Originally Posted by bermuda
If you use a flat mic (Shure or Sennheiser) like I do, they have now introduced their Flatz series to accommodate them. I am thrilled that my kick 1) sounds the same every night and 2) the mic no longer slips down the side or between the pillow and head, which meant the kick would disappear. Also, the mic just lives in the kick, it doesn't have to be placed or removed each night.
Here's my Beta91a in a Kelly Shu rig in my Beatles rental kit:
In this case it allows me to keep an unported reso head for authenticity sake. Until I get the nerve to cut a hole for the connector, I've just run a mini mic cable out of the badge port.