S2 — for classical guitar. 2.25" wide, flat fretboard. Crafted of solid stainless steel to resist nicks and scratches, this capo will look just as beautiful years from now as it does today. When the Shubb Capo was first introduced in 1980, capos were elevated to a whole new level. In 1998 the Shubb Deluxe pushed the envelope again. Many people thought that the original Shubb could not be improved, but with the Deluxe we introduced upgrades in materials, design, geometry and ergonomics. It became the flagship product of our line. Still made in our shop in Missouri and assembled by our crew in California, as it always has been. Roller mechanism The roller mechanism equalizes the dropoff across the full range of the capo. Because the roller head adjusts upward on an arc (as opposed to a straight line) it moves inward toward the center curve of the middle piece of the capo as it is tightened - so it does not move further past center when it is set tighter. This maintains a relationship between the moving parts that results in the same, ideal amount of dropoff at any point within the capo's working range. So you get the ideal amount of dropoff on a thin neck, on a thick neck, and all those in between... and on different parts of the same neck. intonation>/b> Any capo can casually advertise that it "doesn't put the guitar out of tune," but we really mean it, and we take it very seriously! Of course, to even begin to address tuning issues, a capo must be totally adjustable. This narrows the field a bit, but Shubb is not the only adjustable capo. So what makes a Shubb so special? When we developed our capo, our main job was to minimize or eliminate the need for retuning. We accomplished this by designing 1. a unique material that acts just like your fingertip 2. a patented closing action that works exactly like your hand 3. a one-time adjustment that provides the ideal pressure every time.