Earl's Suspender Capo 5th String Banjo Capo

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The Suspender Capo ...Simple to use banjo 5th string capo from our friend Earl in North Carolina. Please see below for more details and photographs.
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Earl’s Suspender Capo, along with a number of other 5th String banjo capos, is a simple design that enables you to capo the 5th string without having to drill holes or alter your banjo in any way.

’Earl’s Suspender Capo’ is simple to use, and gets you into 'capoing' your banjo 5th string at a very modest price.

Earl’s Suspender Capo fits around the back of your banjo neck, it then clips over the top of the neck and frets the 5th string in the position of your choosing.

Please Note: Please take great care when using this budget priced 5th string capo ...Please move it around carefully when in use to ensure that the bottom metal tab identified as 'B' in the instructions, does not rub the finish on the underside of your banjo neck. Some enthusiasts put a little wrap of tape here.

• Easy to use
• No tools necessary

Comes complete with full user instructions.



Delivery & Returns


We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using DPD Local Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop). On the day of delivery you will receive a text message with your hours delivery time slot

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

NB : Orders processed on a Saturday but will not leave us until the Monday as Royal Mail and DPD Local do not collect from us at the Weekend.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.


19 reviews for Earl's Suspender Capo 5th String Banjo Capo

Elliot Svensen

by on 2019-09-09

Works as expected. No issues

Rated 5 out of 5

Kristjan Kristjánsson

by on 2018-09-13

Works for me and I'm happy with it. No installation need.

Rated 5 out of 5

Colin Everest

by on 2018-09-03

Simple to use and does the trick perfectly.

Rated 5 out of 5

Susan Cuff

by on 2015-12-22

SG HK in deg jolly

Rated 5 out of 5

Graeme Liveston

by on 2015-09-15

Quick efficient service

Rated 5 out of 5

Peter Scofield

by on 2015-08-26

Capo works well on my banjo and good value,

Rated 4 out of 5

Patricia Hardy

by on 2015-06-05

Not yet used

Rated 3 out of 5

Katherine Mason

by on 2015-03-19

Works great, easy to put on and take off! Might get in the way a tiny bit if you're going up and down the neck a lot but so far not an issue.

Rated 4 out of 5

Colin Cosgrove

by on 2015-03-08

Simple little capo - works great.

Rated 5 out of 5

peter tibbetts

by on 2014-12-27

not sure about this, quite a clever idea, but pulls the 5th string. Perhaps needs a sharper bend on the metal bit. Shall persevere.

Rated 3 out of 5

Frank Wortmann

by on 2014-03-26

I got a travel banjo (SS-10 pony) I seldom use and didn´t want to do the work of puttin spikes into it.

Rated 3 out of 5

Philip Watt

by on 2013-10-21

Perfect for my playing and easy to use.

Rated 5 out of 5

mike fairclough

by on 2013-09-02

already use one this one a spare

Rated 5 out of 5

Justin Crouch

by on 2013-08-15

This does the job very well. I suspect the elastic will stretch with repeated use, so it is probably better to fit spikes, shubb, etc. if you intend to use it a lot, but for the infrequent key changer this is a cheap and easy to use alternative.

Rated 4 out of 5

Rob Hale

by on 2013-08-12

Works well and very easy to use

Rated 5 out of 5

Paul Rooney

by on 2013-07-22

Efficient and easy to use with no damage
to the banjo

Rated 5 out of 5

Thomas Etchingham

by on 2013-04-28

An essential piece of equipment for the banjo, as well as handy. Maybe a bit pricey for what it is, but it's a great product.

Rated 5 out of 5

Bill Orrell

by on 2013-04-11

Banjo suspender capo bought for a pupil.

Rated 5 out of 5

Joseph Young

by on 2013-03-28

Very simple to use. It works very well.

Rated 4 out of 5

Rated 4.47 out of 5 based on 19 customer reviews

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