Capo, Capos, Capo's?

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  1. WishICouldPlay

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    well, regardless of the proper grammar and spelling, a capo on an electric guitar is sooooo lame ... it's just wrong.
     
  2. Albrecht Smuten

    Albrecht Smuten Nine of Hearts

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    Soooooo... what makes it better on an acoustic?
     
  3. Danerada

    Danerada Goatee Practitioner

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    I don't think so.
     
  4. WishICouldPlay

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    well, when u see a pic of jimi, eddie or eric with a capo come back and talk to me.
     
  5. Danerada

    Danerada Goatee Practitioner

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    When I play like Jimi, Eric, or Eddie, then I will give up my capo.
     
  6. Albrecht Smuten

    Albrecht Smuten Nine of Hearts

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    Here you go, brother:

     
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  7. WishICouldPlay

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    well, we all have our "dork" moments ...
     
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  8. garrett

    garrett knows just enough to be dangerous

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    Don't tell Don Felder...


    They also come in real handy if you play with a female singer who likes to transpose keys. Or, if you just want to explore some different tonalities.
     
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  9. Fbrandw

    Fbrandw Mmmm singlecuts..

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  10. jrw32

    jrw32 New Member

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    Do you have a reasoning for them being 'lame?'

    They're a tool that can be used to expand the tonal palette of a guitar, much like a slide, Ebow, or any other accessory. Yes, some people use them to play songs in different keys easier - whatever works for them. For me, I use them from time to time to come up with different voicings/arrangement in a band setting, so I'm not always playing in the same chordal position/timbre as our singer's guitar playing.
     
  11. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    I forgive you for having yours.
     
  12. Mikegarveyblues

    Mikegarveyblues Cream Crackered

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    For some it's essential:

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  13. DRM_777

    DRM_777 New Member

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    *sniff sniff*

    You guy's smell that? I am getting a distinct whiff of a troll.....
     
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  15. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc I like to party, mmm hmm, everybody does.

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  16. captdg

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    Capo Regime
     
  17. 38Roars

    38Roars Bless the Blues

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    Please don't tell David Grissom or Warren Haynes this! Good Day for the Blues DG always capos at 5th Fret!
    Warren Haynes capo on 2nd fret Hattiesburg Hustle!!

     
  18. docbennett

    docbennett Banned

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    Just get a Steinberger with a trans-trem and you won't have to admit you're using one.
     

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