this isn't a 'high-end' microphone, so i didn't post this in Klaus's forum....
but i have an AKG D19 with a rattle-y part. i think it is the phase plug behind the capsule. it is only a problem when you attach it to a claw and put it on a drum. the rattling part interferes with the sound. so, why put it on a claw? well, i moved it to a floor stand and it is fine.
but i am wondering who can look at it to see if they can successfully re-attach what is inside that came off.
i suppose these things are a bit of a gamble. the mic is not worth THAT much, but they are now going for TWICE what i paid for one on ebay (at the moment), so perhaps it is worth it to get repaired.
any advice or leads to reputable repair guys would be great.