Which SM58 to get?

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Re: Which SM58 to get?

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djangodeadman wrote: Thu Sep 23, 2021 1:10 pmWho knows where the bass player is? 😀

Packed up and halfway down the motorway!
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Re: Which SM58 to get?

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djangodeadman wrote: Thu Sep 23, 2021 11:08 am
Mike Monte wrote: Wed Sep 22, 2021 1:47 pm (Most singers worth their weight in salt will bring their own personal mic.)

And yet, even in these pandemic times, it’s surprising how many don’t.

There was a massive thread about this very subject on a Facebook group about sanitising mics inbetween acts. I’ve invested in a load more vocal mics so there doesn’t have to be any sharing.
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Re: Which SM58 to get?

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Most people just don't help, they assume 'someone' will sort it all out.

I am reminded of a monthly competition we ran at our outdooor air rifle club. The idea was a group of members set up the field the evening before and then we rocked up on Sunday morning to shoot it. One evening the club captain turned up and NOBODY ELSE! He said **** it and went home and then phoned around to spread the word that there would be no competition next day.

Sunday morn came an all **** was breaking out and the loudest moaners were those that did least! Cap'n said "there was no ****er but me and I am NOT setting out 20 'king targets on my own!"

Some intense scrabbling around did get a shoot going and henceforth we got a little bit of a better turnout on 'work days!'

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Re: Which SM58 to get?

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Dave Rowles wrote: Thu Sep 23, 2021 2:13 pm
djangodeadman wrote: Thu Sep 23, 2021 11:08 am
Mike Monte wrote: Wed Sep 22, 2021 1:47 pm (Most singers worth their weight in salt will bring their own personal mic.)

And yet, even in these pandemic times, it’s surprising how many don’t.

There was a massive thread about this very subject on a Facebook group about sanitising mics inbetween acts. I’ve invested in a load more vocal mics so there doesn’t have to be any sharing.

When the pandemic settled-in around here I purchased a dozen foam windscreens. I asked the nurse (at a local school) what I should use to clean them. She advised me to use very warm water and anti-bacterial soap, rinse well, and air dry.
I carry my windscreens in fold-to-close plastic sandwich bags (one foam per bag) and when providing sound I let users pick-their-own. When done, I clean them (as per above).
No issues thus far...
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