On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 08:58:46PM -0500, Ross Vandegrift wrote:
15 years ago I dropped an SM57 off a mic stand, six feet onto a wooden
porch floor, from which it rolled off the edge into a 20-foot-deep
ravine. Found it buried head-down in the ground, carried it back up,
dusted it off, plugged it in, and it worked (and still does).
The SM58 is similarly legendary. It was Roger Daltrey's preference for a
Sennheiser 421 is pretty sturdy too!