Recently on a production I was asked to wear a coms headset. My favorite headphones are quite large and I rest the boom pole on the top of my head very often while recording and having a second headset on would make that quite uncomfortable and difficult. Using only what production equipment was on hand that day, I came up with this solution:
Obviously there are better ways to do this, but when you're in a pinch and it has to happen, you do the best you can with what you have.
Dave Burt is a career audio engineer and is currently working as a freelance Production Sound Mixer.