Shubb is the name of a company that specialises in producing top-quality capos for all kinds of stringed instruments. The company was formed in 1974 by Rick Shubb and Dave Coontz. Both are practising banjoists.
The Shubb Capo utilises an over-centre locking action, which is lever operated. Shubb Capos are available in variety of models to fit different type of guitars, banjos, mandolin and bouzouki. For example, there are Shubb Capos for Steel String Guitar which fits most acoustic and electric guitars; the Shubb Capos for Nylon Sting Guitar are designed for guitar with wide flat fretboard, etc. Furthermore, each model is available in different styles, namely Original (nickel plated or plain, unplated brass) , Capo Noir (black chrome) and Deluxe (stainless steel with improved roller design on the lever) .