For $500? Okay, I only have one small condensor mic, which is the ever-unpopular AKG C1000S. And I definately want something for recording acoustic guitar. One mic would be enough if I also used a large condensor pointed behind the bridge. But I suppose having a matched pair would come in useful someday especially if I wanted to put them up in front of a drum kit. I also suppose that picking up a variety of mics gives me more flexability. So I would fine some uses for them has long as they don't suck? I also have an opportunity to pick up a KSM 44 (multiple patterns). What uses have you had with this mic? What's a fair price? I ultimately want a big-time vocal mic like a Lawson L47 or Soundelux U99 for vocals but the flatness of the KSM 44 might come in handy. My only large condensor is an Audix CX-111 which is okay.