Sure, strikers and pots are paired because of the sweet music they make together, but that doesn't make them soul mates.
So, stir the pots. Lay your orphaned strikers in a pile and grab a rogue pot. Then, close your eyes and work each striker with the pot until you find the one that sounds best. Continue your match-making with the other pots and strikers.
Sure, you're likely thinking, It sounds good to me, but will it work on a gobbler? Well, you're essentially working with a stick and a stone—which will sing to their hormones—but it's the well-placed shot that'll turn their heads to jelly.