For you non-shoulder rest users out there, I'm curious as to what you use between your violin and your shoulder. I have tried using nothing, a silk cloth advertised as being for violins (http://www.ebay.com/itm/SILK-VIOLIN-CLOTH-Superb-Neck-Protector-Free-Shipping-/251289486472?pt=String_Instrument_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3a82054488) and a run-of-the-mill washcloth, but all have succeeded on "sticking" to the violin varnish, and either leaving imprints or lint on the surface. Are there any materials out there that won't get sticky after a bit of playing?
Also, would any of you ever use an Acousta-grip on a more valuable instrument? They seem safe, but maybe some have horror stories...
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