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Post by joeysimms » Thu Dec 18, 2008 1:56 am

I thought the mic sounded very upfront and crisp when I tried it on your daddy's cooterhaw, with a balanced mid-range that really complemented the beef brisket we were reminiscing over.

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Post by Rigsby » Thu Dec 18, 2008 3:12 am

Joly slotted bristles into mine and now I use it to comb my beard.
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Post by ubertar » Thu Dec 18, 2008 6:52 am

Rigsby wrote:Joly slotted bristles into mine and now I use it to comb my beard.
Oh fuck, I nearly peed my pants. :lol:
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Post by ubertar » Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:15 am

mjau wrote:Who are you people, and where have you come from?
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Post by FlowersForHuman » Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:14 am

the CREOPMB?

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Post by themagicmanmdt » Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:39 am

there's really only two things you can do - new transformer, and retension the ribbon.

i got one with the cinemag in it - and retensioned the ribbon myself - and I wish I had another one.

i use it on (in this order):

lead vocals
guitar cabinets
keys / organ
OH or GJ setup for drums

also a great MS mic.

to me, the TOMB ribbon is detailed, non sybillant, and clear at close to medium ranges. i have other mics that i enjoy for the 'ribbon in the room' feel.

i'm also never ashamed to cut 250 almost defacto when dealing with any ribbon for most cases.
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Post by Spindrift » Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:48 am

I love it on trumpet. It can also be great outside a kick.

I'm really glad I have one because it works so well in those two situations, but I haven't liked it in any other situation (yet).

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Post by RefD » Thu Dec 18, 2008 1:04 pm

helstab wrote:we share a common interest... kittens.
yes, they taste great with barbecue sauce and a beer.

there's really nothing like a hot plate of pulled kitten, is there?
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Post by trodden » Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:08 pm

T-rex wrote: Also, in a mid-side set up for drum room with my audio techinica 4047. They rule for this purpose.

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totally.

mid side with the 4047, or sometimes using it as a "mid" even though its figure 8 along with another figure 8 pattern, say a cad e300. Kinda blumien, kinda not, i guess.

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Post by inverseroom » Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:54 pm

I sold mine, but first I used it in a YouTube video. It is awesome for that.

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Post by roygbiv » Thu Dec 18, 2008 5:26 pm

inverseroom wrote:I sold mine, but first I used it in a YouTube video. It is awesome for that.
Indeed. 30s in: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoZQG57PodA

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Post by tiger vomitt » Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:39 pm

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Post by darjama » Fri Dec 19, 2008 9:18 am

with the inner screen removal, I like it on vocals. I actually left the silk filter in place, I figured it was good protection for the ribbons.

Before I removed the inner screen, I had good luck with it on some misc. percussion. Glockenspiel, sleighbells, etc. Not so much on overheads, but I'm going to blame that on the room more than the mics.

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