Pickett Microline cursors - These cursors are two identical parts that mate with each other. the male and feamale features are a press fit, Many times the flat spring is lost and can easily be replaced. Sometimes it is possible to separate the two halves, but most often the male posts break off in the receiver hole. I've tried 5-minute epoxy to assebled the pieces, but it didn't hold.
Wrinkled manuals - you can use a clothes iron with a steam setting to remove the wrinkles on folded manuals or dog-eared book pages. Place in a zip log bag with a cardboard backing to prevent further damage.