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132 pages

Pulp Classics, Ghost Stories June 1931 Issue

Creator: Conrad Richter, John Gregory Betancourt, E H Heron | Fiction - 2004-01-30

Own and play a "Bradley" Hawaiian Ukulele or a Banjo Ukulele. Get Into the swiml Whenever people get together you will ... Banjo Uke is made in handsome oak finish, with real calfskin head. THake money-win} Musicians are paid liberally.

Publisher: Wildside Pr

About this book
A reprint of the June 1931 issue of the classic pulp magazine, GHOST STORIES, which features contributions from Conrad Richter (best known as the author of THE LIGHT IN THE FOREST) and a story by E. and H. Heron (pen name for Mrs. Kenneth and Mr. Hesketh Prichard) featuring their psychic detective, Flaxman Low.



107 pages

Ukulele Heaven - Songs from the Golden Age of the Ukulele

Creator: Ian Whitcomb | Music - 2000-01-01

The BANJO-UKE Study the diagram of the Banjo-Uke carefully. Memorize the name of every part so that you will be able to understand the instructions that follow. As with the Ukulele, beginners are advised to secure an instrument of good ...

Publisher: Mel Bay Pubns

About this book
A wonderful tribute to the ukulele and its leading advocates, past and present. Contains seventeen classics and eight new tunes as well as an in-depth historical essay illustrated with original sheet music covers. Classic selections include: Yaaka Hula Hickey Dula; Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go with Friday on Saturday Night?; All That I Ask of You Is Love; They're Wearing 'Em Higher in Hawaii; Sierra Sue; Any Time; Pasadena; Somebody Stole My Gal; Blue; and more. All tunes are shown with complete lyrics and chord diagrams. Includes a select discography of CD's featuring ukulele artists and a list of uke web sites.



344 pages

Popular Mechanics

1926-04

YOU CAN PLAY THE TENOR BANJO, UKULELE, GUITAR, BANJOLELE, MANDOLIN AND BANJO Now you can play your favorite stringed ... Fun From the Start With an Instant Playing Tenor Banjo, Ukulele, Guitar, Banjolele or Mandolin you need no special ...

About this book
Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.


Vintage (Pre-1980) Directory

Banjo Ukulele, Banjo Ukuleles, Banjo Uke, Banjo Ukes ...
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Banjo uke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The banjolele (brand name; sometimes banjo ukulele or banjo uke) is a four-stringed musical instrument with a small banjo-type body and a fretted ukulele neck.

Banjo Ukulele
Try the Banjo Ukulele. A banjo ukulele is defined by its banjo-like body. The body has skin pulled over it, tightly, exactly like the construction of a banjo.

BUC ( Concert Banjo Uke ) by Gold Tone
The new Concert Banjo Uke (BUC) is an affordable alternative to the Gold Tone Banjolele series now available in a concert scale length (15-1/2").

Banjo Ukulele - Virgin Media
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  • The Music Link (AXL)

    Recording King RK-U25-BR Madison Banjo Ukulele

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    Rating (9 reviews):
    (3.9/5)
    The Music Link (AXL)

    Recording King Banjo Uke

    I wanted a soprano banjo uke for travel. I own a couple of homemade concert scale banjo ukes, but I wanted something I could stuff in my backpack. I have played some of the older soprano banjo ukes and enjoyed playing them.The $200 price is good. I have built a couple of banjo ukes and spent about $100 for the hardware, bridge and head, so this is a great price for a real banjo with a tune-able head.The shipping and packing were excellent. It was purchased through Amazon.The painted finish is good. The frets are nicely finished. The chrome tuning machines work OK.The strings are OK, but I will put on better strings when I wear these out.The tuning head looks a bit over-sized and thicker than it needs to be. It would be nicer if it was modeled after some of the antique banjo ukes.The nut had square edges and I found my hand snagging on the edges of the nut. It took me a few minutes to round the sides of the nut with a... 4/5 BobN - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Recording King RK-U25-BR Madison Banjo Ukulele (Electronics) I wanted a soprano banjo uke for travel. I own a couple of homemade concert scale banjo ukes, but I wanted something I could stuff in my backpack. I have played some of the older soprano banjo ukes and enjoyed playing them.The $200 price is good. I have built a couple of banjo ukes and spent about $100 for the hardware, bridge and head, so this is a great price for a real banjo with a tune-able head.The shipping and packing were excellent. It was purchased through Amazon.The painted finish is good. The frets are nicely finished. The chrome tuning machines work OK.The strings are OK, but I will put on better strings when I wear these out.The tuning head looks a bit over-sized and thicker than it needs to be. It would be nicer if it was modeled after some of the antique banjo ukes.The nut had square edges and I found my hand snagging on the edges of the nut. It took me a few minutes to round the sides of the nut with a... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , August 27, 2012

    Banjole

    0 5/5 Jamie Walker - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Recording King RK-U25-BR Madison Banjo Ukulele (Electronics) I love my banjo uke. This wasn't the one that I wanted but it was much cheaper than the $600 one. It preforms really well and is very fun to play. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , February 27, 2013

    A FUN winner at a reasonable price.

