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> Hi, I'm looking for a diagram of the sm57. Specifically, the hood /
> cover was knocked off by my son while playing drums. The snare mic got
> smacked! There's a little brass ring that seems to fit inside as a
> locking mechanism, but I can't seem to get it to go.
** Re-fitting that brass clip ring in place is an IQ test of mechanical
Hint : Fit the ring as neatly as possible on the mic head first.