That foam used for mouse pads, guitar stands, handles of bicycles, lawn mowers and garden tools is also used in some microphone shock mounts. But whats the prob?
Well the foam on the microphone clamp in my spider shock mount that I use with my Behringer Pencil mic seems to have compressed and the mic just slides out of clamp now. A piece of cloth tape around the mic will solve this problem, but i don't want adhesive on my condenser.
I do still have some pieces of the Handle bar foam I had ordered form eBay to repair hanger and stands. An i think is just thicker enough to solve the problem, if i remove the old glued on foam....which is a non-trivial operation,
or shall I just order a new one that is the same colour as the microphone AND has a different clamp material?
Well, that was a disappointment. The new one arrived and has exactly the same problem. Worse in fact, since the black one took a year or 2 to become loose. The silver-grey one is loose from the get go
If one can slide a standard sized pencil microphone in without opening clamp, there is a design problem.
Fitness of purpose....
Of course I am looking for a refund on this p.o.s.
Sorry to hear Rob. I usually take a different approach to any sort of foam padding I need for stuff, or it previous wears out. I just buy something cheap that oversized, and cut it down to what I need. Whether that be for a guitar case, a mic, or whatever. Cheaper and I avoid a lot of headaches.
But, not saying you should do that too. I understand wanting to have the right and proper part for something. Not everyone can be happy being a glue and duct tape guy like me.