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Shubb's new Capo Royale series will class up your acoustic playing

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If you've just got a fancy-schmancy acoustic guitar (opens in new tab) and love it so much that you want to give it a gold band and just, y'know, marry the darn thing, then courtesy of Shubb Capos, you can.

That's right, Shubb Capos have just launched the ultra-premium Capo Royale (not with cheese) series, which comes in a choice of gold or rose gold finishes.

Now, we know what you are thinking: gold, won't that all scrape off? Well, Shubb says it has found a technical solution for that, promising that the Capo Royal won't lose its finish from the usual hurly-burly of a guitar accessory's life. Nor will it turn green in the shower.

The Capo Royale will be available for steel string guitars, 12-strings, those with a 7.25-inch fretboard radius, and for the banjo or mandolin. 

These are priced £29.95 (about £25 or so) and should be available via Shubb direct (opens in new tab) and from the usual retailers.

Jonathan Horsley has been writing about guitars and guitar culture since 2005, playing them since 1990, and regularly contributes to MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitar World. He uses Jazz III nylon picks, 10s during the week, 9s at the weekend, and shamefully still struggles with rhythm figure one of Van Halen’s Panama.

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