To me $20.00 a pop isn't that bad, but I understand where you're coming from because most of it is the crazy shipping cost.
I'm thinking for that kind of money you could probably have a local machine shop with a CNC router or water jet make you 2 new ones from aluminum. How cool would that look!?!
A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.
In a recent press conference, President Obama remarked, "If I had a city, it would look just like Detroit."