Danny Barnes

Do you use a 5th string capo?

Danny Barnes responded on 01/03/2014

well i've had banjos with them and they are super handy, but i kinda prefer the little nails. even though they are kinda problematic too. in my live show i don't move the 5th string pitch around too much. if those nails aren't perfectly installed they are a real drag. the thing that was a hassle about 5th sting capos is i couldn't see the side dots no more, but i fixed that at first with a sharpie [which would rub off] then i used a drill to make side "dots". either way is sort of a …..well, it has problems because you are making something do something it wasn't designed to do and there are repercussions of that.

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