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Topic: Size for thru-mic-stand
Message: Posted by: debaser (Jun 30, 2019 04:22PM)
Hi, wondering what the best size you all think for silk through mic stand? is 24" to big?

Message: Posted by: Bill Hegbli (Jun 30, 2019 06:53PM)
24" is the only size to use.
Message: Posted by: jimgerrish (Jun 30, 2019 07:43PM)
It's just the right size for either version (reel or reel-less).
Message: Posted by: debaser (Jul 1, 2019 11:25AM)
Message: Posted by: Dick Oslund (Jul 1, 2019 02:47PM)
I have used an 18" silk for YEARS, and, it works just fine. On school tours, I did 350 to 400 programs per year.
Message: Posted by: jimgerrish (Jul 1, 2019 03:57PM)
I have also done the trick with an 18" silk, as well as a woman's silk scarf (long and rectangular), a polyester sash, a cotton bandana, a length of rope dyed black to appear to be a microphone wire, and a piece of cheesecloth. The question was simply, is 24" too big? But most of the time, I used a 24" silk because it was the silk used in a complete silk routine, in which passing it through a microphone stand was just one part of the routine. So in turn, I should question: what ELSE did you do with the silk BEFORE and AFTER you pulled it through a microphone stand? Each of those different items I have used was part of some routine with that particular item.
Message: Posted by: Dick Oslund (Jul 2, 2019 04:57AM)
Jim... I use it in my "illusion" routine, to illustrate "illusion".