    0 5/5 K. Kennedy - See all my reviews, July 12, 2014
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    Maple Neck
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  • Oscar Schmidt

    Oscar Schmidt OUB1 Ukulele - Satin

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    Bound rosewood fingerboard
    Mahogany resonator
    Flame maple veneer headstock
    Remo head
    Uke Banjo


  • Luna Kalo 6-Inch Soprano Banjolele

    Musical Instruments (Luna Guitars)

    Rating (8 reviews):
    (4.2/5)
    Luna Guitars

    A lovely little banjolele

    I took up the ukulele about a month ago and learned on my friend's Luna banjolele. I fell in love with the instrument and asked for one of my own for my birthday. I really like this instrument. It's one of the most affordable banjo ukes out there, and I'm so glad I decided on the 6" over the 8"- I tried out an 8" banjolele at a store and this instrument is so much lighter.Worth noting, yes, the floating bridge is not set up when it arrives, but it's not that hard to do yourself. You just slide it under the strings and stand it up, fitting the strings into the notches, Measure from the nut to the 12th fret, then position the bridge on the drum that same distance from the 12th fret. The strings that it comes with are ok. I can't wait to change the originals with some banjolele strings made by Aquila that have a wound 3rd string to really make that banjo twang shine. This banjo uke really is a lot louder than a standard uke, and if you use a felt pick with it, it really puts... 4/5 M. Nease (NC, USA) - See all my reviews, August 22, 2014

    fun and good looking

    0 4/5 Craig R Hoagland - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Luna Kalo 6-Inch Soprano Banjolele (Electronics) Nice sound, looks great, and fun to play. I would recommend as a great intro banjo uke. I can't put it down. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , June 15, 2013

    In love!

    0 5/5 Kaitlin (Washington, DC) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Luna Kalo 6-Inch Soprano Banjolele (Electronics) I've never played a stringed instrument but was determined to learn. I love the banjo but thought that was a little to difficult to start with so I decided a banjo uke would be perfect. I fell in love! I don't know a thing about playing stringed instruments but thanks to google I was able to tune and learn some basic chords/songs within a few weeks. It's beautiful, perfect size and sounds great! Highly recommend to anyone interested in learning a new instrument. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , September 5, 2013
    List Price: $398.58
    Rosewood Fretboard
    Mahogany Neck
    Kalo 6-Inch Soprano


  • Gold Tone Musical Instruments

    Gold Tone Banjolele-DLX Banjo Ukulele Deluxe (Maple)

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    A one-piece flange and resonator creates excellent volume and tone
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  • Hohner/Lanikai Stringed Instruments

    Lanikai Concert Banjolele

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    Rating (7 reviews):
    (4.3/5)
    Hohner/Lanikai Stringed Instruments

    Great sounding instrument!

    0 5/5 Jazzy (Maple Valley, WA) - See all my reviews This review is from: Lanikai Concert Banjolele (Electronics) Lanikai Concert BanjoleleI am thoroughly enjoying this instrument. It is well constructed and sounds amazingly like a banjo. It is simple to play, just like a concert uke and I've had so many compliments on it. I like to use the banjolele when performing in a larger room because it is loud enough that it doesn't have to be mike'd. I would definitely recommend this instrument to anyone who wants to learn a string instrument and does not have a lot of musical experience. It's an easy switch from the ukulele and I enjoy having the variety for my solo performances. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , December 12, 2010

    Heavy lifting

    0 4/5 Santa's Elvis - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Lanikai Concert Banjolele (Electronics) This Banjolele has a nice sound, but is not easy to play. Don't even try playing it standing up. It's very heavy. A lot of steel and wood. It is loud and can be played well with other instruments. I have similar instruments from the 1800s that are easier to play and sound just as good. For the same price you can buy an older one that doesn't require a workout just holding on to it. Let me add this, after owning it and having it serviced by someone who knew what they were doing...It is a better sounding instrument than I gave it credit for. After having it adjusted properly, it's tone matches it's volume. I am raising my rating by two points. It is still cumbersome, but, it rings out a sweet, heavy sound as well. Unique in it's quality. I would recommend it. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , November 28, 2011

    Great buy!

