When the Shubb capo was first introduced in 1980, it was clearly the best. In January of 1998, Shubb released an improved version of this already extraordinary capo – the Shubb deluxe capo. Stainless steel resists wear and nicks. It will look as beautiful years from now as it does today. lever is easier to handle while opening and closing. The new roller further reduces wear, while adding smoothness to the opening and closing action. The roller engages in a track, ensuring precise alignment. The closing action is more uniform, requiring less adjustment between thicker and thinner parts of the neck.