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We have an IBM 6747 typewriter electric typewriter which is probably over 40 years old. As we type the magnet that would push the letter onto the paper doesnt appear to be working. We want to know if it is worth fixing this problem as the typewriter is so old

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Either the print solenoid is gummy or the plastic cap on the plunger is broken. They are available but a little tricky to install.
Yes it is worth fixing.

DickyO

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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