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Inoperating Carriage Return IBM Correcting Selectric II typewriter

OK!! The platen is off and the case has been removed at this time. Carriage Return and the plethora of individual performances in that general area seem to be OK, but I don't see anything out of the ordinary that would attract my attention as something broken and flagrantly seeming to need attention. I will say, this has to be the worse inside of a typewriter I have ever before seen! It is gooey, gunkey, lots of oil and fuzz beyond decription; there are layers of gunk with filth on top; it doesn't appear to have ever been cleaned. When you have a chance and make sure I'm available, perhaps we might get together for live chat and see if we might be able to diagnose where and what needs attention. I would greatly appreciate any assistance you have to offer. I do want to make this worth your time; you have gone out of your way so far, to help me. With my experience using the office machines (IBM typewriters) I have come to believe these machines have never heard of "Sloanism" or "Planned Obsolesence". I will wait on you at your convenience. I do thank you for your time and consideration in this endeavor. Raymond

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You should really have this cleaned and serviced by a professional.

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