At Premier Guitar we like gadgets, as illustrated by the assortment of Zunes, iPods
and Blackberries populating our desks. But
after the novelty of watching The Bourne
Identity on a tiny screen wore off and we
realized that getting e-mails while we’re
trying to kick back on the couch is more
annoying than helpful, it became apparent
that sometimes simpler is better.
Maybe that’s why we find the Glider Capo
so intriguing. The two-bar, two-spring, two-rubber roller contraption hits us right in the
“why didn’t we think of that” part of the
cerebellum. The concept is simple: the soft
rollers and springs allow you to roll the capo
with your thumb or picking hand fluidly
while you’re playing. It stores over the nut
when not playing; when it comes time to
capo again, just roll it onto the fingerboard.
less wear on the frets and finish and is ideal
for electric guitars with light gauge strings
– although we’d keep it off the 12 string.
This capo is ideal for all sorts of players,
but songwriters will enjoy the ease of
seamless key changes and its ability to rest
on the guitar without disrupting the tuning.
If only we could get our Blackberries to
work this well.
Another nice feature – besides the ease of
use – is that the capo is easy on the axe.
Because there are springs on each side,
there is uniform pressure across the fingerboard so your tuning stays true. There is
less tension than a typical capo, offering
Head to premierguitar.com
for a video of the Glider Capo
Every Moser Custom Shop Templar Series Guitar
and Bass is meticulously handmade in the USA.
They feature a deep, rich, hand rubbed oil finish and
a 22 or 24 fret bolt-on neck that sustains like a neck-thru. Select from a variety of options, configurations,
body and headstock styles… all at a price that won’t
break the bank.
Luthier/Designer Neal Moser, along with his personally
trained luthiers, proudly build each instrument with
honor, pride and integrity because he knows that you
deserve nothing less then perfection.
Visit our web site for more details and to discover
how affordable perfection can be.
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