    0 5/5 LordByrum - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Lanikai Concert Banjolele (Electronics) Good value for this great instrument. Looks much nicer in life than these pictures show. Sounds great! Just buy one already! 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , February 10, 2011
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    Geared Tuning Machines
    Concert Sized
    Custom Fitted Gig Bag Included
    Aged Brass Hardware
    Flame Maple Resonator


  • Gretsch

    Gretsch G9470 Clarophone Banjo

    Musical Instruments (Gretsch)

    Rating (9 reviews):
    (4.2/5)
    Gretsch

    WOW! I'm impressed!!!!

    WOW what a banjo ukulele! I'm so impressed! I have a couple of ukuleles and I wanted a banjo uke. I tried the ones at Sam Ash and Guitar Center and to be truthful they sounded like crap. Then I heard about the Gretsch Banjo uke. Good luck on trying to find one. Then Amazon had 2 of them. I pulled the trigger and ordered one on a Monday and got it on a Thursday! Quick! What a quality instrument. I took it to Sam Ash to give it a once over. Boy was the tech impressed. He said he did have to do anything to it it was set up perfectly! He thanked me for bringing it in so he could play it!!!! I can't put it down. I hold it even when I'm watch TV! The wife is kind of looking at me like I'm some kind of weirdo! She said are you going to give her a kiss! So now while I'm watch TV I have my wife next to me and my Gretsch Banjo Uke on my lap. Great quality and craftmanship on the instrument. Oh and the sound is even better! Great job Gretsch Now make some cases for it... 5/5 mactron99 - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Gretsch G9470 Clarophone Banjo WOW what a banjo ukulele! I'm so impressed! I have a couple of ukuleles and I wanted a banjo uke. I tried the ones at Sam Ash and Guitar Center and to be truthful they sounded like crap. Then I heard about the Gretsch Banjo uke. Good luck on trying to find one. Then Amazon had 2 of them. I pulled the trigger and ordered one on a Monday and got it on a Thursday! Quick! What a quality instrument. I took it to Sam Ash to give it a once over. Boy was the tech impressed. He said he did have to do anything to it it was set up perfectly! He thanked me for bringing it in so he could play it!!!! I can't put it down. I hold it even when I'm watch TV! The wife is kind of looking at me like I'm some kind of weirdo! She said are you going to give her a kiss! So now while I'm watch TV I have my wife next to me and my Gretsch Banjo Uke on my lap. Great quality and craftmanship on the instrument. Oh and the sound is even better! Great job Gretsch Now make some cases for it... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , September 9, 2012

    banjolele

    0 5/5 uncawooz - See all my reviews This review is from: Gretsch G9470 Clarophone Banjo As a seasoned banjo and uke player, let me tell you this instrument is built like a tank. Very solid construction. The tuning keys are fine though they are friction (like a banjo) instead of geared like a guitar. As anyone who plays ukulele knows, it takes days and sometimes weeks for the nylon strings to stretch enough to stay in tune so yes, you will have to tune it frequently the first few weeks. And the friction tuners make this a little more difficult. But this is a hybrid instrument so some aspects are unique to a banjo and some are unique to a ukulele. I say, get it and have fun, but be prepared to stretch a little to accomodate this nice instrument. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , May 13, 2013

    nice instrument

    0 4/5 dp - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Gretsch G9470 Clarophone Banjo Had to set the bridge, tighten the head and replace strings with Aquila. After doing all that, it sounded great. Husband loves it. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , January 14, 2014
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  • Eddy Finn

    Eddy Finn Banjolele Series EF-UB-1 Ukulele, Mahogany Brown

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    Rating (10 reviews):
    (3.5/5)
    Eddy Finn

    Not a good purchase!!!

