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I bought a few of these off an eb*y seller a couple of years ago. They're a wedge material similar to Vai's binding folder clips but a bit neater with a strip of adhesive on the other side, and they work great.

Since they're wearing out a little, I thought they might be due a replacement, but the seller has disappeared and I can't find anything else quite like it. So, this is where I need some help: can anybody identify what these plastic wedges might be made from, or did anybody buy one themselves? If anybody knows the seller's username, I might be able to ask them personally.

Here's a couple of pictures to illustrate what I'm talking about:



And it holds picks like so:



Any ideas?
 

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Probably just some plastic piping for putting over sharp edges.

Reckon a hardware shop would be best place to start, probably comes in long rolls
 

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It's too rigid to be something from a roll, it bends with the contours of the headstock because it's stuck there, but I think it would snap if bent too far.

That's somewhere along the lines of what I was thinking, possibly to hold something in place or cover the edges. No ideas beyond that though. It would be really cool if I could make these myself.

I'll have a look around a hardware store tomorrow, thanks!
 

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Idk what it is. but I had a chance to get close to (and even play) steve vai's personal FP2 proto, and the pickholder actually seemed to be just a strip of that 3m tacky foam stuff, although i thought it was like the holder you have, with the ridges it is in fact not. the picks simply stick to it, Ibanez was even selling them for a while!
 

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I've tried the sticky tape method before, I just ended up with a lot of gunk on the tips of my picks!

Maybe he's changed it now, but I know Vai used to use plastic things attached with velcro:



That's slightly besides the point anyway. I'm really set on my current system. :p
 

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Thanks for the link, but that's not quite what I'm after. This wedges them in place rather than sticking them.
 
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