The Capo/Slide Converter allows players to turn any guitar into a slide guitar. It can be used like any elastic capo, but its innovative design also allows you to raise your guitar’s string action so you can play buzz-free with a slide. The Capo/Slide Converter eliminates the need to carry around a separate guitar dedicated to slide playing, and with no more trouble than it takes to attach an elastic capo to your fretboard.
We sat down with inventor Ken Davidson and Jim Dunlop to talk about what went into designing the Capo/Slide Converter.
Dunlop knows slides — we make them in more materials, shapes, and sizes than anyone else, for a total of 57 different models. Why so many? When choosing a slide, players have to consider not only the material, which affects your sound, but also the shape and size so they can play comfortably and […]