of G7 capos, and now I'm a professional (for want of a better word) musician, money is tight. I needed a capo for a folk gig with a great female singer. Thought I'd just get this one but to be fair, I wasn't expecting much. I was wrong.

I think this is Thomann's own brand but I'm not sure. But it can hold its own with G7s, etc. It's easy to apply, and sturdy. Excellent stuff.

So if you're a bit hard up, this is the one for you. And like a previous review of "the little things" like picks, remember that you can have all the posh stuff on the planet (I have some pretty high end stuff), but this is what I tell my students: it begins with the fingers on the frets. That's the most important thing. So it's so easy to think that because a guitar has a posh name on the headstock, it'll make you play like Eric Clapton, Michael Hedges, or Wes Montgomery... this is not the case.

That is why I am giving this five out of five overall. The cost-quality ratio outweighs all of the competition. For this reason I'm seriously considering this brands other products, I mean you can never have too many compressors! Certainly made me rethink the fretboard and opened up new timbres. What's not to like?
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Eli musicae, 30.03.2019
There's not a lot to say about a capo, really. I bought it to use with my nylon string guitar since I had grown tired of my old screw-on capo. The capo is very comfortable to use and easy to adjust. It works well, and is still in perfect condition after using it for years. To this day, this is by far my favourite capo. The only fault it has is that it takes up a little bit more space in the guitar case than my other capos, so I sometimes have to take a different one when I use a hard case. I highly recommend it.
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