iPodlounger, Wendy wrote in with a suggestion for preventing the scratches that the Pod Protector can cause:

Take the plastic that came wrapped around the iPod, and place the iPod on it, such that the words are now on the mirror surface side. Trim the sides and bottom, such that they will be flush with the top when wrapped. Trim the top side so it does not wrap over the ports. slide it inside the leather case -- and voile! You now have a very gentle, smooth surface that will not scratch the iPod when removing.

Wendy's suggestion should be a help to those who have already purchased a Pod Protector. However, that users have to even consider such an option represents the case's biggest flaw. A case should be simple: take it out of the box, but the device in, and use it without worries. The fact that users have to make their own inner-covers to prevent scratches demonstrates exactly why people should consider other cases for their iPods.

Posted by Dennis Lloyd on February 9, 2003 at 11:20 AM (PDT) Comment 1

it also looks quite unprofessional :/

Posted by Fusen on April 1, 2003 at 9:20 AM (PDT) Comment 2

a few days ago, i was struck with an overwhelming sense of both boredom and creativity. seeing my caseless ipod, and a roll of duct tape and a ziploc bag; i decided to make a case
i will try to find the pix of it

Posted by Patrick Sylvester on June 3, 2003 at 3:38 PM (PDT) Comment 3
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