Indestructible is a pretty strong word. Quite a few years ago when I was
On Friday 12 July 2013 22:29:50 Kevin Cosgrove did opine:
> Last year one of our Pickathon (shameless plug, pickathon.com)
Every time one of them was laid down while setting up the camera, it would
leave, but a radio shack $20 lookalike would come home with the reporter &
the reporters didn't know the diff & couldn't be bothered to learn.
In 2 months we had one left and it was smashed as if a fire truck had run
over it, about 1/2" thick. Maybe it did for all I know. One failed with
no visible damage in a week, sent it back, they fixed it, we had the tape
on the air about 10 days later when it went away again, sitting on a stand
in full view of the rolling camera while interviewing a football coach.
You have no clue how destructive a reporter, who is gung ho to get the
story, alligators in the pool be damned, can be to even the relatively
heavy SM58. Better than 80% of whats out there, at <50% of the price, but
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
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BOFH excuse #388:
Bad user karma.
A pen in the hand of this president is far more
dangerous than 200 million guns in the hands of
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