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Changing typewriter ribbon in the IBM Selectric

Can anyone tell me how to change the ribbon in the IBM Selectric? I can see how to thread it but I can't figure out how to release the cartridges.Thanks

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  • Andrew Houle May 11, 2010

    Hi;

    What model IBM Selectric is it?


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You haven't told what model of Selectric. If it is a selectric II or III, there is an orange lever on the carrier that you must pull to one side. The correction tape has a silver lever next to the take-up spool that you must pull outward.

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