I used one of those screw on antenna repair pieces, stainless steel , bends and holds it curve. even has a nice handle at the end. Also a good tool to tease the cats with.
When red hot will also make nice little holes thru things!
Kept the Efel alive all day yesterday, but lost it by morning.
Went to bed too early last night, Too icey to go out! Alot of wires hanging low in the morning!