There’s not a single thing wrong with this record mat. Point in fact: everything’s right. I don’t even own a record player on which to properly store it. Currently it’s sitting on my office desk with no other function than it’s prettiness and the daily mantra pointing out the obvious, that you should just hold tight. I considered using it as a mouse pad, but it would replace my Fishman donuts pad and I’m just not prepared for that level of sacrifice at this time.