The Glider Rolling Capo is the super-fast, always in tune guitar capo that's gentle on frets and finishes.
Roll It With Your Thumb
For uninterrupted playing and seamless key changes, simply push or pull The Glider from fret to fret with your thumb on the back roller.
Roll It With Your Pick Hand
With your hand, just simply pull it down or push it up the neck to the desired fret. The Glider rolls smoothly and the guitar stays in tune!
Easy On - Easy Off
The Glider opens easily to install on your guitar neck.
Store It Over The Nut
When you're not using The Glider, simply store it by rolling it up over the nut. When you need it again, roll it back out.
No screws, clamps, or rubber bands to slow you down.
With the touch of your thumb, you sail The Glider up or down the fingerboard! Keep playing through seamless key changes. No take off required! If you're not using it, just glide it over the nut!
Say good-bye to tuning problems.
The Glider's Equi-Glide dual tensioning system levels the capo for even pressure on the neck so you stay in tune, period.
||Quick and Easy to Use!
Simply remove the end cap and center The Glider on the
fret board (it doesn't have to sit on the fret - making it
kinder to fret construction and there's more room to
wrap your thumb over the neck.)
Stay In Stune!
The back roller centers The Glider and is kinder and
gentler on fine lacquer finishes.
1. Equal tension springs distribute uniform pressure on both sides of the fingerboard.
2. Two Rollers: The top roller glides over the strings and frets the guitar. The back roller cradles and cushions the neck, centering The Glider so the the guitar stays in tune.
From Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine, Nov./Dec. 1999
No doubt about it, capos have gone high tech. A plethora of new designs and clever innovations have surfaced in the past decade that boast features ranging from "open tunings"to extra digits, and all offered in fast, faster, and fastest flavors. But one fairly recent entry, while certainly new-fangled, gets back to the roots of the thing. More high-touch than high-tech, the Glider takes the form-follows-function ideal to new levels-both forward and backward.
On the nuts and bolts side of the equation, the device features a pair of equal-tensioned springs, designed to maintain even pressure across the fretboard. This is a fine point, but one that certainly facilitates the integrity of your tuning. It's where the rubber meets the road, though, that function really comes to the fore. Two rubber rollers do all the work here: one doing the fretting, the other allowing quick, smooth, and almost slight-of-hand repositioning. To move the capo from, say, the second fret to the fourth, simply lay your right hand over it and roll it there. You can also push the bottom roller up or down along the length of the neck with your left-hand thumb, which from the audience's perspective, is a pretty neat trick. Don't need the capo for that next number? Just roll it up over the nut, and it's out of the way, but poised for immediate service. Simple, quick, and elegant.
And oh, a key man behind the device? That would be Greg Bennett: one of the shakers and movers behind the whole unplugged movement, and fingerstylist extraordinaire.