#1
Is 1 mic enough for recording drums? Im going to record through my line 6 pod x3, its only got 1 mic input and a guitar jack ,so thats why im asking, and what mic?
I've heard alot about Shure mics, any pointers please?
#2
Not really. You're gonna need a few more. Preferably 2-3 dynamics for overheads and then drum mics for your bass drum, snare and then a couple of your toms.
Flap it and enjoy yourself...

Xbox Live GT = The Donkey Fly
'...and those who fought on that day of honor, the day of victory shall be forever remembered as Lime Green' - Oct 31st 08
#3
If you're looking for a good way to mic a drumkit with the minimum number of mics you can do it with just 3. Put one mic on your bass drum, one mic hovering over your left shoulder (from a sitting at the kit standpoint) and one off you your right (near the ride maybe?) you can fiddle with the exact placement to see what sounds good but here a couple of important guidelines to follow:
1. Make sure the two mics not on your bass drum are the EXACT same distance from your snare. Doing this will put the snare in perfect phase on both mics and boost its volume so that you don't have to put on right on the snare.
2. If you're mics are near cymbals make sure that when you hit the cymbal it doesn't wobble across the microphone. For example: if your right side mic is by your ride cymbal and you hit the ride cymbal, the edge of the cymbal will move up and down, if, when in the motion, the edge of the cymbal move above and below the mic, you get a sort of washing sound like a shore, sometimes this make for a cool effect, but other times it will make it stand out in a bad way.
3. Try panning your over the shoulder mic and side mic right and left (not hard but maybe at 3 o' clock and 9 o' clock) respectively, this will give the listener the perception of sitting right in front of the drumset.
4. Play with the distance of the bass drum mic from the bass drum, if its further away you'll get kind of boomier sound, and up close will give you more attack and punch, but make sure youre not picking up too much of the rest of the set, if you think you are you can try putting a chair draped with a blanket over the mic (but not in between the mic and the drum mind you!) to try to isolate it.

this is one of my favorite drum micing techniques, used a lot by John Bonham, so you know you can get a good sound out of it! hope this help and enjoy a little bit of recording secrets.,
Strat>Interstellar Overdriver>Little Big Muff>Supersonic Fuzz Gun>Crybaby Classic>Crybaby>VP Jr. (TU-2 tuner out)>Electric Mistress XO>RV-3>E-1005 w/ Footswitch>DD-6 (stereo out)>DL-4 w/ Expression Pedal>Stereo Tremolo>Headrush>Fender Deluxe 85(2x)
#4
you can do it with 1 ohmnidirectional condencer just above the drummers head
jackson dk2 2008
hamer xt sunburst qt
epiphone g400
peavey vk212
morley p wah
behringer pb1000
dige bm
big muff ny
behringer dc 9 comp
member of the Jackson/Charvel Owners Club

£8.50/58fund for a ROCKTRON HUSH SUPER C PEDAL
#5
you can do it with just one mic but it won't sound great. best to have at least 3