7 Strings Capodaster

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7 Strings Capodaster

Postby rojarosguitar » Wed Oct 05, 2016 5:39 pm

I'm looking for a capodaster for my 7 strings flamenca. Is anybody aware of such a capodaster that would suite a 7 strings nylon guitar (I saw some for multistring alectric instruments with individually adjustable levers; Spider XL).
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Re: 7 Strings Capodaster

Postby David_Norton » Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:38 pm

There's a fellow on E B A Y who makes traditional cejillas for any guitar. I had him make me one for my 8-string, and one for my 10. He can turn them around in a week. Look up "cejilla" on E B A Y USA and that should get you there.
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Re: 7 Strings Capodaster

Postby OldPotter » Wed Oct 05, 2016 9:02 pm

Not sure if this helps, but the G7 brand capo has an effective width of 64mm. This is the flat one for classical.
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Re: 7 Strings Capodaster

Postby soltirefa » Thu Oct 06, 2016 4:18 am

I use a 6-string Shubb capo on my 7-string. It works fine up to the 2nd fret. I have not tried higher up on the neck that that.

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Re: 7 Strings Capodaster

Postby rojarosguitar » Fri Oct 07, 2016 5:46 am

Thanks for the ideas... I'll look into that.
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Re: 7 Strings Capodaster

Postby Keith » Sat Oct 08, 2016 10:50 am

you can buy 7,8, or 10 string cejillas from SBM.
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Re: 7 Strings Capodaster

Postby attila57 » Thu Oct 13, 2016 8:32 pm

Making your own capo - or cejilla - is not too difficult and very cost effective. Then you can have as many strings as you want. I can confirm that the Shubb 6-string flat capo can work on a 7-string instrument, depending on the flatboard width. For a simple 10-string cejilla you need a piece of rosewood or ebony, a piece of nylon G string, a violin tuning peg and some padding for the strings, a piece of leather or a strip of carbon rubber.
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Re: 7 Strings Capodaster

Postby rojarosguitar » Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:01 pm

attila57 wrote:Making your own capo - or cejilla - is not too difficult and very cost effective. Then you can have as many strings as you want. I can confirm that the Shubb 6-string flat capo can work on a 7-string instrument, depending on the flatboard width. For a simple 10-string cejilla you need a piece of rosewood or ebony, a piece of nylon G string, a violin tuning peg and some padding for the strings, a piece of leather or a strip of carbon rubber.

Excellent idea.
isn't the violin peg too big?
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Re: 7 Strings Capodaster

Postby attila57 » Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:56 pm

No, just right. Must drill a hole through its neck for the G string.
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Re: 7 Strings Capodaster

Postby rojarosguitar » Sat Oct 15, 2016 3:23 pm

:D Just ordered 1/8 violin pegs ...
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