That could easily be the case Larry.
Brian said they had many returns on the first batches and hit the drawing board again, redesigned it slightly, at much expense, and have come to this point.
hard to find a good, lasting capo I guess...My fairly new G7 got dropped at our last gig and now is inoperable. when it dropped it closed all the way and now the release won't release so it is stuck in closed position.
Back to my trusty Shubb for now.