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When I push the carriage return lever on my Smith-Corona Corsair it sometimes returns to the beginning of the same line, instead of beginning a new one. When I look at it closely I can see that there's a little lever inside that pushes a cog and turns the platen, but sometimes the little lever seems to miss it by going up by itself. Is there a way I can make sure that the page turns? It's rather annoying to be typing and then suddenly find that you're doing it over an already typed line.

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You should NEVER use WD40 on a typewriter, it will gum up moreso.

I use 3-in-1 very very sparingly. I apply it using a Q-tip and small brushes.

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Try a little WD40 on the mech. they do gum up,\.

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Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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