You guys obviously haven't met me. TIG weld? Tack it? Bonded out?
My wife would be pissing herself for a week if I showed her your suggestions. To give you an idea of where I'm at my 3 year old thinks I'm some sort of superhero fixer because I have a tube of superglue and I can change batteries. I'm guessing I can bask in this glory for about another year.