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The keys stick and don't always make a mark on the paper

I have an underwood typewriter and when i press the letters some hit the ribbon with ease other are stiff and get stuck so don't make a mark. I don't know where to oil and which joints...need help or a diagram!!!

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I assume this is a type bar machine. If so first put some light oil (WD40 works well) along the segment where the type bars are swung and type to work the oil in. If this an electric machine be careful not to much oil.

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