I accidentally found a fine kick drum mike. I had an akg c3000a laying around (note -an ENTIRELY different mike than the cheaper c3000b). I placed it on kick, actually a foot away, not even in it and I was really blown away. It has several settings, pad, pattern etc., it is a dual diaphragm mike with one 1' and one 3/8". Mine is modded in that after reading about it in a forum somewhere I carefully removed the internal foam pop filter which is right on the face of the capsule. The removal made it a much more open sounding mike, but still not as nice as, say, a c414, Nonetheless it has become my go to kik mike. I think they go pretty cheap.
other than that, how did you like the play, Mrs. Lincoln?