    0 1/5 Taylor (North Carolina, USA) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Eddy Finn Banjolele Series EF-UB-1 Ukulele, Mahogany Brown (Electronics) I am a music teacher and I want to start a uke program. I wanted to buy a banjo uke to use in class. When I got the instrument I was so excited. Unfortunately I could not get the instrument to tune correctly. On banjos the bridge will most often be the problem with intonation so I attempted to set the bridge in place...with no luck. I then took it to a local music shop to see if anyone could help me. They took a look and said it was a cheeply made banjo uke and the reason it will not tune right is NOT due to the cheep strings or the bridge but because the neck was both straight and concave. On string instruments the neck should be either all straight or all concave it should NOT BE BOTH! So DO NOT buy this instrument it is not worth the money!! 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , May 23, 2013

    Two time loser

    0 1/5 Teacher Peter - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Eddy Finn Banjolele Series EF-UB-1 Ukulele, Mahogany Brown (Electronics) I read the reviews on this banjo ukulele, and they were sterling. Too bad the product wasn't. The first one came delivered in two boxes. The outer box was smashed on one side. The inner box looked o.k.,so I opened it.The tail piece was out of alignment. The instrument could not be tuned. One of the strings was slipping off to the side as a result of alignment problem. It was a mess. I sent it back and had them send me another banjo ukulele. This one arrived in a UPS bag, with the instrument in a box. It seemed to be o.k. but when I opened it up, I found that the white vellum head was out of alignment. It had machine oil all over the tuning gears making it impossible to tune also. The bridge was not grooved deep enough so that one of the strings keep slipping out. I sent it back as well. What a disappointment. This banjo ukulele was a birthday present from my wife. I'm waiting to see how long it will take to get all my money back. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , April 25, 2013

    love it!

    0 5/5 em "emelie" (ca) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Eddy Finn Banjolele Series EF-UB-1 Ukulele, Mahogany Brown (Electronics) Great quality for the price! I love my banjolele!! Could maybe use a string upgrade, but other than that this is such a high quality, sturdy instrument. Such fun to play, I recommend fingerpicking with it because that really brings out the banjo twang! 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , September 10, 2012
    List Price: $269.95
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    Adjustable coordinator rod
    Open geared machine tuners
    Includes heavy padded gig bag
    Mahogany neck and rim
    Free $35 value lesson! This instrument comes with a FREE 30 minute lesson, either in your own home, a TRMC studio or by skype video call (depending on your location) $35 value for FREE!!


  • Kala

    New Kala KA-BNJ-BK-S Satin Black Soprano Banjo Ukulele Banjolele Uke

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    List Price: $339.00
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    Banjo Head: Remo Weatherking
    Design: Open Back Adds To The Authentic Vintage Tonality And Aesthetics
    Hoop Diameter: 6
    Scale: Concert length (13 )
    Finish: Classic satin black


  • Gold Tone Musical Instruments

    Gold Tone BUC Concert Banjo Ukulele (Vintage Brown)

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    Rating (5 reviews):
    (4.4/5)
    Gold Tone Musical Instruments

    I've always wanted one of these, and now I'm happy.

    0 5/5 King Barber Shop "King Barber Shop" (Richardson, TX USA) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Gold Tone BUC Concert Banjo Ukulele (Vintage Brown) (Electronics) I bought this one used from Amazon for a pretty good discount. It arrived promptly, but with a minimum of packing care, a broken string, and a strong aroma not unlike cotton candy. I'm certain that if the instrument had been more fragile, it would not have survived the delivery.That being said, once I found a nice set of strings (Aquila), this is a fun instrument to play. Nothing buzzes, the action is good, the geared string tensioners work well, and etc etc etc. It's got a wood resonator (not the deluxe version), which I didn't really care about one way or the other, and I have no idea how it affects the tone, but it looks nice.I'd do it again, but I'd make sure that the shipping department put some packing material in the box. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , August 3, 2010

    great sound and workmanship

    0 5/5 gray haired guy - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Gold Tone BUC Concert Banjo Ukulele (Vintage Brown) (Electronics) Saw some banjo-ukes on YouTube and wanted to try. Guitar chord shapes work, but high thumb note gives very different feel. It sounds wonderful and is loud. Have played smaller soprano size but concert size gives more fret room and still has that conventional uke pitch (GCEA)Comes with nice hard case. Yes! (P.S. mine is not electronic) 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , November 23, 2010

