For banjo, mandolin, bouzouki. Less than half the weight of an original Shubb capo.
Most of these instruments have flat fretboards (no radius). If you’re not sure about yours, chances are it is flat.
The Shubb Lite is made of aluminum. It weighs less than one ounce. Is a Lightweight capo for you? Maybe. Some people associate a certain amount of heft with quality, while many others feel that a capo should be as light as possible.
Neither opinion is right or wrong; it’s a matter of choice. If a lighter weight capo is to your liking, and that of your instrument, then the Shubb Lite is definitely the capo for you!
Our model 5 capo — “for Banjo” —is 1.5″ wide, and it also fits most mandolins and bouzoukis, many tenor guitars, and other instruments with narrow fretboards.. The model 5 capo is available in these various styles:
Available for both flat and radiused fretboard. Most of these instruments have flat fretboards; if you’re not sure about yours, chances are it is flat.