I'm a little unsure about the term 'cord pull', or is it blind cord? cord lift? shadepull?blindlift?blahblahblah...
This small project was like a Lego mindstorm - - instantaneous, decisive, & brilliant - -yep.
I have a couple more projects for this room that are lengthy, uncertain, & potentially hazardous.
The solution must not! consist of something flamable, a toothbrush & putty knife arghhh!
(stripping completely & refinishing)
complete redo - wiring, spring, switches...finish?