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Problem feeding 9m tape in Dymo 1895

I have an old manual model Dymo (Hobbyist 1895) but I can not get 9mm (3/8'') label tapes to feed through. It will feed the tape only if I cut it to 1/4'' (6.4mm) strips. The user guide (http://www.dymo.com/media/UserGuides/Hobbyist1895.pdf) refers to a white button allowing the width to be set but I cannot find any such button! Can anyone tell me how to change my Dymo machine so it can accept 9mm tape? Thank you!

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  • s922387 Sep 02, 2010

    Thanks Harvissa,
    I definitely don't have an adjusting button, I even took the whole thing apart to have a look at inner workings. I have accepted that mine feeds only 1/4 inch tape!

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I have one of these and there is a white sliding button on one of the broad sides of the labelmaker. It slides from 3/8 inch to 1/4 inch. It is located toward the top right. It's NOT the side with the letter wheel but the opposite side. If yours doesn't have t his button, it probably won't take two sizes of tape. (But I'd be surprised if it didn't have the button.) Hope you find it.

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