...typing for peace, democracy, and the glory of the Typosphere
Ah - the challenge must be half of the fun - as long as you have a plan...
Success to you, will wait for the project completion post.
Oh, poor machine.Well, I took a rusty and foul Elite and turned it into The Belle of the Insurgency. You can make this one great too.
Patience and JB Weld? :D
Such a shame though. It would have looked amazingly beautiful once. Just read your repair story, and it looks like you have at least a light at the end of the tunnel.