Sometimes in life we will get an idea in our head that we are capable of doing something and in the end after frustration and heartache it turns out that we really weren't capable at all and should have left well enough alone.
My new Pulsar arrived in the mail today,I will pretend its the same one I had all along and never look at the embarrassing box of broken mangled parts in the back of my closet ever again.
I'm here to warn you my friends .If your Pulsar doesn't pulse any more DO NOT TRY TO FIX HIM!! Trust me you will only make it worse. The 36 year old plastic is brittle and cranky, unwilling to put up with any shenanigans and ready to crack without warning.