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About al mcguire

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    vintage soundguy
  • Birthday 12/19/1916

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    Jacksonville, FL
  • Interested in Sound for Picture
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    I live on a 33' Freedom cat ketch

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  1. al mcguire

    RED Android Phone

    Hopefully it doesn't have a fan
  2. I had one Producer that said take the scout days from the Audio Post Production budget.
  3. If you have a period car make sure it has an efficient muffler, period.
  4. If you say Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen I would reply Roy Thomas Baker, the Producer Engineer who helped bring this song to life.
  5. al mcguire

    MixPre 3 & RODE SmartLav+ not compatible really?

    TRRS would seem to suggest it was designed to work with a IOS or Android device.
  6. al mcguire

    How can boom ops be more diplomatic?

    It takes years to distill a proper boom op who can run the set efficiently, watch the rehearsal and know what is needed, know the mixer and what they tend to like, know the script, know the lenses and what they are looking at, and be able know the names of the 1st AC's kids. Years of working on your style to become a professional, you are not going to find that quality in Paducah. Al
  7. I think if a manufacturer wants to know how their product is being perceived, then a presence on FaceBook is pretty important.
  8. al mcguire

    Opening idx np-l7s battery

    >Have you used them, Al?< I have not but several people I work with have, and rave about the service, quality and quick turn around Al
  9. al mcguire

    Opening idx np-l7s battery

    Or have them rebuilt by folks that do this everyday http://www.ritterbattery.com/index.html
  10. al mcguire

    SONY MDR-7506

    It is true, Nashvilles favorite paper was a kimwipe.
  11. al mcguire


    Happiest of birthdays to the founder of this website, and thank you for bringing us all together.
  12. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-08/the-battery-will-kill-fossil-fuels-it-s-only-a-matter-of-time
  13. al mcguire

    The "Best client/producer/agency quotes" thread

    Eric Toline, never let fact get in the way of a joke
  14. al mcguire

    The "Best client/producer/agency quotes" thread

    ">great reading but it sounds like a Wednesday reading. Can you make it sound like a Sunday reading?"< The catholic schoolboy in me would rapidly translate the script into pig latin.