too late.spare parts won't help me anymore. I need a new body!
Maybe so Ralph, but I don't think you are suitable for the "Antiques and Collecting" forum yet.
“Photography is a complex and fluid medium, and its many factors are not applied in simple sequence. Rather, the process may be likened to the art of the juggler in keeping many balls in the air at one time!”
Ansel Adams, from the introduction to The Negative - The New Ansel Adams Photography Series / Book 2