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Nechville Phantom and B capos

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Sep 3, 2019 - 1:24:23 PM

kjcole

USA

1173 posts since 4/21/2003

So maybe I wasn't paying attention, but my Shubb F5 capo, which I love, only let's me capo to B flat on my Nechville. Now as I scan through posts here I discover that this wasn't a big secret! So I guess I'm looking for a yoke-style radiused capo that's just a wee-bit wider. Suggestions welcomed.

Sep 3, 2019 - 1:36:24 PM

183 posts since 5/9/2017

Paige Capos makes a C capo, which can fit past the fourth fret on a standard 5 string. It is quite wide, and would probably work well for your Nechville. I'm not sure if you can order it with a radius though.

 

Paige wide banjo capo

Edited by - Nathan Nisley on 09/03/2019 13:37:36

Sep 3, 2019 - 8:26:52 PM

banjonz

New Zealand

10750 posts since 6/29/2003

I use a Paige D on my Goldtone BC 350+. This jo has a wide neck. But as we know it only goes up to the 4th fret. For the 5th and above I use a Shubb 'C'. It works well.

Sep 4, 2019 - 5:35:52 AM

2683 posts since 5/29/2011

Paige makes a wide capo with a radius. Elderly Instruments has them in stock. Other suppliers may have them as well.

Sep 6, 2019 - 7:58:50 AM
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alprice

USA

1123 posts since 9/9/2005

Elliott capos will make one to fit your Phantom. The Banjo Store carries them.

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