I agree a picture is better than just a description. I have two EE, but they work. I watch ebay and occassionally there is a PE for parts but they still think they are worth too much.
One place I recently thought of looking was pawn shops, but still no luck.
re: ski. I figured it was snow, I dislike snow.
@Gerrye. Those pictures are in a thread here. I found them while searching also.