    A Little Disappointing

    This instrument came well-packed and at astonishing speed, took only two days to arrive to Japan from America. It's a beautiful-looking instrument and comes in a nice hard (free!) case but it wasn't till I started playing it that I noticed the major design flaw. The A string is situated way too close to the edge of the fretboard, and should be further in nearer the E string. It means that even when playing a simple C chord your finger and string often slip off the intrument altogether. It makes you seem like a very sloppy player (and, well, I am mostly, but I can play those simple chords well enough). This was very disappointing as I was expecting much more from it. The strings also aren't the greatest but at least they are replaceable and the Made in China sticker can also be peeled off. I do think that these are lovely instruments with a great full, loud sound and perhaps I just got unlucky, the runt of the litter. Not sure I would go with Gold Tone again now, would have to give it... 2/5 rocknrollpaddy - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Gold Tone BUC Concert Banjo Ukulele (Vintage Brown) (Electronics) This instrument came well-packed and at astonishing speed, took only two days to arrive to Japan from America. It's a beautiful-looking instrument and comes in a nice hard (free!) case but it wasn't till I started playing it that I noticed the major design flaw. The A string is situated way too close to the edge of the fretboard, and should be further in nearer the E string. It means that even when playing a simple C chord your finger and string often slip off the intrument altogether. It makes you seem like a very sloppy player (and, well, I am mostly, but I can play those simple chords well enough). This was very disappointing as I was expecting much more from it. The strings also aren't the greatest but at least they are replaceable and the Made in China sticker can also be peeled off. I do think that these are lovely instruments with a great full, loud sound and perhaps I just got unlucky, the runt of the litter. Not sure I would go with Gold Tone again now, would have to give it... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , July 13, 2012
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    Features a maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboard, geared tuners, a single adjustable coordinator rod, and plate-style resonator
    Includes hard shell case


  • Dunlop

    Jim Dunlop 7828 Russell Banjo/Uke Capo

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    Rating (52 reviews):
    (3.9/5)
    Dunlop

    Not very well engineered

    0 2/5 Michael J. Jones (Hewitt, TX USA) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Jim Dunlop 7828 Russell Banjo/Uke Capo (Electronics) The way the low-tech eyelets are set into the stretch band that reaches around the neck makes it far too easy to scratch your instrument's finish. There is a flap designed to go between the eyelets and the wood, but it's a major headache to keep the flap perfectly in place at the same moment you're trying to stretch the entire thing and hook it around the instrument's neck. The 7828 is just surprisingly poorly engineered. It's too inexpensive to justify the hassle of returning it, but I don't intend to keep using it and risk scratching my ukulele. I guess I got what I paid for. I'll undoubtedly purchase a better capo. I strongly suggest that you do, too. 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , February 7, 2011

    Does the job.

    0 4/5 Holly W. - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Jim Dunlop 7828 Russell Banjo/Uke Capo (Electronics) This is a simple, cheap option for a capo. I just recieved it today and spent a few minutes playing with it on my soprano ukulele. It isn't as easy to use as other capos, but once you figure out how to use it properly it's a breeze. Another plus is that you don't have to remove the capo to put it on another fret. I'm recieving a baritone ukulele tomorrow, so I'll update if I have any issues using the capo with a different neck size.So far, I recommend it if you don't want to spend a fortune on a capo and don't mind taking an extra few seconds to put it on correctly. If you perform with a ukulele you may need something quicker to use, but using it while practicing at home it would work perfectly.Update: This capo worked well with my baritone ukulele, as well. Just make sure it's set up properly, and you're golden! 0 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , February 28, 2011

    Works on a mandolin too

    I use this on my mandolin, it is easy to use once you have the trick of it, first this thing has a long end with eyelets on it (that the other reviewers fear will scratch the neck of their instruments), and a short end (designed to prevent said scratches). To use place the capo on your strings with the short end facing you, use your left thumb to hold it in place with the short end dangling just below your thumb, next loop the long end over the back of the neck using your right hand to pull it under the neck and then up toward your thumb, this will trap the short end under the long end and prevent the long ends eyelets from touching your instruments neck, now just rotate your left thumb out of the way so you can buckle the strap in place and you are all set.I prefer this capo over the other 2 I have because it is so tiny, barely bigger than the first two joints of my pinkie, and yet it does the job it was designed for, its small size means I can toss it in my mandos... 5/5 Al (Florida) - See all my reviews Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: Jim Dunlop 7828 Russell Banjo/Uke Capo (Electronics) I use this on my mandolin, it is easy to use once you have the trick of it, first this thing has a long end with eyelets on it (that the other reviewers fear will scratch the neck of their instruments), and a short end (designed to prevent said scratches). To use place the capo on your strings with the short end facing you, use your left thumb to hold it in place with the short end dangling just below your thumb, next loop the long end over the back of the neck using your right hand to pull it under the neck and then up toward your thumb, this will trap the short end under the long end and prevent the long ends eyelets from touching your instruments neck, now just rotate your left thumb out of the way so you can buckle the strap in place and you are all set.I prefer this capo over the other 2 I have because it is so tiny, barely bigger than the first two joints of my pinkie, and yet it does the job it was designed for, its small size means I can toss it in my mandos... Read more Help other customers find the most helpful reviews  Was this review helpful to you? , January 7, 2012
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