Thanks to all that replied.
I've found a source of "new" ones for like $5. So I'll purchase a new one.
I'll try and play with the various ideas that were presented. If the old
ones break, now I know it's no big deal.
John T. Blair WA4OHZ email: email@example.com
Va. Beach, Va (eBay id: zebra48-1)
Phone: (757) 495-8229
48 TR1800 48 #4 Midget 65 Morgan 4/4 Series V (B1109)
75 Bricklin SV1 (#0887) 77 Spitfire 71 Saab Sonett III
65 Rambler Classic