Thanks guys, that was very helpful. And bloodless!
See....the water is warm. Jump right in and get the answer to all your stupid questions, but were (previously) afraid to ask.
Here is another one from me:
How in the heck do I get the seat off?
That there has to sound like a reeeeally stupid question from a mechanic, such as I. But I'm not joking. I'm stumped! Where are the fasteners or the release? Apparently, I'm blind and stupid.