Question about IBM Correcting Selectric II
Is the tab set/clear key a "snap-on? key?
Yes, all the keys are snap on. Use a spring hook on top and bottom of the key and wiggle (carefully) upwards to remove. (If you don't have spring hooks, then hefty paper clips will do. Create a 90 degree or better bend on the end of the clip)
Posted on Nov 28, 2014
The tab/set keybutton as well as the on/off buttons do "NOT" snap on. They are on a shaft that has a "C"-clip on the out side that if you remove the clip, slide the button off and then remove the button from the metal piece that is a pivot for the mechanism. I have been working on those machine for over 38 years.
Posted on Dec 31, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If you know how to remove the right dust cover (black inside the T/W below the carrier) next to the R. side frame is the correction set up mech. spray some WD40 on the arms especially where they pivot, they should free up.
Posted on Jul 02, 2009
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