If anyone is interested, I found a great battery eliminator circuit that's as easy to install as it is inexpensive (under $14). Check out my photos... My 2383 is worn and tired, but I no longer have to deal with poor battery connections and a finicky horn, it's now very reliable and I'm battery free! Here is the email to order one... he's a nice guy and very helpful.
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And if you want it cheaper, you can buy it on eBay! It's just a LM317 step-down regulator module with an input diode and larger cap to convert the AC to DC.
$5 for the first module, $1.50 for any more after the first. Add a 50 cent diode and capacitor and you have all the parts.
Actually, the board is made in China, it's just adding the extra cap and diode that is assembled in the USA. Not suggesting you change, just pointing out alternatives.
Don't get me wrong, I don't begrudge anyone using a small family-owned American business, believe me! After all, I am such a business.