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Private Company
Industry Music instrument manufacture
Founded California, United States (1974)
Key people
Rick Shubb (co-founder), Dave Coontz (co-founder)
Products Original Shubb Capo
Shubb Capo Noir
Shubb Deluxe Capo
Partial Capos
Fifth String Capo for Banjo
Capo for Dobro
GS Steel
Shubb-Pearse Steels
Robert Randolph Steels
Axys Reversible Guitar Slide
Talon Guitar Stand
String Winder
Transposing and Capo Placement Guide
Logo Clothing
Music Software
Revenue unknown
Number of employees
Approximately 28
Slogan "Unique products for the musician since 1974"
One of the 'original'-style Shubb capos

Shubb is the name of a company that specialises in producing capos for all kinds of stringed instruments. The company was formed in 1974 by Rick Shubb and Dave Coontz. Both are practising banjoists.

Capo Design[edit]

The Shubb Capo utilises an over-centre locking action, which is lever operated. Shubb Capos are available in variety of models to fit different type of guitars, banjos, mandolin and bouzouki. For example, there are Shubb Capos for Steel String Guitar which fits most acoustic and electric guitars; the Shubb Capos for Nylon String Guitar are designed for guitar with wide flat fretboard, etc. Furthermore, each model is available in different styles, namely Original (nickel plated or plain, unplated brass), Capo Noir (black chrome) and Deluxe (stainless steel with improved roller design on the lever) .

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