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Kenneth Elwell,
Excuse me for breathing! I was so not trying to cause offence or be a "spiteful Luddite!"
 
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More good sources of electronic parts are Allied & Newark. Both are easy to find online & they have almost all common parts in stock.

McMaster Carr has many types of mechanical parts, tools, & supplies.

https://www.thomasnet.com/    Thomas Register is a valuable resource for finding parts of all sorts ... plus so much more.

 
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Sue, I have edited my previous reply, and the spiteful Luddite comment was not leveled at you personally.

It was part of my (opinionated) general consideration of how "one" might choose to allocate their time and resources.


 
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Here are some worthwhile Youtube channels for frugal people who want to re-use things from the waste stream — tools, household and homestead items.  Good restoration techniques and tips.

TysyTube Restoration
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIGEtjevANE0Nqain3EqNSg/videos

Diy Random
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUcY98XpVpt_YLe-r4ukQzA/videos

Live With Creativity
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoCm2vuLPpNZI2ZnlFZFQIg/videos

Restore It
https://www.youtube.com/user/stevieabz/videos

Really Random Channel
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKWkhqAHjW4x2oRK_yzpxlA/videos

Gear Show
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWKqh_3cb6cDiz2ICWc-5Sw/videos
 
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