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Old 09-03-2013, 04:55 PM
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Default Recommend mic stands?

I have On Stage mic stands and they drift down on the mic side, I guess its the weight - is that normal? Anyone recommend a brand that doesn't?

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Old 09-03-2013, 07:07 PM
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Have you tried adjusting the counterweight?
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Old 09-04-2013, 05:24 AM
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No. I didn't know they had them - thanks. Found them online

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Old 09-04-2013, 07:43 AM
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Actually, I was just kinda thinking about putting, like, a small kitten on the end of your stand.
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Old 09-04-2013, 01:33 PM
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JanVigne- sorry didn't know you were kidding but it worked out any way

Actually I tried to use a couple of vintage plumb-bobs I had gotten from ebay as they looked cool before posting the question,
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Old 09-04-2013, 03:15 PM
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The question was honest. The kittens were just cats.

Glad it worked out.
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Old 09-04-2013, 06:02 PM
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I have On Stage mic stands and they drift down on the mic side, I guess its the weight - is that normal? Anyone recommend a brand that doesn't?

Thanks!
Here's something to try.



Notice that with this arrangement of the boom arm and clutch, the weight of the mic tends to loosen the clutch.

If you can pull the boom out of the clutch and insert it going the opposite direction the weight of the mic will tighten the clutch and that might eliminate the sagging issue.

Fran
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Old 09-04-2013, 06:23 PM
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Default Couple Mic Stand Suggestions

Aloha,

This is a great low profile guitar mic stand for live or studio. Doesn't take up much space & can easily handle heavier L/D's because it's sturdy:

http://www.guitarcenter.com/DR-Pro-D...41-i1170321.gc

For a vocal studio mic stand that is very strong, portable & won't tip over the Ultimate MC-125 is a great one that can handle anything & is easily moved out of the way for moving back to the board:

http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/MC125/

Hope that helps.

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Old 09-04-2013, 06:25 PM
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Thanks Fran - I will check it out. I just bought an extra mic stand so I can do that, duplicate the set up of the original mic and then simply transfer the mic. I have the floor position noted with x's and jotted down measurements. And its free

aloha - thanks for your recommends, I may want to upgrade and will check out your recommends.
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:49 PM
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Anybody use the On Stage SB9600? This looks like a really nice studio stand for less than $100. Any on line negative comments were about the weight, but that would be a good thing in a studio stand in my opinion.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...ipod_Boom.html

I have PA speaker stands by On Stage and I really like them, especially since it cost me $60 for a pair with the heavy duty bag to cart them around in.
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Old 09-08-2013, 01:14 PM
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No but you can get weights for their stands and I think its comes to less - and then you can remove it if you want.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0010HHAXC/...I1UL06651O1LHC
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Old 09-10-2013, 07:59 PM
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No but you can get weights for their stands and I think its comes to less - and then you can remove it if you want.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0010HHAXC/...I1UL06651O1LHC
Thanks, I was unaware there were accessory parts available. That's very cool.
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