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IBM Wheelwriter 5 (Setting the Margin back to 5"

I can not get the margin to go all the way to the left when I hit the return key. I try to reset the left margin, but it will only go to 45" line.

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Re: IBM Wheelwriter 5 (Setting the Margin back to 5"

Sounds like you don't know how to set l. margin or you have some debris in the typewriter. Turn it off and see if the carrier will move back and forth by hand, if so turn it on 7 return to l. margin press mar rel key, backspace to where you want the margin and press l. margin key.

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