View Full Version : Capo for tenor uke

08-18-2009, 08:36 AM

I'm thinking of buying a capo. do i need a special kind or can you use the same one as for a guitar?

I've got a steel string guitar so can anyone recommend a capo that would work on both the tenor uke and the folk guitar?

Possibly from this page as I'm buying the uke from them.


08-18-2009, 08:43 AM
I use the G7th performance capo, i had it originally for my guitar but it is equally effective with the ukulele.

I hope this helps, heres the website... http://www.g7th.com/

On the site you are planning to buy from, as they don't have the G7th the planet waves one looks similar. http://www.dv247.com/guitars/planet-waves-pw-cp-02c--55542

08-18-2009, 10:00 AM
I use various capos on my steel string guitars... the Kyser "trigger" types being the most useful for me.

On my tenor uke though, I prefer a simple "bungie" style banjo capo. The tension is light (so as not to damage the neck and soft nylon strings) and the banjo neck size is just about the perfect width...

08-18-2009, 11:31 AM
A banjo or mandolin capo works well with tenors. And those are or should be available at most music stores. Bring your uke with you and try them out. Ditto on the Kyser, tad more and worth it.